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Aaron Smith
New Zealand
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Full name Aaron Luke Smith
Born November 21, 1988, Palmerston North
Current age 26 years 29 days
Major teams Highlanders, Manawatu, New Zealand Maori, New Zealand
Position Scrum-half
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 183 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2012-2014 38 36 2 57 11 1 0 0 34 2 2 92.10
Bledisloe Cup 2012-2014 9 9 0 7 1 1 0 0 7 0 2 88.88
The Rugby Championship 2012-2014 18 17 1 32 6 1 0 0 16 1 1 91.66

Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Ireland at Auckland, Jun 9, 2012 match details
Last Test Wales v New Zealand at Millennium Stadium, Nov 22, 2014 match details
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Profile

Aaron Smith made an immediate impact on the international stage when the scrum-half played a central role in the All Blacks' 3-0 series win over Ireland in 2012. Smith, a former hairdressing apprentice, was part of the New Zealand Maori side that beat the Ireland in 2010.

The speed of his pass and sharpness in attack are among the notable strengths of the Highlanders scurm-half.

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Dec 11, 2014
All Black Aaron Smith is awarded the Tom French Memorial Maori Player of the Year Award
All Black Aaron Smith is awarded the Tom French Memorial Maori Player of the Year Award
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Oct 31, 2014
Patrick Tuipulotu, Aaron Smith and Liam Messam attempt to stay warm in the freezing conditions during captain's run
Patrick Tuipulotu, Aaron Smith and Liam Messam attempt to stay warm in the freezing conditions during captain's run
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Sep 13, 2014
New Zealand's Kieran Read, Aaron Smith and Aaron Cruden perform the haka
New Zealand's Kieran Read, Aaron Smith and Aaron Cruden perform the haka
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Sep 11, 2014
Aaron Cruden and Aaron Smith warm up during a New Zealand training session
Aaron Cruden and Aaron Smith warm up during a New Zealand training session
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