| Golden Lions|
| Ruan Botha|
| 10 January 1992 (age 23)
Brakpan, South Africa (1992-01-10) |
Jean Kleyn, Rynhardt Elstadt, Nizaam Carr, Dillyn Leyds, Kurt Coleman
Natal Sharks / Sharks
Ruan Botha Wikipedia
Ruan Botha (born 10 January 1992) is a South African rugby union footballer. He plays as a lock for the Sharks in Super Rugby. He made his provincial debut on 31 March 2012 as the Golden Lions thrashed the Griffons 71-25 in Johannesburg. Botha started the match before being replaced in the 62nd minute by Hendrik Roodt.
His first call-up to the Lions Super Rugby team came ahead of the side's Australian tour during the 2012 Super Rugby season. He made the starting fifteen for the first time in the match against the Chiefs in Pukekohe on 5 May 2012.
Botha was named in the South Africa Under 20 team that won the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship.
He joined Western Province for the 2013 season.