Shortlist revealed for McCrea Financial Services Warrior of the Month for February
A quartet of the club’s top performers have been nominated for the McCrea Financial Services Warrior of the Month for February, with Head Coach Danny Wilson and his coaching team recognising efforts on and off the pitch.
ultimately came away with just a losing bonus point to show for their efforts
in February, despite two promising performances in their two Guinness PRO14
19-13 defeat to Ulster at Scotstoun was followed by a 40-21 loss to Leinster at
the RDS, in a scoreline which flattered the defending champions.
Nation have until 5pm on Thursday 4 March to cast their vote, and can do
so through the form below.
scrum-half Dobie is nominated for the club’s monthly award for the first time
in his career, following what was a momentous month for the Inverness-born
both of the club’s matches in February, with a highlight-reel worthy break
against Ulster and the assisting pass for Huw Jones’ try in Dublin.
earned him a first call-up to the senior Scotland squad, having previously been
invited to train with Gregor Townsend’s playing group prior to the Calcutta Cup
triumph at the start of February.
Dobie, Scotland U20 flyer McLean is shortlisted for the first time, having
impressed on his two starts in February.
performance against Ulster impressed the Warrior Nation watching on at home, as
the winger went looking for work at every opportunity.
recorded his first professional try in the visit to the RDS, showing great pace
to collect an offload from Grant Stewart and race over unopposed from the 22.
international Pieretto makes it a hat-trick of first-time nominees, as the
tight-head is rewarded for his combative displays at the coal face.
Kike, the Pumas prop fronted up well in both matches, impressing with his
defensive power against Ulster.
produced a solid display against Leinster, carrying hard to give his team-mates
front-foot ball against the defending champions.
named as the winner of the December award, co-captain Wilson is shortlisted for
the second time in three months by the club’s coaching staff.
back-rower led the way in defence with 21 tackles against Ulster, refusing to
take a backwards step under the Scotstoun floodlights.
It was in
attack that Wilson then topped the charts in Dublin, making 13 carries – more
than any other Warrior.