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Reinach form delights Tuala

2nd January 2019, 18:41 by Jack Ogalbe

Ahsee Tuala says he has enjoyed watching Northampton team-mate Cobus Reinach "ripping up the league" in recent weeks.

The South African scrum-half, who has 10 caps for the Springboks, joined the Saints ahead of the 2017-18 season and has lit up the English domestic game.

Reinach has been particularly effective over the last month or so, scoring intercept tries in the wins over both Worcester and Exeter.

Full-back Tuala says he has been inspired by his team-mate's exploits and has backed the 28-year-old to get even better.

"He's something special," Tuala said. "He's playing really well this season and he's just getting better every game.

"I wouldn't want to race him in the 100-metre sprint or a 40-metre dash because he's really quick!

"It's good to see him running around and scoring long-range tries from intercepts.

"He does it at training so it just goes straight onto the pitch. It's good to see him ripping up the league.

"Boys are trying to read him and make it difficult for him, but he's doing really well and I'm pretty sure he's going to get better every game."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Jack Ogalbe has been working for the team since his student days, having enjoyed a successful placement. He is an avid West Ham fan but also enjoys writing on rugby union, golf, tennis and cycling.

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