Sam Smith (rugby league)
|Full name||Samuel Smith|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk Ulyatt, 1983|
Sam Smith was an English professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1940s, and 1950s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England and Yorkshire, and at club level for Hull Kingston Rovers and Hunslet, as a Hooker, during the era of contested scrums.
In 1954, Smith left Hull KR, being transferred to Hunslet.
Sam Smith won caps for England while at Hunslet in 1955 against Other Nationalities, in 1956 against France, and won caps for Great Britain while at Hunslet in the 1954 Rugby League World Cup against Australia, France, New Zealand, and France. (World Cup 1954 4-caps).
Sam Smith played Hooker in all four of Great Britain's 1954 Rugby League World Cup matches, including Great Britain’s 16-12 victory over France in the 1954 World Cup final at Parc des Princes, Paris on 13 November 1954.
- Ulyatt, 1983: 55
- Ulyatt, 1983: 59
- Ulyatt, 1983: 149
- Ulyatt, 1983: 58
- "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
- Edgar, Harry (2007). Rugby League Journal Annual 2008 Page-110. Rugby League Journal Publishing. ISBN 0-9548355-3-0
- Michael E. Ulyatt, ed. (1983). Hull Kingston Rovers: A centenary history 1883-1983. North Ferriby: Lockington Publishing Co. ISBN 9780905490243.