|Intro||South African rugby player|
Rugby union player
|Birth||11 January 1993|
Roelof Andries Smit (born 11 January 1993 in Queenstown, Eastern Cape) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with the Bulls in Super Rugby and the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup and represented South Africa against the Barbarians in 2016. His regular position is flanker.
He represented the Border Bulldogs at the 2009 Under-16 Grant Khomo Week and at the 2010 Under-18 Craven Week. He then joined Pretoria-based team the Blue Bulls and represented them in the Craven Week competition in 2011. In 2012, he was a member of the Blue Bulls teams that finished runners-up in the 2012 Under-19 Provincial Championship, making ten starts and scoring three tries.
He made his senior debut for the Blue Bulls during the 2013 Vodacom Cup, when he came on as a substitute against the Pumas. A further two appearances followed that season.
In 2013, he signed a contract extension to keep him at the Blue Bulls until 2015. He signed a further extension in 2015 to remain in Pretoria until the end of the 2017 season.
He was included in the South Africa Under-20 squad for the 2013 IRB Junior World Championship.