Clay Smith (footballer)
|Full name||Clay Smith|
|Date of birth||11 May 1993|
|Original team(s)||Gippsland Power (TAC Cup)|
|Draft||No. 17, 2011 National Draft|
|Height / weight||180cm / 78kg|
|Current club||Western Bulldogs|
|2012–||Western Bulldogs||47 (35)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Clay Smith (born 11 May 1993) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the Western Bulldogs in the Australian Football League (AFL). Smith was drafted to the Western Bulldogs with the 17th selection in 2011 AFL Draft from the Gippsland Power in the TAC Cup. He was given the #14 jumper, previously worn by Callan Ward, who had moved to Greater Western Sydney at the end of the season prior.
Smith made his AFL debut on 1 April 2012 in the opening round of the 2012 AFL season against the West Coast Eagles. Smith was one the Bulldogs' best players, gathering 13 possessions and kicking 4 goals, before being substituted off the field just before 3 quarter time due to severe cramping.
- Statistics are correct to the end of the 2016 season
|Totals||Averages (per game)|
Honours and achievements
- McFarlane, Glenn (December 11, 2011). "Western Bulldogs draftee Clay Smith handed Callan Ward's number". Herald Sun. Retrieved 1 April 2012.
- Gullan, Scott (2 April 2012). "Debutant Clay Smith stars in Western Bulldogs' loss to West Coast". Herald Sun. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
- "Clay Smith Stats". AFL Tables. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
- Clay Smith's profile on the official website of the Western Bulldogs
- Clay Smith's statistics from AFL Tables
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