Bothma cops four-week ban
- 19 Mar 2017
Bulls flanker Renaldo Bothma has received a four-week ban for a dangerous tackle during Friday's match against the Sunwolves at Loftus.
Bothma was red-carded for making contact with the head area of Ed Quirk, while attempting to tackle the flanker during the first minute of the second half.
The Sanzaar Foul Play Review Committee accepted a guilty plea from Bothma for contravening Law 10.4(e) Dangerous tackling of an opponent.
Bothma has been suspended up to and including Saturday, 15 April.
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