Ben Smith




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Ireland's wing Luke Fitzgerald (2nd L) celebrates with Ireland's scrum half Conor Murray (L) after scoring his team's first try during a quarter final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between Ireland and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, so
Result: Ireland earn historic win over New Zealand
Ireland record their first ever victory over New Zealand courtesy of a thrilling 40-29 victory over the world champions in Chicago.
Nov 5, 22:07
Beauden Barrett makes a break during the international Test match between New Zealand and Wales on June 25, 2016
Result: New Zealand crush Wales in final Test
New Zealand run in six tries as they ease to a 46-6 victory over Wales in the third and final Test match in Dunedin.
Jun 25, 10:29
Malakai Fekitoa celebrates with Israel Dagg for his try during the international Test match between New Zealand and Wales at Westpac Stadium on June 18, 2016
Result: Second-half surge earns New Zealand win over Wales
New Zealand record four second-half tries to help them to a 36-22 triumph over Wales in Wellington.
Jun 18, 10:29
New Zealand's lock Sam Whitelock (C) catches the ball in a line out during the final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham stadium, south west London, on October 31, 2015
Sam Whitelock, Israel Dagg return for New Zealand in second Wales Test
New Zealand recall Sam Whitelock and Israel Dagg for the second Test against Wales in Wellington on Saturday.
Jun 15, 20:49
Richie McCaw of New Zealand lifts the trophy during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Result: New Zealand hold off Australia fightback to win Rugby World Cup
New Zealand win an unprecedented third Rugby World Cup and become the first side to retain the trophy courtesy of a thrilling 34-17 victory over Australia in the final.
Oct 31, 17:49
New Zealand's lock Sam Whitelock (C) catches the ball in a line out during the final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham stadium, south west London, on October 31, 2015
Half-Time Report: New Zealand on verge of World Cup glory
New Zealand score a try in the dying stages of the first half to take a 16-3 lead into the break of the Rugby World Cup final against Australia at Twickenham.
Oct 31, 16:49
New Zealand's centre Ma'a Nonu (C) celebrates with New Zealand's lock Sam Whitelock (2L) and New Zealand's wing Julian Savea (R) after scoring his team's second try during the final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Australia at Tw
Live Commentary: New Zealand 34-17 Australia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of New Zealand's 34-17 win over Australia, as the All Blacks retained their Rugby World Cup crown.
Oct 31, 14:00
Marcelo Bosch of Argentina tackles Ben Smith of the New Zealand All Blacks during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Argentina at Wembley Stadium on September 20, 2015
Ben Smith: 'We managed to take our opportunities'
New Zealand full-back Ben Smith tells Sports Mole that France's failure to capitalise on their strong early spell proved costly in their last-eight tie.
Oct 18, 00:53
Ben Smith of the New Zealand All Blacks scores the first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Tonga at St James' Park on October 9, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
New Zealand full-back Ben Smith: "Good to be tested by Tonga"
Full-back Ben Smith tells Sports Mole that Friday's tough match against Tonga will help New Zealand going into the Rugby World Cup knockout stages.
Oct 10, 02:26
New Zealand's prop Tony Woodcock (2nd R) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second try during a Pool C match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Tonga at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, northeast England, on October
Result: New Zealand top Rugby World Cup Pool C with hard-fought win over Tonga
New Zealand dominate the last 20 minutes to beat Tonga 47-9 and finish top of Rugby World Cup Pool C after a closely-fought first three quarters in Newcastle.
Oct 9, 21:54
New Zealand's flanker Sam Cane (C) is tackled by Tonga's lock Tukulua Lokotui during a Pool C match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Tonga at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, northeast England, on October 9, 2015
Half-Time Report: New Zealand open up narrow lead over stubborn Tonga
New Zealand move 11 points ahead of a stubborn Tonga at the break in their final Rugby World Cup Pool C contest at St James' Park.
Oct 9, 20:50
Ben Smith of the New Zealand All Blacks scores the first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Tonga at St James' Park on October 9, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: New Zealand 47-9 Tonga - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of New Zealand's 47-9 win over Tonga, as the All Blacks made it four wins from four in Pool C.
Oct 9, 19:29
Dortmund's head coach Jurgen Klopp gives interviews prior to the Telekom Cup football match Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund in the German city of Moenchengladbach on July 20, 2013
Liverpool 'to open talks with Jurgen Klopp this week'
Liverpool will reportedly open talks with Jurgen Klopp about possibly taking over as manager following Brendan Rodgers's dismissal on Sunday.
Oct 5, 08:14
Nehe Milner-Skudder of the New Zealand All Blacks scores his teams fifth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
Result: All Blacks made to toil by brave Namibia
New Zealand are made to work hard by minnows Namibia, who scored a second-half try, despite running in nine tries of their own in the Pool C match at the Olympic Stadium.
Sep 24, 22:03
Nehe Milner-Skudder of the New Zealand All Blacks scores his teams fifth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
Live Commentary: New Zealand 58-14 Namibia - as it happened
Take a look back at the action after New Zealand record a second Pool C win by beating Namibia 58-14 at the Olympic Stadium.
Sep 24, 19:28
Ma'a Nonu of New Zealand celebrates his try with Aaron Smith during the International Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and England at Forsyth Barr Stadium on June 14, 2014
Result: New Zealand power to win over Australia
New Zealand run in five tries to earn an emphatic 41-13 victory over Australia in the Bledisloe Cup.
