England rugby star Tom Curry has praised the impact of former teammate Steve Borthwick on his career. Curry, who plays as a flanker for Sale Sharks and the England national team, spoke highly of Borthwick’s influence during their time together at international level.
Curry, 22, described Borthwick as a “great mentor” and credited him with helping him develop as a player. Borthwick, who is now the forwards coach for the Leicester Tigers, was previously part of the England coaching staff under head coach Eddie Jones.
Speaking about Borthwick, Curry said, “He was a massive influence on me. He helped me understand the game better and improve my skills. I learned a lot from him and I’m grateful for that.”
Curry also highlighted Borthwick’s attention to detail and his ability to analyze the game. “He has a great understanding of the game and he knows how to get the best out of players. His knowledge and expertise are invaluable,” Curry added.
The young flanker expressed his admiration for Borthwick’s work ethic and professionalism. “He always sets high standards and expects the same from everyone around him. He pushes you to be the best version of yourself,” Curry said.
Curry’s comments come as he continues to make a name for himself in the rugby world. He has been a key player for both Sale Sharks and the England national team, earning praise for his performances on the field.
Borthwick’s influence on Curry’s career is evident, and the young flanker is grateful for the guidance he received. As Curry’s career progresses, it will be interesting to see how his development under Borthwick’s tutelage continues to shape his game.
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