The Stormers are in hot pursuit of a Springbok regular as a replacement for France-bound fullback Warrick Gelant next season.
Fit-again Cheslin Kolbe will this weekend be one of six players striving to join an elite group of South Africans to have won a European title.
Cheslin Kolbe has suffered yet another injury setback and will be sidelined for “several weeks”, Toulon have confirmed.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber will consider Cheslin Kolbe at flyhalf if regulars Handre Pollard and Elton Jantjies are unavailable for selection.
Here’s a wrap of all the action involving South African players in England, France and Japan, including Cheslin Kolbe’s first tries for Toulon.
France kicking coach Vlok Cilliers believes Cheslin Kolbe’s versatility makes him as “special” as the world’s best player, Antoine Dupont.
Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe has expressed his gratitude to be back on the field after a lengthy, injury-enforced break.
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi said on Thursday he had no worries about South Africa’s chances in next month’s Tests even though they are missing three first-choice players.
Springbok talisman Cheslin Kolbe recently completed a high-profile move from Toulouse to Top 14 rivals Toulon on a deal that makes him the fourth highest-paid rugby player on the planet.
Cheslin Kolbe has opened up on the excitement of a new challenge with Toulon and the potential of winning another World Cup in 2023.