As the Springboks prepare to travel to Europe for their end-of-year tour, coach Heyneke Meyer has confirmed that Bakkies Botha will also be on stand-by for their tour along with Marco Wentzel.
It is easy to criticize and say what Meyer is not getting right at the moment, but has anyone sat back to consider what he is being quite successful in doing in only 7 tests?
With no time to prepare for England, new Bok coach Heyneke Meyer may bring back a few more players than just Victor Matfield.
Bakkies Botha has been forced out of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup campaign because of an Achilles tendon injury.
South Africa on Thursday in New Zealand named the most experienced team in Springbok history for their Rugby World Cup 2011 quarterfinal against Australia in Wellington on Sunday.
Springbok fullback Frans Steyn will not be considered for Saturday’s Castle Tri-Nations Series Test against New Zealand in Port Elizabeth.
Legendary Vodacom Bulls lock Bakkies Botha will play in his 100th Super Rugby match for his team when they take on the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
Vodacom Bulls coach Frans Ludeke made one change to his starting line-up for Saturday’s Super Rugby clash against the Stormers at Newlands in Cape Town.
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Bulls enforcer, Bakkies Botha, is in doubt for the Bulls vital clash down in Cape Town this weekend.
Bulls enforcer and lock Bakkies Botha was on Tuesday found not guilty after he was cited for a dangerous tackle against Stormers scrumhalf, Dewald Duvenhage.
“Too many Bulls players appear to be involved with charity work, social networking, TV advertisements, spreading DVDs and books, writing columns, golf days and contractual negotiations to be able to keep their attention between the four lines.”
Springbok and Bulls lock Bakkies Botha has been cited for a dangerous tackle, SA Rugby confirmed on Sunday.
Vodacom Bulls coach, Frans Ludeke, on Wednesday included Super Rugby centurions Victor Matfield and Danie Rossouw as his lock combination in the side that will play the Highlanders at 19:10 on Saturday at Loftus Versfeld.
Reports from French Newspapers have suggested that Bakkies Botha signed a 3-year deal with French Club Toulon.