Greg Smith (rugby coach)

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Greg Smith
Date of birth c. 1949
Date of death 3 September 2002(2002-09-03) (aged 52–53)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Coach
Coaching career
Years Club / team    

Greg Smith (c. 1949 – 3 September 2002)[1] was the former international rugby union coach of both the Australian national rugby union team (known widely as the Wallabies) and the Fijian national rugby union team.

He is probably best remembered for guiding the Australian team to a 12-match winning streak across Europe beating Italy, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.[2]


  1. ^ Former Wallaby Coach Dies, Australian Rugby Union, 2002-09-03. Retrieved on 2007-08-06.
  2. ^ Hundreds Farewell Smith, Australian Rugby Union, 2002-09-10. Retrieved on 2007-08-06.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Australia Bob Dwyer
Australia National Rugby Union Coach
Succeeded by
Australia Rod Macqueen
Preceded by
New Zealand Brad Johnstone
Fiji National Rugby Union Coach
Succeeded by
Fiji Ifereimi Tawake