Humble Kolisi’s journey to the biggest stage is liberating for all

01 November 2019 - 08:00 By Liam del Carme
When he leads the Boks onto the pitch on Saturday, he’ll have men behind him who would run through walls for him
When he leads the Boks onto the pitch on Saturday, he’ll have men behind him who would run through walls for him
Image: Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images

Japan had an emperor enthroned last week but the occasion of Siya Kolisi leading the Springboks in his 50th Test in tomorrow’s Rugby World Cup final is fit for a king.

When he leads the Boks onto the pitch it will be the last few steps of a truly remarkable journey.

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