GETTING TO KNOW OUR PLAYERS – ANGELO NELSON
POSITION: Wing, outside centre or full back
HEIGHT: 187 cm
WEIGHT: 85 kg
WHEN DID YOU JOIN HAMMIES? 2014
PREVIOUS CLUBS? Pniel Villagers, Belhar RFC, Maties Varsity Cup Sevens
PROVINCIAL TEAMS? (IF APPLICABLE): WP 7s 2010/2014
RUGBY HONOURS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
- Maties Varsity Cup 7s Champs (2013)
- WP Score 7s Dream Team
- Swedish Vikings Invitational Team 2017
- East Africans Hong Kong 10s 2017/2018
WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE GOALS FOR YOUR PLAYING CAREER? Win the Super League A. I would like to go into coaching when I’m done playing.
FAVOURITE HAMMIES MOMENT: Winning Cape Town 10s with Hammies, Hammies tour to Durban 2019 and tour to Saggy Stone in Robertson 2019/2020
WORST HAMMIES MOMENT: Losing in the score 7s final against Tygerberg.
FUNNIEST HAMMIES MOMENT: Watching Patrick Holman drinking two from the shoe after he forgot his boots at home.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT HAMMIES? Hammies has a proud history – so many legends from different backgrounds wore the jersey and represented the club. And it’s just amazing feeling being part of that history.
FAVOURITE HAMMIES LEGEND/PERSONALITY AND WHY: Definitely Morris Silke -he was a true gentleman. He attended every game and every practice. He was an example of a true club man and he dedicated himself to Hammies.
WHAT MOVIE CHARACTER DESCRIBES YOU BEST, AND WHY? Batman – even though he doesn’t have superpowers he still challenged Superman. (I Iike challenging myself)
SOMETHING YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME: I am super competitive, and I love winning.
WHO’S GOT THE BEST DANCE MOVES IN THE TEAM?: Definitely Jacquin Moses
WHO IS THE BEST SINGER IN THE TEAM? Louis Nel (He always leads the Hammies song)
LIKES: Spending time with family and friends
DISLIKES: People with a sense of entitlement
FAVOURITE RUGBY PLAYER OF ALL TIME: Stephen Larkham
GOALS FOR 2021: To play competitive rugby and to enjoy every game.