Pau's All Black Ben Smith sent off as Stade claim win

2019-12-22 17:34

All Black wing Ben Smith was sent off on his Pau debut as his team went down to Top 14 strugglers Stade Francais.

Highlanders welcome back All Blacks star

2019-06-19 10:06

Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger has named his team for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

So-so injury news on Smith's hamstring

2019-05-07 09:57

New Zealand fullback Ben Smith has received a setback following his injury over the weekend after he was ruled out for up to eight weeks.

All Black Smith set for 150th Highlanders game

2019-04-10 10:17

Highlanders captain Ben Smith will play his 150th game for the Dunedin-based franchise when they tackle the Crusaders.

Highlanders reveal co-captains for Super Rugby season

2019-02-12 14:04

The Highlanders have unveiled their co-captains for the 2019 Super Rugby season.

All Blacks star Smith to join Pau

2018-12-11 22:09

New Zealand backline star Ben Smith will join Pau after next year's Rugby World Cup.

Ben Smith on the wing for Highlanders

2018-04-26 22:53

Highlanders head coach Aaron Mauger has decided on a few positional changes for the first leg of a two-game South African tour, at the Bulls.

Smith backs All Blacks' approach to head knocks

2017-08-15 11:20

Ben Smith believes the All Blacks' cautious approach to head knocks is the right one even if it means key players are forced to miss Tests.

Smith set to miss 8 All Black Tests

2017-07-16 11:01

Highlanders star and All Blacks vice captain Ben Smith is reportedly poised to take up his sabbatical this year and will miss eight Tests.

Ben Smith not concussed, has ear problem

2017-07-06 09:07

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has confirmed that injured fullback Ben Smith has been cleared of concussion.


All Blacks using Rugby Championship as RWC audition

2019-07-14 08:37

New Zealand utility back Ben Smith says the Rugby Championship will play a crucial role in their preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan later in the year.

Highlanders hopeful of Ben Smith selection

2019-06-18 10:28

The Highlanders are hopeful that All Blacks fullback Ben Smith will be available for selection for Friday’s quarter-final against the Crusaders.

Highlanders rest All Blacks star for Sunwolves clash

2019-04-24 13:57

Highlanders head coach Aaron Mauger has retained most of his starting XV to face the Sunwolves in Tokyo.

All Black duo back for Highlanders

2019-03-06 09:38

Aaron Smith and Ben Smith return for the Highlanders starting team for their Super Rugby derby against the Hurricanes in Wellington.

All Blacks pay tribute to Ben Smith

2018-12-13 08:26

NZ Rugby CEO Steve Tew and All Blacks coach Steve Hansen have paid tribute to fullback Ben Smith, who will depart next year.

Highlanders welcome back big guns for Waratahs

2018-07-19 09:10

The Highlanders have welcomed back All Blacks Ben Smith, Aaron Smith and Luke Whitelock among others for Saturday's Super Rugby quarter-final against the Waratahs.

Smith, Dixon retained as Highlanders co-captains

2017-12-21 12:23

Utility back Ben Smith and hooker Ash Dixon have been confirmed as the co-captains for the Highlanders for the second successive year.

All Back Smith activates sabbatical clause

2017-07-26 10:00

Ben Smith's agent has confirmed the All Blacks fullback will take a four-month sabbatical after the second Bledisloe Cup Test.

Smith fit, Coles still sidelined

2017-07-10 18:53

Fullback Ben Smith is fit to return to action for the Highlanders, but Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles will spend two more weeks on the sidelines.

Concussed All Black Smith out of Lions series

2017-06-29 06:59

All Blacks fullback Ben Smith has been ruled out of the remaining two Tests in the Lions series because of concussion.

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