5 Things to Know About Lions call-up Hamish Watson, including his Premiership stint | Ruck

5 Things to Know About Lions call-up Hamish Watson, including his Premiership stint

Scotland flanker Hamish Watson has been selected for the British and Irish Lions squad to take on South Africa.

Everyone’s favourite Scot; you can’t help but admire him. In a game of giants, surrounded by enormous people, he doesn’t take no for an answer.

Such a tremendous ball-carrier, so physical, and a ferocious competitor. You just know he’ll be a great Lion.

Here are five things you should know about the Edinburgh and Scotland fullback.

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#1. Nickname

Pinball – one of Watson’s two nicknames along with the slightly less imaginative but more common ‘Mish’ – fits Scotland’s openside flanker perfectly.

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