Bok duo in French World XV

2013-11-06 13:06
Bakkies Botha (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - South Africans Bakkies Botha and Danie Gerber have been included in a French newspaper's all-time rugby World XV.

Midi Olympique included the two Springbok legends at a glamour evening at the Pavillon Gabriel in Paris on Monday night.

The so-called "Legends XV" was picked for the 60th commemoration of the Rugby Oscars. The team was picked by French journalists and rugby enthusiasts.

In all, five All Blacks, five Frenchmen, three Welshmen and two South Africans made up the World XV.

The all-time Legends XV:

15 Serge Blanco (France), 14 Gerald Davies (Wales), 13 Danie Gerber (South Africa), 12 Philippe Sella (France), 11 Jonah Lomu (New Zealand), 10 Dan Carter (New Zealand), 9 Gareth Edwards (Wales), 8 Michael Jones (New Zealand), 7 Richie McCaw (New Zealand), 6 Walter Spanghero (France), 5 Benoît Dauga (France), 4 Bakkies Botha (South Africa), 3 Graham Price (Wales) 2 Sean Fitzpatrick (New Zealand), 1 Jean Iraçabal (France)

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So humbled to be part of this great group of Rugby Legends tonight in Paris. Blessings - Bakkies Botha

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