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VIDEO: 'He is just misunderstood'

Ever wanted to know what weights Siya Kolisi and Eben Etzebeth can lift in the gym? Or who is the most undervalued Springbok?


Then watch this exclusive interview with double World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi on the Big Jim Show – a RugbyPass TV special.

Jim Hamilton chatted with Kolisi at his new home, Racing 92 in Paris’ western inner suburbs.

Much maligned England star ⁠Owen Farrell will join Kolisi in the French capital later this year and the Bok skipper had no hesitation in sharing his view over the ‘hate’ directed at Farrell.

“He is just misunderstood,” Kolisi told the Big Jim Show.

And they also had a brief stopover in the gym, where Hamilton tried his hands at lifting some heavy weights.

In this session, Kolisi revealed that he normally takes out the 55kg dumbbells, but sometimes 60kg.


However, Eben Etzebeth normally lifts 75kg dumbbells.

They chatted about his move to Paris, reflected on the 2023 World Cup and why it was bigger than 2019, Kolisi’s relationship with Rassie Erasmus and so much more.

This is truly a ‘must-watch‘ special.

All you need to do is sign up for a free account on RugbyPass TV and watch the entire episode.


Below is a glimpse of what is in the interview.

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