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Petrus du Plessis on NHS return: Glasgow Warriors prop ‘didn’t want to sit at home’

Petrus du Plessis

Petrus du Plessis signed a two-year contract as player-coach in June

Glasgow Warriors’ Petrus du Plessis says he “haven’t got been tickled to perfect sit at dwelling” after returning to the NHS amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The player-coach, 38, registered as a respiratory physiotherapist all over rugby’s suspension – a decade on from leaving the health provider.

The South African has been working in neurology in Ayrshire.

“It all comes wait on to you, the final stuff that you realized at university,” Du Plessis informed BBC Radio Scotland.

“I didn’t assemble it on legend of I desire to be called a hero. I desired to assemble it to encourage the NHS. I used to be once sitting at dwelling and I’ve bought a diagram of abilities in physiotherapy. I wouldn’t be tickled to perfect sit at dwelling all over this time.

“I am truly glad I came wait on to the NHS, or now now not it’s been lustrous becoming a member of up with the crew. I work with a terrific crew.”

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