The George Smith career that started in 1999 will soon come to an end, probably

first_imgThursday Jul 12, 2018 The George Smith career that started in 1999 will soon come to an end, probably Wallabies great George Smith won’t get the Australian rugby farewell he deserves as he will miss out on his final game on home soil due to injury. The flanker moves to the English Premiership at the end of Super Rugby for yet another stint overseas. It’s the Queensland Reds’ final match of the season but Smith, who picked up a knee injury against the Melbourne Rebels, will have to watch from the stands as the Reds host the Sunwolves. Smith turns 38-years-young on Saturday, but that was the final chance for him to get a fitting finale to a wonderful Super Rugby career, before he joins Bristol Bears on a short-term contract. He amassed 111 Test caps for Australia and 142 games for the Brumbies but has also played for Toulon, Suntory Sungoliaths, Stade Francais, Wasps, Lyon, and the Reds. “It’s unfortunate that George doesn’t get an opportunity to play in the Reds’ jersey one final time, but we thought it was in his best interests to listen to his body and sit this one out,” said coach Brad Thorn.“He has given plenty to us and to Australian Rugby as a whole and we wish him all the best with the rest of his career.”Below we see former and current Wallabies captains reflecting on his fantastic career, one that started way back in 1999 as an eighteen year old.Don’t be surprised if we see him back in Super Rugby next year!? We can only hope.  credit: rugby.com.auADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Player Features Related Articles 28 WEEKS AGO New Zealand rugby pod admit Owen Farrell… 29 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Bath prop launches Amazon documentary… 30 WEEKS AGO The highs and lows of Yoann Huget after he… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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