Bede Smith

Athlete Biography

Frank (Bede) Smith, from Wellington, NSW, was one of the centres in the Olympic match.  He did not convert to rugby league, like many of his Olympic team-mates, and eventual returned to the land in the Central West of the state.
Team: P Carmichael, C Russell, J Hickey, FB Smith, D Carroll, C McKivat, A McCabe, T Richards, M McArthur, R Craig, S Middleton, P McCue, C McMurtrie, T Griffin, J Barnett
Australia 32 (7 tries, 4 conversions, 1 penalty) d GBR (Cornwall) 3 (1 try)