John Smit  Player Profile

John Smit

John Smit - Rugby

Country : South Africa 
Date of birth  : 03/04/1978 
Location : Polokwane 
Height : 1.88 m 
Weight : 122 kg 

John Smit on Eurosport

Stevens agrees Sharks switch

Stevens agrees Sharks switch - 18/02/2014 - Rugby

Former England prop Matt Stevens has agreed a two-year deal with the Durban-based Sharks in South Africa.

Matfield back at Bulls, targets Springboks return - 31/01/2014 - Rugby

World Cup-winning lock Victor Matfield has resumed his rugby playing career after three years out of the game and could yet feature in the 2015 tournament at

Sporting tributes for Nelson Mandela

Sporting tributes for Nelson Mandela - 06/12/2013 - All Sports

The sporting community paid tribute to Nelson Mandela after he passed away aged 95 on Thursday.

White joins Super Rugby's Sharks, reunites with Smit

White joins Super Rugby's Sharks, reunites with Smit - 07/10/2013 - Rugby - Super Rugby

Former South Africa coach Jake White was confirmed as director of rugby at Durban-based Sharks.

Quietly confident Springboks aware of challenge against NZ

Quietly confident Springboks aware of challenge against NZ  - 13/09/2013 - Rugby - Championship

South Africa are pleased with the progress they have made in the past 18 months but captain Jean de Villiers remains wary.

All Blacks juggle objectives ahead of Springboks clash

All Blacks juggle objectives ahead of Springboks clash - 12/09/2013 - Rugby - Championship

The double-edged sword of preparing for a World Cup defence and still win games has never been more evident for New Zealand.

Sharks run in 10 tries in comfortable win over Kings - 13/07/2013 - Rugby

Three tries in the first 16 minutes helped the Sharks secure a comfortable 58-13 home Super Rugby win over the bottom-placed Southern Kings on Saturday.

Venter leaves Saracens to join Sharks

Venter leaves Saracens to join Sharks - 11/06/2013 - Rugby - Premiership

Saracens technical director Brendan Venter has agreed to join the Sharks.

Venter leaves Saracens to join Sharks

Venter leaves Saracens to join Sharks - 11/06/2013 - Rugby - Super Rugby

Saracens technical director Brendan Venter has agreed to join the Sharks.

Smit turns down Toulon move to be CEO of Sharks

Smit turns down Toulon move to be CEO of Sharks - 16/04/2013 - Rugby - Super Rugby

John Smit has pulled out of a move to Toulon in order to take over as chief executive of the Durban-based Sharks franchise.

South African Smit to return to Sharks as CEO

South African Smit to return to Sharks as CEO - 16/04/2013 - Rugby - Super Rugby

John Smit is to take over as the chief executive officer of South African Super Rugby franchise the Sharks.

Sarries cut down Warriors - 14/04/2013 - Rugby - Premiership

Saracens secured a home semi-final spot in the Premiership play-offs with a bonus-point 47-17 win in a highly entertaining game with Worcester at Allianz Park.

Griffiths backs Smit for Sharks post

Griffiths backs Smit for Sharks post - 10/04/2013 - Rugby - Super Rugby

The appointment of John Smit as chief executive of South African franchise The Sharks would be "outstanding".

Brown to lead by deeds not words

Brown to lead by deeds not words - 22/02/2013 - Rugby

Scotland captain Kelly Brown says he is not the type of skipper to issue a rousing team talk to his colleagues - but insists he will do his talking on the pitch

O'Driscoll axed as Ireland skipper

O'Driscoll axed as Ireland skipper - 17/01/2013 - Rugby - Six Nations

Ireland number eight Jamie Heaslip will take over from Brian O'Driscoll as captain for this year's Six Nations.

 
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