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Meet The Brods

3 weeks ago By Neil Sheard

We introduce you to a familiar face....

Name: Ben Acklam

Nicknames: Wassim, Badger (he’s the best roller)

Age: 38

Position: Hooker

Previous Clubs: Lincoln, Scunthorpe, Tunbridge Wells

Best Rugby Moment: Playing in the final at Dubai 7’s invitational cup

Worst Rugby Moment: Nearly dying hooking at New Brighton on my first team debut at Scunny

Favourite Drink: Guinness

Last meal: Prawn cocktail crisps and sour cream dip (10.20am)

Least Like to Room With On Tour: Matt Willis

Most Embarrassing Moment: Defecating on my mums bathroom carpet after 3 bottles red wine

Pet hate: Al Gordon

Favourite quote: Too old a cat to be shafted by a kitten

Favourite film: Twin Town

Most like to be stuck in a lift with: Angela Valdez

Karaoke Song: Free – All Right Now

Worst Dressed Brod: Matty Hoyle

Benny has taken on the reigns of the 2nd team and has made a fairly decent start with 3 wins out of 4 games this season so far. It is safe to say his magnetic personality will keep the boys dug in and striving for the wins week in week out, and he is sure to take a big role on the social side of things.

A top bloke he can drive forward the culture the club is building and if he can keep those little feet going the 2nd team will make huge strides under his leadership.

Updated 16:26 - 27 Sep 2018 by Neil Sheard

Where next?

Teams for Saturday 29th September 1st XV vs Dinnington (Home) / 2nd XV vs Hudds YMCA (Away)

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