Rugby

Smith shows a yen to trade in all those pounds

2016-05-17 13:10
George Smith (Getty)

Melbourne - Former Wallabies loose forward George Smith will head back to Japan for a second stint with Top League side Suntory Sungoliath after completing his English Premiership season with Wasps, Japanese media said on Monday.

Smith, regarded as one of Australia’s finest openside flanks over a 111-cap career, returns to the Tokyo-based club where he played from 2011-14 before heading to Europe.

The evergreen 35-year-old has been in stellar form for Wasps and was named the Players’ Player of the Year in England last week.

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