| Place Of Birth || Bangor, Wales |
| Residence || Cardiff, Wales |
| Marital Status || Single |
| Occupation || Athlete |
| Handedness || Right |
| International Debut || 1998 (Wales v France) |
| Coach || Zhou Junling |
| Club || Cardiff, Wales |
| Idol || Tiger Woods |
| Recent Results || Scottish International (Glasgow, Scotland, Nov-2005)|
Quarter finals in the Men's Doubles (with M. Lewis)
Yonex All England (Birmingham, England, Jan-2006)
Round of 64 in the Men's Doubles
| Commonwealth |
| Manchester 2002|
Round of 32 in the Men's Doubles (with M. Hughes)
Round of 32 in the Mixed Doubles (with R. Ashworth)
Kuala Lumpur 1998
Round of 32 in the Men's Singles
Round of 16 in the Men's Doubles (with G. Lewis)
| Olympic |
| has not competed |
| Injuries || Matthew had tarsal tunnel (foot) release operation. He also broke his fifth metatarsal (foot) in 2003. |
| Other || Matthew started playing badminton when he was nine years old. He began playing at Llanfairfechan in North Wales where his parents were members.|
He trains twice a day, five times a week. He also trains once on Saturday.
He has played badminton for clubs all over the world. He has played for Llanfairfechan BC in Wales, RS Sports in Malaysia, SG Shorndorf in Germany and SV Regensberg also in Germany.
Matthew and his partner Martyn Lewis are the number one Welsh badminton pair.
Away from table tennis, Matthew enjoys DJing (mixing music), reading and playing golf. His golf handicap is 12.