Cameron Wayne Smith is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who has played his entire career to date for the Melbourne Storm in the NRL.
A goal-kicking hooker, Smith has captained the Storm since 2006, winning the 2012, 2017 and 2020 NRL Premierships. He previously represented Queensland in State of Origin and the Australian Kangaroos internationally, captaining both teams from 2012 until his retirement from representative matches in 2018.
Regarded by many as one of the greatest players of all time, Smith has won the Dally M Medal as the NRL’s player of the year in 2006 and 2017, the Golden Boot Award as the international player of the year in 2007 and 2017, and the NRL’s Dally M Hooker of the Year on nine occasions.
Considered a future Immortal, Smith is currently the NRL’s games record holder, with 430 matches played; he is the only player to have played over 400 matches. He is also the highest all-time points scorer in NRL history, having surpassed Hazem El Masri’s 2,418 points on 12 April 2019. Smith also holds the NRL records for most goals kicked (1304), most tackles made (16917) and most grand final points scored (42).
Smith was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours for his service to rugby league. Source