WATCH: Namani Nadolo is reminiscent of Jonah Lomu with rampaging Champions Cup try

The Fijian scored two tries in the win over Northampton

BY Daniel Kelly 09:50 Saturday 21 January 2017, 9:50 21 Jan 2017

Nemani Nadolo Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

At six feet, five inches tall, and weighing more than 19 stone, Nemani Nadolo is not your average winger.

The Fijian has starred in the Top 14 and Champions Cup for Montepellier for this season, and he proved his worth to the French side with a dominant score against Northampton Saints on Friday night.

In a move reminiscent of the late Jonah Lomu, the 28-year-old bulldozed his way through the English side's defence, overpowering the likes of JJ Hanrahan and George North.

That try was one of two scored by the Fijian on front of his home crowd as Northampton cruised to a 26-17 win. The win leaves them with a chance of securing a quarter-final spot as one of the best second-place teams.

If Montpellier do reach the knockout stages, they may be involved in another match with Leinster, or potentially a clash in Limerick against Munster. On the back of Nadolo's performance on Friday night, Montpellier will be top of the list the teams the top-seeds will want to avoid. 


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