Spotlight - Thabo Stone

Name: Thabo Stone

 

Nickname: Stoney

 

Age: 24

 

Family background/ recognition:

Parents grew up in Eastern Cape , dad and uncle played a bit  of rugby. I was born and bred in Cape Town.

 

Position:

Scrumhalf

 

Favourite position:

Scrumhalf and fullback

 

Least favourite:

Prop

 

Favourite Club Rugby Player:

Andre Vlam van Vuuren  and Andy Bash Whittaker

 

School:

Bergvliet High School

 

Clubs played for:

Since 2011 till now I have played all my rugby at False Bay  except  1 year where I was at  Villager  in 2013

 

Highest honours:

Villagers 1st team

 

Other interests outside of rugby:

Surfing, I'm not the greatest though

 

Favourite music:

Hip Hop

 

Favourite Movie:

Remember the Titans

 

Favourite Food:

Chicken

 

Inspirational people:

Mandela and Muhammed Ali

 

Rugby philosophy:

Hard work beats talent unless talent works hard.

 

Life philosophy:

chows a chow

 

Rugby goals:

Keep playing at Bay and one day be privileged enough to rock the First XV jersey

 

What do you like about False Bay?

There's so much gees and a great bunch of mates that enjoy playing the game

 

Why the bay?

The rugby is tough, everybody really works hard and it's  great to come out on a Saturday playing for the Bay.

 

What attracted you to the bay and what keeps you here?

False Bay is home , I've played my best rugby here

 

Best Bay rugby moment?

Stepping  Andy Whittaker a few times at Sevens but he got me back in his own way