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Bede Smith

Full name: Francis Bede "Frank" Smith
Gender: Male
Born: February 28, 1886 in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
Died: October 29, 1954 in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: Waratahs Club, Orange
Country: ANZ Australasia
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Bede Smith was a tough centre, who played 18 times for the Waratahs, the rugby team of New South Wales. He played four test matches, three of them against New Zealand. He was selected to tour with the Wallabies, the Australian national team, in Britain in 1908. Although not the tour's most important games, he did play a match against a Cornwall team, which decided the Olympic title, and Smith won a gold medal for this performance.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Rugby Men's Rugby Australasia ANZ 1 Gold

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1908 Summer 22 London Rugby Australasia ANZ Final Round Match 1/2 1 1908-10-26 ANZ 32, Cornwall 3 Back 0 0 0 0 0
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