Spotlight - Leon Oliver
Name – Leon Oliver
Nickname - Brocky
Age - 21
Education (School, Tertiary) – Lavender Hill High
Clubs played for - Retreat RFC
Position played or role if never played – Wing but can also cover Outside center
Rugby philosophy – Without motivation there is no sacrifice, without sacrifice there is no discipline and without discipline there is no Success.
Life philosophy – Work for a cause not for applause.
Live life to express not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.
Rugby highlight as a player – Seven’s Breakout Player of the year 2016 and selected for the Dream Team to play in a local Seven’s tournament at Goodwood against the Blitz Bokke and WP
Rugby highlight in your role – Being able to put on the Bay jersey every Saturday and make memories
Favourite Club Player – Roemark Smith
Favourite Coach – Pieter B
How do you chill? – Watching movies with my girl haha
What is it about the Bay that inspires you? – The Bay is family to me and of course the BAY GEES!!
Who at False Bay inspires you? – The Legend Ridhaa Damon
What do you do to relax or what are your interests outside of rugby? – I love swimming after a lovely gym session
Which club do you enjoy playing against and why? – Love playing against UCT , believe me I've scored in every single game against them since U20 haha
What is your Dream Sports event, one you would most like to attend? – To play for the Springboks of course
Your favourite rugby moment? – Scoring the winning try (interception) against Belhar U20
Your most embarrassing rugby memory? - Lost the ball in motion on my way to the try line with no defenders in front of me at all against Hammies 2016
Who is your funniest team mate? - Leighton Bezuidenhout known as KAT
Describe yourself in three words - HUSTLE, LOYALTY and RESPECT
Training: love it or Hate it? - Nah don’t hate it also don’t love it but I definitely love playing some touchies before we start with practice