|Full name||Matthew Wright|
|Date of birth||14 December 1989|
|Original team||North Adelaide (SANFL)|
|Draft||#33, 2010 Rookie Draft, Adelaide|
|Height/Weight||179cm / 81kg|
1 Playing statistics to end of 2012 season .
He was picked with the 33rd selection in the 2010 Rookie Draft from North Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL). Two years earlier he fractured his skull when he was hit by a glass bottle at a party.
Wright played his first AFL game in 2011 against Port Adelaide in Showdown XXX, replacing Richard Tambling who had injured his ankle in a collision at training. He was named as the substitute player and was on the bench until the third quarter. After being dropped back to North Adelaide the following week, he was recalled to the Adelaide side in round six and maintained his position in the senior team for the rest of the season.
Wright wore the number 47 jumper for his first two seasons before switching to the number 11 jumper for the 2013 season.
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- Matthew Wright's profile on the official website of the Adelaide Football Club
- Matthew Wright's statistics from AFL Tables
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