Smith to join Brumbies

By JOSEPHINE NAVULA

Former Wallaby flanker George Smith will join the Brumbies on a short term contract, after the Brumbies had been investigating the possibility of getting a backrower in to fill a hole.

Smith will be filling the final spot in the team’s 35-man squad.

According to ?The Roar?, Smith, along with the 120 combined Super Rugby caps of David Pocock and Clyde Rathbone, adds enormous experience to a Brumbies squad on an upward trajectory.

Still only 32, Smith played Super Rugby 120 games for the Brumbies and 110 Test for the Wallabies before leaving Australian rugby in 201o to join French club, Toulon.

He left the Brumbies after 2010 for France where he played with Toulon before moving to Japan.

Meanwhile, Brumbies are leading the Super Rugby points table with 9 points followed by defending champions, Chiefs with 5 points while newbies the Kings sits in third spot with 4 points.