Spotlight - Wesley Hamilton

Name:
Wesley Hamilton 

 

Nickname:
Wez or Bostik 

 

Age:   24

 

Family background/ recognition: 
Both my father and brother played rugby. So natually I was introduced to play the game. I've been playing rugby since I was 7 years old at Kirstenhof Primary School. 

Position: 
Centre or wing 

 

Favourite position: 
Outside centre or wing 

 

Least favourite: 

 The forwards 

 

Favourite Club Rugby Player:
Justin van Winkle - he is super human. 
Wesley Chetty - for always having a serious injury but always able to play the match. 

 

School:
Wynberg Boys High School

 

Clubs played for:
UCT and False Bay 

 

Highest honours:
UCT 1st XV 2014

False Bay 1XV 2015 - present

 

Other interests outside of rugby:

Spending time with family and friends and being at the beach. 

 

Favourite music:
Hip hop


Favourite Movie:
Step Brothers

 

Favourite Food:
I am a big fan of ribs 

 

Inspirational people:
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Sonny Bill Williams 

Manu Tuilagi 

 

Rugby philosophy: 
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't want to work hard.


Life philosophy: 

Respect is earned not given.

 

Rugby goals:

To win the league and the Gold Cup with False Bay. 

I do have aspirations to play provincial. 

 

What do you like about False Bay? 

False Bay is like a family here. I felt at home as soon as I joined the club.

 

Why The Bay?

They gave me the opportunity.

 

What attracted you to The Bay and what keeps you here?

I was lucky enough to know a few guys here which helped me to settle in. 

Definitely my team mates, we are a band of brothers and you can't buy or find this at many other clubs. #TooMuchGees

 

Best Bay rugby moment?

Putting on the jersey for my first cap and beating Maties, UCT and Durbell last year. 

 

General comments:

Having great hair comes with great responsibility.