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Etzebeth snaps back at Bakkies

REACTION: Springbok superstar Eben Etzebeth has responded to criticism from Bok legend Bakkies Botha.

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In an interview with Midi Olympique, Botha expressed his disappointment with Etzebeth’s early exit from France and Top 14 strugglers Toulon.

The 30-year-old Etzebeth recently confirmed that he was returning to South Africa to join Durban-based franchise the Sharks.

Botha said the 30-year-old Rugby World Cup winner hadn’t shown his best side while in France, a league which he felt didn’t suit him.

READ: Bok legend hits out at Etzebeth

“Eben Etzebeth? Incredible fighter, best second row in the world,” Botha told Midi Olympique.

“But I regret that he only shows his best face with the Springboks.”

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And now Etzebeth has taken to social media to remind Botha of the “honour code”

“@BakkiesBotha4 – Noted.” was Etzebeth’s response on Twitter

“Next time you want to ENFORCE an opinion, you’ve got my number.

“#exspringbokteammates #onthoujouerekode [remember your honor code]”

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See the tweet below:

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