John Smit pays respect to Jonah Lomu

2015-11-18 08:27

Former Springbok skipper John Smit has added his respects following the news of All Blacks great Jonah Lomu's shock death.

Burger to equal Bok RWC record

2015-10-06 10:22

Schalk Burger is set to equal John Smit's record of 17 World Cup appearances when he starts against the USA.

Smit: Transformation won't hinder Boks

2015-08-21 15:00

John Smit does not believe recent criticism of slow transformation in the Springbok team will have a negative impact at the RWC.

Smit thrilled with Le Roux signing

2015-06-02 14:35

Sharks CEO John Smit has welcomed the signing of Springbok fullback Willie le Roux.

Sharks confirm Potgieter capture

2015-05-06 16:43

The Sharks have announced the signing of Waratahs loose-forward Jacques Potgieter on a two-year contract.

Sharks board hail Smit's impact

2015-04-16 18:30

The chairperson of the Sharks board, Stephen Saad, has lauded CEO John Smit after an improvement in the union’s finances.

Cape Epic tougher than a Test - Smit

2015-03-18 10:24

Former Springbok captain John Smit has described the Absa Cape Epic as tougher than playing a Test match.

Sharks pleased to get Bok Test

2014-12-15 14:00

The Sharks have welcomed the decision to award one of SA’s two Rugby Championship Tests in 2015 to Kings Park.

Venter: Once a week at Sharks

2014-10-31 07:33

Brendan Venter will fly in to Durban once a week as he fulfils the role of technical assistant to new Sharks coach Gary Gold.

Gold honoured to get Sharks job

2014-10-24 15:26

For former Springbok forwards coach Gary Gold, the opportunity to coach the Cell C Sharks marks an exciting time in his career.


Smit: Boks can’t go wrong at No 2

2015-10-27 14:25

Former captain John Smit believes the Springboks are blessed with three quality hookers in their Rugby World Cup squad.

Burger to equal Bok RWC record

2015-10-05 21:48

Schalk Burger is set to equal John Smit's record of 17 World Cup appearances when he starts against the USA.

Smit: Boks have blueprint to beat All Blacks

2015-08-21 08:38

Former captain John Smit believes the Springboks have what it takes to defeat the All Blacks at the upcoming Rugby World Cup.

Smit trusts Sanzar over Hoffmann action

2015-05-16 14:52

Sharks CEO John Smit backs Sanzar to take the right steps following Rohan Hoffmann's refereeing display on Saturday

John Smit writes open letter to Sharks fans

2015-05-06 13:08

With the franchise struggling in this year's Super Rugby competition, Sharks CEO John Smit has written an open letter to their fans.

Sharks lack culture

2015-04-07 14:00

Jacobus has taken a swipe at Sharks CEO John Smit, asking if he is the right man to lead the Durban-based franchise.

Smit backs Boks to win RWC

2015-02-12 16:30

RWC winning captain John Smit says the current Springbok team will be one of the favourites to lift the William Webb Ellis trophy.

Sharks in 'epic' Toulon battle

2014-12-02 14:31

The Sharks will play two-time Heineken Cup champions Toulon in a pre-season friendly at the Stade Mayol in Toulon.

Gold outlines Sharks' plans

2014-10-29 14:24

With Gary Gold the Sharks' new Director of Rugby, there will be some changes to the way the coaching set-up is structured.

Gold named Jake's successor

2014-10-24 06:46

Gary Gold has been confirmed as Director of Rugby at the Sharks, with Brendan Venter named Technical Director.

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