Spotlight - Michael Aristidou

Name: Michael Aristidou

 

Nickname:

Arrow

 

Age: 25

 

Family background/ recognition:

Mother born and bred in Cape Town,  raised in Stellenbosch and played Boland hockey. Father was born in London and  played club rugby for Saracens u16. Come from a sporty family.

 

Position:

lock/flank

 

Favourite position:

8th man

 

Least favourite:

On the bench

 

Favourite Club Rugby Player:

Marc Davids just for gees he brings to the club #hooches

 

School:

Rondebosch Boys High

 

Clubs played for:

UCT, EP Kings

 

Other interests outside of rugby:

Going out for lunches, a little dance here and there and chilling with the GF

 

Favourite music:

EDM

 

Favourite Movie:

Man on Fire

 

Favourite Food:

Sushi

 

Inspirational people:

Richie McCaw, my father

 

Rugby philosophy;

Work through those dark areas until you see the light 

 

Life philosophy:

Failing to plan is planning to fail

 

Rugby goals:

Hopefully one day make 1st team and carry on the tradition of which most of the Bay Boys have done!

 

What do you like about False Bay?

Just the camaraderie  and the banter between the boys is something so special, that in my opinion no club can match! Very humble arena

 

Why the Bay?

Initially was close to home, but now because I love going out onto a Saturday pitch with a band of brothers and smashing the opposition.

 

Best Bay rugby moment:

Beating Vics at Danie Craven Stadium 9-8

 

General comments:

UTB