Conrad Smith

Latest stories

1h
The New Zealand Herald
Tony Veitch: Why the Warriors don't make the playoffsstill believes the sport is archaic in its thinking. Compare that with the All
Tony Veitch: Why the Warriors don't make the playoffs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
still believes the sport is archaic in its thinking. Compare that with the All Blacks, who say family always comes first. Conrad Smith left camp a day out from a test for the birth of his child. It was a not even a debate for the coaches, even if... Read more
1d
walesonline
Kiwi centre Willis Halaholo's Wales ambitionprevious year. “But I was willing to work hard and try to get that (starting)
Kiwi centre Willis Halaholo's Wales ambition
walesonline / Posted yesterday
previous year. “But I was willing to work hard and try to get that (starting) spot. I learned a lot from Ma’a (Nonu) and Conrad (Smith) and I didn’t want that to go to waste. “The family at the Hurricanes were very good to me and I was lucky... Read more
5d
The New Zealand Herald
Carter's Racing make losing start to French seasonSione scored a try for Castres in their 28-11 victory over Pau. No 10 Colin Sla
Carter's Racing make losing start to French season
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Sione scored a try for Castres in their 28-11 victory over Pau. No 10 Colin Slade kicked two goals for the latter, while Conrad Smith and Chris King also featured. There were two draws in a topsy-turvy opening round. Lyon, who fielded Rudi Wulf... Read more
7d
Scoop.co.nz
Police encourage safe behaviour in the backcountry5:05 pmPress Release: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Constable Conrad S
Police encourage safe behaviour in the backcountry
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
5:05 pmPress Release: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Constable Conrad Smith, National Park Police:Police ask that visitors to the ski fields at Mt Ruapehu remain inside the designated... Read more
8d
Super Sport
Player depth question hangs over Championship openerCharlie Faumuina has more than 30 test appearances. One major area of concern
Player depth question hangs over Championship opener
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
Charlie Faumuina has more than 30 test appearances. One major area of concern for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, since Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu were among the six who retired, has been in the midfield. Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty start... Read more
3 related stories
8d
The New Zealand Herald
Julian Savea on the reserves bench, for nowplausible. The world champions coped relatively comfortably with the absence o
Julian Savea on the reserves bench, for now
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
plausible. The world champions coped relatively comfortably with the absence of Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith in the three-test series against Wales in June. But, after their struggles against the Wallabies last year and... Read more
24 related stories
8d
iol.co.za
Wallabies lack of depth exposedCharlie Faumuina has more than 30 test appearances. One major area of concern
Wallabies lack of depth exposed
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Charlie Faumuina has more than 30 test appearances. One major area of concern for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, since Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu were amongst the six who retired, has been in the midfield. Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty start... Read more
3 related stories
8d
Super Sport
Player depth question for WallabiesCharlie Faumuina has more than 30 test appearances. One major area of concern
Player depth question for Wallabies
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
Charlie Faumuina has more than 30 test appearances. One major area of concern for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, since Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu were among the six who retired, has been in the midfield. Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty start... Read more
3 related stories
8d
Channel NewsAsia
Player depth question hangs over Championship openerCharlie Faumuina has more than 30 test appearances. One major area of concern
Player depth question hangs over Championship opener
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
Charlie Faumuina has more than 30 test appearances. One major area of concern for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, since Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu were amongst the six who retired, has been in the midfield. Malakai Fekitoa and Ryan Crotty start... Read more
3 related stories
8d
SportsFan
Cheika backs his Rugby World Cup starscouldn't possibly be as strong without the likes of retired greats Dan Carter,
Cheika backs his Rugby World Cup stars
SportsFan / Posted 8 days ago
couldn't possibly be as strong without the likes of retired greats Dan Carter, Richie McCaw, Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock, Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu. "You don't lose players like Carter and McCaw and not be weakened by it. Of course it is,"... Read more
99 related stories
10d
