Spotlight - Byron Mohr

Name: Byron Arnold Mohr

 

Nickname:

Bayron, Andre Snyman, The Rolls-Royce, Pete Sampras

 

Age: 32

 

Family background/ recognition:

My dad Arnie played for Stellenbosch, Hamiltons and Villagers. He was part of the 1981 Villagers team that won the Grand Challenge. My mom plays tennis.

 

Position: 13

Favourite position: 13

 

Least favourite:

Anywhere not in the backline


 

Favourite Club Rugby Player:

I met Michael Poppmeier in 2007 and we played many years together for Villagers and False Bay. Pops was the best lock in club rugby year in and year out. A fantastic leader with a great appreciation and knowledge of the game. 

 

School:

Rondebosch

 

Clubs played for:

Maties, Villagers, Glasgow Hawks, Pirates and False Bay

 

Highest honours:

False Bay 1st XV

 

Other interests outside of rugby:

Outside of rugby?

 

Favourite music:

DJ Slab

Favourite Movie:

The Lion King

Favourite Food:

The Bay Nachos

 

Inspirational people:

NOT Ashley Wells

 

Rugby philosophy:

Focus on process and principles, the result will take care of itself

 

Life philosophy:

Chows a chow


 

Rugby goals:

To perform at a consistent level every game


 

What do you like about False Bay?:

Well what don't I like about The Bay..nothing. Except Brendon Shields. A great atmosphere for young and old to enjoy the greatest game ever played.

 

Why The Bay?:

You play where your mates are, and these guys will be my mates for life

 

What attracted you to The Bay and what keeps you here?:

Rugby is played in the right spirit week in and week out. I've never played against False Bay and I never want to.


Best Bay rugby moment?:

Everytime I pull on the jersey..and every Wes Chetty chirp

 

 

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