Bakkies Botha : Springbok Rugby Player Profiles

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Published on August 30, 2011 with No Comments

Bakkies Botha  is the muscle in the engine room of any team he plays for. Opposition players will surely feel the bruises the next day. When commentators and analysts speak about physicality this chunk of muscle is what they imagine in their heads. He has even been compared to Chuck Norris. He specialises in the lock position and was part of the team that won the previous World Cup. Bakkies has been playing for the the Bulls his entire professional career but will join French Top 14 team Toulon after the World Cup for the 2011/12 season on a 3 year deal

Bakkies Botha – Player Profile

Full Name & Surname John Philip Botha
Height 202cm
Weight 122kg
Birth Place Newcastle
Birth Date September 22, 1979
Position Lock
Springbok Caps 74


Sprinbok Career
Caps 74
Tries 7
Conversions 0
Penalties 0
Drop Goals 0
Total Points 35

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