Spotlight - Michael Botha
Name – Michael Botha
Nickname – Boats, Mikey B
Age - 27
Education (School, Tertiary) – Wynberg Boys High School, UCT
Rugby or sporting background – Played rugby and cricket in school. Dabbled in a bit of hockey, tennis and swimming. Played cricket briefly after school before focusing on rugby
Clubs played for – UCT, Independiente RFC (Spain)
Position played or role if never played – Loose Forward
Rugby philosophy – Back Yourself!
Life philosophy – Clothing Optional
Rugby highlight as a player – Winning the Varsity Cup
Favourite Club Player – Tyronne Bloor
Favourite Coach – Shimmi Shimange
How do you chill? - Watch the Bachelor with a glass Cab Sav
What is it about the Bay that inspires you?- The People
Who at False Bay inspires you? - Tyronne Bloor
What do you do to relax or what are your interests outside of rugby? - Braai, beach, chilling with mates, fishing. Food.
Which club do you enjoy playing against and why? - Maties. Always a good clean hard game.
What is your Dream Sports event, one you would most like to attend? - Womans Beach Volleyball at Olympics
Your favourite rugby moment? - Winning intervarsity in 2013
Your most embarrassing rugby memory? - Using a grubber as a one off runner
Who is your funniest team mate? - Tyronne Bloor
Describe yourself in three words - Tallish dark & Handsome
Training: Love it or Hate it? - Love it when it gets competitive