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John Smit.  Picture: GALLO IMAGES/STEVE HAAG

John Smit says goodbye to Sharks

Smit, who captained SA to Rugby World Cup triumph in 2007, says he is resigning to spend more time with his family

Coetzee’s chance to buck the trend

Allister Coetzee. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee will need to be bold, even brave, in his first squad to face Ireland

Combrinck is not in frame as Lions pivot

FLYER: Ruan Combrinck has the skills to fill in for injured Lions flyhalves, but the coaching team feels moving him from the wing would be too disruptive. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEE WARREN

Assistant coach confirms winger Ruan Combrinck is not an option to replace injured Jantjies and Van der Walt

Bulls and Lions players seek Bok nod

SQUAD HOPES:  Bongi Mbonambi’s fine form for the Stormers could see him called up for Springbok duty. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/ASHLEY VLOTMAN

Huge match-ups will double as a last-minute trial to impress Bok coach Allister Coetzee before he announces the Test squad against Ireland

Coetzee to fly in just four Boks for Tests

ROCK:  Duane Vermeulen brings experience and gravitas to the No8 position — and looks set to be the next  Springbok captain. Picture: GETTY IMAGES

Coetzee names his first Bok team since he took over as coach


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