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Spotlight - Matthew Esteves

Name - Matthew Esteves 


Nickname - Nezzy/Bakkies! 


Age - 21 


Education - Pretoria Boys High School, Varsity College 


Rugby, sporting background - Kicked the old rugby ball back in my youth, haven't thought about putting it down since. 


Clubs played for - False Bay, Western Province Rugby Academy 

Positions played - Prop and lock, hopefully one day center (Sonny Bill Esteves) 


Rugby philosophy - When faced with a challenge look for a way, not a way out!


Rugby highlight as a player - Beating Maties at Danie Craven stadium, winning the Reserve League last year!  Absolutely privileged to pull the Bay jersey over my head every weekend


Favorite club player - Riaan O'Neil and big Wesley Chetty 


Favorite coach - Allan Footman and Andy Whittaker 


What is it about the Bay that inspires you? - The Bay has become my home since moving from Johannesburg.  I've found a rugby family, way too much gees ! 


Who at False Bay inspires you? - Graham "Snoopy" Knoop 


Who do you enjoy playing against? - Hamiltons, great rivalry and physical game 


What is your Dream Sports event, one you would most like to attend? - To watch Chelsea football club at Stamford bridge in the premier league 


Your most embarrassing rugby memory? - Tackled a player from Boland ended up getting a black eye and 6 stitches ,two weeks later a ran into somebody's elbow and my other eye was black


Who is your funniest team mate? - Kevin Lock and Adam "Chabal" de Carvalho 


Training: love it or Hate it? - Absolutely love it! 

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