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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Thomas
SURNAME Smith
HEIGHT 178 cm
WEIGHT 103 Kg
BIRTH DATE 31 October 1971
BIRTH PLACE London
SECONDARY SCHOOL Rannoch School - Perthshire
PLAYER WRITE-UP
TOM SMITH (Northampton). Prop. Born 31.10.71 in London. 5ft 10in, 15st 7lb. Thomas James Smith captained Scotland for the first time in the November 2001 success against Tonga and carried on captaincy throughout that year’s Autumn Tests. He enjoyed a distinguished try-scoring sequence when he notched his fifth touchdown for Scotland in the September 2001victory against Ireland. He crowned Scotland’s second-half fightback in their 28-all draw with Wales in February 2001 with a magnificent try, following on with his fourth international try in the 23-19 success that year against Italy. Understandably, he was The Famous Grouse Scotland Player of the Season for 2000-2001. Smith’s second international try capped his Man of the Match display against Samoa in November 2000. He played in 13 of Scotland’s 14 internationals during 1999-2000 season and scored his first cap try in the Hampden Park win against Romania. In 1998-99 he made a welcome return to rugby after having missed the entire 1997-98 campaign because of a groin injury. But a further injury, a broken leg, cut short his championship campaign during the match against Ireland in March, 1999. He made his Scotland comeback in that summer’s tour to South Africa, playing in all four matches, one as a replacement. Smith brought his ball-playing skills to bear on the game's highest stage when he made a magnificent contribution to the 1997 British Lions’ 2-1 Test series success against South Africa. He was the only Scot to play in all three Tests. Smith, a product of Rannoch School in Perthshire, represented Scottish Schools on his first steps to representative honours. He has also played for the Scotland Development XV and made a try-scoring debut for Scotland A against the 1996 Australian tourists. He played his club rugby for Dundee High School FP and Watsonians, and after a season with Glasgow Caledonians he joined Brive after the 1999 World Cup then moved to Northampton at the start of this season. Tom was one of three Scots initially selected to join the 2001 British and Irish Lions tour of Australia where he played in all three Tests in the series and contributed to Jason Robinson’s try in the third Test in Sydney. International record: 38 caps. 1997 - E I F. 1998 - SA. 1999 - W E It I Arg R WC(SA U Sam NZ). 2000 – It I F W E NZ1 NZ2 USA A Sam. 2001 – F W E It I T Arg NZ. 2002 – E It I F W R. Points: 25 – 5 tries. Prop for Northampton in Heineken Cup and Scotland Squad 2002/3
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
 
SQUAD LIST
Scotland IRB Rugby World Cup - 2003
Scotland Six Nations - 2003
Scotland Springboks Outgoing Tour - 2002
Scotland IRB Rugby World Cup - 1999
Scotland SA to UK and Ireland - 1998
British & Irish Lions British & Irish Lions Tour - 1997

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Castle Lager Incoming Series
Saturday, June 14 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs Wales
Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban
Saturday, June 21 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs Wales
Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
Saturday, June 28 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs Scotland
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 16 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs Argentina
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Saturday, August 23 2014
21:10 - Argentina vs South Africa
Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Saturday, September 06 2014
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Patersons Stadium, Perth
Saturday, September 13 2014
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Saturday, September 27 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Saturday, October 04 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 08 2014
00:00 - Ireland vs South Africa
Aviva Stadium, Dublin

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