Bede Smith

Frank (Bede) Smith, from Wellington, NSW, was one of the centres in the Olympic match.  He did not convert to rugby league, like many of his Olympic team-mates, and eventual returned to the land in the Central West of the state.
Team: P Carmichael, C Russell, J Hickey, FB Smith, D Carroll, C McKivat, A McCabe, T Richards, M McArthur, R Craig, S Middleton, P McCue, C McMurtrie, T Griffin, J Barnett
Australia 32 (7 tries, 4 conversions, 1 penalty) d GBR (Cornwall) 3 (1 try)


Olympic Results

1908 London

Rugby Union - Men
Final GBR 32-3 Win
Final Placing 1 / 2