The New Zealand Herald
All Blacks midfield looking fragileselections, wrong about mindset For the better part of the last decade, the Al
All Blacks midfield looking fragile
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
selections, wrong about mindset For the better part of the last decade, the All Blacks were able to field Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith in tandem and create one of, if not the game's best midfield partnership. Replacing those two individually and... Read more
14 related stories
10d
NZCity
New centre blow for All Blackspotential area of rare vulnerability for the top-ranked All Blacks following th
New centre blow for All Blacks
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
potential area of rare vulnerability for the top-ranked All Blacks following the retirements of veteran pair Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith after last year's successful World Cup defence. Nonu, Smith and Williams boast some 230 Tests of experience and... Read more
14 related stories
10d
Adelaide Now
Retaining Bledisloe is ‘life and death’loss of Sonny Bill Williams after his Achilles tear in the Rio Games. With rec
Retaining Bledisloe is ‘life and death’
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
loss of Sonny Bill Williams after his Achilles tear in the Rio Games. With record-breaking centre duo Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith retired, it will likely be left to Ryan Crotty and Malakai Fekitoa to fill the giant shoes for the remainder of... Read more
14 related stories
10d
FOXSPORTS.com.au
Wallabies v All Blacks: retaining Bledisloe Cup ‘life and death’ for New Zealandloss of Sonny Bill Williams after his Achilles tear in the Rio Games. With rec
Wallabies v All Blacks: retaining Bledisloe Cup ‘life and death’ for New Zealand
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
loss of Sonny Bill Williams after his Achilles tear in the Rio Games. With record-breaking centre duo Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith retired, it will likely be left to Ryan Crotty and Malakai Fekitoa to fill the giant shoes for the remainder of... Read more
14 related stories
10d
The Courier Mail
All Blacks back midfield depth after injury blowas Williams’ replacement in the squad, will likely come onto the bench. After
All Blacks back midfield depth after injury blow
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
as Williams’ replacement in the squad, will likely come onto the bench. After the retirements of midfielders Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith after the World Cup, it’s expected the Wallabies will target the channel. “I don’t know whether that’s an area... Read more
14 related stories
10d
The Courier Mail
Retaining Bledisloe is ‘life and death’loss of Sonny Bill Williams after his Achilles tear in the Rio Games. With rec
Retaining Bledisloe is ‘life and death’
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
loss of Sonny Bill Williams after his Achilles tear in the Rio Games. With record-breaking centre duo Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith retired, it will likely be left to Ryan Crotty and Malakai Fekitoa to fill the giant shoes for the remainder of... Read more
14 related stories
10d
Canberra Times
All Blacks centre George Moala ruled out of 'life or death' Bledisloe Cup openerZealand were already in a period of transition after the retirements of 103- an
All Blacks centre George Moala ruled out of 'life or death' Bledisloe Cup opener
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
Zealand were already in a period of transition after the retirements of 103- and 94-Test stalwarts Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith at last year's World Cup, however Sonny Bill Williams' ruptured Achilles at the Olympic Games has put the team's... Read more
14 related stories
10d
SportsFan
New centre blow for All Blackspotential area of rare vulnerability for the top-ranked All Blacks following th
New centre blow for All Blacks
SportsFan / Posted 10 days ago
potential area of rare vulnerability for the top-ranked All Blacks following the retirements of veteran pair Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith after last year's successful World Cup defence. Nonu, Smith and Williams boast some 230 Tests of experience and... Read more
14 related stories
10d
The New Zealand Herald
How Israel Folau will target All Blacks midfieldto jam in the crow bar and see what they can exploit. The last time they played
How Israel Folau will target All Blacks midfield
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
to jam in the crow bar and see what they can exploit. The last time they played the All Blacks, they faced Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith, with Sonny Bill Williams coming off the bench at half-time to replace the latter. On Saturday, it will most... Read more
6 related stories
10d
Brandon Sun
Moala ruled out of Rugby Championship test with knee injuryAll Blacks have been experimenting with midfield selections this season, after
Moala ruled out of Rugby Championship test with knee injury
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
All Blacks have been experimenting with midfield selections this season, after the retirement of veterans Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith at the end of the 2015 World Cup. Moala had staked a strong claim to a start at outside centre after playing... Read more
