John Richard Smitheran

Surname: 
Smitheran
First names: 
John Richard
Country: 
New Zealand
Clubs: 

Tinwald

Provincial teams: 

Mid Canterbury 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998

Provincial captain: 

Mid Canterbury 1992, 1993, 1994, 1998

Biography: 

1986: Lock [5], Flanker [1], No 8 [3] - 9 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1987: Lock [1], No 8 [10] - 11 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1988: Lock [1], Flanker [5], No 8 [2] - 8 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1989: Prop [1], Flanker [7], No 8 [2] - 10 games
1990: No 8 - 1 game
1991: No 8 - 13 games - 4 tries (16 pts)
1992: No 8 - 13 games - 5 tries (25 pts)
1993: No 8 - 12 games - 11 tries (55 pts)
1994: Lock [3], No 8 [13] - 16 games - 11 tries (55 pts)
1994: Hanan Shield Districts: No 8 - 1 game
1995: Lock [1], Flanker [3], No 8 [4] - 8 games - 1 try (5 pts)
1995: Sth Island XV: No 8 - 1 game
1997: Lock [2], No 8 5] - 7 games - 3 tries (15 pts)
1998: Lock - 11 games - 2 tries (10 pts)

Sub Total: Prov: 119 games (197 pts): Others: 2 games

Total: 121 games (197 pts)

1994: 3rd Division Player of the Year