top of page

Spotlight - Emile Olivier 

Name: Emile Olivier





Age: 31


Family background/ recognition:

Dad WP Rugby for Force

Dad SA Rugby Force

Mom WP Netball



Lock , Loose Forward 5,6,7,8 

Favourite position:

7 Flank


Least favourite:

Wing 11


Favourite Club Rugby Player:

Ryan Olivier 



Zwaanswyk High School


Clubs played for:

False Bay


Highest honours:

Playing for New Zealand against SA in Invictus


Other interests outside of rugby:

My Son


Favourite music:

Kurt Darren, Enige Boere Musiek 


Favourite Movie:

Facing the Giants


Favourite Food:

My Moms Food 


Inspirational people:

Culum van Moger


Rugby philosophy:  

Play till your body says no! 


Life philosophy:

Lift while you climb 


Rugby goals:

To have fun and play to the best of my abilities


What do you like about False Bay?

False Bay is Home will always stay and never leave, the brotherhood keeps you there


Why the Bay?

Chris Hewetson and Bossie convinced my parents when I left school 


What attracted you to the Bay and what keeps you here?

Friends, Family, Gees


Best Bay rugby moment?

Being in Final and winning in 2015 Community Shield

bottom of page