Darren Smith

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Player No. 544
Nickname
Position Second Row, Centre
Contract 2002
Height 183cm (6ft)
Weight 102kg (225lbs)
DOB 8th Dec 1968
Origin Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Debut Vs St George - 25th Mar 1990
Dog Years (9) 1990 , 1991 , 1992 , 1993 , 1994 , 1999 , 2000 , 2001 , 2002
Captain Years (1) 2002
Captain Record 1 games, 1 won(100%), 0 lost(0%), 0 drew(0%)
Rep Caps QLD(19) , Australia(4)
Other Clubs Brisbane
Junior Club Woodridge, Brisbane

Biography Darren Smith joined Canterbury in 1990 as a second rower.

Starting in reserve grade, Darren received the opportunity to play first grade against St George when Mark Brokenshire was relegated.

Darren became a regular member of the first grade team for the next five seasons.

In 1991, Darren played every game either as a centre or second row that season and played in the play-offs.

In 1992, Darren represented Queensland but received a serious season ending head injury.

Darren played 22 games for Queensland from 1992 to 2002 and played three Tri-Series games for Queensland. He played seven Tests for Australia from 1998 to 2003 and played five Super League Tests.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1990 21 6 0 0 24
1 1991 23 6 0 0 24
1 1992 14 8 0 0 32
1 1993 22 9 1 0 38
1 1994 21 7 0 0 28
1 1999 23 5 0 0 20
1 2000 22 3 0 0 12
1 2001 23 6 0 0 24
1 2002 17 3 0 0 12
Total: 186 53 1 0 214
Average (per year): 20.7 5.9 0.1 0 23.8
Average (per game): 0.3 0 0 1.2

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 9 193 55 1 0 222
Average (per year): 21.4 6.1 0.1 0 24.7
Average (per game): 0.3 0 0 1.2

Data provided by Clint Crofts