Boks legend Botha keen to see new-look Boks

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:57
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Springbok legend John Philip 'Bakkies' Botha spend some time with the Springboks and stated he is keen to see the new era of Springboks go up against France at at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday.

The two countries meet at 17.05 (15.05 GMT) in the first of three Incoming Series Tests, with matches to follow in Durban and Johannesburg.

The legend Botha handed the Springboks their new Springbok match jerseys at their team hotel in Pretoria on Friday.

Botha, who retired in 2014 from international rugby after representing the Boks in 85 Tests, said:  "It was amazing to spend some time with the Springboks this morning.

"And I am looking forward to see this new team playing against France tomorrow,"