Ruan Smith rugby player
Ruan Smith rugby player

Ruan Smith

24th Jan 1990 1.88m/118kg Tighthead Prop

Match Preview: Emirates Lions v Zebre Parma

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Emirates Lions are back on home soil in Johannesburg, with skipper Marius Louw saying they have grown as a group from their four weeks on the road in Europe. They beat the Scarlets 24-23 and picked...

STARTS FOR NTLABAKANYE, ALBERTS IN LIONS’ FINAL TOUR MATCH IN BELFAST

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Emirates Lions face Irish outfit Ulster for their final tour match in Round 5 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship. Kick-off is at 21:35 (SA time) on Friday evening at Kingspan Stadium. Fresh...

United Rugby Championship Team Announcements Round 10

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

#SHAvLIO Cell C Sharks Thomas du Toit shifts over to the loosehead side Reinhard Nothnagel returns to Emirates Lions starting XV #STOvBUL BJ Dixon makes his first start of the season at...

Horn double as Emirates Lions overpower Stade Francais

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wing Quan Horn crossed for a try double as Emirates Lions produced a strong display to beat Stade Français Paris 30-12 in the EPCR Challenge Cup on Friday night.   Andries Coetzee and...

United Rugby Championship Team News and TV Listings

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for this weekend's Round 7 fixtures of the BKT United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #SCAvLEI Aaron...

The Weekend's United Rugby Championship Round 5 Teams

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for this weekend's Round 5 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #OSPvSTO Rhys...

Marius Louw and Andries Coetzee to start for the Lions

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Emirates Lions will host the Vodacom Bulls in their opening fixture of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship this Saturday at Emirates Airline Park.     The starting XV sees centre Marius...

United Rugby Championship Round 4 Team Announcements

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for this weekend's Round 4 fixtures of the BKT United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #CONvMUN Jack...

United Rugby Championship Round 4 Team Announcements

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday's Round 4 fixtures of the BKT United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #CONvMUN Jack...

Lions make two changes for Edinburgh clash

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions have made one alteration each to their starting pack and backline for Friday’s United Rugby Championship match against Edinburgh.     In the only change to the pack, Ruan Venter...