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Scary Boks: Be afraid, be very afraid!

2013-11-14 09:50
Bakkies Botha (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Just when the Springboks' opponents think they have finally seen the last of rugby's iconic 'Énforcer', Bakkies Botha, coach Heyneke Meyer goes and calls him back from the Springbok wilderness.

But never mind that, some of the new breed are pretty damn scary too!

According to reports, Bakkies Botha is likely to make his return to the Springbok team for their clash against Scotland in Edinburgh on Sunday.

Botha, 34, was recalled to the Bok squad for their end-of-year tour but was not included in the 23-man line-up for last week's Test against Wales in Cardiff as he only joined them last Tuesday evening.

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer told Die Burger's website that he is likely to call on Botha this weekend.

"There is a good chance that Bakkies will start. We want to see what he can do for us. He's been very influential since he arrived. You could see how guys like Eben Etzebeth and Pieter-Steph du Toit look up to him," said Meyer.

Botha, who currently plays for French club Toulon, last played for the Boks at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand two years ago.

Bakkies put up this pic from the match between Wales and the Springboks in Cardiff on his Twitter page of the terrible trio:

Twee ongelooflike spelers en jong manne. N blink toekoms wat vir hulle voorle besering vry. Blessings. (Bakkies Botha via Twitter)


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