Posts Tagged ‘ Bakkies Botha ’

The ‘Enforcer’ is on stand-by

November 1, 2012
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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.
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Posted in Outgoing tours, Springboks | 4 Comments »

Still on target

September 19, 2012
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Still on target

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?
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Posted in Columnists, Springboks | 66 Comments »

Meyer to bring back more than just Vic

April 16, 2012
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Meyer to bring back more than just Vic

With no time to prepare for England, new Bok coach Heyneke Meyer may bring back a few more players than just Victor Matfield.
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Posted in Columnists, SA Rugby, Springboks | 70 Comments »

Bakkies’ RWC is over

October 6, 2011
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Bakkies’ RWC is over

Bakkies Botha has been forced out of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup campaign because of an Achilles tendon injury.
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Posted in Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 1 Comment »

Bakkies not fit for OZ

October 5, 2011
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Bakkies not fit for OZ

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.
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Posted in General Discussions, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 26 Comments »

RWC Latest

September 8, 2011
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RWC Latest

We bring you the latest news from the Rugby World Cup.
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Posted in Breaking News, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 9 Comments »

Frans out, Smit & Bakkies doubtful

August 15, 2011
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Frans out, Smit & Bakkies doubtful

Springbok fullback Frans Steyn will not be considered for Saturday’s Castle Tri-Nations Series Test against New Zealand in Port Elizabeth.
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Posted in Springboks, Tri-Nations | 6 Comments »

Bakkies gets a ton

June 15, 2011
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Bakkies gets a ton

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.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 8 Comments »

Bulls change one

June 8, 2011
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Bulls change one

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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News (Wed): Bakkies, Fourie ruled out

June 8, 2011
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News (Wed): Bakkies, Fourie ruled out

We bring you the latest rugby news from around the world.
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Posted in Breaking News | 1 Comment »

Bakkies in doubt

June 6, 2011
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Bakkies in doubt

Bulls enforcer, Bakkies Botha, is in doubt for the Bulls vital clash down in Cape Town this weekend.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 73 Comments »

Bakkies not guilty

March 22, 2011
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Bakkies not guilty

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.
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Posted in Breaking News, Disciplinary, Super 15 | 109 Comments »

JJ Harmse lays into Bulls, Bakkies

March 21, 2011
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JJ Harmse lays into Bulls, Bakkies

“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.”
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Posted in Disciplinary, Expert Opinion, Super 15 | 10 Comments »

Bakkies cited

March 21, 2011
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Bakkies cited

Springbok and Bulls lock Bakkies Botha has been cited for a dangerous tackle, SA Rugby confirmed on Sunday.
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Posted in Disciplinary | 22 Comments »

Bulls without Bakkies

March 2, 2011
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Bulls without Bakkies

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.
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Posted in Super 15 | 6 Comments »

Bakkies off to Toulon?

February 21, 2011
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Bakkies off to Toulon?

Reports from French Newspapers have suggested that Bakkies Botha signed a 3-year deal with French Club Toulon.
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Posted in Breaking News | 12 Comments »

Lions target Bakkies signature

February 9, 2011
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Lions target Bakkies signature

It has been a rumour that has surfaced in recent days, and although everyone will deny it, it seems to be true.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 13 Comments »

Have the current Boks hit the ceiling?

July 21, 2010
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Two recent performances from the Springboks have raised some serious questions about the team that should take us to World Cup success next year, and whether the current crop has hit the ceiling, or still has a lot to offer Bok rugby.  We asked Dr. Ross Tucker, an expert in the field of sport...
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks, World Cup 2011 | 54 Comments »

Bakkies is no thug

July 13, 2010
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Bakkies Botha is not a thug. He made a mistake, has been punished and will learn from it.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Springboks | 19 Comments »

Boks have tremendous depth

July 8, 2010
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Springbok coach, Peter de Villiers, says South Africa currently has tremendous depth in every position and it was a difficult task to select the side to face the All Blacks for the Tri-Nations encounter at Eden Park on Saturday.
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Posted in Springboks | 10 Comments »

Bok team for Pastas

June 15, 2010
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Bulls captain Victor Matfield, who had achieved many notable successes at the helm at provincial and Vodacom Super 14 level, leads the team in the absence of John Smit, who has a hamstring strain.
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Posted in Springboks | 38 Comments »

Bakkies cited

May 16, 2010
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The Bulls’ stand-in captain, veteran Springbok lock Bakkies Botha, has been cited – following his team’s 10-38 loss to the Stormers at Newlands at the weekend.
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Posted in Disciplinary | 39 Comments »

Bakkies to lead Bulls second stringers

May 12, 2010
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Springbok lock Bakkies Botha will captain a side for the first time in 12 years when he leads the Bulls in their Super 14 match against the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
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Posted in Super 14 | 13 Comments »

Pakslae could have played 100 tests

May 5, 2010
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Victor Matfield believes he has the best of both worlds to be able to play with Danie Rossouw and Bakkies Botha.
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Bulls change two for Saders

May 4, 2010
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Danie Rossouw will replace Bakkies Botha in the Vodacom Bulls team for their match against the Crusaders at Loftus Versfeld on Friday and will earn his 100th Super Rugby cap in the process.
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It’s Bakkies vs. Brad

May 4, 2010
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Bakkies Botha is ready for Brad Thorn and whoever else comes along his path in the Super 14.
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Posted in Super 14 | 4 Comments »

Bakkies back for Sharks clash

April 28, 2010
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Jacques-Louis Potgieter will start a match for the Vodacom Bulls for the first time against the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday while Bakkies Botha will resume his partnership with Victor Matfield in the second row.
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Bakkies is back

April 26, 2010
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Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has recovered from injury to hand Bulls coach Frans Ludeke a selection poser ahead of Saturday’s Super 14 match against the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld.
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Posted in Super 14 | 6 Comments »

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