Bakkies
Bakkies

Bakkies Botha

22nd Sep 1979 2.02m/124kg No 4 Lock

John Philip Botha, or otherwise known as Bakkies Botha, has a reputation of being one of the toughest rugby players in World Rugby due to is physical and confrontational style of play.

Bakkies is one of the most highly awarded rugby players in history. His list of achievements speaks for itself: 1 Vodacom Cup title, 3 Currie Cup titles, 3 Super Rugby titles, a World Cup trophy, 2 Tri-Nations titles, a British and Irish Lions trophy, a French Top 14 league title and 2 Heineken Cup titles.

He began his Super Rugby career in 2002 at the Bulls where he earned himself 100 caps over 9 seasons. After the 2011 Rugby World Cup, he signed for Toulon and has been a valuable part of the squad ever since.

Career

image Bulls
No 4 Lock
2002 - 2011
sa South Africa
No 4 Lock
2002 - 2014
toulon_rugby_logo RC Toulon
No 4 Lock
2011 - 2015
ultimateRugby World XV
No 4 Lock
2015 - 2015
Barbarians_Logo Barbarians
No 4 Lock
2015 - 2015