Matthew Burke is widely acclaimed as one of the finest rugby union players in the world and was one of the heroes of Australia's victory in the 1999 World Cup.
A dynamic and articulate speaker on the topics of peak performance and team-building , Matthew, rated in 1999 by a panel of experts as the best union fullback in Australia's history, is noted for his leadership qualities and identity as a sporting role model.
Since his Wallaby debut in 1993, he has established himself as one of the game’s finest backs, playing Test rugby in three positions: his preferred spot at fullback, wing and outside centre.
As a goal-kicker, he’s consistently proven that he’s one of the game’s all-time greats. Rated in 1999 by a panel of experts as the best Australian and NSW Waratahs fullback in the code’s history, the former Australian Schoolboys and Australian Under 21 star became Australia’s first choice for the No. 15 jersey during the 1995 World Cup in South Africa.