Joe Marler's hilarious response to Cheslin Kolbe on Twitter has gone viral - Ruck

Joe Marler’s hilarious response to Cheslin Kolbe on Twitter has gone viral

England and Harlequins prop Joe Marler is always good value for money on Twitter – and his response to Cheslin Kolbe is no exception.

The Springbok winger, who skinned Marler as South Africa ran out 32-12 winners in Japan, was celebrating their Rugby World Cup triumph one-year on.

“A year ago today my childhood dream became a reality. Defied the myth.” wrote speedster Kolbe.

Marler’s response to the tweet was simply hilarious.

The charismatic prop tweeted: “A year ago today this bloke royally took the piss out of me – I doff my cap to you geeza.”


  • South Africa became the first team to win the Rugby World Cup having lost a match during the pool stage
  • This was the first final in which South Africa scored a try
  • England joined France on a record three losses in World Cup finals
  • Jérôme Garcès became the first French referee to take charge of a Rugby World Cup final


Joe Marler’s hilarious new autobiography,  ‘Loose Head: Confessions of an (un)professional rugby player‘, is a must read for all rugby supporters!

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1. Joe Launchbury

The England ptop, in his section on teammates nicknames, reveals an uncomplimentary one given to the Wasps captain during England duty.

Due to him forever knocking everything over with his backside, the biggest in world rugby, Marler joked ‘your ass is like a permanent slosh bucket.’

Long story short, he hated it but is still known as ‘Slosh’ or ‘Slosh bucket’ to this day in England training/