Smit leaves Sharks for family, but admits his job wasn’t for sissies

2016-05-27 11:16

Celebrated former Springbok ­rugby captain John Smit on Thursday ­sensationally quit as the Sharks’ chief executive.

Sharks to leave Kings Park?

2016-04-22 18:30

The Sharks are currently in talks with the eThekwini Municipality over a potential move to Moses Mabhida Stadium.

New Sharks kit 'culturally inspired'

2015-12-04 07:04

The Sharks have unveiled their home and away kit for the 2016 Super Rugby competition.

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.


John Smit to resign as Sharks CEO

2016-05-26 15:26

John Smit, Chief Executive of The Sharks, has announced he will resign at the end of the 2016 season.

Sharks take Currie Cup rugby to townships

2016-04-01 14:00

The Sharks have announced that they will play three first round Currie Cup matches in township communities.

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.

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