For the second week in a row, Louis Rees-Zammit has absolutely stunned the rugby world with his incredible performance and athleticism which gave Wales a win over a 14-man Scotland at the Six Nations Championship.
Rees-Zammit, whose grandfather emigrated from Malta to London, scored two tries, one in the closing minutes of the match, in a mounting 25-24 comeback to give Wales their second win of the tournament.
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After going down 17-3, the 20-year-old Welshman managed to capitalise on good field position off the back of a high tackle and scored his first try of the game to close the first half.
However, the internet exploded following Rees-Zammit’s incredible second try, a chip over the Scottish fullback Stuart Hogg followed by a rapid run past the line to claim the bonus point.
“I just tried to use my gas and get on the outside and saw there was no cover on the backfield and put a little chip over the fullback and luckily got the bounce,” he said in a post match interview.
Rees-Zammit’s try was enough to put Wales on top 25-24 with Scotland failing to mount a charge for the win.
Unsurprisingly, Rees-Zammit’s clinching performance earned the 20-year-old man of the match and another shot at the Six Nations’ Try Of The Week award.
“I’m thoroughly enjoying it. I’ve settled in really well with this team and they’ve helped me settle in as well. I’m loving being here and playing on this kind of stage,” he ended.
Wales currently sit in second place in the Six Nations Championship with two wins and nine points – on par with leaders France who edge out in front with a 42 point differential.
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