Reinach's brilliance gets rewarded
The South African scrumhalf hit world-class form last month scoring two unforgettable tries as the Saints claimed back-to-back victories against Exeter Chiefs and Worcester Warriors.
The Saints scrumhalf’s recent form has certainly been a huge reminder to Springboks supporters.
The 28-year-old, who earned 10 Test caps, has not made the Springbok squad since 2015, however with the World Cup just a few months, he may have placed his name in contention for selection.
“He is the ‘in form’ No. 9 in Premiership Rugby at the moment and incredibly important to Northampton Saints,” said Ugo Monye, the former Harlequins, England and Lions wing.
“He has revitalised them and we know how competitive this league is with everyone being able to beat everyone, but the back-to-back performances against Worcester away and Exeter at home, especially scoring two intercepted tries, were so impressive.
“When you get a result against one of the top two teams, it gives you more than just a win – it gives you confidence that you can go toe-to-toe with the very best.
“If you are able to put on that level of performance, you need your top players and we know how important your No. 9 is to do that.
“For me the impact that Cobus Reinach is having on the team — considering where Northampton were — has been incredible.”
He’s scored a boat load of tries and intercepted more passes than you can imagine 🌟
He’s also been at the heart of some massive @SaintsRugby performances ✨
— Premiership Rugby (@premrugby) January 10, 2019
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