Sir Ian McGeechan | The top five Six Nations prospects

Former British and Irish Lions had coach and Telegraph Sport columnist Sir Ian McGeechan selects the hottest prospects who he expects to take the game by storm.

WALES | Louis Rees-Zammit

“You cannot put a price on outright pace. Rees-Zammit has it in abundance, and, combined with his finishing ability, you begin to understand why the hype surrounding him has been so intense.”

He was enjoying an unbelievable breakthrough season with Gloucester in the Premiership when coronavirus hit.

It would have been good to see him in a Welsh jersey against Italy – an ideal opportunity, particularly as he was playing with such confidence. A first cap cannot be far away.