40 – Matty Dawson

Player Sponsor:  shawnsautos
Position: Three-quarter
Born: 2nd October 1990
Debut: 2016
Heritage Number: 1416
Contracted to:  Nov. 2018
Leigh Centurions completed the signing of St Helens three-quarter Matty Dawson just before the July transfer deadline, after agreeing a five figure transfer fee.He made his debut on the wing against Dewsbury at LSV.

A former Castleford Tigers junior who was a regular at halfback in the Tigers’ U20s side in 2010, he joined Huddersfield Giants in October 2010 and went on to make his Super League debut on the wing against Warrington in 2012.

He made a further four appearances for the Giants in 2013 and also scored three tries in ten games for Doncaster on dual registration before following former Giants coach Nathan Brown to St Helens.

In the past three seasons he has scored 16 tries in 50 games for Saints and also enjoyed a productive dual registration spell with Rochdale Hornets in 2014, scoring four tries in five games.