Former Springbok captain John Smit reflects on the memorable first Test against the British & Irish Lions in Durban twelve years ago and changing position to accommodate the in-form Bismarck du Plessis at hooker.
John Smit has paid tribute to Neels Liebel after learning that the former Springbok strength and conditioning coach had passed away.
Legendary former Springbok captain John Smit has come to the defence of under-fire British & Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones, whom he believes embodies the spirit of rugby more than any other player.
Former England and British & Irish Lions wing Ugo Monye says Cheslin Kolbe is an inspiration and one of the most devastating runners the game has ever seen.
Former Sharks captain John Smit admits he spent 15 minutes locked in a toilet in order to regain his composure after the Vodacom Bulls clinched the 2007 Super Rugby final at Kings Park.
Several former teammates including John Smit, Schalk Brits, Neil de Kock and Billy Vunipola have shared their fondest memories of Saracens stalwart Brad Barritt following his departure from the club.
Frans Steyn recalls former Springbok captain John Smit asked him to lead the Bokke chant during a team huddle, only for the then Test rookie to scream out the name of his provincial team. Blooper.
Former Springbok captain John Smit reflects on controversial incidents with former Kiwi referees Paul Honiss, Bryce Lawrence and Steve Walsh on Jean de Villiers and Schalk Burger’s entertaining ‘Use It or Lose It’ talk show.
Jean de Villiers, Schalk Burger and John Smit share some hilarious stories about their playing days, while also chatting about Kamp Staaldraad and what rugby can learn from the Covid-19-enforced lockdown.
Look back at Jake White’s post-match speech following the Springboks’ 22-16 victory over the Wallabies at Loftus Versfeld during the 2005 Tri-Nations.