Rabada gets support from unlikely source ... Bakkies Botha!

2018-03-17 14:04

Former Springbok giant Bakkies Botha has leapt to the defence of Kagiso Rabada with an hysterical tweet.

Bakkies joins dads and lads camping at Loftus

2017-09-04 14:24

Bakkies Botha has “camped” at Loftus Versfeld for the better part of 11 years of his illustrious rugby career.

Bakkies hits out at red Bok jerseys

2017-08-11 10:57

Former Bok lock Bakkies Botha has expressed his dissatisfaction after it was revealed that South Africa will play in a red jersey.

Loftus legend Bakkies hands out Bok jerseys

2017-06-09 12:00

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha had the honour of handing out the Springbok jerseys ahead of the first Test against France.

Overseas policy won't stop player exodus - Bakkies

2017-03-10 14:26

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha does not believe that SA Rugby's new policy on overseas-based players will make a difference.

Bakkies pays tribute to fellow Bok, Bulls legend, Joost

2017-02-06 22:51

Bakkies Botha has paid tribute to his fellow Springbok and Bulls team-mate, Joost van der Westhuizen.

Bok locks: We're not Bakkies and Victor!

2016-09-29 12:04

Pieter-Steph du Toit and Eben Etzebeth do not want to be compared to Bakkies Botha and Victor Matfield as a Springbok lock combination.

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.


Send Me - Bakkies Botha chirps in on KG suspension

2018-03-17 10:42

Send me! These were the words of former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha in a light hearted response on Twitter to the suspension of Proteas cricketer Kagiso "KG" Rabada.

Rugby unity? What unity?

2017-08-20 08:30

It speaks volumes about our priorities that when SA Rugby announced its plans to celebrate 25 years of rugby “unity”.

Bakkies: Franco Mostert is SA's No 1 lock

2017-06-19 13:34

Legendary former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has heaped praise on current incumbent Franco Mostert.

Bakkies: Kiwi teams a class apart

2017-03-10 17:29

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha believes the New Zealand teams are a class apart from their counterparts in Super Rugby.

Bakkies Botha chats to Sport24

2017-03-10 11:02

BAKKIES BOTHA discusses SA Rugby’s impending 30-cap foreign policy, drug-use in rugby and whether the Springboks will right the wrongs of last season.

Ex-players embarrassed by woeful Boks

2016-11-21 08:30

Former Springboks have expressed their dismay at the current team’s woes.

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.

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