Coenie hails Franco's impact at Boks

2017-06-21 13:00

Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen has lauded the impact made by assistant coach Franco Smith.

One of Allister’s best Tests, says Mallett

2017-06-12 09:57

Nick Mallett says the Springboks’ win over France was one of the better performances under the guidance of head coach Allister Coetzee.

Franco out if Cheetahs lose Super Rugby status

2017-05-22 13:04

Franco Smith will not continue to coach the Cheetahs if they are axed from the Super Rugby competition.

Cheetahs name team for Blues tussle

2017-05-10 11:31

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Blues in Auckland.

Cheetahs to play to their strengths

2017-05-04 07:14

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith says they will stick to their ball-in-hand approach when they host the Highlanders in Bloemfontein.

Wake up or 'get a klap' - Franco

2017-04-24 20:03

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has warned his players to be switched on or they “will get a big klap” against the Crusaders in Bloemfontein this weekend.

Small-Smith wings it for Cheetahs

2017-04-20 17:15

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Bulls in Pretoria.

Rory Duncan named Cheetahs Currie Cup coach

2017-04-07 13:19

The Free State Cheetahs have named Rory Duncan as head coach of their Currie Cup side.

Franco pleads for Cheetahs to stay in Super Rugby

2017-03-31 10:20

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith believes the Bloemfontein-based franchise deserves to retain its Super Rugby status.

Cheetahs pick Marais at centre for Stormers clash

2017-03-30 12:42

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their South African Super Rugby derby against the Stormers at Newlands.


Springboks want to be more clinical - Smith

2017-06-13 22:38

Springbok assistant coach Franco Smith called for a more clinical performance when South Africa face an improved France in the second Test in Durban.

Boks, Coetzee seek balance against French

2017-06-05 16:00

The Springboks need to find the right balance between the attack-mindedness of Franco Smith and the structure of Brendan Venter.

Cheetahs ring changes for 'Canes

2017-05-18 11:35

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes in Wellington.

Franco: Cheetahs can beat Kiwi teams

2017-05-09 18:30

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith insists his side can beat the New Zealand teams in Super Rugby.

Zeilinga back at pivot for Cheetahs

2017-05-03 13:15

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Super Rugby match against the Highlanders in Bloemfontein.

Talk of Super Rugby axe affecting Cheetahs

2017-04-24 14:25

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith feels uncertainty regarding their Super Rugby status is negatively impacting his players.

Marais starts at flyhalf for Cheetahs

2017-04-13 12:36

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for Saturday’s Super Rugby clash against the Chiefs in Bloemfontein.

Matfield: Can Boks marry differing coaching philosophies?

2017-04-07 10:29

Victor Matfield says it will be interesting to see how differing coaching philosophies are brought together in the Springbok camp.

Franco Smith chats to Sport24

2017-03-31 09:15

Cheetahs coach and Bok assistant, FRANCO SMITH, discusses his side's potential Super Rugby axing and previews the Stormers derby at Newlands.

Cheetahs look to 'control the controllables'

2017-03-27 14:43

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith says his side needs to try and forget about the uncertainty surrounding his side's future in Super Rugby.

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