"Nobody better" - Bakkies Botha ranks his three toughest opponents - Ruck

“Nobody better” – Bakkies Botha ranks his three toughest opponents

Springboks hard man Bakkies Botha has revealed his toughest opponents on the rugby field in a series of interviews.

The legendary lock often took his game to the wrong side of the law and makes no apologies about that in a chapter dedicated to him in the new book Hard men of Rugby by Luke Upton.

Check out who he named as his toughest opponents below:

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#3. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)

BOTHA SAID: “I like Alun-Wyn Jones, he’s a good fighter. We had some epic battles down the years and I have a lot of respect for what he’s gone onto achieve.”

JONES ON BOTHA: “He revelled in it didn’t he. Physically he has to be up there. Let’s just say he was able to keep the tradition going of the hardest of South African second rows.”


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