The starting half of the future of Gregor Townsend’s team may come from abroad
A new name may soon arrive in Scotland’s control room, and you don’t have to go to Glasgow or Edinburgh, or the ranks of national youth teams to find it. In fact, there are rumors of great interest from SRU for a 21-year-old opener, Ben Healy, who was at the start of the season with a Munster uniform. As our colleague Matteo Mangiarotti, a legendary Scottish rugby specialist, reports on his blog, the Glasgow Warriors are very interested in offering a contract for 21-year-old Haley, due to Scottish family ties, but currently Deployed internationally by Ireland. 20. The Tipperary natives, to date, have an academy contract, so are not a professional, and are expiring. Hence the interest of the Scottish Federation who do not want to miss the opportunity to “lock down” this new talent.
It was also talked about by Gregor Townsend, who told the Irish Independent’s column: “I am not a franchise manager, you should ask them. I only care about the players I currently have on the team with the national team Certainly, although Healy has been impressive so far, we have seen him in matches against Glasgow and Edinburgh having a decisive impact.
The IRFU, the Irish Federation, which also deals with all epidemic-related problems, has suspended all speech related to the renewal of contracts, so this could take a very realistic turn. And who knows if one day Haley arrives in a Scotland shirt, Gregor Townsend will still be found as the manager: in fact, he should be signing a new contract soon, which should see him take place in France in the 2023 World Cup. Till take Cardo’s 15th place.
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