Rugby League Star George Smith
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George Smith is without question one of the greatest players in the history of world rugby. Smith played 111 test matches for the Wallabies, making him the most capped Australian forward, and the second most capped Wallaby of all time.
Smith played 12 seasons with the ACT Brumbies between 2000 and 2011 before shifting to French Rugby Club, Toulon for two seasons. Smith stayed with the Top 14 in France, turning out for
Stade Francais before Eddie Jones lured the talented flanker to the Top League in Japan. Smith signed with Suntory Sungoliath in 2011, delivering the franchise two premierships in his first twoseasons.
George Smith was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2012. He is a two-time recipient of the John Eales Medal. Between 2006 and 2009 he was the Australian Super 14 Player of the Year over four consecutive seasons. In 2007, he became the Wallabies 75th Captain.