COACHES | Matthew Elliott

111 matches [2007-2011]

50 wins, 59 losses, 2 draws


Former St. George forward who found coaching success in England by winning the Super League title with Bradford in 1999.

He returned to Australia, where he was at Canberra before being recruited by Penrith in the 2006 pre-season for a start in 2007 to replace John Lang.

His first season ended in the club getting its fourth wooden spoon.

He survived the axe at the end of his second season in 2008, and guided the Panthers to a surprise second placed finish in 2010, although they lost both finals matches.

Early the following season, he was told he would not be in the job for 2012 and beyond, and soon after quit mid-season.

He later became an assistant at the Sydney Roosters and had two seasons at the New Zealand Warriors in 2013 and 2014. After a media career at the ABC, he returned to coaching in 2021 being an assistant at St. George Illawarra but in 2022 moved into an administration role at the Dragons and also returned to the media.

Last updated 9 December 2022


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