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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Hendrik Egnatius
SURNAME Botha
HEIGHT 179 cm
WEIGHT 78 Kg
BIRTH DATE 27 February 1958
BIRTH PLACE Breyten
MARITIAL STATUS Married
SECONDARY SCHOOL Hendrik Verwoerd, Pretoria
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Pretoria
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Position: Flyhalf
Club: University of Pretoria RFC
Province: Northern Transvaal (1980)
Springbok number: 502
Test debut: 26 April 1980 vs South America in Johannesburg aged 22
Last test: 14 November 1992 vs England in London aged 34
Total tests: 28
Tour matches: 12
Total Springbok matches: 40
Win ratio: 19-9-0
Tours: South America 1980; New Zealand & USA 1981; France & England 1992
Captain in 9 tests
Captain of the 1992 Springbok touring team to France & England.
SA Rugby Player of the Year, 1979, 1981, 1985 & 1987; SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee, 1980, 1982, 1988, 1991 & 1992; SA Rugby Young Player of the Year nominee, 1977.
Scored points in all 28 tests; Second longest international career by a Springbok - 12 Years, 202 days; Holds record for most career drop goals in tests by a Springbok (18) and in all matches for the Springboks (27); Shares record for most consecutive tests as a flyhalf with Bennie Osler and Jaco van der Westhuyzen (17).
Brother of Darius Botha
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 2
CONVERSIONS 50
PENALTIES 50
DROP GOALS 18
TOTAL POINTS 314
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 28
TRIES 2
CONVERSIONS 50
PENALTIES 50
DROP GOALS 18
TOTAL POINTS 314
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Australia 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
British Isles 4 3 0 1 0 6 4 1 27
England 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 11
France 3 2 0 1 0 7 6 2 38
Ireland 2 2 0 0 0 1 4 3 23
New Zealand 4 1 0 3 0 7 8 2 44
NZ Cavaliers 4 3 0 1 1 7 15 2 69
South America 6 5 0 1 0 16 5 6 65
USA 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 6
World XV 2 2 0 0 1 2 5 1 26
SQUAD LIST
Valke ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
South Africa U/21 IRB U21 World Cup - 2003
South Africa IRB U21 World Cup - 2002
South Africa SA to France & Eng - 1992
South Africa Aust to South Africa - 1992
South Africa NZ to South Africa - 1992
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1989
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1986
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1982
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1981
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1981
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1981
South Africa British Lions Tour - 1980
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1980

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