Carl Smith

Carl Smith

Position: Lock

Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 96kg / 15st 1lbs

Carl Smith played for Cardiff between 1971 and 1980 joining from Swansea and was coming to the end of his career when he decided to join Pontypridd at the beginning of the 1980/81 season.


Cardiff wanted to play him in the second row and he felt that number 8 was his best position. He played for Pontypridd for three seasons before retiring from the game.He played for Wales Youth and Glamorgan.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1970/1971 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1971/1972 43 30 0 13 3 0 0 0 12  
  1972/1973 40 30 0 10 6 0 0 0 24  
  1973/1974 34 24 1 9 1 0 0 0 4  
  1974/1975 25 17 0 8 3 0 0 0 12  
  1975/1976 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 4  
  1976/1977 28 21 1 6 5 0 0 0 20  
  1977/1978 25 20 1 4 4 0 0 0 16  
  1978/1979 16 9 0 7 2 0 0 0 8  
  1979/1980 22 16 0 6 3 0 0 0 12  
  Total 239 171 3 65 28 0 0 0 112  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/09/1970 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 19  
  20/04/1971 St Ives N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1971 Glamorgan Wanderers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 4  
  04/09/1971 Maesteg N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 9  
  08/09/1971 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 13  
  11/09/1971 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  15/09/1971 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 12  
  18/09/1971 Coventry N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 22  
  22/09/1971 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  29/09/1971 Abertillery SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 15  
  01/10/1971 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 7  
  06/10/1971 Penarth SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 6  
  09/10/1971 Northampton Saints N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 20  
  13/10/1971 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  16/10/1971 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 21  
  23/10/1971 Cambridge University N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 4  
  27/10/1971 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 19  
  30/10/1971 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  06/11/1971 Oxford University N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 13  
  11/11/1971 Province D' Auvergne N8 1 0 0 0 4 L 6 - 9  
  13/11/1971 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  17/11/1971 Pentyrch N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 7  
  20/11/1971 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 6  
  27/11/1971 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 17  
  04/12/1971 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 6  
  11/12/1971 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 12  
  28/12/1971 Watsonians N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  01/01/1972 Tonyrefail SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 7  
  08/01/1972 Coventry N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 15  
  15/01/1972 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 8  
  19/01/1972 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  22/01/1972 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  29/01/1972 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 12  
  04/02/1972 Heriot's FP N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  19/02/1972 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 4  
  26/02/1972 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  04/03/1972 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 6  
  11/03/1972 Cardiff College of Education N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 6  
  15/03/1972 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  18/03/1972 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  23/03/1972 Bath Rugby N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 6  
  01/04/1972 Barbarians N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 10  
  12/04/1972 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  17/04/1972 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 13  
  22/04/1972 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1972 Atlantique Stade Rochelais N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 20  
  06/09/1972 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 10  
  09/09/1972 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  13/09/1972 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 7  
  16/09/1972 Coventry N8 1 0 0 0 4 L 18 - 19  
  07/10/1972 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 14  
  11/10/1972 Cardiff College of Education N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 12  
  18/10/1972 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  21/10/1972 Cambridge University N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 10  
  28/10/1972 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 10  
  04/11/1972 New Zealand N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 20  
  08/11/1972 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  11/11/1972 Province D' Auvergne N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 36  
  16/11/1972 South Wales Police N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 10  
  18/11/1972 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  25/11/1972 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 7  
  09/12/1972 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 8  
  13/12/1972 Mountain Ash N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  16/12/1972 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 20  
  23/12/1972 Maesteg N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 77 - 9  
  26/12/1972 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  27/12/1972 Watsonians N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 4  
  30/12/1972 Leicester Tigers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  03/01/1973 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 7  
  13/01/1973 Coventry N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 13  
  19/01/1973 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 6  
  26/01/1973 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  02/02/1973 Heriot's FP N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 39 - 11  
  09/02/1973 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  17/02/1973 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 10  
  24/02/1973 Blaina N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 3  
  03/03/1973 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  09/03/1973 Bective Rangers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 8  
  28/03/1973 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 9  
  14/04/1973 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 7  
  21/04/1973 Barbarians N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 16  
  23/04/1973 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 10  
  28/04/1973 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 30  
  29/04/1973 Atlantique Stade Rochelais N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 13  
  30/04/1973 Cognac N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 26  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1973 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  08/09/1973 Blackheath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 9  
  12/09/1973 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 3  
  15/09/1973 Coventry N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 20  
  19/09/1973 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 9  
  22/09/1973 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 7  
  29/09/1973 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  05/10/1973 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  16/10/1973 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  27/10/1973 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 19  
  31/10/1973 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 13  
  17/11/1973 Hendy N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 16  
  24/11/1973 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 26  
  01/12/1973 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  12/12/1973 Bangor N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 69 - 3  
  15/12/1973 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  22/12/1973 Moseley N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 21  
  26/12/1973 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 6  
  29/12/1973 Abertillery SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 7  
  01/01/1974 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 18  
  12/01/1974 Coventry SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 13  
  19/01/1974 Heriot's FP SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 9  
  26/01/1974 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  01/02/1974 Bective Rangers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 7  
  23/02/1974 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 16  
  09/03/1974 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  16/03/1974 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 4  
  20/03/1974 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 13  
