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Jimmy Smith

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About

A well-known and respected NRL commentator, Jimmy Smith played professional rugby league in an 11-year career that included stints in both the NRL with the Roosters, Western Suburbs and South Sydney, and England's Super League with Salford. He earned over 150 first grade caps before hanging up the boots and switching to the commentary box. You can find him on Twitter @ThatJimmySmith

Member Since:
 
May 2016
Based In:
 
Sydney

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My Blues team for State of Origin 2017

My Blues team for State of Origin 2017

27 Apr 2017

A couple of weeks ago I picked my Queensland team for State of Origin I to be played at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday the 31st of May. Got some interesting feedback too.

My way-too-early Maroons team for State of Origin 2017

My way-too-early Maroons team for State of Origin 2017

4 Apr 2017

Ok, I know. I know. There are still nearly two months and 48 games before State of Origin teams are to be selected, but let’s get in nice and early.

What rugby league can learn from Tim Simona’s sad story

What rugby league can learn from Tim Simona's sad story

15 Mar 2017

Okay, let’s get murky. Underworldly. Pop the hood of the NRL and the life of its players and see exactly what is under there.

The teams making the NRL’s top eight in 2017

The teams making the NRL's top eight in 2017

1 Mar 2017

Basic maths tells you that 16 into eight just don’t go. The problem with that is, as of right now, there are 16 teams hoping they will be playing semi-final football come the back-end of this NRL season.

Good genes and upbringing or just plain luck? The NRL’s best father-son combos

Good genes and upbringing or just plain luck? The NRL's best father-son combos

15 Feb 2017

It didn’t quite break the internet but there was a quiet murmur that recently went around the rugby league social media swirl.

JIMMY SMITH: Footy’s back, and there’s no easy winner at the Auckland Nines

JIMMY SMITH: Footy's back, and there's no easy winner at the Auckland Nines

3 Feb 2017

Whether you’re a fan of the Auckland Nines (Brad Fittler) or not (Phil Gould, Brian Fletcher) it doesn’t matter.