Spotlight - Sidney Raaths

Name:                                                            Sydney Raaths

 

Nickname:                                                     Syd

 

Age:                                                                34

 

Family background/ recognition:

Played rugby from u/09, My dad inspired me with his rugby career in Carlton league in Pretoria. Loved the game from a young age.

 

Position:

Hooker

 

Favourite position:

Hooker

 

Least favourite:

Prop

 

Favourite Club Rugby Player:

Graham Knoop

 

School:

Outeniqua High School

 

Clubs played for:

Durban Collegians, George Rugby Club, NWU Pukke, Pirates Rugby Club, Pretoria Police, False Bay

 

Other interests outside of rugby:

Golf , Family

 

Favourite music::

Jack Johnson


Favourite Movie:

Any Animation

 

Favourite Food:

Pizza & Braai Vleis, Koeksisters

 

Inspirational people:

My Dad, Sallie Raaths, The Ultimate Hooker of all time – Ulie Schmidt

 

Rugby philosophy:

You are just as good as your last game!

 

Life philosophy:

Matt 6:33 "But seek you first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you"

 

Rugby goals:

False Bay 1st Team

 

What do you like about False Bay?

Great structures, Camaraderie, family orientated nature, and the GEES!!

 

Why The Bay?

Best Club in Cape Town

 

Best Bay rugby moment?

Playing with my Brother Zander Raaths that's 12 years younger than me for the first time..