Ruan Botha rugby player
Ruan Botha rugby player

Ruan Botha

10th Jan 1992 2.05m/120kg No 4 Lock

Premiership Team of the Week - Round Five

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

After another thrilling round of the Premiership we select our team of the weekend.     15. Charles Piutau - Bristol Bears   He was unable to inspire the Bears to victory in a game...

London Irish make winning Premiership return at Wasps

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish celebrated their return to the Premiership by earning a gutsy 29-26 victory over Wasps at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday.   The hosts trailed by three points at the break as Wasps debutant...

Rassie Erasmus adds 13 players to his squad and provides an update on Jan Serfontein

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Duane Vermeulen, Handre Pollard (both Bulls), Lukhanyo Am, Sibusiso Nkosi (both Sharks) and Francois Louw (Bath) are amongst a group of 13 players who have been added to the Springbok training group in...

Ruan Botha signs for London Irish

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish have today confirmed the signing of Sharks second row forward Ruan Botha.     The 27-year-old will initially join the Exiles on a six-month contract acting as Rugby World...

Weber brace sees Chiefs past Sharks, Highlanders overcome Jaguares

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs moved off the foot of the New Zealand Conference and picked up just their fourth Super Rugby win of the season as Brad Weber scored two tries in a 29-23 victory over the Sharks.   Seven...

Bosch backed at 10 for Waratahs showdown

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks head coach Robert du Preez snr has made six changes to his starting line up to face the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.     Curwin Bosch moves from fullback into the number 10 jersey...

Rising Star Aphelele Fassi Handed Starting Super Rugby Debut

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks are in Singapore ahead of our opening 2019 Super Rugby fixture against the Sunwolves, looking to get the season off to a positive and successful start on Saturday.         The...

Crusaders v Sharks Super Rugby Playoffs Preview

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Crusaders will host the Sharks in Christchurch which will be the first time the sides have met since 2016 with the Crusaders claiming a 14-19 victory in Durban on the day.  The defending...

Super Rugby Playoffs Preview

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 Super Rugby teams have been narrowed down to just 8 teams who will battle it out to lift the Super Rugby trophy on 4 August.    Road to the Final:    Hurricanes v Chiefs The...

Unchanged Sharks Team to Face Crusaders

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

No injuries following the Sharks final regular season game against the Jaguares means that head coach Robert du Preez has been able to name a completely unchanged 23 for their Super Rugby quarter-final...