  23/03/1974 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 9  
  27/03/1974 Newport SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 12 - 4  
  13/04/1974 Barbarians SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  15/04/1974 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 7  
  22/04/1974 Maesteg SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  30/04/1974 Hayle N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1974 Glamorgan Wanderers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  07/09/1974 Moseley N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 7  
  18/09/1974 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  21/09/1974 Coventry N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 6  
  25/09/1974 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  28/09/1974 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 13  
  02/10/1974 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  26/10/1974 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 18  
  06/11/1974 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 13  
  09/11/1974 Hendy N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 30 - 6  
  13/11/1974 Penarth N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 9  
  16/11/1974 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  23/11/1974 Scarlets N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 9  
  30/11/1974 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 10  
  04/12/1974 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  07/12/1974 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  14/12/1974 Ystradgynlais N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  21/12/1974 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  26/12/1974 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 6  
  28/12/1974 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  01/01/1975 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 6  
  11/01/1975 Coventry N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 21  
  25/01/1975 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  31/03/1975 Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 9  
  15/04/1975 Bath Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/10/1975 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 13  
  15/11/1975 Wasps N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  29/11/1975 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 7  
  26/12/1975 Pontypridd N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1976 Llandaff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 3  
  04/12/1976 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 13  
  08/12/1976 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 12  
  11/12/1976 Moseley SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 18  
  18/12/1976 Cardiff College of Education SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 16  
  27/12/1976 Crawshays SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 40 - 16  
  08/01/1977 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 15  
  22/01/1977 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 9  
  29/01/1977 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 10  
  05/02/1977 Coventry SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 17  
  16/02/1977 Scarlets SR 1 0 0 0 4 L 19 - 24  
  19/02/1977 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 28  
  26/02/1977 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 10 - 10  
  04/03/1977 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 14  
  12/03/1977 Munster SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 13  
  26/03/1977 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  02/04/1977 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 18  
  09/04/1977 Barbarians SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 26  
  11/04/1977 Harlequins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 4  
  20/04/1977 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 18  
  23/04/1977 Sydney SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 7  
  30/04/1977 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 16  
  23/05/1977 Crimson Tide SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 29  
  31/05/1977 Fraser Valley SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 9  
  01/06/1977 Vancouver Reps SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 6  
  04/06/1977 W. Washington Territory XV Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 54 - 6  
  07/06/1977 Alberta Reps Edmonton N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 48 - 6  
  11/06/1977 Vancouver Presidents XV SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1977 Maesteg SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 35 - 9  
  07/09/1977 Glamorgan Wanderers SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 9  
  10/09/1977 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 9  
  14/09/1977 Bristol Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 12  
  17/09/1977 Coventry SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  21/09/1977 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  26/11/1977 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 10  
  03/12/1977 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  07/12/1977 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 7 - 7  
  10/12/1977 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 17  
  17/12/1977 Cwmavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 6  
  24/12/1977 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  26/12/1977 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 13  
  31/12/1977 Coventry SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 20  
  02/01/1978 London Scottish SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 31 - 21  
  07/01/1978 Bedford Blues SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 7  
  14/01/1978 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  28/01/1978 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 13  
  04/02/1978 London Welsh SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 4  
  08/02/1978 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  25/02/1978 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 10  
  01/03/1978 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  08/03/1978 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  25/03/1978 Barbarians SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 20  
  01/04/1978 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 18  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/10/1978 Northampton Saints N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  21/10/1978 New Zealand FL 1 0 0 0 4 L 7 - 17  
  25/10/1978 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  28/10/1978 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 12  
  01/11/1978 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  04/11/1978 Maesteg N8 1 0 0 0 4 W 10 - 7  
  25/11/1978 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  09/12/1978 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 23  
  03/03/1979 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 9  
  06/03/1979 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  16/03/1979 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  21/03/1979 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  07/04/1979 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  14/04/1979 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 22  
  21/04/1979 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 6  
  27/04/1979 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1979 East District SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 66 - 8  
  29/09/1979 Moseley SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 10  
  03/10/1979 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 17  
  10/10/1979 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 10  
  13/10/1979 Northampton Saints N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 4  
  17/10/1979 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 12  
  20/10/1979 Cambridge University SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 12  
  31/10/1979 Don Pill Memorial XV N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 27  
  17/11/1979 Waunarlwydd SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 43 - 3  
  24/11/1979 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 18  
  01/12/1979 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 16  
  05/12/1979 Maesteg SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 19  
  15/12/1979 Wrexham SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 6  
  29/12/1979 Coventry N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 13  
  05/01/1980 Moseley SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  02/02/1980 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  09/02/1980 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  16/02/1980 London Welsh N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 19  
  08/03/1980 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 10  
  12/04/1980 Swansea SR 1 0 0 0 4 W 15 - 6  
  19/04/1980 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 25  
  25/04/1980 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 12  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Pontypridd - Swansea -
Region: - Glamorgan -
Honours: - Wales Youth -

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