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Glasgow have announced that head coach Franco Smith has been unable to return to his native South Africa because of visa delays.

14 Oct, 12:39

Franco Smith has challenged his players to show bravery when they host Cardiff as they bid to bounce back from a poor start to the…

23 Sep, 5:30

Glasgow’s rebuild under new head coach Franco Smith got off to a rocky start as they suffered a 33-11 defeat at Benetton.

16 Sep, 15:14

New Glasgow coach Franco Smith has named three debutants in his starting XV for Friday’s United Rugby Championship opener away t…

15 Sep, 11:42

Franco Smith's road less travelled has brought him to Glasgow, where he must lift the "gloom" hanging over the Warriors.

Jamie Lyall
12 Aug, 16:31

Glasgow have appointed Franco Smith as their new head coach on an initial two-year contract. The 50-year-old joins from the Italia…

Liam Heagney
02 Aug, 6:27

Italy have named former New Zealand international Kieran Crowley as their national team rugby coach, replacing South African Franc…

19 May, 21:26

An array of grim statistics point to a harrowing afternoon in store when Italy face England at Twickenham.

13 Feb, 5:35

Italy have announced former South Africa international Franco Smith as interim head coach for the 2020 Guinness Six Nations.

Online Editors
21 Nov, 14:13

It has been confirmed that Hawies Fourie (50) will take over the reins from Franco Smith as Head Coach of the Toyota Cheetahs in S…

Online Editors
27 Jun, 6:49

PRO14 franchise Cheetahs said goodbye to their boss Franco Smith this week, but their revelation that he is off to Italy was curio…

Online Editors
15 May, 6:46

It was last month when it first emerged that Franco Smith had been offered a role with Italy in 2020... the Cheetahs board has now…

Online Editors
14 May, 9:00

Glasgow head coach Franco Smith is relishing the chance to test their improving form against the BKT United Rugby Championship.

06 Jan, 14:50

The Springboks have explained why sub lock Franco Mostert has been chosen ahead of two-try sub back-rower Kwagga Smith as next Sat…

Liam Heagney
30 Aug, 8:20

Results didn't improve for Italy under Franco Smith so they have changed tack again by appointing ex-All Blacks back Kieran Crowle…

19 May, 7:57

Defeat to Wales on Saturday was the 31st in a row for Italy in the Six Nations and it despaired an ex-Test coach and an ex-Italian…

Liam Heagney
14 Mar, 6:00