Aug 15, 10:28
Ma'a Nonu of New Zealand celebrates his try with Aaron Smith during the International Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and England at Forsyth Barr Stadium on June 14, 2014
Live Commentary: New Zealand 41-13 Australia - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Bledisloe Cup match between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park.
Aug 15, 08:00
Sekope Kepu of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during The Rugby Championship match between the Australia Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at ANZ Stadium on August 8, 2015
Result: Australia claim Rugby Championship title
Australia end a 10-match losing run against New Zealand to claim the Rugby Championship title for the first time since 2011.
Aug 8, 12:59
Richie McCaw of New Zealand looks on during the Rugby Championship between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at Waikato Stadium on September 7, 2013
Captaincy century for Richie McCaw, Dan Carter misses out
Dan Carter is left out of New Zealand's squad to face Wales this weekend as he continues his recovery from injury, while three players retain their place in the side.
Nov 20, 07:00
South African prop Jannie du Plessis reaches for the ball during a line out during the final phase of the Four Nations tournament rugby union match between South Africa and new Zealand at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg on October 4, 2014
Result: Late penalty seals South Africa win
Pat Lambie kicks a late penalty to give South Africa a 27-25 win over New Zealand in the Rugby Championship.
Oct 4, 18:03
Richie McCaw of New Zealand looks on during the Rugby Championship between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at Waikato Stadium on September 7, 2013
Result: All Blacks win Rugby Championship with Argentina win
New Zealand beat Argentina 34-6 to secure the Rugby Championship for a third consecutive year.
Sep 28, 01:05
Ma'a Nonu of New Zealand celebrates his try with Aaron Smith during the International Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and England at Forsyth Barr Stadium on June 14, 2014
Cory Jane: 'England already on holidays'
England's 36-13 defeat to New Zealand was borne out of being too keen to begin their summer holidays, according to Cory Jane.
Jun 21, 15:03
Ma'a Nonu of New Zealand celebrates his try with Aaron Smith during the International Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and England at Forsyth Barr Stadium on June 14, 2014
Stuart Lancaster laments "poor" first-half display
England coach Stuart Lancaster berates a costly first-half performance during the heavy 36-13 defeat to New Zealand in the final Test.
Jun 21, 12:40
Ma'a Nonu of New Zealand celebrates his try with Aaron Smith during the International Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and England at Forsyth Barr Stadium on June 14, 2014
Result: New Zealand edge out England
New Zealand fight back from a 10-3 deficit to record a 28-27 victory over England in Dunedin.
Jun 14, 10:20
New Zealand rugby union player Kieran Read addresses a press conference following a training session in Dublin, Ireland, on November 20, 2013. The All Blacks will attempt to become the first major international side of rugby union's professional era to wi
Kieran Read named IRB Player of the Year
New Zealand number eight Kieran Read is named the IRB Player of the Year for 2013.
Dec 3, 16:24
Leigh Halfpenny of the Lions celebrates their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Leigh Halfpenny on IRB player of the year shortlist
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny is one of five players to be nominated for the International Rugby Board's player of the year award.
Nov 23, 18:51
Ben Smith of the All Blacks passes the ball during a New Zealand All Blacks training session at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on October 15, 2013
Steve Hansen: 'Ben Smith can play centre'
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says that Ben Smith is capable of playing at centre.
Oct 15, 22:12
Ben Smith of Leicestershire poses for his picture during the Leicestershire CCC photocall at Grace Road on April 8, 2013
Leicestershire shake up coaching staff
Leicestershire make changes to their coaching setup as they look climb from the foot of the County Championship next season.
Oct 15, 21:21
Beuden Barrett of the All Blacks breaks clear to score the bonus point winning fourth try during the Rugby Championship match between South Africa Springboks and the New Zealand All Blacks at Ellis Park on October 5, 2013
Result: New Zealand beat South Africa to clinch Rugby Championship
New Zealand beat South Africa 38-27 to retain the Rugby Championship title with an unbeaten record in 2013.
Oct 5, 18:05
New Zealand's Brodie Retallick scores a try against South Africa during their Rugby Championship match on September 14, 2013
Result: All Blacks too good for Pumas
New Zealand improve in the second half to cruise past Argentina 33-15 in the Rugby Championship.
Sep 29, 01:27
Richie McCaw of New Zealand looks on during the Rugby Championship between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at Waikato Stadium on September 7, 2013
Richie McCaw, Piri Weepu included in New Zealand squad
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen names Richie McCaw and Piri Weepu in his squad to face Argentina and South Africa next month.
Sep 20, 02:35
New Zealand celebrate winning the Bledisloe Cup following a win over Australia on August 24, 2013
Result: New Zealand retain Bledisloe Cup
New Zealand retain the Bledisloe Cup after beating Australia 27-16 in Wellington.
Aug 24, 10:23
New Rugby Union generic
Result: New Zealand hammer Australia in Rugby Championship opener
New Zealand comprehensively beat Australia in the opening game of the 2013 Rugby Championship.
Aug 17, 12:52
Luke Romano is tackled by Scotland's Alasdair Strokosch
Result: Six tries give New Zealand victory over Scotland
New Zealand beat Scotland by a wide margin at Murrayfield.
Nov 11, 16:25
Riverside Stadium
Keeper on trial with Middlesbrough?
Middlesbrough reportedly hand a trial to free agent Ben Smith, who is looking for a new club after being released by Shrewsbury earlier this year.
Jul 16, 21:42
New Zealand
Result: New Zealand 60-0 Ireland
New Zealand seal a 3-0 series whitewash over Ireland with a devastating display in Hamilton, where Ireland barely got near the All Blacks try line.
Jun 23, 10:16