PIC: US ambassador shares 'first Shabbat dinner in SA' with former Bok captain

2019-11-15 22:44

As freshly minted US ambassador to South Africa, Lana Marks warms to her new position, it has also included a Shabbat dinner with 2007 Rugby World Cup winning captain, John Smit, who she refers to as her "oldest friends".

SA v Canada: A big barney … and Barney’s debut!

2019-10-07 13:04

Rob Houwing winds back the clock to the two (far from uneventful) earlier tussles between South Africa and Canada, Tuesday’s RWC 2019 combatants.

Bok legend sets sights on club rugby revival

2019-03-05 20:50

The Springboks’ 2007 Rugby World Cup winning captain, John Smit, has thrown his weight behind the revival of club rugby.

WATCH: Former Bok skipper John Smit re-watches 2007 RWC final

11 years after the Springboks secured the 2017 Rugby World Cup title with a win against England, former skipper John Smit re-watches the final.

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John Smit on where Currie Cup final will be won

2018-10-23 12:20

Former Springbok and Sharks hooker John Smit predicts another thrilling Currie Cup final at Newlands.

Former Bok skipper welcomes Beast to '100 club'

2018-06-16 19:49

Former Springbok captain John Smit has welcomed Tendai Mtawarira to the exclusive list of South African Test centurions.

When Boks were on top of the world

2017-10-15 06:05

Friday, October 20, marks 10 years since the Springboks won the 2007 World Cup by beating defending champions England 15-6.

Smit warns Boks against complacency

2017-09-08 16:55

Springbok great John Smit believes the Rugby Championship clash with the Wallabies in Perth on Saturday will be the Boks' toughest test of 2017 thus far.

Smit joins McCaw as World Rugby awards judge

2017-08-24 14:47

Former Springbok captain John Smit has been named on a World Rugby panel to judge the international Player of the Year awards.

John Smit hooked on TransCape

2017-07-24 15:50

Former Springbok hooker John Smit faces an examination of another kind when he competes in the TransCape mountain bike race for the first time next year.


Jake treated us like schoolboys, Beast recalls

2019-11-08 12:15

Springbok prop Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira has recalled a turbulent period at the Sharks with former national coach Jake White at the helm.

Pienaar, Smit give Boks advice for World Cup

2019-07-04 13:55

Former Springbok Rugby World Cup-winning captains Francois Pienaar and John Smit have highlighted a few key areas for the team in 2019.

Ex-Bok captain eager to tackle TransCape

2019-01-22 15:03

Former Springbok captain John Smit missed out on his chance to ride the TransCape MTB Encounter last year, but is excited for this year's event.

Bok legend: WP have a bit more firepower

2018-10-24 10:45

Legendary former Springbok and WP wing Carel du Plessis says he expects his former team to edge the Sharks in the Currie Cup final.

Former Bok skipper appointed to SARLA board

2018-10-20 06:00

Former Springbok captain John Smit has been appointed to the board of the South African Rugby Legends Association.

Kirsten, Smit staying fit this summer

2017-11-03 13:06

Gary Kirsten and John Smit share training and fitness tips as they prepare for the 2018 Absa Cape Epic.

Smit: Why not rotate SA teams in PRO14?

2017-09-15 10:50

Former Springbok captain John Smit says South Africa's PRO14 franchises should be rotated every couple of years.

Smit to tackle Rhino Peak Challenge

2017-08-24 15:18

2007 Rugby World Cup-winning captain John Smit has accepted the offer to take on the gruelling Rhino Peak Challenge on World Rhino Day.

5 Boks qualify for Rugby Centurions society

2017-08-22 14:34

History will be made later this year when an elite society of exceptional rugby players are brought together.

John Smit: The Lions have a chance in NZ

2017-06-09 06:30

Former Springbok captain John Smit believes the British and Irish Lions are in with a shot at winning the series against the All Blacks.

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