English club London Irish confirmed the signing of Sharks lock Ruan Botha on Monday.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez has paid tribute to the Crusaders after their 40-10 quarter-final loss in Christchurch on Saturday.
Sharks captain Ruan Botha says his team will look to dominate the Crusaders forwards during Saturday’s Super Rugby quarter-final in Christchurch.
Ruan Botha, Raymond Rhule and JJ Engelbrecht have been cited following their disciplinary transgressions this weekend and will appear before Sanzaar’s foul play review committee.
Lock Ruan Botha has been appointed as captain of the Sharks’ 45-man squad for the 2018 Super Rugby season. Botha led the Sharks in last year’s Currie Cup competition, and coach Robert du Preez has handed him the same role for their Super Rugby campaign. The group consists of 25 forwards and 20 backs, with 12 squad members capped at… Read more →
Sharks lock Ruan Botha has replaced the injured Jean-Luc du Preez in the Springbok squad for the end-of-year tour.