Spotlight - Sheldon Son

Name: Sheldon Son

 

Nickname: Miagi

 

Age: 29

 

Family:

I come from a sporting background where most of my family participated in various sports such as soccer, cricket, netball and hockey. I decided to try something new and try rugby, it was the best decision and I've never looked back since.

 

 Position:

Centre, Wing

 

Favourite position:

Outside Centre 

 

Least Favourite position:

Waterboy

 

Favourite club player :

Jodi Reyneke mainly because of his freakishly large guns and he's not a bad rugby player either.

 

Favourite movie:

Notebook and Pearl Harbor 

 

Favourite food:

Anything made by my mom

 

School:

Parktown Boys High School

Other clubs:

Pirates, Johannesburg 

 

Highest Honours:

Pirates 1st XV and every time I put in the Bay jersey 

 

Other interests:

I enjoy spending time with family and friends often talking about rugby.

 

Inspirational people:

Cristian Cullen, the first time I saw him play I knew I wanted to ply rugby and it made me realize that you don't always have to be the biggest, fastest or strongest to make a difference.

 

Rugby philosophy:

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.

 

Life philosophy:

Chows a chow

 

Rugby Goals:

Enjoy playing this beautiful game for as long as I can.

 

False Bay:

The friends I make on the rugby field are friends for life.