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Hogg's magical kicking performance which inspired historic Scotland win

BY Shaywaterworth  ·  Sunday Feb 7, 2021

Scotland captain Stuart Hogg produced a wonderful second half kicking display on Saturday to help his side record an historic win against England at Twickenham.

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Hogg’s lovely spiral kicks consistently pinned England deep inside their own half and it was this pressure which helped Scotland to a 6-11 win on the hallowed turf, the first since 1983.

Three kicks in particular stood out for the full back, the first being a lovely penalty kick which took Scotland into England’s five metre line with an attacking line out.

Hogg repeated this success in open play with a beautiful spiral deep into the left-hand corner while his third stroke of genius was capitalising on a poor piece of play from Owen Farrell to send the ball 70-metres down field.

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Hogg, 28, has earned 81 caps for Scotland since making his debut in 2012 and toured with the British & Irish Lions in 2013 and 2017.

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