Junior Springboks Cheslin Kolbe

Kolbe at the World Cup. Image: Sky Sports

Springboks: Sensational footage of Cheslin Kolbe as a Junior Bok

Cheslin Kolbe was linked with a move to the Stormers recently. Check out this footage of him starring for the Junior Springboks in 2013!

Junior Springboks Cheslin Kolbe

Kolbe at the World Cup. Image: Sky Sports

Cheslin Kolbe, who starred for the Springboks in the World Cup win in 2019 and has been linked with the Stormers, has been producing scintillating displays for some time. Check out this amazing footage of him in a Junior Springboks jersey.

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Cheslin Kolbe stars for Junior Springboks in 2013

Cheslin Kolbe was a teenager in 2013, However, he already possessed some of the same flair, unpredictability and that trademark sharp change of direction and devastating step that we know and love him for.

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Kolbe leaves Toulon because of club’s financial constraints

In current news, Toulon recently ended months of speculation by confirming Cheslin Kolbe will be released from his contract at the end of the season.

Kolbe added: “I would like to thank the Club, my team-mates and all the supporters for the opportunity given to me to play in Toulon during these two seasons and which I appreciated very much. I would have liked to stay in Toulon but the financial constraints of the clubs and the injuries made things difficult.”

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Stormers release Kolbe statement

In the wake of that news, local reports in South Africa suggested that Kolbe had received a renewed multi-million rand offer from the Stormers in an attempt to lure him to Cape Town.

Yet, despite widespread speculation on this subject, the Stormers have now released in order to clear up the misinformation that has made headline. Read the full statement on Kolbe.

Cheslin Kolbe Toulon Stormers
Springbok star Cheslin Kolbe was unable to inspire Toulon to victory in his Top 14 debut for the club against Stade Francais. Photo: AFP

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