Cheslin Kolbe goes full RWC final mode with phenomenal try in today's Top 14 clash
By Rugby Onslaught

Cheslin Kolbe goes full RWC final mode with phenomenal try in today’s Top 14 clash

It felt like Déjà vu for South African rugby fans who watched today’s Top 14 clash between Toulouse and La Rochelle as Springbok winger Cheslin Kolbe scored this sensational try in the opening minutes of the clash.

The 26-year-old danced his way around defender after hapless defender as he skipped his way to a try that was a carbon copy of the one he scored against England in the World Cup final a year ago.

Fans were going wild at the lightning-fast feet of the Springbok winger.

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This was Kolbe’s second try of the first half and if there ever was a trademark try for this man than this was it.

Watch the sensational piece of footwork from the Toulouse winger from today’s Top 14 clash below

He wasn’t just wowing the crowd with his work on the ball.

We see as the the 5ft’6 winger slams an opponent in the tackle in this crunching tackle during the second half.

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