Before the 2016 Six Nations started, Eddie Jones described Itoje as a Vauxhall Viva of a player.
When the media pushed for a group interview with Itoje a fortnight or so ago, Jones explained that he wanted the player to “earn his stripes” first.
After the whistle against, even Jones upgraded his appraisal. “He’s a BMW now.” Itoje was named man of the match.
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LIST | 6 times Maro Itoje was a superb sh*thouse
Whether you either love him or hate him, it’s impossible to deny that England lock Maro Itoje has a certain skill of getting under the skin of opposition players and fans.
1. Joining the celebrations
Itoje taunts Glasgow as he joins in disallowed try celebrations.
Maro Itoje troll level = 💯— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) October 14, 2018
• Glasgow steal the ball
• Ref blows for penalty
• Glasgow players don’t hear whistle, score try, celebrate wildly…
• Maro Itoje joins in! pic.twitter.com/ULOkgYcLga