|Full name||Christopher Smith|
|Born||16 January 1994|
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||104 kg (16 st 5 lb)|
As of 3 June 2022
Smith was born in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
He played his junior rugby league for the Nightcliff Dragons in the Darwin Rugby League and attended Casuarina High School, before being signed to a contract by the North Queensland Cowboys at age 15. At 17 years of age, he signed with the Penrith Panthers, moving to Sydney and attending Patrician Brothers' College, Blacktown.
At the end of 2017, Smith signed a contract with Canterbury-Bankstown. Smith made only one appearance for Canterbury in the 2018 NRL season which came against Brisbane in round 21 and ended in a 36-22 victory at ANZ Stadium. Smith spent most of the year playing with Canterbury's reserve grade team. Smith played in the club's Intrust Super Premiership NSW grand final victory over Newtown at Leichhardt Oval. The following week, Smith played in Canterbury's NRL State Championship side which defeated Redcliffe 42-18 at ANZ Stadium.
Smith made a total of 20 appearances for Canterbury in the 2019 NRL season as the club finished 12th on the table. Smith only missed 5 matches all season and cemented himself in the first grade squad. On 22 November 2019, Smith signed a two-year contract extension to stay at Canterbury until the end of the 2021 season.
On 31 August, Smith was one of twelve players who were told by Canterbury that they would not be offered a contract for the 2022 season and would be released at seasons end. In November, Smith signed a contract to return to the Penrith Panthers for the 2022 season.
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