GETTING TO KNOW OUR PLAYERS – AXOLILE APLENI
POSITION: Loose forward
WHEN DID YOU JOIN HAMMIES? 2020
PREVIOUS CLUBS? Collegians RFC, UWC Rugby and Busy Bee RFC
PROVINCIAL TEAMS? Western Province U21 squad and Western Province Supersport Challenge
WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE GOALS FOR YOUR PLAYING CAREER? To play and enjoy my last few years in rugby with Hammies and win the Super League A and Gold Cup.
FAVOURITE HAMMIES MOMENT: Wearing the Hammies Jersey for the first time against Heidelberg RFC and the win against Durbell last year
WORST HAMMIES MOMENT: None
FUNNIEST HAMMIES MOMENT: Every day with the okes at practice has funny moments.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT HAMMIES? The Gees – it feels much more like a family than just teammates.
FAVOURITE HAMMIES LEGEND/PERSONALITY AND WHY: Alshaun Bock, Robbie, Clinton, Sir Derrick ….The list is bit long, every person for me who’s playing a crucial role in the development of everyone at Hammies holistically deserve the Legendary status.
WHAT MOVIE CHARACTER DESCRIBES YOU BEST, AND WHY? The life of Walter Mitty – I use every difficult/hard moment to create an illustration where I am a hero in it.
SOMETHING YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME: I love artwork and drawing in my free time.
WHO’S GOT THE BEST DANCE MOVES IN THE TEAM? It’s a battle I would.love to see, between Jackie and Muji
WHO IS THE BEST SINGER IN THE TEAM? Some say Earl and Jackie, still waiting for that battle too😂🤣🤣😂
LIKES: Art and reading
DISLIKES: Arrogant individuals
FAVOURITE RUGBY PLAYER OF ALL TIME: David Pocock and Juan Smit
GOALS FOR 2021: I really want to win Super League A and play some rugby.