John Smit

 
Pups cut their teeth with the Jake White Sharks
Pups cut their teeth with the Jake White Sharks
The franchise has a new chief executive in John Smit and a new director of rugby in Jake White and it is not coincidental that they have been...
Sharks boss open to 'engage' with Jake White
Sharks boss open to 'engage' with Jake White
Sharks chief executive John Smit said on Thursday he would be open to "engage" with the former Springbok coach Jake White should an...
Exodus rubs salt in Sharks' wounds
Exodus rubs salt in Sharks' wounds
John Smit has his work cut out when he assumes the role of Sharks chief executive on July 1. It must have seemed a no-brainer when the most capped...
John Smit named Sharks boss
John Smit named Sharks boss
The Durban rugby union said on Tuesday that Smit (35) would start his new job on July 1, replacing incumbent chief executive Brian van Zyl,...
Heady days after the golden age of Super Rugby
Heady days after the golden age of Super Rugby
The curtain falls on act one of the Super Rugby season on Saturday night. When the last person has left Loftus Versfeld, it will mark the beginning...
Ready, steady, Super Rugby
Ready, steady, Super Rugby
The peregrinations of Rassie Erasmus notwithstanding, preseason training continues apace in South Africa's Super Rugby franchises.
Bryce Lawrence wary of refereeing in SA
Bryce Lawrence wary of refereeing in SA
New Zealand rugby referee Bryce Lawrence says he won't officiate in South Africa should he fear for his safety after his performance at October's...
Smit welcomes expanded Tri-Nations
Smit welcomes expanded Tri-Nations
The expanded Tri-Nations rugby tournament is a welcome change to the previous tournament, outgoing Springbok rugby captain John Smit said on...
Springboks crash out of the Rugby World Cup
Springboks crash out of the Rugby World Cup
The Springboks' Rugby World Cup title defence came to an end with a nail-biting 11-9 loss to Australia in Wellington on Sunday.
Do or die: The real World Cup starts now, says Smit
Do or die: The real World Cup starts now, says Smit
While the other teams who have reached the World Cup quarterfinals have made a show of being blasé, Bok captain John Smit admits the pressure's on...
Bok skipper Smit shows critics up
Bok skipper Smit shows critics up
Springbok captain John Smit left for the World Cup under siege to hold his place in the Springboks team, yet he will be creating new records when...
World Cup pressure rises as Boks arrive in NZ
World Cup pressure rises as Boks arrive in NZ
Winger Bryan Habana smiles when asked about the pressure of expectation on defending champions South Africa ahead of the Rugby World Cup in New...

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