George Smith rugby player
George Smith rugby player

George Smith

14th Jul 1980 1.80m/105kg Openside Flanker

Callum Hunter-Hill signs for Northampton Saints

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have signed second row Callum Hunter-Hill from Gallagher Premiership rivals Saracens.  The 6ft 7in tall, 120kg second row made 81 appearances across five seasons...

Saints sign George Smith

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints’ Director of Rugby Phil Dowson believes that new recruit George Smith’s physicality can be a real point of difference, after adding the towering forward to his squad ahead...

Ardie Savea named World Rugby Men's Player of the Year 2023

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand number eight Ardie Savea has been crowned World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year in partnership with Mastercard, receiving the prestigious accolade at a star-studded World Rugby Awards...

World Rugby Hall of Fame to recognise five Rugby World Cup greats

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter (New Zealand), Thierry Dusautoir (France), George Smith (Australia), Juan Martín Hernández (Argentina) and Bryan Habana (South Africa) will become the latest legends inducted into...

The Legend of 2002: The last Wallabies Bledisloe Cup Triumph

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2023 edition of the Bledisloe Cup only a few days away, we take a look a at the last Australian side to win the coveted Trans-Tasman trophy.  The first official Bledisloe Cup fixture took...

Super Rugby Countdown Day 15: Best Pacific Island rugby players to play Super Rugby

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby Pacific just 15 days away we have decided to give tribute to the best Pacific Island players to play in the tournament. Joining Caucaunibuca and Lomu in the back three is Mils Muliaina,...

Super Rugby Countdown Day 22: Players with the Most Super Rugby Appearances

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only the best players have the coaches confidence in taking the field a number of times due to their talent and reliability. Here's a list of the top ten players to have been called up the most in Super...

A statistical look at Wayne Barnes' career ahead of his record-breaking 101st test match

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will become the most-capped referee of all time when he takes charge of his 101st test match on 12 November when France meets South Africa in Marseille in the Autumn Nations...

RANKED: The countries with the most test centurions

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

An elite group of 80 men's international players have reached the incredible milestone of 100 test caps.     Even some of the most talented players who have graced the rugby pitch...

Alaalatoa claims third Brett Robinson Award

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies captain Allan Alaalatoa has taken home the Brumbies’ Brett Robinson Players’ Player of the Year Award, joining George Smith as just the second to win the coveted award more than twice. Alaalatoa...