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Matthew Echunga was an Australian wizard who played as a Chaser on the Australian National Quidditch team during the four-hundred and twenty-second Quidditch World Cup, in 1994.

During the 1996–1997 school year Echunga's Chocolate Frog Card could be won by beating Lucy Hurst at a Quidditch challenge.[1]

Etymology

The name "Matthew" is the English form of Ματθαιος (Matthaios), which was a Greek form of the Hebrew name מַתִּתְיָהוּ (Mattityahu) meaning "gift of Yahweh".

Echunga is a town in South Australia; the name is of Aboriginal origin. It means either 'a short distance' or 'close by'.

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