Spotlight - JT Kunneke

Name:    Johannes Tobias Kunneke

Nickname:    Had so many over the last 10 years: Tulbagh, Langes, Flying Dutchman

 

Age:    32

 

Family background:

I grew up in Tulbagh, a small town in the beautiful Boland. My parents moved to Vredenburg 5 years ago. I have a younger sister who still lives in Tulbagh and an older brother in Villiersdorp. All of them have been to The Bay, and they enjoy the rugby and the gees.

Position: 

Lock

 

School: 

Tulbagh High 

 

Clubs played for:

St Georges RFC, False Bay RFC

 

Highest Honours: 

U/19 Boland Academic 

 

Inspirational people: 

Peter van Kets (Endurance Adventurer)

 

Rugby philosophy:

Keep Moving Forward  

 

Life philosophy: 

"He who is not courageous enough to take risk will accomplish nothing in life" - Muhammed Ali -

 

What do you like about False Bay:

I just love running out on that field on a Saturday with a bunch of mates.

 

Comments: 

Over all the years at The Bay I have played with so many awesome guys. I have lost some great mates and coaches but at The Bay their memory will live on forever.