Versatile player, a potent attacking force at centre or in the second row, came to C'bury from Brisbane Easts in 1990. Smith represented Combined Brisbane against Great Britain as a 20-year-old in 1988 and made his State of Origin debut as a reserve for Qld in the 1992 series. Conspicuous in headgear after suffering severe concussion in 1991, Smith looked certain to press for Australian selection until off-field politics took its toll in 1994. His refusal to renew his contract with C'bury, negotiating with two Bri...
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