Getting to know our players: Earl Cassidy Lewis

Earl Cassidy Lewis Picture

Nickname:  “Boots”

Position: Flyhalf

Height: 1.77m

Weight: 89kg

When did you join Hammies? “First time I joined the club was in 2015, then I moved to my home club in Darling. In 2020 I decided to come back to Hammies.”

Previous clubs? “University of Johannesburg, Rustenburg Impala, Darling Rugby Club”

Provincial teams? “Boland Kavaliers and Golden Lions”

Rugby honours and achievements:

  • Boland Cravenweek
  • UJ Varsity Cup
  • Gold Cup winner with Rustenburg Impala
  • Presidents cup winner with Hamiltons
  • Lions Currie Cup
  • Boland Kavaliers.

What are your future goals for your playing career? “I would just like to enjoy my last couple of seasons of playing the game and win the WP league while doing it.”

Favourite Hammies moment: “Beating Durbell at Newlands in 2015 for the cup.”

Worst Hammies moment: “Losing to Rustenburg Impala in the Gold Cup semifinal in 2015.”

Funniest Hammies moment: “Too many funny and enjoyable moments 😄😄”

What do you love most about Hammies? “The gees, tradition and history.”

Favourite Hammies legend/personality and why: “Alshaun Bock and Dustin Jinka. These two helped Hammies win the League and Club Champs in 2009. Both are legends in their own right and are true Hammies men!”

What movie character describes you best, and why? “Mike Larry in Bad Boys as I’m highly motivated to get the job done and I always strive to be the best. I also believe in looking good, like Mike Larry hahahaha 😄😄”

Something you don’t know about me: “I am an animal person.”

Who’s got the best dance moves in the team? “Must be Jacquin Moses.”

 Who is the best singer in the team? “Probably me hahahaha 😄😄”

Likes: “Spending time with my family and friends, playing golf, watching documentaries and eating sushi.”

Dislikes: “Marmite and olives 😄😄”

Favourite rugby player of all time: “Jason Robinson, Carlos Spencer and Quade Cooper”

Goals for 2021: “I have a lot of goals, but one would be to help Hammies dominate the club rugby scene in SA.”