National Panel B

Johre Botha

Born: 7 December 1989
Married to: Talana
Height: 1.79
Weight: 72 Kg
Home province: Valke
School attended: Kempton Park High School
Favourite country: Nambia

Rugby history:

Played u/13 craven week - 

Played in the Beeld u/16 final - 

Why You chose to become a referee:

To teach my dad the law’s of the game, because he is always correct and not the ref !!!

Refereeing history:

Academy Squad 2014 - 2017

SARU National "B" Panel 2018 to current

Career highlights:

Refereed the following finals:

  • u/13 Graven Week in Durban - 2014
  • u/18 Academy Week in Durban (WP vs Blue Bulls) - 

Assistant Referee - HSBC 7's in Cape Town 2017

Favourite international sportsperson:

The Great Gabriel Selassie

Family connection to the sport:

My dad played for Nambia National Rugby Team and was the SA Record holder for the 400m.

Motivators:

All the great sports stars across the world has motivated me in my love and appreciation of sport. I strive to be the best and am extremely motivated by sportsmen and women and their accomplishments.

Who would you like to meet:

Dalai Lama

Hero/Mentor:

Eugene Daniels Aka Coach Danny

Advice for new recruits:

Work, Work, Work. Always go the extra mile.

Outside interests:

Fishing, camping, restoring VW Beetles and spending quality time with my wife and two children.

Did you know?

My name Johre is a combination of my fathers and mothers names - Johannes & Margaret

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