Arno Botha rugby player
Arno Botha rugby player

Arno Botha

26th Oct 1991 1.88m/108kg No. 8

Duane Vermeulen named as new Bulls captain

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report in, World Cup-winning Springbok number 8 Duane Vermeulen has been named Bulls captain after the departure of Burger Odendaal.   Vermeulen, who boasts 54 Springbok...

Bulls Axe Josh Strauss

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After just six appearances for the Pretoria-based Bulls, Josh Strauss has been informed that his services to the franchise are no longer required.   Strauss signed a two year deal with the...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Arno Botha returns to Loftus

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have announced that Arno Botha will return to Loftus Versfeld after an emphatic three-year display in Europe.     The 29-year-old loose forward is set to join the team as of July...

Munster Seek Personal Growth During Lockdown

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster have utilised the time away from physicality to sharpen the proverbial saw and concentrate on the personal growth of their players and coaching staff, focussing on skills that would normally have...

Analysis: The depth of South Africa's Pack

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks went through a major transformation under Rassie Erasmus in 2018 with the former Springbok introducing a new a number of new faces and changing the fortunes of the struggling...

Guinness Pro14 Weekend Round Up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Friday night saw big wins for both Munster and Glasgow Warriors at their respective home grounds.     Munster thrashed the Southern Kings 63-3 in a woefully one-sided affair which saw South...

Big wins for Munster, Connacht and Leinster while Ulster fall to Ospreys

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster       Munster demolished the Southern Kings last night 68-3 in an embarrassingly one-sided game at Irish Independent Park.     Munster amassed ten tries to the...

Munster dismantle sorry Kings as Warriors cut loose

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a record-breaking outing for Munster in Pro14 action on Friday, while Glasgow Warriors were also big winners.   Arno Botha scored a hat-trick as Munster recorded their biggest Pro14 win...

Champions Cup Highlights: Munster 10-3 Saracens

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A tough game at Thomond Park as Munster claim a 10-3 victory. The conditions made it incredibly difficult for both sides with the only try of the game coming in the 30th minute with Peter O'Mahony crashing...