Scotland fans have been surprisingly bereft of reasons to scream in horror this Six Nations, such has been the scale of their improvement. In fact, the Scottish rugby person who has spent the last couple of weeks screaming has been their best player. Stuart Hogg, a near-certainty for the Lions number 15 jersey, has been subject to a concerted campaign by teammate John Barclay. The aim? To frighten the shite out of him.
It's a simple plan but, in fairness, it's been working.
It all began last January...
— John Barclay (@johnbarc86) January 24, 2017
The second attempt elicited a fantastic 'AH, YA BASTARD' from Hogg, which we want to make our message tone.
— John Barclay (@johnbarc86) February 22, 2017
Take three was slightly more understated...
— John Barclay (@johnbarc86) February 27, 2017
But yesterday's installment was the best:
— John Barclay (@johnbarc86) March 9, 2017