Spotlight - Mike Chowles

Name:          Mike Chowles

 

Nickname:  Jack

 

Age:   56

 

Education:    Matric and college (IMM DIP.)

 

Rugby or sporting background:

Played rugby late in life. Was more an athletics man in my youth.

 

Clubs played for:

Wait for it.....Villager!

 

Position played or role if never played:

Flank

 

Rugby philosophy:

Just do it!

 

Life philosophy:

Keep trying, being consistent will always win.

 

Rugby highlight as a player:

Playing in a game at the age of 56 alongside my son Ryan.

 

Highlight in your role at False Bay:

Getting the club sorted to run like a business.

 

Favourite Club Player:

Ryan Olivier

 

Favourite Coach:

Chris Hewetson

 

Family background:

I have brothers and sisters

 

How do you chill?

Red Red wine!

 

What are your aspirations for the Bay?

To win the league and stay up there.

 

What is it about the Bay that inspires you?

The sense of family and unity amongst all.

 

Who at False Bay inspires you?

The barman.

 

What do you do to relax or what are your interests outside of rugby?

Music , motorsport and the outdoors. Enjoy camping.