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Brawn meets brain as Eben scores incredible try

WATCH as Eben Etzebeth shows why he is not just a big strong physical second row star, but the Bok is actually a rugby genius.

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Up against Quins in the Champions Cup at the Stoop, the Sharks lock showed a rugby IQ that seemed to be higher than the entire Quins team combined.

The hosts had possession in their own half with a minute left of the first 40, and had shaped up to box kick into the Sharks’ half. Quins had set up a caterpillar ruck, with England prop Joe Marler at the back of the ruck.

However, after the ruck was shunted, Marler suddenly only had a hand on the ruck, rather than a shoulder, which Etzebeth astutely saw.

The Springboks lock snapped up the ball right in front of Danny Care and went in to run in a try from 40 metres out to mean his side only trailed by two points at halftime.

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