Pics: Munster’s New Signing Chris Cloete Is An Absolute Monster
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Meet the terminator.
Munster and the IRFU last month announced the signing of South African back-row Chris Cloete from the Southern Kings. 26-year-old Cloete has made 21 appearances for the Port Elizabeth Super Rugby side, scoring six tries, and has enjoyed a standout season during the Kings’ 2017 campaign.
Currently with the Pumas, Cloete previously played for Western Province in the Currie and Vodacom Cups, and also spent time playing in Sri Lanka. He’s signed a three-year deal with the southern province.
A powerful loose forward that excels at the breakdown, Cloete’s form this season propelled him into the South African ‘A’ side where he was instrumental in the 48-28 win against French Barbarians during the June series, scoring two tries.
While doing a bit of research on the South African, we discovered he’s an absolute monster. We’ll let the pictures below do the talking…