Marcell Coetzee shows everyone what he's capable of with spectacular performance 2 years ago

Marcell Coetzee shows everyone what he's capable of with spectacular performance

Ulster Rugby flanker Marcell Coetzee has endured a horror two years at the northern province.

The South African international was brought to Belfast in the summer of 2016 as one of the province's marquee signings but he has played just eight games for the club after two injury plagued seasons.

Coetzee showed tremendous promise from an early age in South Africa broke into the Springboks squad as a 21-year-old and racked up 28 caps by the age of 24.

The 27-year-old was a battering ram for Ulster in their 28-7 win over the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Sunday as he amassed 22 carries for 29 metres in attack while racking up a team high 13 tackles in defence.

He was also a menace at the breakdown and secured this crucial first-half turnover while the Kings were beginning to press on Ulster's line.

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Ulster led by just two points heading into the final 20 minutes before Coetzee crashed over from close range to score their first try of the game.

The score gave Ulster a nine-point advantage and Dan McFarland's side never looked back from there as Angus Kernohan and Angus Curtis both tagged on further scores to extend the province's winning streak to three games to lead conference B.