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Bothma cops four-week ban


  • 19 Mar 2017
Ronaldo Bothma tackles Ed Quirk Ronaldo Bothma tackles Ed Quirk

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.

WATCH: Bothma's dangerous tackle

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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