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Smith named to play 50th league test for Australia

SYDNEY (AP) Captain Cameron Smith will become the second Australian player to make 50 test appearances when the Kangaroos meet New Zealand in a one-off rugby league international on May 5.

Smith is Australia's second most-capped player after Darren Lockyer, who retired after 59 tests including 38 as captain.

Smith will be leading Australia for the 27th time in the test at Canberra, matching the great Clive Churchill as its second most-capped captain.