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Spotlight - Michael Midgley

Name:    Michael Midgley





Age: 22


Family background/ recognition: 

I started playing rugby when I was in primary school and it has always been my passion in life. My family has been very supportive of me playing rugby whether it is at school level or club level.   



centre or wing 


Favourite position:






Clubs played for:

False Bay


Highest honours:

U20A, 3rd XV, 2nd XV


Other interests outside of rugby:

Studying business and always up for a lekker jol (Rocking the Daisies)


Favourite music: 

Deep house and electronic    


Favourite Movie:



Favourite Food:

Nothing beats the Bay Southern Style Burger 


Inspirational people:

Jaque Fourie because he was one of the best Springbok centres for a while  


Rugby philosophy: 

pain is temporary glory is forever


Life philosophy: 

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do


Rugby goals:

To hopefully make False Bay 1stxv one day   


What do you like about False Bay? 

The fact that everyone makes you feel welcome and the amount of gees that is within the club.


Why the Bay?

There is no other club like it  


What attracted you to the Bay and what keeps you here?

I like the style and quality of rugby that is played at the Bay. What also attracted me to the Bay was the amount of gees and camaraderie within the club.  


Best Bay rugby moment?

Playing in the U20 A Presidents Cup final at Newlands 

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