The Storm Within

Publisher details

The Storm Within
Authors
Andrew Webster, Cameron Smith
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Genres
Non Fiction, Sport
Released
16 November, 2020

Synopsis

Cameron Smith AM is the most decorated rugby league player of all time. The recipient of numerous Dally M and Golden Boot awards, he has starred in the toughest league competition on the planet every season since he made his NRL debut in 2002. Captaining the Melbourne Storm to multiple premierships, Smith played in a staggering seventeen finals campaigns. An integral member of the record-breaking Queensland teams of 2006-2017, he won eleven State of Origin series. As skipper of the Australian national team for over a decade, he led the Kangaroos to two World Cups. Smith is credited with revolutionising the number nine position. He holds the State of Origin records for most appearances and most wins, as well as the NRL records for most games, goals, points scored, wins and appearances as captain. This book maps his unique journey in the game: an extraordinary look into the biggest matches and biggest moments, Smith describes his career with great colour and candour, outlining what it takes to climb to the highest level in sport. Talent aside, it is Smith's intelligence and poise that set him apart, coupled with consistency, durability and longevity that are unlikely to ever be matched. Notoriously private throughout his career, The Storm Within sets the record straight. Finally, the life behind the legend - the man behind the mystery - tells his story.
Cameron Smith
About the author

Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith started his NRL career at the Melbourne Storm in 2002 and played for Queensland from 2003 to 2017 and for Australia from 2006 to 2017. He captained all those teams and won numerous NRL titles, State of Origin shields and two World Cups, and received many individual honours including Dally M Player of the Year.

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Andrew Webster
About the author

Andrew Webster

Andrew Webster is Chief Sports Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald. He has written about sport – particularly rugby league – for more than 17 years at a range of publications. He has covered Kangaroo tours, summer and winter Olympic Games, and the FIFA World Cup. He also appears regularly on Channel Nine. He has written and contributed to several books, including the widely acclaimed Supercoach: The Life and Times of Jack Gibson. 

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