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.

Uncertain future played a role in Cheetahs loss - Smith

2017-03-26 20:29

The uncertainty regarding their Super Rugby future was a contributing factor in the Cheetahs' loss to the Sharks.

Div hits out at Smith, says Boks will struggle

2017-03-23 14:40

Peter de Villiers has hit out at the tactics employed by Cheetahs coach Franco Smith and doubts he’ll be able to improve the Springboks' attack.

Bring back the fetcher, says Meyer

2017-03-12 06:11

Former Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has cautioned SA Super Rugby sides against their newfound penchant for playing without specialist openside flankers.

Injury-hit Cheetahs not underestimating Sunwolves

2017-03-10 09:19

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith insists they will not be underestimating the Sunwolves in Saturday’s Super Rugby encounter in Bloemfontein.

Smith: Possible to juggle Cheetahs and Boks

2017-03-08 14:37

Springbok backline coach Franco Smith thinks that his Cheetahs coaching role will benefit the national side this year.


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.

Sharks 'know what to expect' from Cheetahs

2017-03-24 19:02

The Sharks and the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein is the match of the weekend from a South African perspective.

Cheetahs 'building a winning culture'

2017-03-13 10:29

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith was not at all surprised by how close his side's match against the Sunwolves turned out to be.

Franco happy to trial scrumhalf on the wing

2017-03-10 12:26

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith is confident that Zee Mkhabela, normally a scrumhalf, will function well on the wing.

Cheetahs forced to ring changes

2017-03-09 12:19

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has announced his team for their Super Rugby encounter against the Sunwolves in Bloemfontein.

Our brand is heading in the right direction - Bok coach Franco Smith

As the extended Springbok training squad went through their paces during their first field session, Springbok assistant coach Franco Smith reiterated the need to put the Boks first and praised the recent cooperation between the various Super Rugby franchises. Watch.

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