Posts Tagged ‘ Juan Smith ’

Farewell to the original warrior

February 12, 2013
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Farewell to the original warrior

Rugby players retire all the time, but it is not often that you will find the global rugby community express a collective sense of loss when a player decides to hang up his boots for good.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Personalities | 9 Comments »

Juan Smith hang sy stewels op

February 11, 2013
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Legendariese Springbok en Cheetahs losvoorspeler, Juan Smith, sal finaal sy stewels ophang.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 5 Comments »

Cheetahs coach smiling

February 6, 2013
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Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské admits he has a “nice” problem with eight of his nine loose forwards available for selection.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 10 Comments »

Juan Smith returns to rugby

January 29, 2013
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Springbok flank Juan Smith will make his long awaited return to rugby when the Cheetahs face the Stormers in a Super Rugby warm-up game in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
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Posted in General Discussions | 6 Comments »

Juan likely to return for Cheetahs

January 3, 2013
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A final decision regarding the playing future of Springbok flank Juan Smith will now only be made at the end of January.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 23 Comments »

Cheetahs fighting to keep Juan

November 19, 2012
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The Cheetahs are doing everything within their powers to try and stop loose forward Juan Smith from moving to France.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 4 Comments »

No Juan Smith in 2012

April 4, 2012
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No Juan Smith in 2012

Springbok and Cheetahs flank Juan Smith has taken an indefinite break from rugby due to an ongoing Achilles injury.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 6 Comments »

Juan still not 100%

January 24, 2012
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Juan still not 100%

The Cheetahs’ Springbok flank Juan Smith has not been included in their pre-season training camp to Jeffreys Bay after experiencing further discomfort in training.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Super Rugby | 4 Comments »

SA Rugby confirms Smith withdrawal

August 18, 2011
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SA Rugby confirms Smith withdrawal

The Springboks have received a massive blow with the news that star flank Juan Smith will not be available for the World Cup.
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Posted in Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 33 Comments »

Juan losing battle against time

July 27, 2011
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Juan losing battle against time

With lock Flip van der Merwe also on his way home, and Alistair Hargreaves training without any discomfort on Tuesday, it looks like that the Boks will again utilise Danie Rossouw as a loose forward.
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Posted in Springboks, Tri-Nations, World Cup 2011 | 3 Comments »

Good news for Juan

March 1, 2011
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Good news for Juan

There is a fairly good chance that Juan Smith may be able to recuperate in time for this year’s World Cup in New Zealand.
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Posted in Super 15, World Cup 2011 | 8 Comments »

Cheetahs have their captain back

February 24, 2011
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Cheetahs have their captain back

They might have lost stand-in captain, Adriaan Strauss, to a broken hand, but the Cheetahs received a massive boost ahead of this weekend’s clash with the Bulls as Juan Smith was declared fit to lead the side.
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Cheetahs lose captain for opener

February 16, 2011
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Cheetahs lose captain for opener

The Cheetahs were dealt a cruel early-season blow when captain Juan Smith was ruled out of the Super Rugby showdown with the Sharks in Durban on Saturday.
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Posted in Super 15 | 7 Comments »

Leading without example

January 12, 2011
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Springbok rugby and South African rugby in general is coming to the end of an era, and it might be time to think about what the future holds.
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Posted in Columnists | 99 Comments »

Juan to captain Boks on EOYT?

August 31, 2010
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With the Tri-Nations about to be wrapped up from a South African perspective shifted has already started to shift to the End of Year Tour.
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Posted in Springboks | 11 Comments »

Kankowski called up to Boks

August 23, 2010
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Flanker Juan Smith is the only injury concern in the Springbok camp following the weekend’s last-gasp 22-29 loss to the All Blacks at the FNB Stadium.
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Posted in Springboks | 42 Comments »

Juan commits to Cheetahs

June 4, 2010
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His business interests and pride in the Cheetahs jersey made it easy for Juan Smith to renew his contract with the Free State Rugby Union.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 16 Comments »

Juan still mourning

May 25, 2010
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Springbok flanker Juan Smith will probably only play for South Africa in August.
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Posted in Springboks | 1 Comment »

Juan back for the Cheetahs

April 20, 2010
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The Cheetahs, who  finish their tour this weekend when they take on the Chiefs, have been bolstered with the news that Juan Smith has returned to captain the side.
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Posted in Super 14 | 4 Comments »

Smith back for Cheetahs

April 7, 2010
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The Cheetahs have announced their team to take on the Brumbies this weekend.
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Posted in Super 14 | 13 Comments »

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