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Player Spotlight: Steve Tarling!

3 years ago By paul makinen

Ok, a little old... But we've not had one for a while so here's the latest player spotlight - everyone's favourite ghost tour host, Steve Tarling!

Samoan Steve/ S*** Steve/Average Steve depending on how the game went

Which position(s) do you play?
Lock and occasionally flanker/ hooker

Which team do you play for?
Twos or threes

How old were you when you started playing?

What do you like to do outside of rugby?
I enjoy medieval sword fighting, spinning a good yarn and running up and down steep hills in order to admire the view.

What's your favourite drink?
Gwynt Y Ddraig Cider - which is Welsh for The Breath Of A Dragon

What's your favourite food?
Lamb Madras

Favourite moment in your rugby career to date?
Being awarded Spirit of Bede's Award in 2010. I'm up there with all the greats now: Catman, Rick McEwen, Lloyd, Paul, Foxy er I mean Ben.

Who is the longest in the shower?
Gasman. That's why he hasn't been seen since last year. He has been showering for twelve months solid after someone revenge vommitted into his hair. I wonder who?

Who is the most skilful?

Who is the hardest trainer?
Ben Rogerson

Who is the worst dressed?
Well it certainly can't be me. My wardrobe looks like an explosion between a fancy dress shop and the BBC costume department.

Who is the best boozer?
Pat Doherty is the booze equivalent of a kamikaze pilot.

Who is the biggest moaner?

Who is the hardest person?
Phil Parker: The Terminator

Who is the biggest joker?
Stevie Cook always a laugh a minute, although Catman is giving him a run for his money.

Who is the most brainy?
Martin Coupe - I always enjoy some good banter with him.

Who is the best tackler?
Bannell pound for pound gives some solid hits.

Who is the best tourist?

Who is the best player you have ever played with?
I did kick about with Dafyd Hewitt at school. He went on to play rugby sevens for Wales and captain the Welsh U21s to a Grand Slam. I bet people don't call him: "S*** Dafyd."

Who is the hardest to tackle?
Gasman - you have to catch him first.

Who is the most committed to the club?
Chrissy Hetherington. I think he lives in the lock up. Or at least will haunt it one day.

Old Bedians RUFC, Millgate Lane, Didsbury, Manchester, M20 5QX"

Where next?

Young Bedians Training Sunday 18h January Training will be at Burnage rugby club for the next few weeks to preserve the pitches at Old Bedians Sports Centre. See details below.
Small Working Party - Tues 30 December 10am Elton will be leading a small working party at the club on Tuesday 30 December. Any help will be much appreciated!


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