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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

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