After winning his 35th cap in the World Cup bronze final last year, the 26-year-old Ospreys loosehead was dropped by new head coach Wayne Pivac and hasn’t featured since.
But now he is back for the warm-up with France, the Six Nations game with Scotland, and the Autumn Nations Cup. He will return 11 months on from his last cap against New Zealand as a new man – and father.
“When lockdown came it was a golden opportunity for me to lock myself in the garage with some weights, eat well, and try to get bigger and stronger,” said Smith, right.
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October 11, 2020