Who was Tom Smith? Dies at 50, Cause of Death, Age, Wife, Family, Wiki & Biography

The English-born Tom Smith was a Scotland international rugby union loosehead prop who played for Glasgow Warriors, Caledonia Reds, and Northampton Saints, and also represented the British and Irish Lions.

Cause of Death of Tom Smith

Tom Smith died at the age of 50. Tom was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in stage four in 2019. Smith had been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, with tumors in his intestines, brain, and liver, according to reports.

He died on April 6, 2022, from the same illness he had been fighting since 2019.

“Tom was one of the hardest and most skilled players I had the pleasure to call a teammate,” Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend said in a statement.

He excelled in the most difficult of circumstances and maintained a high level of play well into his thirties.

Tom Smith Age, Family, and Early Life

Tom Smith was born on October 31, 1971, in London, England. He was 50 years old at the time of his death. He was the great-grandson of Scottish international footballer Jack Bell, who was born to a Scottish mother and an English father. When he was six years old, his father died.

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His rugby abilities were sharpened by his science teacher at school. Smith’s professional and amateur careers were intertwined. Prior to the professionalism of the former Scottish District teams, he began his career with amateur clubs Dundee High School FP and Watsonians. After retiring from rugby, he became a coach.

Tom Smith Career, What was his Profession?

As a 24-year-old, he first drew the notice of Scotland Head Coach Jim Telfer while playing for Watsonians at the Melrose 7s in 1995. Following that performance, Smith was invited to train with Scotland and was included in the touring team for the 1996 tour to New Zealand. He made his Scotland debut in the 1997 Five Nations against England at Twickenham.

After a spectacular rise, Ian McGeechan chose the Caledonia Reds loosehead prop for the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa later that year, when he played all three Tests in one of the most famous series victories in history.

He played in the 1999 and 2003 Rugby World Cups before retiring from international rugby at the end of the 2005 Six Nations against the same team he had faced on his Scotland debut eight years before.

Which school and college did he go to?

Tom Smith, educated at Rannoch School, was recruited by Scotland Head Coach Jim Telfer while competing at the Melrose tournament

Tom Smith Net Worth, How much does he earn?

According to the source, He has an estimated net worth of  50k to a million.

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Tom Smith Wife, What about his relationship?

As a married man, he was married to Zoe Smith. They had three children together: Amelie Smith, Angus Smith, and Edward Smith.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this section.

Physical Appearance of Tom Smith’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet:  5 Feet 10 Inch  
Meter: 1.80 m  
Centimetre: 180 cm
WeightKilogram: N / A  
Pounds: N / A
Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Tom Smith’s should be known

Zodiac SignN / A
Net Worth$ 50k to a million
Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current SpouseZoe Smith

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