Gregor Townsend has warned England his determination to prime Ben White complete Ali Price arsenic scrum-half for their Six Nations conflict highlights Scotland’s spot successful depth.
British & Irish Lion Price, a champion nether Townsend, does not moreover make nan chair but has been tipped to bounce backmost powerfully by his coach, who was speedy to singing nan praises of in-form London Irish man White. Townsend said of nan dilemma: ‘It shows nan level of competition, not conscionable successful that position but tons of positions.
‘We person gone for players successful really bully form. Ben’s been really accordant ever since he came into our squad. He’s started nan mostly of games for London Irish this year.
‘His kicking crippled is outstanding, he’s very competitory and he’s grown successful confidence, truthful there’s personification successful shape who tin play nan crippled we want to play.’
Price is 1 of 4 2021 Lions who person grounded to make nan team, pinch Chris Harris connected nan chair and Zander Fagerson and Hamish Watson missing connected fittingness grounds.
Townsend added: ‘Non-selection tin motivate you successful 2 ways – it tin get you much disappointed aliases it tin springiness you a reaction.’
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