Spotlight - Lee Balding
Name: Lee Balding
Education (School, Tertiary): KES “JHB”
Rugby or sporting background:
Played rugby through my schooling career and then learnt some tough lessons playing in the Eastern Transvaal for Defence which brought my playing career to an end. Switched to football but never lost the love of the oval ball
Clubs played for:
School and Army
Position played or role if never played:
Prop and Lock with a short stint at 8th man
Let the Ball do the work and utilise the space
Never Waste a Day
Rugby highlight as a player:
The First Time running onto the field as a “RED” 1st team for KES
Favourite Club Player:
I cannot choose one player as every club player bleeds for the club and that’s what makes the Bay UTB
Norman McFarlane a man ahead of his time and had the ability to turn an average player into a good player and a good player into a great player
How do you chill?
What are your aspirations for the Bay?
To help the Bay build onto the great foundation that has been laid over the last couple of years
What is it about the Bay that inspires you?
The Bay has a culture of Grit and Determination which is always a winner , The Village Green feel at match days and the community feel
Who at False Bay inspires you?
The person I admire would have to be Louis De Waal
What do you do to relax or what are your interests outside of rugby?
All Sports watching and playing Golf