14 related stories
10d
FOXSPORTS.com.au
Bledisloe Cup 2016: All Blacks centre George Moala injuredAnton Lienert-Brown, who was called up as Williams’ replacement in the squad, w
Bledisloe Cup 2016: All Blacks centre George Moala injured
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Anton Lienert-Brown, who was called up as Williams’ replacement in the squad, will likely come onto the bench. After the retirements of midfielders Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith after the World Cup, it’s expected the Wallabies will target the cha... Read more
14 related stories
11d
SportsFan
All Blacks lose Moala for opening Testafter training on Tuesday. Deciding on a centre combination seems to be All Bl
All Blacks lose Moala for opening Test
SportsFan / Posted 11 days ago
after training on Tuesday. Deciding on a centre combination seems to be All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's only real problem following the international retirements of two-time World Cup winners Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith as well as Williams' i... Read more
14 related stories
11d
Super Sport
New Zealand brace for vengeful opponentswith All Black jersey over the past decade in influential captain Richie McCaw,
New Zealand brace for vengeful opponents
Super Sport / Posted 11 days ago
with All Black jersey over the past decade in influential captain Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Keven Mealamu, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith. The recent Super Rugby competition, won by the Wellington Hurricanes, was a great indicator of the depth of... Read more
46 related stories
11d
Channel NewsAsia
Favourites New Zealand brace for vengeful opponentswith All Black jersey over the past decade in influential captain Richie McCaw,
Favourites New Zealand brace for vengeful opponents
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
with All Black jersey over the past decade in influential captain Richie McCaw, Dan Carter, Keven Mealamu, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith. The recent Super Rugby competition, won by the Wellington Hurricanes, was a great indicator of the depth of... Read more
46 related stories
11d
SportsFan
NZ definitely not vulnerable: HorneRichie McCaw, front-row stalwarts Tony Woodcock and Keven Mealamu, peerless fiv
NZ definitely not vulnerable: Horne
SportsFan / Posted 11 days ago
Richie McCaw, front-row stalwarts Tony Woodcock and Keven Mealamu, peerless five-eighth Dan Carter and classy centres Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu. The departure of so many quality players would leave a big hole in most teams, but Wallabies... Read more
14d
The New Zealand Herald
Barrett and Ardie Savea would be a good startmay be missing when Hansen announces his side for Bledisloe I. Four have retire
Barrett and Ardie Savea would be a good start
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
may be missing when Hansen announces his side for Bledisloe I. Four have retired - McCaw, Tony Woodcock, Daniel Carter and Conrad Smith - while Dane Coles, Sonny Bill Williams and Nehe Milner-Skudder are hurt and Julian Savea is searching for... Read more
46 related stories
15d
Daily Telegraph
All Blacks to arrive early as they seek revengelose Williams), he’s a world class player and he plays in a position where we’v
All Blacks to arrive early as they seek revenge
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
lose Williams), he’s a world class player and he plays in a position where we’ve already lost two players (Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith) overseas, so it’s not great for the planning,” Hansen said. “But it is what it is. It’s a tough game. From our... Read more
10 related stories
15d
The Courier Mail
All Blacks to arrive early as they seek revengelose Williams), he’s a world class player and he plays in a position where we’v
All Blacks to arrive early as they seek revenge
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
lose Williams), he’s a world class player and he plays in a position where we’ve already lost two players (Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith) overseas, so it’s not great for the planning,” Hansen said. “But it is what it is. It’s a tough game. From our... Read more
10 related stories
15d
Canberra Times
Bledisloe Cup 2016: Sonny Bill Williams' injury won't worry All Blacks too muchinvolved in this year's Rugby Championship. Most of the Cup-winning back line
Bledisloe Cup 2016: Sonny Bill Williams' injury won't worry All Blacks too much
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
involved in this year's Rugby Championship. Most of the Cup-winning back line has now been erased – Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu, Conrad Smith and Nehe Milner-Skudder and now Williams have either retired from Test rugby or are injured. Classy, but... Read more
10 related stories
15d
The New Zealand Herald
Break for SBW could do him good - Hansenweek on Saturday. "He's a world class player and he plays in a position where w
Break for SBW could do him good - Hansen
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
