Spotlight - Michael Midgley

Name:    Michael Midgley

 

Nickname:    

Midge 

 

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.   

 

Position:

centre or wing 

 

Favourite position:

centre 

 

School:

Bishops

 

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:

Deadpool

 

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