Born: 28th October 1971 in Otahuhu, New Zealand
Height: 6ft 2ins
Honours: New Zealand U21s
Debut game: 11th September 1999 v NEC Harlequins (replacement for Chris Horsman)
Number of Appearances: 3
The September 1999 fixture between Bath and Harlequins marked the debut of prop forward Matt Filipo. Matt, who was on loan from Fylde during the World Cup, made three replacement appearances for Bath after the 30pts-10pts win at the Stoop where he came on for Chris Horsman, before re-joining Fylde. His other appearances were in a home win over Northampton Saints and an away defeat to Sale Sharks. On each occasion he replaced Horsman. Matt has also represented Bridgend, and Counties Manukau (New Zealand).
Also played for Manawatu Counties and Fylde RFC.
Bath Rugby Appearances: 1999/2000: (3)
Signed From: Fylde (loan)
Transferred To: Bridgend
Also Played For: Counties Manukau (New Zealand), New Zealand under-21s, Fylde