Spotlight - Wesley Hurn

Name - Wesley Hurn

 

Nickname - Wella 

 

Age - 26

 

Education (School, Tertiary) – Wynberg Boys High School 

 

Rugby or sporting background - Played football most of my life. Started playing rugby at school as it was compulsory to play a winter sport..running golf didn't quite work out so I tried rugby. Have enjoyed it ever since. 

 

Clubs played for - Villagers(U20) and Bay

 

Position played or role if never played – Wing and Centre

 

Rugby philosophy - Play to enjoy.

 

Life philosophy - Life is short, enjoy every minute. 

 

Rugby highlight as a player - Being part of the winning Reserve League squad with Alan Footman in 2016.

  

Favourite Club Player - Snoopy Knoop Humble guy who makes every single club player feel welcome.

 

Favourite Coach - Footy (Alan Footman)

 

Family background / make up (if you want to share this) - My dad, Jos Hurn has played for Bay since the 80's, so Bay has always been a part of my family. 

 

How do you chill? - Mostly at Bay with the lads(getting "lit") otherwise with friends up the Nek at La Parada.

 

What is it about the Bay that inspires you? - The "Gees".  

 

What do you do to relax or what are your interests outside of rugby? - Football, fishing and spending quality time with friends and family. 

 

Which club do you enjoy playing against and why? - Hamiltons. It's always a physically challenging game. Their club generally displays the same camaraderie as ours and it's always an enjoyable fixture both on and off the pitch.

 

What is your Dream Sports event, one you would most like to attend? - Manchester Derby and England VS Springboks at Twickenham. 

 

Your favourite rugby moment? - Putting on a Bay jersey on a Friday night. 

 

Your most embarrassing rugby memory? - Lost my shorts in a tackle.  

 

Who is your funniest team mate? - Stoney (Thabo Stone) Hands down. 

 

Describe yourself in three words. - Loyal, fun, hardworking. 

 

Training: love it or Hate it? - Love.