The Vodacom URC returns with a vengeance this week and SA born-and-raised Benetton playmaker Rhyno Smith is excited to go against his former team when the Italians march into Durban to face the Sharks.
Playmaker Rhyno Smith says Italian teams Benetton and Zebre are no longer making up the numbers in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
A former sevens star who played in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship final is one of three South Africans named in the Barbarians squad to face Spain in Gijon on Saturday.
Rhyno Smith scored 29 points for the second week running – the most by any player in a Vodacom United Rugby Championship match this season – as Benetton smashed Cardiff 69-21 on Friday.
Benetton fullback Rhyno Smith produced some fancy footwork and an acrobatic celebration during his Man-of-the-Match performance against Italian rivals Zebre.
SA-born Benetton star Rhyno Smith returned home for a perfect goalkicking effort against the Vodacom Bulls, before bagging a brace against the Lions.
Former Sharks and Cheetahs fullback Rhyno Smith took just 35 seconds to score a brilliant try for Benetton in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship match against the Glasgow Warriors.
Check out how Cheetahs fullback Rhyno Smith pulled off a stunning 50-metre-plus drop goal in their Preparation Series match against the Pumas.
Flyhalf Eddie Fouche accounted for all of the Pumas’ points as they clinched a hard-fought 22-15 over the Cheetahs in Nelspruit on Friday.
Cheetahs fullback Rhyno Smith claimed the top try-scorer award for the curtailed 2019-20 PRO14 season after dotting down 10 times.