SUPERCUT: Glasgow scrumhalf George Horne possesses explosive acceleration
This great cut from AR Rugby demonstrates the frightening acceleration of Glasgow scrumhalf George Horne. He has that short leg acceleration that makes defending players like this a nightmare.
According to Glasgow Warriors website, George (22) followed in the footsteps of his older brother Peter by joining the 7s squad ahead of the 2016/17 series. At the time George was a member of the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy Stage 3 and played his XV-a-side rugby with the Glasgow Hawks.
George made his 7s debut in Dubai the week after making his Glasgow Warriors debut in the Guinness PRO12.
A product of Howe of Fife club, Horne has Scotland representative honours at under-17, under-19 and under-20, and has also represented his region, Caledonia, at all age-grade levels.
He played a huge role in Scotland under-20’s memorable 36-34 defeat of their Welsh counterparts in the 2015 Six Nations Championship, kicking eight goals from eight attempts – five penalties and three conversions. The following game, Horne scored the opening try in the age-grade side’s impressive 45-0 win over Italy, at Netherdale.
Horne was selected for the World Rugby Ubder-20 Championship and appeared in all five games, starting against in the pool stages game against Ireland.
A former pupil of Bell Baxter HS and Strathallan School, he studyied for a BEd in Physical Education at Edinburgh University.
The Glasgow Hawks stand-off come scrum-half, formerly of Currie, appeared twice for Scotland under-20 in the 2014 6 Nations Championship, making replacement appearances against Italy and Wales.