NRL, Cameron Smith retires, Melbourne Storm v Raiders, preliminary final

Cameron Smith gave the clearest indication yet that his NRL career is coming to an end after a lap of honor before being directed from Suncorp Stadium after Storm’s 30-10 loss to Canberra Raiders.

The only problem was that Smith refused to confirm whether he was going to retire.

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Smith sat out of Suncorp

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The 429-game veteran was substituted out late in the game and walked around Suncorp to acknowledge the crowd before his teammates formed a guard of honor for their inspiring captain.

But when Smith pressed in the post-game press conference that this was confirmation of his resignation, he refused to budge.

“I think this guy (Bellamy) needs to make some explanations … I took some pictures with the fans and then the big guy (Bellamy) pulled me up and said we weren’t going anywhere,” he said.

Does THIS show Smith the choice?

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“I can’t tell you, I don’t know (if I’m going to retire).

All I’ve been worried about this year is playing well and seeing these young people grow as footballers and as men.

I’ve been very fortunate in my career to have played some really big games with the Sturm, and I’ve been lucky enough to win some premierships along the way.

Smith waves to the Suncorp crowd.
Smith waves to the Suncorp crowd.Those: Getty Images

There are many people who are starting their careers who haven’t had this opportunity yet. I’m enjoying your success at the moment and sharing your journey.

“I haven’t thought about it.

Smith’s former teammate Cooper Cronk said he believed Smith made a decision.

“I think Cameron knows he’s going to retire a long time ago,” said Cooper Cronk in the Fox League.

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Smith’s “greatest piece”

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“I think everyone on the team knows, I think they’ll keep it in house. I expect Cameron Smith to retire. ”

Yvonne Sampson added, “This is goodbye” after seeing Smith from the field.

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