ARTICLES RELATING TO BUTCH JAMES

Butch wins X-Over Challenge

2014-07-17 16:00

In an exciting finish to the inaugural Oakley X-Over Challenge, former Springbok and Sharks star Butch James came out on top.

Butch to assist Mitchell

2014-01-08 11:55

John Mitchell, head coach of Varsity Shield side, UKZN Impi, has attained the services of former Springbok flyhalf Butch James.

Butch gets nod for Newlands

2013-09-04 11:28

Butch James will start at flyhalf for the Sharks in their Currie Cup clash against Western Province at Newlands.

Zeilinga or Butch for Sharks?

2013-09-03 15:02

The Sharks face a tough selection poser at flyhalf as they prepare to tackle Western Province in their Currie Cup game at Newlands.

Butch, Steenkamp cited

2013-07-07 10:00
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Sharks flyhalf, Butch James has been cited for a dangerous tackle on Jurgen Visser in their Super Rugby match against the Bulls.

Butch, Ludik in Sharks midfield

2013-06-27 13:00

Butch James and Louis Ludik will link up in the midfield for the Sharks in their clash with the Blues at Kings Park.

Sharks explore centre options

2013-06-24 22:30

The Sharks will restart their Super Rugby campaign with a severely depleted squad, with their options at centre affected the most.

Butch back at pivot for Sharks

2013-06-19 13:56

Fit-again Butch James has been included at flyhalf in the Sharks team to face the Golden Lions at Ellis Park.

Butch to miss Cheetahs clash

2013-02-14 17:40

Sharks flyhalf Butch James will miss their Super Rugby opener against the Cheetahs following a procedure on his knee.

Sharks to use Butch as mentor

2012-10-30 22:09

The Sharks will be looking to use Butch James as a mentor to their younger players during next year's Super Rugby competition.

Lions down WP at Newlands

2012-09-29 15:43

The Golden Lions returned to the top of the Currie Cup log with a well-earned win over hosts Western Province at Newlands.

Butch shifts for WP visit

2012-08-23 12:35

Golden Lions interim coach Johan Ackermann has made three changes to his side for their Currie Cup clash against WP at Coca-Cola Park.

Taute's Bok dream put on hold

2012-05-29 07:41

The Lions' Jaco Taute will be out for at least a month, which rules him out of possible selection for Boks' series against England.

Lions' Butch James cited

2012-04-28 07:15

Lions replacement back Butch James has been cited for alleged foul play in their clash against the Brumbies.

Butch James quits Test arena

2012-04-16 15:01

Veteran Springbok flyhalf Butch James, a member of the 2007 RWC-winning team, has decided to retire from Test rugby.

Double late blow for Lions

2012-03-09 13:20

The Lions have suffered further injuries ahead of their Super Rugby clash against the Sharks in Durban at the weekend.

Butch: I lost respect for Samoa

2011-11-14 15:58

Read an extract from Butch James's autobiography as he reveals how he lost respect for Samoa's players at the RWC.

Butch hungry for Cup success

2011-10-14 07:13

Springbok back Butch James is hungry for Currie Cup success with the Lions after South Africa failed in their RWC bid.

Jones: Pick Butch at 12

2011-09-14 07:30

Former Australian coach Eddie Jones says the Springboks should pick Butch James at inside centre for their clash against Fiji.

Wallabies snatch win from Boks

2011-08-13 18:51
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Australia have fought hard to beat South Africa in their Tri-Nations match played at Kings Park in Durban.

Brüssow, Butch start for Boks

2011-08-11 13:12
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Fourie du Preez and Heinrich Brüssow have been included in the Springbok starting line-up for the first time in 21 months.

Breyton: Give Butch a run

2011-08-03 12:17
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Breyton Paulse has said he believes that Butch James has the inside track to be the Boks' first-choice flyhalf for the World Cup.

Butch suspended for 4 weeks

2011-06-16 13:39

Lions flyhalf Butch James has been suspended for four weeks after being found guilty of dangerous play.

Butch hearing postponed

2011-06-13 11:50

The SANZAR judicial hearing of Lions flyhalf Butch James will take place on Wednesday in Johannesburg.

James back at flyhalf

2011-06-09 12:58

Butch James returns to flyhalf for the Lions’ last Super Rugby match of the season against the Sharks at Coca Cola Park.

