Benjamin Robert Smith

Surname: 
Smith
First names: 
Benjamin Robert
Known by: 
Ben
Country: 
New Zealand
Player number: 
1100
No of AB games: 
85
AB years: 
2009 - 2019
Clubs: 

Green Island

Provincial teams: 

Otago 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
NZ Under 21 2007

Super teams: 

Highlanders 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Super captain: 

Highlanders 2014 Co, 2015 Co, 2016 Co, 2017 Co, 2018 Co, 2019 Co

Country captain: 

New Zealand 2017

Biography: 

2007: Fullback - 4 games - 1 try (5 pts)
2007: NZ Under 21: Sub - 1 game - 1 try (5 pts)
2008: Wing [4], Fullback [1], Sub [3] - 8 games
2009: AB's: Wing - 1 test, 1 tour game - 1 try (5 pts)
2009: Hi: Wing - 13 games - 4 tries (20 pts)
2009: Fullback - 12 games - 6 tries (30 pts)
2010: Hi: Wing [12], Fullback [1] - 13 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2010: Centre [4], Fullback [6]  - 10 games - 1 try (5 pts)
2010: NZ Barbarians: 2/5 - 1 game - 1 try (5 pts)
2011: AB's: Wing - 1 test
2011: Hi: 2/5 [3], Fullback [13] - 16 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2011: Wing [1], Fullback [5], Sub [1] - 7 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2012: AB's: Centre [5], Wing [4], Fullback [1] - 10 tests - 2 tries (10 pts)
2012: Hi: Fullback - 14 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2012: Fullback - 3 games - 1 try (5 pts)
2013: AB's: Centre [5], Wing [9] - 14 tests - 11 tries (55 pts)
2013: Hi: Fullback - 16 games - 6 tries (30 pts)
2014: AB's: Wing [6], Fullback [6] - 12 tests - 3 tries (15 pts)
2014: Hi: Fullback - 16 games - 5 tries (25 pts)
2015: AB's: Wing [1], Fullback [9] - 10 tests - 3 tries (15 pts)
2015: Hi: Fullback - 17 games - 5 tries, 1 DG (28 pts)
2016: AB's: Wing [3], Fullback [9] - 12 tests - 8 tries (40 pts)
2016: Hi: Fullback - 15 games - 5 tries (25 pts)
2017: AB's: Fullback [2], Wing [2] - 4 tests (1 as captain) - 2 tries (10 pts)
2017: Hi: Fullback - 9 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2018: AB's: Fullback [5], Wing [7] - 12 tests - 4 tries (20 pts)
2018: Hi: Fullback [14], Wing [1] - 15 games - 3 tries, 1 C (17 pts)
2019: AB's: Fullback [3], Wing [3], Sub [2] - 8 tests - 6 tries (30 pts)
2019: Hi: Fullback - 9 games - 3 tries (15 pts)

Sub Total: AB's: 85 games (200 pts)
Super: 153 games (200 pts)
Prov: 44 games (55 pts)
Others: 2 games (10 pts)

Total: 284 games (465 pts)

2013: Super Rugby Player of the Year