SMITH Ben < Back  
Sport Rugby Sevens, Rugby Union
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Male
Born 01 Jun 1986 in Dunedin, NZL
Height1.86 m
Weight 93 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Partner Katie
Residence Dunedin, NZL
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Physical Education - University of Otago: Dunedin, NZL
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Highlanders: Dunedin, NZL
Name of coach Jamie Joseph
Coach from which country? New Zealand
Coach from what year? 2010
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Fullback
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for New Zealand
General Interest
Nicknames Benda (allblacks.com, 30 Aug 2010)
Other sports His partner Katie Menzies competes in triathlon for New Zealand. (stuff.co.nz, 14 Nov 2009)
Other information TEST DEBUT
He made his test debut for the All Blacks in November 2009 against Italy in Milan, Italy. (allblacks.com, 17 Aug 2010)