 

Perpignan hunt Butch, Gary

2014-01-28 09:38

French club Perpignan are hunting the services of retired Springbok flyhalf Butch James and Stormers flyhalf Gary van Aswegen.

Sharks secure home semi-final

2013-10-04 20:59
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The Sharks have beaten the Blue Bulls to secure a home semi-final, while severely denting their opponents' Currie Cup hopes.

Sharks ready to unleash Butch

2013-09-04 11:00

Butch James will be back in the Sharks No 10 jersey when the Durban team travels to Newlands for their Currie Cup clash against WP.

Butch banned for four weeks

2013-07-07 13:30
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Sanzar judicial officer Jannie Lubbe has accepted a guilty plea from Butch James and has banned him from rugby for four weeks.

Sharks drop skipper Daniel

2013-07-06 19:15

The Sharks have made changes to their team shortly before their Super Rugby clash against the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld.

Sharks sweat over James

2013-06-25 16:30

The Sharks will hope that Butch James and Heimar Williams will recover in time for their Super Rugby clash against the Blues.

Lions claw back to beat Sharks

2013-06-21 21:00

The Golden Lions have clawed back a 12-point deficit to beat the Sharks in a Lions Challenge encounter at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

Bok duo back for Sharks

2013-05-20 07:50
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The return of Springboks Butch James and Bismarck du Plessis will be welcomed by the Sharks as they prepare to face the Bulls.

Butch confirms Sharks move

2012-11-05 20:34

Former Springbok flyhalf Butch James has confirmed that he will play for the Sharks in next year's Super Rugby competition.

Butch to lead weakened Lions

2012-10-11 13:13

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann made eight changes to his starting XV to face the Blue Bulls in their Currie Cup clash.

Lions pick Butch at flyhalf

2012-09-26 13:58

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackerman has made three changes to his starting line-up to play WP in their Currie Cup clash at Newlands.

Butch, CJ boost for Lions

2012-08-08 15:50

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to play the Free State Cheetahs in their Currie Cup opener at Coca-Cola Park.

Lions' Butch James suspended

2012-04-29 09:05

Lions replacement flyhalf Butch James has been suspended for four weeks after he was cited for foul play.

Sports Tweets of the Week

2012-04-19 10:45

Butch James's Test retirement, Jean de Villiers injury and Louis Vorster R.I.P, all the tweets from your favourite sports stars.

Fleck happy with Taute at 13

2012-03-22 22:25

The Stormers are happy that Jaco Taute is not part of the Lions' back trio, but instead at outside centre for their Super Rugby clash.

Butch relishes Kings Park trip

2012-03-08 14:39

Lions centre Butch James, in a rare run-on start, will face his former team when the Sharks host the Johannesburg side in Durban.

Van der Linde starts for Lions

2011-10-19 14:46

Prop CJ van der Linde has been selected for the Golden Lions’ starting XV for their Currie Cup semi-final against WP.

Butch: Missed kick cost me

2011-10-05 12:04

Springbok back Butch James believes a missed penalty kick in this year's Tri-Nations has cost him his place in the starting line-up.

Play Butch at flyhalf

2011-09-13 15:06
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Partly enforced by injuries, the Springboks have a chance to test some new combinations in their second RWC game against Fiji.

Cooper in Butch's crosshairs

2011-08-11 13:16

Butch James has pledged to do his utmost in the Springbok defensive effort to extinguish the threat of Wallaby flyhalf Quade Cooper.

Boks out to 'make things right'

2011-08-10 16:40

Springbok flyhalf Butch James says the entire squad has a strong desire to turn their season around against Australia in Durban.

Lambie takes Sport24 Award

2011-08-02 12:28

Sharks wunderkid Patrick Lambie continues his love affair with Sport24 readers, walking away with June’s Performance of the Month.

Butch judgement reserved

2011-06-15 15:24

Judgment has been reserved in Lions flyhalf Butch James' judicial hearing after he was cited for a dangerous tackle.

Lions' Butch James cited

2011-06-12 13:11

Lions flyhalf Butch James is set to face a SANZAR Judicial Hearing after being cited for alleged foul play against the Sharks.

Mitchell: Butch's defence key

2011-05-19 22:19

Lions coach John Mitchell says they will face a stern physical test against the Waratahs, hence the inclusion of Butch James.

 
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