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Wasps’ George Smith: My Toulon reunion will be very toughGeorge Smith, who spent two seasons at Toulon, looks forward to Sunday’s European clash at the Ricoh Arena08:00, 22 NOV 2015George Smith, pictured in action against Leicester Tigers, will be a key figure in Sunday’s Toulon clash.Unlike most of the southern hemisphere giants who have joined Mourad Boudjellal’s Toulon revolution since 2006, he has found rugby life beyond the Stade Mayol.Smith could have been excused for putting his jackal into retirement at the end of the 2010/11 season, but since then he has added a stint in Japan to a second season in France with Lyon, prior to joining Dai Young’s squad.Toulon’s squad is significantly changed since Smith’s departure, but he still has no doubt about their quality, and just how difficult Wasps’ task is.”It’s going to be a huge challenge for us,” says the former Wallaby.”They’ve got international players across the board and when you throw 50 cap players into your squad, they become formidable.”Without bigging them up too much, they are obviously a special club and have special players there and Coventry is in for a real treat on Sunday.”I’m familiar with the Australians there Quade Cooper, Lachie Turner, Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell. They are all internationals, playing well and coming off the back of world cup experiences. It will be nice to put a hit in on one of them if I get the chance.”Leinster’s Dave Kearney tackled by Ben Jacobs (left) and George Smith”It’s no secret, they attract international players, because it is a good lifestyle and there are lots of other international players there.
Meanwhile, a series of live appearances at the Notting Hill nightclub Yo Yo in the spring of 2006 whetted press and public appetites. “Smile” was her first composition, a song so appealing it prompted the producer Mark Ronson to fly her to New York at his own expense, where they collaborated on the delicate “The Littlest Things”. (Later, “Smile” would win a BMI songwriting award.
She also waded into the diversity row that been affecting the Academy Awards and explained why she won be boycotting the event with the likes of Jada Pinkett Smith. She said: am too new in this industry to be taking extreme decisions like that. When it comes to India I am very vocal about how I feel, but I am just six months old here, and honestly I want to go and see what will happen at the Oscars, especially as there is such a huge debate.