Beast Paris vlog screenshot

Beast Mtawarira takes to Paris. Photo: Screenshot.

Beast: ‘Springboks are going to overpower Ireland’

Beast’s vlog is live and in the first episode the big man has backed the Springboks’ power to triumph over Ireland’s finesse in their Pool B showdown on Saturday night.

Beast Paris vlog screenshot

Beast Mtawarira takes to Paris. Photo: Screenshot.

Beast Mtawarira famously won the Rugby World Cup in 2019 with South Africa as he headed into rugby retirement on a high note, while he has undertaken a host of successful business and entrepreneurial ventures ever since hanging up his rugby boots.

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Beast is currently in France, where he will spend the next few weeks conducting various roles at the Rugby World Cup, having actually been chosen as the representative to hand over the Webb Ellis Cup back in May as part of the build up to the tournament.

The 38-year-old, who featured in 117 Tests for the Springboks, is alsobe following the team’s progress closely in France, and there is no doubt that he is incredibly well placed to share insights into how proceedings might play out.

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One of his role is that od ‘inside reporter’ for Roc Nation Sports International, the world renowned agency that represents the rugby legend, with Beast set to release a daily vlog as part of a content series.

The big man released the episode of his vlog and it centres around the titanic battle between the Springboks and Ireland.

In his vlog, Beast categorically states that the “Springboks are going to overpower Ireland” at the Stade de France on Saturday night.

Check out his full vlog video below:


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Springboks – 15 Damian Willemse, 14 Kurt-Lee Arendse, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Cheslin Kolbe, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Jasper Wiese, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
Subs: 16 Deon Fourie, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Trevor Nyakane, 19 Jean Kleyn, 20 RG Snyman, 21 Marco van Staden, 22 Kwagga Smith, 23 Cobus Reinach.

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Ireland – 15 Hugo Keenan; 14 Mack Hansen, 13 Garry Ringrose, 12 Bundee Aki, 11 James Lowe; 10 Johnny Sexton (c), 9 Jamison Gibson-Park; 8 Caelan Doris, 7 Josh van der Flier, 6 Peter O’Mahony; 5 James Ryan, 4 Tadhg Beirne; 3 Tadhg Furlong, 2 Ronan Kelleher, 1 Andrew Porter.
Subs: 16 Dan Sheehan, 17 David Kilcoyne, 18 Finlay Bealham, 19 Iain Henderson, 20 Ryan Baird, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Jack Crowley, 23 Robbie Henshaw.

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Former Springbok prop Beast Mtawarira has announced a new business partnership. Photo: Supplied