Spotlight - Roan Dalzell

Name - Roan Dalzell

 

Nickname - Tuggers

 

Age - 23

 

Education (School, Tertiary) – Grey High (PE)

 

Rugby or sporting background - Back in the day I tried to play every sport I could. Only when I got to High School realizing I have to choose a Summer and a Winter sport. In the first year of High School I actually chose Hockey. After coming to my senses, I swopped over to rugby very quickly.

Clubs played for - College Rovers, Sharks u19, Sharks u21 

 

Position played or role if never played – Hooker

 

Rugby philosophy - Work hard to play harder.

 

Life philosophy - Live life to the fullest.

 

Rugby highlight as a player - Was definitely coming back from London after my little "Sabbatical" and ending up at False Bay Rugby Club. 

 

 

Favourite Club Player - Get along with all the BUGGAS !!

 

Favourite Coach - False Bay have a solid coaching staff.

 

Family background / make up (if you want to share this) - Come from a family of 5 with a brother and sister who are twins. We call  Plett home.

 

 

How do you chill? -  Watching Series/ Super Rugby and having a few pints with the buggas!

 

What is it about the Bay that inspires you? - Just the Gees!! It's a real thing !!

 

Who at False Bay inspires you? - Will have to be all the players / ex players and the families that come through to support the boys. Creates a very good vibe on and off the field.

 

Which club do you enjoy playing against and why? - It's my first time playing in this league, but I must say I enjoyed playing against Hamiltons.

 

What is your Dream Sports event, one you would most like to attend? - Hong Kong 7's with a good bunch mates!!

 

 

Your most embarrassing rugby memory? - Possibly not packing my training clothes and relying on Riaan to bring me training clothes which was a bad mistake from the get go, only to end up looking like a walking Christmas tree. #rockeditthough 

 

Who is your funniest team mate? - Very close between TB and Wes Chetty 

 

Describe yourself in three words?  - Energetic, Commitment, respectful 

 

Training: love it or Hate it? - Love it!