Spotlight - Ryan Olivier

Name:   Ryan Olivier

 

Nickname:  

Vleis

 

Age:   27

 

Family background/ recognition:

The old man used to play some rugga but the bug bit me early so I always wanted to play and have fun. 

 

Position: 

8th man

Favourite position:
I am there lol

 

Least favourite:

Prop the club wanted to make me a prop many years ago - no thanks !!!

 

School:

Belville High school

 

Clubs played for:
False Bay 

 

Highest honours:
2007 - WP Under 18 

2007 - False Bay Rugby Club under21 short period promoted immediately to first team 

2008 - Western Province Under 19  

2012 – Tuks Varsity cup squad – Winners 

2012 – WP Currie cup Squad

2012 – WP Amateurs 

2013 – WP Vodacom Team

2014 – WP Amateurs 

2015 – WP Amateurs

2016 - WP Currie cup squad

 

Favourite music:

A mix of all kinds 

 

Favourite Movie:

Gladiator, Remember the Titans

 

 

Favourite Food:

Pasta or any Italian food but will never say no to some nice steak hey !!

 

 

Rugby philosophy: 

What you put in is what you will get out

 

Life philosophy :

You have to risk it to get the biscuit

 

Rugby goals:

To play the amazing game for as long as I can and enjoy the time with good mates

 

What do you like about False Bay? 

 

The Bay is home away from home, I enjoy spending time there on and of the field. Everyone is always friendly and you never feel out

 

Why the Bay?

I just followed the boet to the Bay and then ended up staying been almost 10 years and I'm still here so that talks for it self

 

Best Bay rugby moment?

Best moment is the year of 2016 as we have a goal and want to reach it other than that year of 2015 qualifying for Gold Cup. 

 

General comments:

I still want to know why i am called Vleis tho