Ex-Springbok sued for R1m

2013-11-06 10:04
Gary Botha (AFP)
Cape Town - A sports management company is claiming €79 200 (R1 million) from former Springbok and Blue Bulls hooker, Gary Botha.

According to the Beeld website, ABC Sports Management claims that Botha broke the contractual agreement he had with them when he signed for French club, Toulouse, in February 2011.

Botha's legal representative, Adv. Lafras Uys, on Monday appealed to the Pretoria High Court to dismiss the claim.

ABC claims that they had signed a two-year agreement with Botha on October 5, 2009 to exclusively represent him.

Botha then signed a three-year deal with Toulouse in February 2011, before reportedly cancelling his contract with ABC via e-mail on March 28, 2011.

The company now wants compensation from part of that contract Botha signed with Toulouse.

Acting judge Bert Bam will give judgement on the case on Wednesday morning.

The 32-year-old Botha, who played 12 Tests for the Boks, is still plying his trade with the French giants.

Read more on:    gary botha  |  rugby

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Did Stormers and Springboks lock Pieter-Steph du Toit deserve to be named SA Rugby Player of the Year?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.