Spotlight - Wesley Payne

Name – Wesley Payne 

 

Nickname - Feelings

 

Age - 28

 

Education (School, Tertiary) – Fairbairn College, CPUT, FTI

 

Rugby or sporting background – Played Baseball, Waterpolo and Rugby.

 

Clubs played for – NNK and False Bay

 

Position played or role if never played – Outside Centre, Wing

 

Rugby philosophy – Work hard, Always strive for excellence and play for each other

 

Life philosophy – Work hard, Play hard

 

Rugby highlight as a player – Winning the League in my first season at the Bay 

 

Favourite Club Player - Graham 'Snoopy" Knoop

 Favourite Coach – Jonny Sweetnam and Wayne James

 

 

Family background / make up (if you want to share this) – I am the only player in my family. 

How do you chill? With Friends and Family, Series and Movies

 

What is it about the Bay that inspires you? - All about the Bay gees and most importantly the Family environment.

 

Who at False Bay inspires you? - William James Solomon

                                                                                                                                         

What do you do to relax or what are your interests outside of rugby? -  Gym, Movies, Series and a few cold ones with friends

 

Which club do you enjoy playing against and why? - UCT, it is always a tough encounter against the students

 

What is your Dream Sports event, one you would most like to attend?  - A Rugby World Cup Final

 

Your favourite rugby moment? - Winning the Reserve league my first season down at the Bay

 

Your most embarrassing rugby memory? - Made a break down the touch line with no one but the try line ahead of me and I tripped over a mole hole.

 

Who is your funniest team mate? - Brad van Deventer

 

Describe yourself in three words - Loyal, Passionate and Respectful 

 

Training: Love it or Hate it? - Love it