Jacob Stockdale: Ireland's nomad at home on the wing

From schoolboy prodigy to try-scoring record breaker the Ireland wing is on the fast track

Jacob Stockdale runs past Blair Kinghorn to score his second  try against Scotland. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Jacob Stockdale runs past Blair Kinghorn to score his second try against Scotland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

There is an argument that the Jacob Stockdale’s striking self possession for one so callow in terms of Test match experience may be drawn from a slightly nomadic upbringing in which he had to adapt to a periodically changing environment.

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