Sarah Law believes the best of what the Scotland Women’s backline has to offer is still to come in the 6 Nations.
The scrum-half met with the media at Oriam on Wednesday and was sporting a huge smile with thoughts of the 15-14 win over Wales last Friday still on her mind.
The 22-year-old was winning her 28th cap at Broadwood Stadium, but she had never tasted victory in a Six Nations match before.
It had been 2010 since Scotland had won in the event and as well as the triumph it was pleasing to see the backline play with more conviction.
Centre Lisa Thomson and winger Rhona Lloyd bagged tries while full-back Chloe Rolllie was superb and Law kicked the winning penalty.
Law, the Edinburgh University student, also looks much more confident and commanding in the number nine shirt now and she said: “As a backline we have been working very hard as a group and it is pleasing to see things come off in matches that we have practised in training.
“Lisa’s try as crucial because it came at the end of the first half and gave u momentum going into the second half.
“Everyone was very calm at the break and we talked about what we needed to do to win the game.
“Thankfully it all came together and the response from people to the victory has been amazing. My phone hasn’t stopped with ‘well done’ messages coming in.
“We are enjoying this moment, but we also have England to prepare for on March 11 and we certainly are not getting carried away.”
As for having the composure to kick the winning penalty against Wales, Law stated: “We had built ourselves into a really good position on the field and we knew that the game was there for the taking because we were playing some good rugby.
“Sometimes hooker Lana Skeldon takes our long distance kicks at goal, but she had just gone down injured at that moment so myself and stand-off Helen Nelson had a chat and I decided to go for it.
“As a kicker you sometimes don’t want too long to think about it and I just stuck to my routine and thankfully the kick went over.
“I had missed a couple against Ireland in the first Six Nations match earlier in the month, but I had put that to the back of my mind and it is all about trusting your technique.”
Sarah Law is pictured by Scottish Rugby/SNS
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