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 BIG pig

2014-03-17 09:53

See the massive pig that Bok lock Bakkies Botha killed on a hunt in France.

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

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

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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 back in foul play storm

2013-04-08 12:06

Bakkies Botha has made it to the Heineken Cup semi-finals with Toulon, but not without some fresh personal controversy.

Bakkies cleared at hearing

2013-03-07 11:22

Toulon second-row Bakkies Botha will face no further sanction after being cited for a shoulder charge last month.

Bakkies back after eye injury

2013-02-07 18:01

Toulon's South African lock Bakkies Botha will be back in action after almost two months on the sidelines for the clash with Bordeaux.

Bakkies fractures eye socket

2012-12-17 15:22

Toulon lock Bakkies Botha will be sidelined for up to two months after fracturing an eye socket suffered in Heineken Cup action.

Boks put Bakkies on stand-by

2012-11-01 16:00

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has confirmed that Bakkies Botha will also be on stand-by for their tour along with Marco Wentzel.

Meyer: I considered Bakkies

2012-10-31 19:24

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer still wants to recall lock Bakkies Botha but says he would do so only if there is a place for him as a starter.


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 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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Bakkies shoulder charge

2013-03-07 12:50

Watch Bakkies Botha's shoulder charge citing incident.

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Bakkies cited in France

2013-02-19 21:20

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has been cited for a shoulder charge while playing for his French club Toulon.

Manage Etzebeth well - Bakkies

2013-01-13 20:08

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha says young lock Eben Etzebeth should be carefully managed in order to get the best out of him.

Bakkies extends French stay

2012-11-27 20:47

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has extended his contract at Toulon until June 2015, the French Top 14 side announced.

Marco Wentzel on Bok stand-by

2012-10-31 20:17

Forgotten Springbok Marco Wentzel has been put on stand-by should any of the Springbok locks get injured on their European tour.

Door open to Bakkies, Danie?

2012-10-17 12:20

The expectation that Andries Bekker will sit out the Bok UK tour might mean a gap for old hands Bakkies Botha and Danie Rossouw.

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