Kwagga Smith rugby player
Kwagga Smith rugby player

Kwagga Smith

11th Jun 1993 1.80m/90kg Openside Flanker

Who could replace Duane Vermeulen in the Springbok line up and why Coetzee was omitted

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

'We are fearing for the worst.'   Those were the words of Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus when queried about Duane Vermeulen's injury after the announcement of the Springbok squad to play...

Eight uncapped players named in the Springboks squad for Lions Series

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Frans Steyn and Morné Steyn are in line to experience the rare honour of facing the British & Irish Lions for a second time after being named in a dynamic Springbok squad featuring several Rugby...

Beauden Barrett and three World Cup winning Springboks named in Top League XV of 2021

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League concluded this weekend with Panasonic Wild Knights beating Suntory Sungoliath 26-31 in the Final on Sunday.     The competition organisers have since named the...

Former All Blacks take centre stage in round two of the Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights led the two conferences in the Top League after two rounds of action.   Sungoliath claimed a comfortable 14-31 victory over Honda in round two while...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Springboks depth to be test in the Rugby Championship

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber will have a tough task ahead of him as the new Springbok head coach as the Rugby Championship looms with South Africa's domestic competition still yet to kick off and a growing injury...

Analysis: The depth of South Africa's Pack

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks went through a major transformation under Rassie Erasmus in 2018 with the former Springbok introducing a new a number of new faces and changing the fortunes of the struggling...

Watch: Willie Le Roux's sublime performance in the opening round of the Top League

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning fullback Willie Le Roux starred in his return to the Top League on Sunday despite his side narrowly losing 31-29 to Yamaha Jubilo.   Le Roux enjoyed a stint with Canon Eagles before...