John Smit

John Smit will leave Saracens to return to Sharks Super Rugby as CEO
Tuesday 16th April 15:24

John Smit will leave double-chasing Saracens in the summer to return to Sharks Super Rugby as chief executive.

Smit wary of Wallabies
Monday 3rd October 13:48

South Africa captain John Smit is sure that Australia will consider themselves favourites ahead of their World Cup quarter-final.

Boks up intensity for WC
Thursday 1st September 13:10

The Springboks have ramped up their intensity as they prepare for their World Cup defence, according to Peter de Villiers.

Smit starts on the bench
Tuesday 16th August 12:35

South Africa captain John Smit has been dropped to the bench for the Springboks' final Tri-Nations contest against New Zealand.

Smit defends De Villiers
Friday 29th July 07:17

Springboks captain John Smit offered a strong defence of coach Peter de Villiers ahead of Saturday's Test against New Zealand.

Sarries Smit-ten with signing
Thursday 14th July 10:41

Saracens scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth has hailed the signing of Springboks legend John Smit.

Smit confirms Sarries deal
Wednesday 13th July 08:17

South Africa captain John Smit has confirmed he is to retire from international rugby after the World Cup in order to join Saracens.

Sarries close in on Smit
Tuesday 10th May 08:26

South Africa captain John Smit is set to be unveiled as Saracens' new marquee signing for next season.

Smit keeps captaincy
Monday 2nd May 13:22

John Smit has been named as South Africa captain for the 2011 season, including their rugby World Cup title defence.

Boks confirm Smit absence
Wednesday 22nd September 16:10

South Africa captain John Smit has been ruled out of the Springboks' November tour to Great Britain and Ireland.

Smit boost for Springboks
Monday 21st June 11:15

South Africa captain John Smit is in line to play in the second Test against Italy on Saturday after returning to training.

Boks captain ruled out
Monday 14th June 14:31

South Africa captain John Smit is to miss Saturday's clash with Italy at Witbank after suffering a hamstring injury.

Boks punished for protest
Monday 24th August 18:53

South African rugby chiefs and players have been fined for protesting Bakkies Botha's ban.

Smit confident after Lions win
Wednesday 22nd July 17:24

John Smit believes beating the Lions was the best possible way to prepare for the Tri-Nations.

Smit - Lions worthy winners
Saturday 4th July 20:38

John Smit was left with mixed emotions after South Africa lost 28-9 to the British and Irish Lions in the third Test.

Smit fears for the future
Friday 3rd July 12:33

South Africa captain John Smit fears Bakkies Botha's ban could set an unwanted precedent in the game.

John Smit
Wednesday 13th May 12:06

The few who doubted Smit's leadership abilities were left silent after he led South Africa to World Cup glory in 2007. After being appointed coach, the first moves Peter de Villiers made was to assess Smit's availability as Bok skipper.

Boks embrace tough draw
Tuesday 2nd December 09:22

John Smit has welcomed defending champions South Africa's tough draw for the 2011 World Cup.

Smit sensed special show
Saturday 22nd November 18:36

South Africa captain John Smit felt there was a special performance brewing before their demolition of England at Twickenham.

Springboks furious at 'puppet' jibe
Thursday 10th July 19:22

South Africa have reacted furiously to an interview in which former All Black Craig Dowd labelled coach Peter de Villiers a "puppet".

Features

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