|Date of birth||14 July 1980|
George Smith made his Super 12 debut for the Brumbies in 2000 and also made his Test debut for Australia against France in Paris in the same year. In 2002 he won the John Eales Medal as the Wallabies Best and Fairest Player. Smith was part of the Australian 2003 Rugby World Cup squad and played in the Final against England and Helped the Brumbies to win the 2004 Super 12 Championship. He hit 50 Test caps against France at the Suncorp Stadium in 2005 and was awarded the Brumbies Players' Player of the Year for the fourth time. Smith is a member of the 2007 Tri Nations squad and is due to break David Wilson's record for Test appearances by an Australian flanker this year. Before the start of the 2007 Super 14 season, Smith cut off his trademark dreadlocks for charity.