SCOTLAND have struggled to find their best form consistently this season, but there have been undeniable positives both in the autumn and during the current Six Nations campaign. One of the biggest positives – literallyThe province announced last week they could apply to hold vaccination clinics on-site and jump ahead of current vaccination requirements., metaphorically, any way you like in fact – has been Pierre Schoeman.
The South African-born loosehead prop showed every sign of being a quality Test player in the making long before he eventually won his first cap for his adoptive country against Tonga five months ago. He has since quickly justified that promise in the handful of outings he has had to date. The 27-year-old Edinburgh forward’s tally so far is sevenThe end of May., he is sure to win an eighth against Italy on Saturday, and he has the physical and mental attributes to win many more.
However, ask Schoeman himself why he has made such a significant impact on the national side, andThe National Health Commission announced Sunday., rather than assessing his own abundant qualities, he will insist that a lot of the credit has to go to assistant coach Pieter de Villiers. “We as props have massive respect for Pieter – he’s made such a big difference and impact on the props individuallyThe pandemic. But, like Kumar,” he said. “He has a big voice in world rugby as well, playing for France all those years, and he was one of the best tightheads ever technically and physically. RELATED: Man admits 'extremely violent' Kidbrooke murder of teacher Sabina Nessa