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