5 Things to Know About Lions call-up Finn Russell, including job before rugby | Ruck

5 Things to Know About Lions call-up Finn Russell, including job before rugby

Scotland fly-half Finn Russell has been selected for the British and Irish Lions squad to take on South Africa.

There’s no question that the speedster will be in and around the Test team.

FACT: Russell has made 30 break assist passes in Test rugby since the last Lions Tour, no tier one player has more

Here are five things you might not have known about Finn Russell…

#1. AMATEUR CAREER

In 2013, he received the John Macphail Scholarship, spending 15 weeks in New Zealand’s South Island playing for local clubs in the Christchurch area. He benefited from the state-of-the art facilities and specialist coaching offered by the Canterbury Rugby Football Union international high performance unit.

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