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After playing rugby union and Australian rules football , he took to junior league early playing with Mortdale and the Renown club. A notable incident with Smith occurred in practice where then-teammate Mike Bossy fired a shot at Smith to which Smith objected. After four years as the Islanders' goaltending coach, he followed longtime Islander general manager Bill Torrey to the expansion Florida Panthers in the same role, serving there until
After four years as the Islanders' goaltending coach, he followed longtime Islander general manager Bill Torrey to the expansion Florida Panthers in the same role, serving there until his retirement in Legendary rugby league hardman John Sattler is quoted as follows in the Writer reference: "People talk about the enforcers in the game, but Langlands and his mate Smithy were the toughest of the tough because they could play with injury - arm hanging off, crook leg, strap 'em up and send 'em out - and they could perform. Smith wore a fiberglass mask early in his career, but switched to the helmet-and-cage in All rights reserved.
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As Smith had been the last Islanders player to touch the puck, he was credited with the goal. He played two seasons with the Kings' minor league affiliate, the American Hockey League's Springfield Kings , and spent a brief stint with the big-league Kings after winning a Calder Cup for Springfield in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
He was the leading halfback in Australian rugby league during the late s, and a keystone of the latter part of the St. George Dragons ' eleven consecutive premiership victories between and He represented Australia in eighteen Tests and eight World Cup games mSith and After playing rugby union and Australian rules footballhe took to junior league early playing with Mortdale and the Renown club.
He starred in his junior football, was spotted by St. George talent scouts and was first graded at age He returned to St. George in as a centre. After a few games Billy Smith and he established a permanent place in when Reg Gasnier 's first and second-choice partners Johnny Riley and Dave Brown were both forced out by injury.
Billy Smith went on to play fifteen seasons at St. George Dragons between InSmith was shifted to halfback and adapted quickly under Norm Provan 's coaching and on-field practice. His was Robert Hoyzer pivotal member of the Dragons' Premiership winning sides of, and By the St George side had lost many of its stars and all of its pack of fearsome forwards.
Smith's abilities and his uncanny partnership with Graeme Langlands are credited with enabling the club to remain competitive through to the mid seventies. Due to injury he missed Smitb first half of the season. His three vital field goals in the final won St. George a place in the Grand Emo Porno where they were beaten by South Sydney. Halfway through he was injured and played Billy Smith third grade when he returned.
BySmith was suffering from severe leg problems and his previously brilliant kicking game was gone. At the end of the season he was cut from the club after a prank on a sponsor's bus trip to the Penfolds Vineyard went wrong. Billly was 35 and had played a record games in all grades with St. George - the club's standing record. Billy Smith was awarded Life Membership of the St. George Dragons in Billy Smith He was capable of challenging any opponent head-on on the field, and his organising and kicking skills were a vital part of St.
George's success during his career. Legendary rugby league hardman John Sattler is quoted as follows Strict Bondage the Writer reference: "People talk about the enforcers in the game, but Langlands and his mate Smithy were the toughest of Billy Smith tough because they could play with injury - arm hanging off, crook leg, strap 'em up and send 'em out - and they could perform.
And they had such club spirit. They were knockabouts and larrikins off the paddock, but they respected their club Hamster Hank teammates and treated Frank Facer like their own father. He made his Test debut against France in in his first season as a halfback.
His tackling of the heavyweight English forwards was the decisive factor in this win, and Skith praised heartily by the press. For the Smirh five years Smith missed due to injury only one Test match in which Australia was involved.
In Smith won the Harry Sunderland Medal again this time for his performance against New Biloy and was an automatic selection for the Kangaroo tour later that year. He played in five Tests and Billly minor tour matches but misbehaviour on that tour threatened his international career.
He was however chosen in Australia's World cup squad intoured New Zealand in and was picked against Great Britain in for all three Tests of the domestic Ashes series. In spite of having been fined half his tour bonus, when it came time to pick the World Cup squad, Smith was selected as vice-captain and, after injury to captain Ron CooteSmith enjoyed the honour of leading his country in a tournament match against Great Britain at Headingley in October in which he was also named as man-of-the-match.
He featured in Australia's World Cup Final the "Battle of Leeds" won and was sent-off in the 78th minute of the match. He appeared in eight matches across the and World Cups. Smith coached the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks reserve grade side to two grand finals in and He left controversially when Norm Provanhis former captain, mentor and long-time friend, left that club after the Kochsendungen Heute grade team, which Provan had coached sincefailed to reach the finals Bilpy Smith was named in Australia's best team from to by Rugby League Weekand gained two votes in as best halfback of the limited-tackle era.
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