Queensland Reds sign George Smith on two year deal

The Queensland Reds have signed Wallabies legend George Smith on a two year deal. Smith will join the Reds for the 2017 and 2018 Super Rugby seasons, while also playing for Suntory Sungoliath in Japan’s Top League. Smith made his Super Rugby debut back in 2000. The 35-year old will bring significant experience to the Reds’ ranks, having played 142 games of Super Rugby and 111 Tests for Australia. “George is one of the greats of the modern game. He is still one of the best number sevens in the world on current form and just took out the Rugby Players Association Players Player award in England and helped lift Wasps to an English Premiership semi-final this season," Reds General Manager Daniel Herbert said. “George will be the best possible mentor to our young group and our emerging back-rowers. We’re looking forward to what he can offer our program both on and off the field. We are grateful to Suntory Sungoliath for their understanding and support.” Smith played 142 Su
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