Munster
BJ Botha

Senior Debut:  v Scarlets, September 2011, Musgrave Park

Heineken Cup Debut: v Northampton Saints, November 2011, Thomond Park

Previous Clubs:  The Sharks (Super 14), Ulster

International Honours: South Africa

Twitter: @BJBotha

South African prop Botha signed with Munster at the start of the 2011/12 season after spending three seasons with Ulster Rugby.

He played Super 14 with the Sharks and was capped 26 times by South Africa after making his debut against the All Blacks in Pretoria in 2006. He last played for the Springboks against Australia in the Tri Nations game played in Brisbane in July 2010.

Of the 23 appearances he made for Munster in 2011/12 season, 18 were as starting tight-head including all seven Heineken Cup games.

Similarly in 2012/13, Botha was the starting tight-head in all eight of Munster's Heineken Cup games and signed a two-year contract extension at the end of the 2012/13 season.

Injured the medial ligaments in his right knee at the start of the 2013/14 season and missed the first four games in the RaboDirect PRO12.

DOB4th Jan 1980
BirthplaceDurban, S Africa
Height1.80 m (5' 11")
Weight112 kg (17 st 8 lb)
PositionProp
HonoursSouth Africa (25 caps)
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
05/09/2014
Edinburgh Rugby







77
12/09/2014
Benetton Treviso







23
Total Played 2 0
0
0
0
0
0
0
100
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2014-2015 - Guinness PRO12
Munster Rugby
1 +1







2014-2015 Total

1 +1







2013-2014 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
5 +3







2013-2014 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
8 +5







2013-2014 Total

13 +8







2012-2013 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
8







2012-2013 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
9 +10
1



1

5
2012-2013 Total

17 +10
1



1

5
2011-2012 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
7
1





5
2011-2012 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
11 +5







2011-2012 Total

18 +5
1





5
Total - Guinness PRO12

29 +21
1



1

5
Total - Heineken Cup

20 +3
1





5
Total

49 +24
2
0
0
0
1
0
10
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