week on Saturday. "He's a world class player and he plays in a position where we've already lost two players [Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith] overseas, so it's not great for the planning. But it is what it is... it's a tough game. I think we ended up... Read more
10 related stories
15d
The New Zealand Herald
Break for SBW could do him good - Hansenweek on Saturday. "He's a world class player and he plays in a position where w
Break for SBW could do him good - Hansen
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
week on Saturday. "He's a world class player and he plays in a position where we've already lost two players [Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith] overseas, so it's not great for the planning. But it is what it is... it's a tough game. I think we ended up... Read more
10 related stories
15d
The New Zealand Herald
Break for SBW could do him good - Hansenweek on Saturday. "He's a world class player and he plays in a position where w
Break for SBW could do him good - Hansen
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
week on Saturday. "He's a world class player and he plays in a position where we've already lost two players [Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith] overseas, so it's not great for the planning. But it is what it is... it's a tough game. I think we ended up... Read more
10 related stories
16d
SportsFan
SBW injury adds to All Black woeswere counting on Williams to be the main man in their midfield following the Te
SBW injury adds to All Black woes
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
were counting on Williams to be the main man in their midfield following the Test retirement of centre greats Maa Nonu and Conrad Smith after last year's World Cup triumph. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's uncertainty over his centres was... Read more
2 related stories
16d
NZCity
SBW injury adds to All Black centres doubtwere counting on Williams to be the main man in their midfield following the Te
SBW injury adds to All Black centres doubt
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
were counting on Williams to be the main man in their midfield following the Test retirement of centre greats Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith after last year's World Cup triumph. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's uncertainty over his centres was... Read more
2 related stories
16d
SportsFan
SBW injury adds to All Black centres doubtwere counting on Williams to be the main man in their midfield following the Te
SBW injury adds to All Black centres doubt
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
were counting on Williams to be the main man in their midfield following the Test retirement of centre greats Maa Nonu and Conrad Smith after last year's World Cup triumph. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's uncertainty over his centres was... Read more
2 related stories
18d
Super Sport
Worthy winners on all frontsthe only New Zealand team not to have done so. It’s a great achievement for a
Worthy winners on all fronts
Super Sport / Posted 18 days ago
the only New Zealand team not to have done so. It’s a great achievement for a franchise that saw All Blacks Ma’a Nonu, Conrad Smith, Ben Franks and Jeremy Thrush head offshore after the World Cup, and lost two more in James Broadhurst and the... Read more
40 related stories
19d
The New Zealand Herald
Hurricanes unsung hero Chris Boyd to stay for two more yearsago; they brought home the Hurricanes first ever Super Rugby title. This after
Hurricanes unsung hero Chris Boyd to stay for two more years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
ago; they brought home the Hurricanes first ever Super Rugby title. This after losing some of the club's biggest names; Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu to name a few. Now, Hurricanes chief executive Avan Lee has confirmed that Boyd will stay on for... Read more
20d
The New Zealand Herald
Hurricanes unsung hero Chris Boyd to stay for two more yearsago; they brought home the Hurricanes first ever Super Rugby title. This after
Hurricanes unsung hero Chris Boyd to stay for two more years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
ago; they brought home the Hurricanes first ever Super Rugby title. This after losing some of the club's biggest names; Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu to name a few. Now, Hurricanes chief executive Avan Lee has confirmed that Boyd will stay on for... Read more
20d
FOXSPORTS.com.au
Hurricanes win Super Rugby title with Jerry Collins as inspirationthe Super Rugby final.Source: AFP “JC was a big part of (the) defensive theme
Hurricanes win Super Rugby title with Jerry Collins as inspiration
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 20 days ago
the Super Rugby final.Source: AFP “JC was a big part of (the) defensive theme this year but you just look back. Guys like Conrad (Smith), Norm Hewitt, Jeremy Thrush, Christian Cullen — all those Hurricanes boys that have tried to win the trophy...... Read more
3 related stories
20d
SportsFan
Collins inspires Canes' Super Rugby titlewith the franchise's maiden title. "JC was a big part of (the) defensive theme
Collins inspires Canes' Super Rugby title
SportsFan / Posted 20 days ago
