Stewart Henry Smith

Stewart Smith (12 April 1855 – 29 November 1896) was a Scotland international rugby union player. He played as a forward.[1]

Stewart Smith
Birth nameStewart Henry Smith
Date of birth(1855-04-12)12 April 1855
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Date of death29 November 1896(1896-11-29) (aged 41)
Place of deathRhu, Scotland
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Glasgow Academicals ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Glasgow District ()
1878 Blues Trial ()
1879 West of Scotland District ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1877-78 Scotland 2 (0)

Rugby Union careerEdit

Amateur careerEdit

He played for Glasgow Academicals.

Provincial careerEdit

He was called up for the Glasgow District side for the 1877 provincial match against Edinburgh District on 1 December 1877 while still with Glasgow Academicals.[2]

He played for Blues Trial in their match against Whites Trial on 16 February 1878.

He played for West of Scotland District in their match against East of Scotland District on 1 March 1879.

International careerEdit

He was called up to the Scotland squad in 1877 and played Ireland at Belfast on 19 February.[3] He was also called up the following year for the England match at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh on 4 March 1878.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stewart Smith - Rugby Union - Players and Officials - ESPN Scrum". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search".
  3. ^ "Rugby Union - ESPN Scrum - Ireland v Scotland at Belfast". ESPN scrum.
  4. ^ "Rugby Union - ESPN Scrum - England v Scotland at The Oval". ESPN scrum.