Australian Football

AustralianFootball.com Celebrating the history of the great Australian game

 

Key Facts

Full name
Douglas Smith

Known as
Doug Smith

Born
20 December 1957 (age 64)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 165d
Last game: 25y 145d

Height and weight
Height: 193 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
North Melbourne

Jumper numbers
North Melbourne: 46, 19, 5

Doug Smith

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
North MelbourneV/AFL1978-198354170.3161%7.572.152.694
Total1978-198354170.3161%7.572.152.694

AFL: 9,006th player to appear, 4,040th most games played, 3,971st most goals kickedNorth Melbourne: 700th player to appear, 258th most games played, 276th most goals kicked

A key position player from Tallangatta, Doug Smith played 54 VFL games and scored 17 goals for North Melbourne from 1978 to 1983. Named as 20th man in North’s 1978 grand final team he kicked a couple of goals after being introduced to the fray, but could not prevent an 18 point reversal at the hands of Hawthorn.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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