Matthew “Matty” Russell (born 6 June 1993 in Irvine) is a Scottish professional rugby league player for English club Warrington Wolves of Super League. A Scotland national representative fullback, he previously played for Wigan Warriors and Hull F.C., as well as in the National Rugby League for Australian club Gold Coast Titans.
Russell’s Super League career started with the Wigan Warriors, playing some games on loan to Hull F.C.. He then agreed a two-year deal with Australian NRL team, the Gold Coast Titans, but returned to England a season later. Russell was named in the Scotland squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. He was one of the star players in the tournament. On the 16th of April 2014, the entertaining, fast running Scottish fullback, signed a new three-year deal that would keep him at Warrington until November 2017.