The rumor had swelled Monday with the revelations of a journalist from the British magazine The Rugby Paper: the South African winger of Stade Toulousain, Cheslin Kolbe, is said to be in talks with the Rugby Club Toulonnais. Information which has just been confirmed this Tuesday by BeIN Sport. The world champion Springboks winger, currently selected with his selection to play in the Rugby Championship, has reportedly signed with the Var club for three seasons, although he is under contract with Toulouse until 2023.

Kolbe is only expected to join the RCT from December, after playing in the Rugby Championship, taking a vacation and touring the Boks in November in Hemisphere. North. After missing the Englishman Jonathan Joseph (Bath) and the New Zealander Ngani Laumape (Stade Français Paris), the club of Bernard Lemaître and Patrice Collazo has just struck a blow.

Almost unknown when he arrived in Toulouse in 2017, Cheslin Kolbe has since established himself as one of the most spectacular and effective rugby players on the rugby planet. The pocket-sized South African (1.71 m) is capable, by his electric supports and his lightning accelerations, to tear any defensive curtain. In four seasons, he has built an unparalleled record: world champion with the Springboks in 2019 a few months after winning the Top 14 with Stade Toulousain. Last season, he achieved the European Cup-Championship double with the Rouge et Noir. Before joining another historic French rugby club, which evolves with the same colors …

the 08/24/2021 at 10:48 PM