Dawson played cricket for Buckinghamshire Under-18s as a wicketkeeper/batsman.
He is an Honorary President of the rugby charity 'Wooden Spoon' which improves the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in Britain and Ireland.
He won the BBC programme Celebrity Masterchef in September 2006.
He made his England debut against Western Samoa in December 1995.
He was part of the England Sevens team that won the first ever Sevens World Cup in 1993.
He went to school at RGS High Wycombe.
Matt played football (soccer) for Chelsea Schoolboys before deciding to concentrate on rugby.
He scored 10 points playing for the British and Irish Lions.
He played 7 times for the British and Irish Lions.
He scored 101 points for England.
He played 77 times for England.
He scored 30 points for the London Wasps.
He played 44 times for the London Wasps.
His nickname is 'Daws'.
He retired from rugby on May 14th 2006.
His former clubs include Northampton and London Wasps.
He was part of the 2003 winning England World Cup squad.
He weighs 90 kg.
He is 1.78 metres tall.
He is England's most capped scrum half.