Bakkies Botha suspended

Bakkies Botha was suspended from all rugby for four weeks for his reckless challenge on Gio Aplon...

Springbok lock, Bakkies Botha prepares for a team training session

Bakkies Botha was suspended from all rugby for four weeks for his reckless challenge on Gio Aplon during Saturday’s Super 14 match with the Stormers.

Botha will miss the Bulls Super 14 semi final and potentially the final, as well as the Springbok’s first two tests against <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><country-region w:st="on">Wales</country-region> and <place w:st="on"><country-region w:st="on">France</country-region>.