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David Smith

Outside Back

Bio

David Smith was one of many players to leave New Zealand rugby too early.

A dynamic wing who had strength and pace, Smith was first drafted itno the Hurricanes in 2007 after starting his provincial career in Auckland as a teenager.

A move to Taranaki pay dividends and he returned to the Hurricanes in 2009 when he was a first choice on the wing - going on to make 34 appearances.

He moved to France and ended up playing 99 times for Toulon before a shift to Castres in 2015.

Player profile

Position
Outside Back
Hurricane
133
Height
172
Weight
91
Date of birth
12-10-86
Birthplace
Samoa
Province
Taranaki

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