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Smith inducted into AFL Hall of Fame

Dr Ross Smith, former St Kilda great and senior lecturer at Australian Catholic University (ACU), has been inducted into the AFL’s Hall of Fame in Melbourne. Smith was honoured for his contribution to the development and growth of AFL as a player, coach and administrator. Smith lectures in exercise science at ACU’s Melbourne campus. Smith played 234 games for St Kilda, kicked 231 goals and played in the 1966 AFL premiership. He was also playing coach of Subiaco Football Club for two years when it won the WA premiership in 1973. Smith represented Victoria on four occasions and was its captain in 1972. He won the Brownlow medal in 1967 and went on to coach St Kilda in 1977.

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