Phil Smith

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Playing Career


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.


Playing Career Statistics

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Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 1 8 -   - 24 0 1 0 0.00% List

Club Career


Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Souths NSWRFL 1971 ? 4 -   - 12  
Souths NSWRFL 1972 ? 4 -   - 12  
Souths NSWRFL 1973 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall 1973 ? 8 0   0 24 ? ? ? ?  


Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Souths 1973 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List

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)

Sydney Eckstein says: Phil Smith was a Clovelly JRLFC junior playing during the late 50s and early 60s before his switch to Randwick. He is in the Clovelly Crocodiles Hall of Fame. (25/05/2017)

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