Kwagga Smith rugby player
Kwagga Smith rugby player

Kwagga Smith

11th Jun 1993 1.80m/90kg Openside Flanker

Analysis: The depth of South Africa's Pack

3 months 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

5 months 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...

Japan continues to benefit from World Cup hype after record attendances in the Top League

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The hype from the Rugby World Cup has not died down in Japan with the Top League recording record attendances during the opening round of the competition on Sunday.   The season got off to a late...

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

Springboks make changes for Canada clash

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa have made 13 changes to their starting side to face Canada at the Rugby World Cup on Tuesday.   After losing to the All Blacks in their opener, the Springboks have claimed comfortable...

Rugby World Cup 2019 Preview: South Africa v Namibia

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa are aiming to shrug off their opening Rugby World Cup loss to New Zealand and Kwagga Smith believes they will have no problem putting that defeat behind when they face Namibia. The Springboks...

Schalk Brits starts in the back row and leads the Boks against Namibia

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has named his team for the Pool B match against Namibia at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday, 28 September:   The Springboks have rotated their squad for Saturday’s...

Olympians set to make Rugby World Cup history at Japan 2019

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a historic first for the Rugby World Cup, 18 Olympians from nine nations are set to take to the field at Japan 2019, the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia, which begins on Friday when hosts Japan...

Vermeulen hits 50 as the Springboks name team to face the All Blacks

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged matchday 23 for their first World Cup match against the All Blacks in Yokohama on Saturday.       The Springboks will field an unchanged...

How the Springboks could line up against New Zealand

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup officially kicks off on Friday with hosts Japan facing off against Russia as Jamie Joseph looks to get a win in their opening game, a feat England managed in 2015 against Fiji.     However, the...