In less than 30 days Marcus smith He met four of the most important goals for a UK-trained rugby player. The young opening of Harlequins, At just 22 years old, he reaped within four weeks the achievements that many have dreamed of throughout his career.
The string of 10 born in the Philippines and nationalized English began on June 26, when he was crowned champion of the Premiership by winning an electrifying final to Exeter chiefs by 40 to 38. After consecrating himself, Eddie jones He cited him being part of the La Rosa roster for the first time in his career in the July window. On the 4th of this month, Smith made his debut in the team’s jersey in the victory over the United States and had the pleasure of scoring a try.
Just six days later Warren gatland summoned him to join the British & Irish Lions for the Scottish injury Finn russell in the Achilles tendon. A week later, he made his debut with this shirt in a resounding 49-3 victory against Stormers and the opening shone in the match, in which he scored 14 points.