Bakkies to front of Bok queue?

2014-08-07 15:30

Bakkies Botha may be closer to a Springbok start against Argentina than possibly envisaged a few days ago, writes Rob Houwing.

Bakkies Botha goes hunting

2014-06-20 14:18

Injured Springbok and Toulon lock Bakkies Botha will be out hunting while the Springboks hunt for another victory against Wales.

Now Lood to start for Boks?

2014-06-15 22:31

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer will hardly lack alternatives if Bakkies Botha isn’t fit for the second Wales Test, says Rob Houwing.

Still some diesel in Bakkies!

2014-06-07 22:24

Veteran lock enforcer Bakkies Botha led the charge in the Springboks’ satisfying enough season-opener, writes Rob Houwing.

Victor, Bakkies set for reunion

2014-05-26 11:26

Victor Matfield and Bakkies Botha could be reunited as the Springbok lock pairing in Test matches this year.

Bakkies back to bolster Toulon

2014-05-16 14:06

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha will return for Toulon when they tackle Racing-Metro in their French Top 14 semi-final in Lille.

Bakkies misses 'boer' life

2014-04-24 12:35

Springbok and Toulon lock Bakkies Botha has admitted to feeling a bit homesick and missing life on the farm.

Giteau tackles Bakkies' hair

2014-04-11 15:23

Toulon and Bok wing Bryan Habana has tweeted a pic of Matt Giteau's 'close shave' with Bok lock Bakkies Botha.

Bakkies tweets 9-screw selfie!

2014-02-06 14:18

Bakkies Botha has tweeted a picture of his broken arm following an operation to have nine screws and a plate inserted.


Bakkies on his broken arm

2014-02-04 08:38

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha talks to BallzRadio about breaking his arm.

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Eina! Bakkies sports nasty cut

2013-12-10 13:16

Springbok and Toulon lock Bakkies Botha has taken to Twitter to show off a head wound. We wonder what happened to 'the other guy'...

Bakkies chomping at the bit

2013-11-16 14:06

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha is anticipating a tough recall to Test rugby when the Springboks face Scotland at Murrayfield.

Botha's Test career on the line

2013-11-15 07:47

Bakkies Botha will be playing for his international future when he returns to the SA side for the match against Scotland.

Big test for Bok trio

2013-11-14 19:30

Heyneke Meyer's message to Bakkies Botha, Pat Lambie and Willie le Roux for the Test against Scotland seems clear: 'sink or swim'.

Scary Boks: Be afraid, be very afraid!

2013-11-14 09:50

1 sight that can instill fear in the hearts of all Springboks' foes...

Boks set for changes

2013-11-14 07:47

The Springboks will make a few changes to their starting team for the Test against Scotland at Murrayfield.

Bakkies must master red mist

2013-11-12 07:29

1 thing South Africa don't want to see Bakkies do if he plays for the Springboks against Scotland ...

Boks to unleash Bakkies

2013-11-11 09:13

Bakkies Botha is likely to make his return to the Springbok team for their clash against Scotland in Edinburgh.

Bakkies keen to show the ropes

2013-11-01 07:44

Springbok Bakkies Botha hopes his presence will help the young lock duo of Pieter-Steph Du Toit and Eben Etzebeth combine better.

10 - That many overseas Boks!

2013-10-29 10:35

The Springbok squad for the upcoming End of Year tour to Europe includes 10 players currently plying their trade for overseas clubs.

Bakkies, Jaque back for Boks?

2013-10-27 22:30

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer is reportedly set to include Bakkies Botha and Jaque Fourie in his squad for the end-of-year tour to Europe.

Williams to make Toulon debut

2013-09-20 19:58

All Blacks lock Ali Williams will pair up with former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha for Toulon in their Top 14 match against Bayonne.


Top 10 rugby earners

2013-08-13 12:22

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Bakkies ruled out of friendly

2013-08-08 19:00

Bakkies Botha will sit out European champions Toulon's final pre-season friendly against Gloucester due to a back injury.

Bakkies ready for Bok call-up

2013-05-21 14:16

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha says he is ready to represent his country should national coach Heyneke Meyer come calling.


