Scotland winger Tommy Seymour admits he loved the “energy and the vibe” of the British & Irish Lions tour after he returned home as top try scorer.
The 29-year-old featured four times for Warren Gatland’s men and crossed the whitewash three times, opening his account against the Highlanders in Dunedin on June 13.
Seymour also featured against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians and the Chiefs but his crowning moment – or moments – arrived in the Lions’ thrilling 31-31 draw with the Hurricanes at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on June 27.
Greig Laidlaw’s interception and offload sent the Glasgow Warriors’ man over for his first score of the game with 17 minutes on the clock and in the second half, after home scrum-half Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi was sent to the sin bin, Seymour crossed in the corner to rack up a fine brace.
During the tour, he also made 215 metres in 24 carries during the 261 minutes he spent on the pitch.
He said: “I have enjoyed being part of this tour. Playing midweek has been awesome – the energy and the vibe.”
Tommy Seymour is pictured after scoring one of his tries in New Zealand by David Gibson/FOTOSPORT
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