Spotlight -Nick Hendrieck

Name: Nicholas Justin Hendrieck

 

Nickname: Nick

 

Age: 22

 

Family background/ recognition:

I come from a rather sport enthusiastic family where almost everyone plays or played sports (rugby, cricket, soccer, athletics). My love for rugby came from my dad, who played for Western Province and for SARU.

 

Position:

Wing, Fullback,Scrumhalf

 

Favourite position:

Fullback

 

Least favourite:

Off the field

 

Favourite Club Rugby Player:

Can only be the fleet-footed Musti!

 

School: 

Beaulieu College (Johannesburg)

 

Clubs played for:

UP TUKS U20; UP TUKS 7s; VALKE U21; FALSE BAY

 

Other interests outside of rugby: 

Sports in general usually takes up a lot of my time, other than that, I enjoy spending time with family and friends.

 

Favourite music: 

A fan of a variety of music, if it's good and gets me jamming, il listen to it..Hip Hop, R&B, House, Deep House, Trance.

 

Favourite Movie: 

Gladiator

 

Favourite Food: 

Suuuuushi

 

Inspirational people: 

My dad Randall Hendrieck and Gio Aplon.

 

Rugby philosophy: 

Play what you see, and have fun, the best rugby is played by those that are really enjoying themselves.

 

Life philosophy:

What we do in life, is echoed in eternaty.

 

Rugby goals:

To move up the ranks at the bay and eventually play for the first team.

 

What do you like about False Bay?

The bay is like a family. It doesn't matter where you are from, or the colour of your skin, you are always welcome at the bay.. The vibe is unreal and can only be explained by experiencing the atmosphere on a Saturday at the bay.

 

Why the bay? 

When I was at the academy, VD payed us a visit and sold the bay so well that it was always going to be the bay. I also live in the area.

 

Best Bay rugby moment? 

2014, my first year at the bay, playing u20. We played in the final of the Presidents Cup at Newlands, where dreams are realised. I was fortunate to hav scored my most memorable try that day,,although we unfortunately lost(Durbell scored from a forward pass to win).

 

General comments:

The bay has to be the best, if not one of the best rugby clubs in the country, if not the world, and that's not only because of the brand of rugby that we play.