Rugby Feb 1, 2018

Sungoliath cut George Smith after alleged assault

Australian rugby legend George Smith will no longer play for Suntory Sungoliath after the club said Thursday it had canceled the player's contract for his alleged assault of a taxi driver late last year. The 37-year-old flanker was arrested on Dec. 31 on suspicion of ...

Rugby star George Smith arrested for punching taxi driver in Tokyo

Rugby Jan 17, 2018

Rugby star George Smith arrested for punching taxi driver in Tokyo

Australian rugby legend George Smith was arrested by the Tokyo police on New Year's Eve for allegedly assaulting a taxi driver after refusing to pay his fare, authorities said Wednesday. According to the police, shortly after midnight on Dec. 31, the 37-year-old flanker, who played ...

Sungoliath pounce on Shining Arcs

More Sports / Rugby Sep 9, 2017

Sungoliath pounce on Shining Arcs

The Suntory Sungoliath jumped above the Kobe Kobelco Steelers to head the Japan Rugby Top League's Red Conference on Saturday thanks to a 36-11 victory over the NTT Communications Shining Arcs. George Smith showed his full array of skills at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground ...

More Sports / Rugby May 16, 2016

Wallaby legend Smith returning to Suntory

Suntory Sungoliath confirmed Monday that George Smith was returning to the club for the 2016-2017 Top League season. The former Wallaby previously played for Sungoliath from 2011-2014 before heading to Europe. Last week Smith, who won 111 caps for Australia, was named the Players' Player of ...