Spotlight - Craig Griffin

Name - Craig Griffin

 

Nickname - Gladiator Griff

 

Age - 28

 

Education (School, Tertiary) – Wynberg Boys High School and Varsity College

 

Rugby or sporting background - All rounder. played rugby cricket, tennis, hockey, golf. 

 

Clubs played for - False Bay for rugby, Bergvliet Sports Association for cricket.

 

Position played or role if never played – Prop, Hooker

 

Rugby philosophy - Fit In Or ...Leave (Family version of the FIFO analogy)

 

Life philosophy - No Risk, No Reward

 

Rugby highlight as a player - Scrumming against the Durbell, Brackenfell , Helderberg Reserve League packs and scrumming them into the ground

 

 

How do you chill? - Having a drink with the boys, or series, or gaming

 

What is it about the Bay that inspires you?  - The perseverance to go from Super League B to Super League A and then to win it! 

 

Who at False Bay inspires you? - Snoopy

 

What do you do to relax or what are your interests outside of rugby?  - Play a bit of golf or gaming

 

Which club do you enjoy playing against and why? -Durbell, they are tough in the scrums but always a great test of skills. 

 

What is your Dream Sports event, one you would most like to attend? - The Rugby World Cup

 

Your favourite rugby moment? - Springboks' 2007 RWC win

 

Your most embarrassing rugby memory? - Charging down a box kick with my face

 

Who is your funniest team mate? - Brad Van Deventer

 

Describe yourself in three words - Loyal, perseverance and passion

 

Training: Love it or Hate it? - Love It