with the franchise's maiden title. "JC was a big part of (the) defensive theme this year but you just look back. Guys like Conrad (Smith), Norm Hewett, Jeremy Thrush, Christian Cullen - all those Hurricanes boys that have tried to win the trophy... Read more
3 related stories
20d
The Courier Mail
The inspiration behind the Hurricanes triumphvictory in the Super Rugby final. “JC was a big part of (the) defensive theme
The inspiration behind the Hurricanes triumph
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
victory in the Super Rugby final. “JC was a big part of (the) defensive theme this year but you just look back. Guys like Conrad (Smith), Norm Hewitt, Jeremy Thrush, Christian Cullen — all those Hurricanes boys that have tried to win the trophy...... Read more
3 related stories
20d
The New Zealand Herald
Super Rugby title bittersweet for Coles- Number 12: Ian Ferguson It's a title that proved elusive for so many Hurrica
Super Rugby title bittersweet for Coles
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
- Number 12: Ian Ferguson It's a title that proved elusive for so many Hurricanes of past vintage. Just last year, Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu departed Wellington with more than 100 caps each and without a trophy between them. Jonah Lomu... Read more
20d
NZCity
Collins inspires Canes' Super Rugby titlewith the franchise's maiden title. "JC was a big part of (the) defensive theme
Collins inspires Canes' Super Rugby title
NZCity / Posted 20 days ago
with the franchise's maiden title. "JC was a big part of (the) defensive theme this year but you just look back. Guys like Conrad (Smith), Norm Hewett, Jeremy Thrush, Christian Cullen - all those Hurricanes boys that have tried to win the trophy... Read more
3 related stories
20d
Super Sport
‘Title for all Hurricanes past and present’Coles told reporters as Neil Diamond songs blasted from the team's adjacent dre
‘Title for all Hurricanes past and present’
Super Sport / Posted 20 days ago
Coles told reporters as Neil Diamond songs blasted from the team's adjacent dressing room. "You look back at guys like Conrad (Smith), Norm Hewitt, all those ex-Hurricanes boys who have tried to win the trophy and for me that was a massive... Read more
20d
Super Sport
‘Super Rugby title for all Hurricanes past and present’Coles told reporters as Neil Diamond songs blasted from the team's adjacent dre
‘Super Rugby title for all Hurricanes past and present’
Super Sport / Posted 20 days ago
Coles told reporters as Neil Diamond songs blasted from the team's adjacent dressing room. "You look back at guys like Conrad (Smith), Norm Hewitt, all those ex-Hurricanes boys who have tried to win the trophy and for me that was a massive... Read more
20d
The New Zealand Herald
Champions! Hurricanes claim Super Rugby titlenow nothing more than a footnote but, initially, even reaching the final seemed
Champions! Hurricanes claim Super Rugby title
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
now nothing more than a footnote but, initially, even reaching the final seemed some way off. Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith were gone, they copped a 50-point thrashing in their first game and lost Nehe Milner-Skudder for the... Read more
38 related stories
21d
The New Zealand Herald
Unsung heroes gain respect with graftNgani Laumape, Matt Proctor and Willis Halaholo all spending time in the midfie
Unsung heroes gain respect with graft
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Ngani Laumape, Matt Proctor and Willis Halaholo all spending time in the midfield following the departures of Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith to overseas clubs. The key thing for Fatialofa, 23, and Fifita, 24, is their mobility. They aren't the biggest... Read more
21d
The New Zealand Herald
Cloud of doubts shroud final bidthey had a bruising enforcer who was ably supported by Rodney So'oialo and Chri
Cloud of doubts shroud final bid
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
they had a bruising enforcer who was ably supported by Rodney So'oialo and Chris Masoe and with Tana Umaga, Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith in the backline, they had enough finishing power to be more than a handful. But it was fog they encountered -... Read more
38 related stories
21d
Vavel
Super Rugby Final preview: Hurricanes and Lions set to battle for maiden titleBarrett magic This season for the Hurricanes has been a roller-coaster ride, w
Super Rugby Final preview: Hurricanes and Lions set to battle for maiden title
Vavel / Posted 21 days ago
Barrett magic This season for the Hurricanes has been a roller-coaster ride, which started with the likes of Ma'a Nonu, Conrad Smith and Jeremy Thrush leaving for Europe at the end of last season. A defeat in last season's final, coupled with... Read more
38 related stories
22d
The New Zealand Herald
Beauden Barrett VS Elton Jantjiesform of his career in 2016. He has relished the responsibility of leading a you
Beauden Barrett VS Elton Jantjies
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
form of his career in 2016. He has relished the responsibility of leading a young backline missing old-timers Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith and has been willing to back his instincts to deadly effect. His basic work has been polished - his tactical... Read more
2 related stories
More

People in this news