All Blacks scrum-half Aaron Smith has named fellow quantity 9 Antoine Dupont as one of the best participant on the earth.
The Frenchman was in distinctive kind in opposition to Italy on the weekend, as Dupont got here up with 4 strive assists and scored one for himself within the 40-point rout in Rome.
The diminutive scrum-half was named because the Guinness Six Nations participant of spherical one for his efforts, however Smith has gone one step additional by claiming he’s one of the best rugby participant on the planet proper now.
@Dupont9A this man is on one other degree! Nobody is close to him atm. He’s the purpose of distinction for each his Membership and nation. He’s serving to me take a look at components of my recreation to enhance #Respect #9Gang
— Aaron Smith (@Te_Nug) February 10, 2021
“Antoine Dupont – this man is on one other degree! Nobody is close to him in the meanwhile. He’s the purpose of distinction for each his membership and nation. He’s serving to me take a look at components of my recreation to enhance,” Smith wrote on Twitter in response to the Six Nations asking who the world’s finest participant was.
2020 Six Nations participant of the championship
The New Zealand hasn’t been far off being one of the best participant on the earth himself up to now, having nailed down the All Blacks quantity 9 jersey for nearly a decade now.
With Smith being Dupont’s senior by eight years, the truth that the All Blacks stalwart is taking notes from the Frenchman helps to provide an concept of simply how good the Toulouse scrum half is.
Participant of the Spherical ✅
— Virgin Media Sport (@VMSportIE) February 10, 2021
Dupont picked up the Six Nations participant of the championship in final 12 months’s event and primarily based off of his efficiency in spherical one is an early favorite to retain that title.
The scrum-half is but to win a Six Nations, however France are actually the bookies’ favourites for 2021 after England’s loss to Scotland within the opening spherical.