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Tabai Matson

First Team Head Coach

Matson was appointed Bath Rugby’s Head Coach in summer 2016, following three years as Assistant Coach to Todd Blackadder at Crusaders.

As a player, the centre spent his career at New Zealand’s provincial side Canterbury and Super Rugby’s Crusaders before moving overseas for spells with Brive, London Irish and Japanese side Yamaha Jubilo.

Matson also earned representative honours for Fiji at the 1999 Rugby World Cup.

The Fijian’s coaching career started at Yahama Jublio, where he spent the final year of his playing career coaching before returning to the Southern Hemisphere for positions with University of Queensland, Gold Coast Breakers, Canterbury, Crusaders.