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.
Former World Cup-winning captain John Smit reflects on his first-hand experience of the Springboks’ success in 2019, touches on the dual role of hookers Bongi Mbonambi and Malcolm Marx while agreeing the national side could be set for long-term success.
Former Springbok captain John Smit discusses some of the inspirational outreach work he has been involved in during the lockdown period, while touching on an unexpected positive that local players could take away from this unexpected break.
In conversation with SuperSport, former Springbok captain John Smit selected his best Bok loose-forward trio from the professional era.
In conversation with SuperSport, former Springbok captain John Smit named his best Bok front row from the professional era.
World Cup-winning Springbok captains Francois Pienaar and John Smit have both lauded the Varsity Cup as a platform for creating Springboks.