Bakkies reveals future plans

2014-07-14 14:09

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has spoken about life in France, the final period of his career and what he has planned for after rugby.

Good news on Goosen

2014-06-17 08:27

Injury-prone Springbok flyhalf Johan Goosen's latest injury setback may not keep him sidelined for long.

Steyn misses out on rich list

2014-06-12 12:00

Frans Steyn would have been among the Top 5 best paid rugby players on the planet had he opted to stay in France two years ago.

High praise for Bok lock duo

2014-06-04 15:00

Heyneke Meyer has lauded Victor Matfield and Bakkies Botha, who will start a Test alongside each other for the first time in three years.

Bakkies teaches Wilko to braai

2014-05-21 12:31

Bok lock Bakkies Botha has revealed on Twitter that he is giving Toulon team-mate Jonny Wilkinson lessons on how to braai.

Bakkies, the lumberjack?

2014-05-14 10:25

Former Springbok and Toulon players Bakkies Botha and Danie Rossouw have tried their hand at a new trade: as lumberjacks.

PICTURE: Bakkies tweets X-ray

2014-04-15 12:29

Springbok and Toulon lock Bakkies Botha has tweeted an X-ray showing nine steel pins inserted into a plate in his broken arm.

Bakkies kills 'MONSTER' pig

2014-03-17 08:24

Springbok and Toulon lock Bakkies Botha has tweeted a pic of a massive pig that he killed on a hunt in France.

Bakkies' operation a success

2014-02-04 13:52

Springbok and Toulon lock Bakkies Botha has successfully undergone an operation to have a plate inserted in his "hunting arm".

Bakkies breaks his arm

2014-01-26 14:22

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha will be out for six weeks after he broke his arm in Toulon's Top 14 defeat against Brive.

Ooh la la, Bakkies!

2013-11-25 08:29

Sacre Bleu! Find out how Springbok lock Bakkies Botha turned a frog into a prince in the game between France and South Africa!

Matfield wishes Bakkies well

2013-11-15 13:01

Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield has wished his friend and former team-mate Bakkies Botha well after his return to the Bok fold.

Meyer reveals plan with locks

2013-11-15 07:47

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has explained why he decided not include lock Pieter-Steph du Toit in his squad to face Scotland.

Bakkies gets Murrayfield start

2013-11-14 14:33

Bakkies Botha has been named in the Springboks' starting XV for their Test against Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.

Bakkies Boks' boerewors king

2013-11-14 09:22

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has quipped that the boerewors he makes has lured so many South Africans to French club Toulon.

Bakkies playing it by ear

2013-11-13 22:19

Bakkies Botha is enjoying his mentoring role within the Springbok squad although he has yet to make up his mind on a long-term future.

Fans welcome back Bakkies

2013-11-11 12:14

Sport24 readers are excited about the prospect of lock Bakkies Botha making his return for the Springboks against Scotland.

Bok duo in French World XV

2013-11-06 13:06

South Africans Bakkies Botha and Danie Gerber have been included in a French newspaper's all-time World XV.

How Bakkies prepared for his Bok return

2013-10-29 11:19

Bakkies Botha has been doing more than just playing rugby in France...

Bok ‘old firm’ to face Wales?

2013-10-28 22:43

The Springboks may well recreate the “Jean and Jaque show” in midfield for their first Euro tour match in Cardiff, writes Rob Houwing.

Ex-Boks shine in Heineken Cup

2013-10-14 11:12

Former Boks Bakkies Botha and Joe van Niekerk were in top form as they helped Toulon kick off the defence of their Heineken Cup crown.

Habana bags R660k per month

2013-08-15 13:15

Springbok wing Bryan Habana is the third highest earner in the French Top 14, reportedly earning about R660 000 per month.


Top 10 rugby earners

2013-08-13 12:19

See the top 10 highest paid rugby players in European rugby.

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Habana joins former Boks

2013-07-24 18:55

Bryan Habana has joined former Springbok team mates Danie Rossouw, Bakkies Botha and Joe Van Niekerk at his new club Toulon.


Bakkies injures Ayerza

2013-04-10 07:54

Watch Bakkies Botha break Leceister player Marco Ayerza's clavicle.

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