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.

Bakkies had a dirty side too

2014-11-24 12:53

Steve has a different view of Springbok lock Bakkies Botha, labeling him a thug and a player that picked on smaller players from the opposition.

Bakkies: Hero or villain?

2014-11-24 12:02

Retired Springbok lock Bakkies Botha will be remembered as a player with a no-nonsense attitude on the field.

Lood not axed, insists Meyer

2014-09-25 10:26

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has made it clear that lock Lood de Jager has not been "axed" from the team.

Toulon's ultimatum to Bok duo

2014-09-17 10:17

Toulon boss Mourad Boudjellal has demanded that Bryan Habana and Bakkies Botha quit the rest of the Rugby Championship.

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.


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.

Bakkies epitomised 'Bok rugby

2014-11-24 12:42

Alan says Bakkie Botha will remain a 'true' Springbok because of his ability to dominate the opposition.

Meyer pays tribute to Bakkies

2014-11-23 12:15

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has paid tribute to Bakkies Botha, who announced his retirement from international rugby.

Habana staying at Boks

2014-09-20 12:00

Bryan Habana is staying with the Springboks as they prepare for a Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Newlands.

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 .

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