Great Scot: Super teams looking at new Norths’ prop George Thornton

By Jon Geddes; Image - Clay Cross

A NUMBER of Australian Super Rugby teams are understood to be looking closely at Northern Suburbs’ Scottish representative prop George Thornton after just eight appearances in the Shute Shield.

And the 25-year-old frontrow recruit did his future job prospects no harm with an eye-catching performance for Norths in their 28-10 win over a gritty West Harbour at North Sydney Oval on Saturday.

He showed his arsenal includes an impressive running game when he took off like a powerhouse three-quarter, displaying a nice turn of pace and sharp footwork, as he made a number of incisive breaks to split open the Wests’ defence.

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