Phil Smith

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Full Name
Phil Vivers Smith
Monday, 15th July, 1946
Saturday, 22nd April, 2000 (Aged 53 years and 282 days)
Place Of Birth
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia


Randwick RU centre played in 8 Tests with the Wallabies before following club and Test partner John Brass to the professional code in 1970. Smith signed a four-year contract with Souths but the fair-headed centre had returned from the South African tour requiring a cartilage operation and struggled during the ensuing seasons. A succession of knee injuries forced him into retirement at age 27 in 1973.


Career Statistics

All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. This information should be used as a guide only. If you see a question mark (?), it denotes that the figure is not available.

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Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1971 ? 4 -   - 12  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1972 ? 4 -   - 12  
South Sydney NSWRFL 1973 ? - -   - -  
Overall 1971-1973 ? 8 0   0 24 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
South Sydney 1971-73 ? 8 -   - 24 ? ? ? ?  
Overall 1971-1973 ? 8 0   0 24 ? ? ? ?  

Your Say

Rob says: I remember Phil doing the most amazing kicks to find 'touch' that I have ever seen. He would 'unexpectedly' kick for the further side of the field, catching the opposition unaware and gain an incredible amount of field position. (29/06/2012)

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