Smit: Jake treated players like schoolboys

2016-08-15 10:30

Outgoing Sharks CEO John Smit has opened up on why former coach Jake White had left the union.

Hadebe has quit rugby, Sharks confirm

2016-07-20 18:00

Outgoing Sharks CEO John Smit says the union was saddened to hear the news of hooker Monde Hadebe being banned for doping.

Titans CEO says no to Sharks job

2016-07-07 14:27

Jacques Faul, current CEO of the Titans cricket franchise, has ruled out the opportunity to become the new boss of the Sharks.

Smit hits back at former Sharks CEO

2016-06-22 14:32

John Smit has hit back at an open letter from former Sharks CEO Brian van Zyl that questioned the financial stability of the union.

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 regrets Plumtree exit

2016-08-13 10:30

Outgoing Sharks chief executive John Smit has revealed that he made a mistake sacking John Plumtree as head coach in a "colossal stuff-up".

Teichmann to become new Sharks boss

2016-07-18 07:06

Former Springbok and Sharks captain Gary Teichmann is set to replace John Smit as Sharks CEO.

Sharks secure renewed Cell C deal

2016-07-06 15:50

The Sharks have announced a renewed sponsorship deal with South African telecommunications company Cell C.

Sharks nearing insolvency, claims former CEO

2016-06-21 16:53

Former Sharks CEO Brian van Zyl has hit out at the financial well-being of the union under outgoing CEO John Smit.

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.

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