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 played against the British & Irish Lions as a young Shark in 1997. Twelve years later he proudly captained the Springboks to a series victory 🇿🇦🦁#CastleLionsSeries pic.twitter.com/LiRY2eR1Vd
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