Ian Smith (rugby league)

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Ian Smith
Personal information
Born (1965-12-07) 7 December 1965 (age 52)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK
Refereeing information
Years Competition Apps
1999–2010 Super League
2007–2010 Challenge Cup
As of 8 May 2010

Ian Smith (7 December 1965, Oldham, Lancashire) is a former Super League referee. He is currently one of the Full Time Match Officials' coaches.[1]

Domestic career[edit]

Smith officiated in the Super League competition.[2]

His first pro game was Blackpool v Bramley in 1998. His first Super League game was London Broncos v Salford on 7 August 1999.

Super League[edit]

In 2008, Ian Smith famously sent off Gareth Hock for manhandling him. Hock was suspended 5 matches and missed the rest of 2008's Super League XIII season.[3]

Co-operative Championship[edit]

He was Co-operative Championship's referee of the year in 1999 & 2000.

International career[edit]

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