Choose one of the champions from the Bok Class of 2009 to parachute into the current squad for the series against the British & Irish Lions.
Legendary Springbok lock Bakkies Botha is ‘humbled but also proud’ of his legacy after being hailed ‘the greatest player’ by former Toulon coach Bernard Laporte.
French Rugby boss and World Rugby vice-chairman Bernard Laporte has revealed Springbok lock Bakkies Botha is the greatest player he has had the privilege to work with throughout his career.
Former British & Irish Lions lock Simon Shaw reflects on his two Lions tours to South Africa, which came some 12 years apart.
Look back at highlights from the career of legendary Springbok and Vodacom Bulls lock Bakkies Botha – one of the most decorated and physical players in rugby history.
Former Wales and British & Irish Lions scrumhalf Mike Phillips has recalled how he was stunned by a chirp from former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha.
Veteran Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has been named as one of the best players in the history of the French Top 14.