Bakkies: Flip will add value to Boks

2015-07-21 11:53

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha believes Flip van der Merwe can add value to the Springbok cause this season.

One final fling for Bakkies, Victor

2015-07-14 13:41

Bakkies Botha and Victor Matfield will lock down together one last time for the Barbarians against Argentina.

Jannie felt so bad he gave me his jersey - Bakkies

Cult hero Bakkies Botha captained the World XV on Saturday and got a taste of his own medicine when Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis gave him a cheap shot at a ruck. Here is what Bakkies thought of the incident!

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Bakkies: Coaching not for me

2015-07-08 10:09

Former Bok lock Bakkies Botha says he will not pursue a career as a professional coach when his playing days are over.

Bakkies shuts door on RWC rumours

2015-07-07 13:56

Bakkies Botha says he is not waiting for a call from coach Heyneke Meyer ahead of the RWC.

Toulon boss calls Bakkies booers 'bastards'

2015-06-09 06:36

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has called fans who booed Bakkies Botha off the pitch in his final game, "bastards".

Toulon chasing treble

2015-05-02 07:02

Toulon will bid to be crowned kings of Europe for an unprecedented third successive season at Twickenham on Saturday.

Bakkies packing up at end of season

2015-01-27 22:40

Toulon's SA lock Bakkies Botha will hang up his boots at the end of the season, he has announced.

Quotas will force players to move abroad

2014-12-09 11:53

Dave says South Africa will soon see an exodus of rugby players amid the pending introduction of SARU's new quota system.

Frik heaps praise on Bakkies

2014-11-25 08:36

Former Springbok second rower Frik du Preez says Bakkies Botha is a legend of South African rugby.


5 Boks to join Barbarians

2015-07-17 16:18

Five of South Africa’s major stars will join the Barbarians line-up for two high-profile games this November.

Bakkies gashed by Jannie's 'cheap shot'

2015-07-14 09:45

Bakkies Botha says Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis lost a few supporters after barging into him at a ruck.

Bakkies honoured to face Boks

2015-07-10 14:13

Veteran lock Bakkies Botha says he is honoured to face his former team-mates at Newlands in Cape Town.

Williams: Matfield still good enough

2015-07-07 21:01

Former All Black lock Ali Williams says that Victor Matfield is still one of the best locks in world rugby.

Bok quintet confirmed in World XV squad

2015-06-25 12:26

Bakkies Botha will be joined by three more SA Test players in the World XV squad for their match against the Springboks.

Bakkies' Toulon career ends in defeat

2015-06-06 11:02

Stade Francais stunned triple European champions Toulon to reach the French Top 14 final.

Bakkies ready for farm life

2015-04-30 17:00

Bakkies Botha will soon return home to SA to focus on his family and his farm, but life after rugby can wait a few more weeks.

Habana, Bakkies on rich list

2015-01-09 08:46

South Africans Bryan Habana and Bakkies Botha feature in the top ten list of the highest paid rugby players in the world.

Bakkies the enforcer

2014-11-25 14:54

Luke says Bakkies Botha's physical nature made him an easy target for administrators to ban him.

Twitter abuzz with Bakkies love

2014-11-24 13:12

Social media has been abuzz with tributes to Springbok lock Bakkies Botha who has called time on his international career.

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