Boks: Win with bit to spare, please!

2017-08-17 12:23

Anything but a fairly resounding home win against the Pumas will drag the Boks back toward square one in their resurgence drive, insists Rob Houwing.

Spotlight on Elton’s back-up

2017-08-15 21:42

Franco Smith was playing his cards close to his chest when he was asked who would be Bok first choice if flyhalf Elton Jantjies was to be injured during the Rugby Championship.

R2 million academy boost for Cheetahs

2017-07-24 11:10

The Cheetahs’ top brass are confident for the future of the union after a significant sponsorship boost for their academy.

Cheetahs name final Super Rugby team

2017-07-12 12:15

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Super Rugby encounter against the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth.

Franco Smith linked with Lions job

2017-07-07 08:34

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has been linked with the Lions coaching job for next year's Super Rugby after Johan Ackermann departs.

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.


Smith: Pumas will not play like their Super-side

2017-08-17 07:17

The Jaguares’ poor run in Super Rugby will not affect Argentina’s performance in the Rugby Championship.

Europe will help the Boks as well - Smith

2017-07-25 15:46

Cheetahs Director of Rugby Franco Smith believes his team’s possible move to playing in Europe can be beneficial for South African rugby as a whole.

Major coaching reshuffle for Cheetahs

2017-07-14 13:04

Cheetahs head coach Franco Smith and Director of Rugby Rory Duncan will swap roles after the completion of the current Super Rugby season.

Lions 'not an option' for Franco Smith

2017-07-07 10:56

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith says that coaching the Lions next year is not an option and that he still believes in the Cheetahs.

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.

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