WATCH: Is there anything Cheslin Kolbe can’t do?
CAPE TOWN – Cheslin Kolbe’s starred for Toulouse as they beat Ulster 36-8 to reach the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup.
The South African pocket rocket’s performance was so electrifying that it left fans excited and wanting more.
Having beaten Ulster, The French side will now wait for the game between Exeter and Northampton to find out who they will play in the semi-finals of Europe’s premier club rugby competition.
Reigning European champions Saracens will face Racing92 in the other semi-final.
At Stade Ernest-Wallon on Sunday, the South African World Cup winner showed fans in Europe just what he is capable of when he scored a try reminiscent of the one he scored when the Springboks beat England in the final of last year’s global showpiece in Japan.
Cheslin Kolbe at it again. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/FhP2v7RjrE— Murray Kinsella (@Murray_Kinsella) September 20, 2020
“Cheslin Kolbe is at it again,” wrote excited Irish scribe Murray Kinsela after a Kolbe try.
The dimunitive outside back also impressed Kinsela with his ability to brush aside players much bigger than.
“Cheslin Kolbe sitting down centres now…
“He is a phenomenon,” Kinsella wrote to his more than 36 000 on his Twitter page.
Cheslin Kolbe sitting down centres now...— Murray Kinsella (@Murray_Kinsella) September 20, 2020
He is a phenomenon. pic.twitter.com/dU61zJrrMV
He wasn’t done. Kolbe, who has also slotted in at number 10 during the season, showed his versatility when he was lifted by former All Blacks loose forward and Toulouse captain Jerome Kaino during a restart.
“Kolbe’s a restart specialist too.
“Has slotted in at number eight on scrum plays for Toulouse before. Has starts at 10 and 15 also.
“He’s still only 26,” marvelled Kinsella.
Kolbe is a restart specialist too.— Murray Kinsella (@Murray_Kinsella) September 20, 2020
Has slotted in at number eight on scrum plays for Toulouse before. Has had starts at 10 and 15 also.
He's still only 26! pic.twitter.com/gs5miHU5mT
The former Western Province and Stormers star finished the game with two tries.
"We have to make sure we don't get ahead of ourselves"— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) September 20, 2020
"Hopefully we can make history again."
Star of the match, man of the hour, Cheslin Kolbe reflects as Toulouse book their spot in the semis.#HeinekenChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/OZX0HKAQdD