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George Buchanan-Smith

George Buchanan-Smith

George Buchanan-Smith (born 20 July 1964) is a former Scotland international rugby union player. He represented Scotland from 1989 to 1990.[1]

George Buchanan-Smith
Birth nameGeorge Adam Edward Buchanan-Smith
Date of birth (1964-07-20) 20 July 1964
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland[1]
UniversityLoughborough University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Loughborough Students ()
London Scottish ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Scottish Exiles ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1989 Scotland 'B' 1
1989-90 Scotland 2 (0)

Early life

George Buchanan-Smith was born in July 1964 in Edinburgh.[1] He attended Fettes College and later studied at Loughborough University.

Rugby union career

Amateur career

He played for Loughborough Students before playing for London Scottish.[2]

Provincial career

He played for the Scottish Exiles district side.[3]

International career

He was capped by Scotland 'B' to play France 'B' in 1989.

Buchanan-Smith made his international debut on 28 October 1989 at Murrayfield in the Scotland vs Fiji match.[1] Of the 2 matches he played for his national side he was never on the losing side.[1] He played his final match for Scotland on 10 November 1990 at Murrayfield in the Scotland vs Argentina match.[1]

Later life

George Buchanan-Smith went on to become franchisee and operator of three McDonald's restaurants in Dunfermline, Scotland.[4]


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