Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Ronald Smith

Known as
Ron Smith

4 September 1916

23 January 1979 (aged 62)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 22y 251d
Last game: 27y 364d

Height and weight
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 69 kg

Senior clubs
Essendon; North Melbourne

Jumper numbers
Essendon: 30, 2
North Melbourne: 34, 29

Recruited from
Essendon (1942)

Family links
Max Smith (Brother)Clive Smith (Brother)

Ron Smith

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
North MelbourneV/AFL1942-19443310.0339%0

AFL: 4,703rd player to appear, 4,587th most games played, 8,945th most goals kickedEssendon: 536th player to appear, 688th most games played, 1,060th most goals kickedNorth Melbourne: 295th player to appear, 370th most games played, 688th most goals kicked


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.