“I’ve always hated snakes. When I was young I went to Deep Sea World near Edinburgh and there were snakes there. I was the only one who got to touch them. Even if they’re on the telly, I’ll lift my feet off the ground and get them up on the couch.”
He was one of the four Scotland players called up for the Lions squad for the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour to Australia and was the youngest player on the 2013 tour, making him the carer of ‘Bil’ the Lion.
“I get called ‘Whisky Face’. A few of the boys think I look like that face you make when you first take a sip of whisky.”
12. Dream dinnerguests
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson would be there. I imagine he’d have some stories to tell. George Best –Uncle Georgie – would have to be there. He would have some great stories too. And I’d have Gemma Atkinson. I love watching Emmerdale.