John Smit

Sharks boss open to ‘engage’ with Jake White

Reacting to media reports that Jake White has quit as coach of the Brumbies, Sharks' boss John Smit said White could add value to the SA team.

Exodus rubs salt in Sharks’ wounds

But the attrition of team members like JP Pietersen for more lucrative shores can have a silver lining.

John Smit named Sharks boss

Former Springbok captain John Smit has been appointed chief executive of the Sharks rugby franchise.

Heady days after the golden age of Super Rugby

Young rugby stars have emerged so fast since the John Smit days that it is hard to imagine life before them, writes Andy Capostagno.

Ready, steady, Super Rugby

The new season is about to start and will provide a weekly dress rehearsal for Springbok selectors.

Bryce Lawrence wary of refereeing in SA

After an outcry over Bryce Lawrence's World Cup refereeing, the rugby official says he will not officiate in SA should he fear for his life.

Smit welcomes expanded Tri-Nations

Outgoing Springbok rugby captain John Smit says the expanded Tri-Nations rugby tournament is a welcome change to the previous tournament.

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 quarterfinal loss to Australia in Wellington on Sunday.

Do or die: The real World Cup starts now, says Smit

While the other teams in the World Cup quarterfinals have made a show of being blasé, Bok captain John Smit admits the heat is on: "It's do or die."

Bok skipper Smit shows critics up

John Smit left for the World Cup under siege to hold his place in the Bok team, yet he will be creating new records when he leads SA against Namibia.

World Cup pressure rises as Boks arrive in NZ

After a poor Tri-Nations campaign, the Boks are under increasing pressure as the president orders the World Cup home and fans hope for their success.

Divvy defends Smit’s selection for Boks

Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says there were no selection issues as John Smit is "the best hooker in world rugby".

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