Chris Smylie rugby player
Chris Smylie rugby player

Chris Smylie

22nd Mar 1982 1.82m/93kg Scrum Half

Smylie kicked off his international career with the New Zealand Sevens team in 2002 where he played two IRB Sevens tournaments in Singapore and Malaysia. In 2006 Smylie had been named in the New Zealand Māori squad for the Churchill Cup. In the second test against USA he made his debut as starting Half-back. Smylie then was named in the Junior All Blacks side in 2009. He started two out of the three matches against Samoa and Fiji and then came off the bench against Tonga. He then returned to the New Zealand Māori for their 2010 Sealord Centenary Series. Smylie started his first class career at North Harbour, whom he played five times for in 2002 and 2003. Aged only 20, he made his debut for North Harbour against Auckland in 2002, in round three of the competition.

Career

auckland-blues Blues
Scrum Half
2009 - 2011
processimage Taranaki
Scrum Half
maoriAllBlacks Maori All Blacks
Scrum Half
2014 - 2015
benetton Benetton Rugby
Scrum Half
2015 - 2016
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Scrum Half
2009 - 2017
hurricanes Hurricanes
Scrum Half
2006 - 2017