Why Bakkies Botha loves Twitter

2016-05-23 13:04

While many current and former players steer clear of social media, former Bok lock Bakkies Botha enjoys engaging with people on Twitter.

Bakkies Botha does the Biggarena!

Watch as Bakkies Botha does the Biggarena when attempting a conversion for the BaaBaas against Argentina on Saturday. NOTE - We are aware that the title of the video is misleading, as Bakkies' kick in fact came nowhere near the poles at all, never mind the crossbar.

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Victor and Bakkies: The FINAL goodbye

2015-11-13 09:30

Victor Matfield is relishing the chance to take to the field with former Springbok lock partner Bakkies Botha.

Bakkies: Morne still one of the best flyhalves

2015-08-28 09:00

With the tournament mere weeks away, former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has picked his Rugby World Cup Dream Team.

6 Saffers in BaaBaas squad

2015-08-25 08:17

Six South Africans have been included in the Barbarians squad to face Samoa at London's Olympic Park.

Bakkies, Spies start against Japan

2015-08-13 12:00

Bakkies Botha and Pierre Spies will start for the World XV when they tackle Japan in Tokyo.

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: 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.


Bakkies: Continuity key for Bok coach

2016-04-13 12:30

Bakkies Botha believes new Bok coach Allister Coetzee needs to develop a core group of players heading into the next World Cup.

Bok ‘blood brothers’ end on high

2015-11-21 22:17

Rob Houwing reports on the very last game of rugby featuring second-row greats Bakkies Botha and Victor Matfield in tandem.

8 SA players in BaaBaas squad

2015-11-03 18:15

The Barbarians have included eight South Africans in their squad to tackle English club Gloucester and Argentina later this month.

Bakkies to lead BaaBaas in London

2015-08-26 20:30

Bakkies Botha will captain the Barbarians in the first rugby match staged at the Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Ex-Bok trio to face Samoa

2015-08-21 15:00

Former Springboks Bakkies Botha, Wynand Olivier and Pierre Spies have been named in the Barbarians squad to face Samoa.

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.

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.

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