Botha to quit Ulster
February 24, 2011
BJ Botha will leave Ulster at the end of the season © Getty Images
Ulster have confirmed that they will lose South African prop BJ Botha at the end of the season.
The 31-year-old tight-head has played 25 Tests for the Springboks and joined Ulster in 2008, from the Durban-based Sharks Super Rugby franchise.
Botha is currently sidelined by an elbow injury and is hoping to return to action in time for Ulster's Heineken Cup quarter-final against Northampton in April.
Reports in the Irish press suggest that he may make the switch to Munster, although the lure of a return to South Africa in a Rugby World Cup year may be a factor in his decision.
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