Cameron Smith (rugby league, born 1998)

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Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith Leeds.jpg
Personal information
Full nameCameron Smith
Born (1998-11-07) 7 November 1998 (age 20)
Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight15 st 13 lb (101 kg)
Playing information
PositionLoose forward, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016– Leeds Rhinos 43 4 1 0 18
2017(loan) Bradford Bulls 11 1 0 0 4
2018(loan) Featherstone Rovers 1 0 0 0 0
2019(loan) Featherstone Rovers 3 1 0 0 4
Total 58 6 1 0 26
As of 21 September 2019
Source: [1][2]

Cameron Smith (born 7 November 1998) is an English rugby league footballer who plays as a loose forward for the Leeds Rhinos in the Super League.[3]

Smith has spent time on loan from Leeds at the Bradford Bulls and Featherstone Rovers in the Championship.

Early life[edit]

Smith was born in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England. He is the brother of fellow professional player Daniel Smith.[4]

Cameron Smith attended Castleford Academy in a period from 2010 - 2015. He then furthered his education at NEW College, Pontefract by taking BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in sport. He captained his high school side Castleford Academy to win the National Cup, Yorkshire Cup and the Wakefield district cup.

Cameron's youth career saw him play for his local team Castleford Panthers where he made over 60 appearances for the club.

Leeds Rhinos[edit]

In 2013 Leeds Rhinos approached Smith to join their academy team. He then went on to take the captaincy band for Leeds Rhinos' Under 16's and England Under 16's

Smith made his début for Leeds Rhinos from the interchange bench in their loss against the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats which ended 14-6. He then later featured against the Hunslet Hawks again from the interchange bench in a thrilling 22-18 victory. Smith's latest venture with Leeds Rhinos has been his trip to Florida where he gained another cap against USA Pioneers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ RLP
  2. ^ loverugbyleague
  3. ^ "Leeds Rhinos: Memorable night if not result admits débutant Smith". Yorkshire Evening Post. 2016-05-02. Retrieved 2016-09-12.
  4. ^ Leeds Rhinos: Memorable night if not result admits débutant Smith

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