Jacques Botes Sharks
Jacques Botes Sharks

Jacques Botes

28th Nov 1980 1.82m/99kg Openside Flanker

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

12 years ago today, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the Test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

Emerging Springboks vs Lions where are they now?

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Lions gear up for their second Test match against New Zealand, we take a look back to when the tourists visited South Africa and faced the Emerging Springboks and see how those Emerging Springboks'...

BaaBaas dazzle at Welford Road

6 years ago by Rugby 365

Jacques Botes marked his final game with a try and conversion as the Barbarians dazzled to beat Leicester Tigers 59-26 in a 13-try feast.

Zeilinga kicks Sharks past Lions

6 years ago by Planet Rugby

Replacement back Fred Zeilinga kicked seven penalties to help the Sharks edge the Golden Lions 26-23 in a tight Currie Cup clash in Durban on Friday. The Lions outscored their hosts two tries to one,...

Sharks sneak past Lions

6 years ago by Rugby 365

The Sharks had to come from behind to claim a hard-fought 26-23 victory over the Golden Lions at Kings Park  on Friday. The visitors took a 13-11 lead into the half-time break and outscored the Sharks...

Ackers to break Durban drought?

6 years ago by Rugby 365

It has been a long time between drinks for Johan Ackermann. The last time he won a Currie Cup match as a visitor in Durban, he was still a player. Since Ackermann has become involved in the coaching...

Preview: Sharks v Golden Lions

6 years ago by Planet Rugby

The Sharks face arguably their toughest challenge of the season when they host the Golden Lions in Durban on Friday. With just two rounds of matches left of the league stage of the competition, these...

Stevens relishing Twickenham return

6 years ago by Belfast Telegraph: Rugby

02 October 2014Prop Stevens, who won 44 caps before retiring from Test rugby in 2012, is one of seven South Africa-based forwards called up by Barbarians coach John Kirwan for the Killik...