Matthew Powell (Australian footballer)
|Full name||Matthew Powell|
|Date of birth||27 September 1973|
|Original team(s)||South Adelaide|
|Draft||56th, 1992 AFL Draft|
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||87 kg (192 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1995.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Powell was recruited from South Adelaide, with the 56th selection of the 1992 AFL Draft and played two league games in 1993. Over the next two season he made 14 appearances, seven each year, but didn't do enough to stay on Adelaide's list.
He kept playing SANFL football until retiring at the end of the 2004 season. In 2002 he was a member of the Sturt which ended their 26 year premiership drought. Playing as a defender, he was awarded the Jack Oatey Medal for his grand final performance.