Biography1.When and where did you start playing rugby
Age 11 at school, Alec Hunter. Age 12 part of the re-boot of the youth and mini section at Braintree, when we were based at Tabor Avenue.
2.1st game for Braintree (age group)
U13’s under the legend Clive Brookes
3.Biggest influence through youth rugby
My youth coaches, Clive Brooke’s, Demort Grant & Kevin Dunn.
4.Hobbies away from Rugby
Spending time with my wife, daughter and dog. Love a bit of pallet up-cycling too!
PE teacher and Head of Year.
6.Favourite team mate
Anyone who cares as much as me and is prepared to do the hard graft. Ever though, Pie. Now, Lloyd Harding. ‘He’s a prop!’
7, fight club & Coach Carter. Hard to split!
I found lovin by the Fat Back Band
10.Favourite playing position
Scrum Half. Started as a winger though, loved that challenge of out thinking your opposite number. Playing with his head and your speed to get the upper hand, not just about gas.
12.Best Bench press
God knows, haven’t been a gym monkey for years.
13.Favourite Club to beat
14.Most influential player
Maff Wad & Nigel Brand