GETTING TO KNOW OUR PLAYERS – HEIN STEENKAMP
WEIGHT: 90 kg
WHEN DID YOU JOIN HAMMIES? 2021
RUGBY HONOURS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
- 2015 – PRG ended as champions of the Sannix World Youth championship in Japan In 2016 Pukke Young Guns Varsity Cup Team, nominated as the player of the first year’s tournament andI made the Leopards team that played in the Currie Cup.
- 2017 – I was part of the 2nd XV at Maties, as well as the elite squad that was chosen after the Varsity Cup.
- In 2018 – Senior 7’s for Maties, I played the rest of the season for the 2nd XV and was chosen for the elite squad.
- In 2019 I made my debut for Maties 1st XV and played 7’s throughout the year. I was involved In the Boland Kavaliers squad.
WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE GOALS FOR YOUR PLAYING CAREER? To play to the best of my abilities, and if that is to play Pro that would be good. Otherwise to give my all every game I play. To leave a rugby legacy and give back what it deserves.
FAVOURITE HAMMIES MOMENT: Potjiekos day on the 17th of April
WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT HAMMIES? I have not been at the club a long time, but what I can say is that this is a club with a great culture. The respect they have for their peers as well as the friendship. It is unheard of.
WHAT MOVIE CHARACTER DESCRIBES YOU BEST, AND WHY? Cody Maverick ( Surfs Up) – Never die attitude. He stays true to himself
SOMETHING YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME: I’m actually a plaasseun from the Eastern Cape. I lived on a farm for 15 years and in my aptitude test I tested 0 for agriculture.
LIKES: Good food, music and quality friendship
DISLIKES: Time that is wasted, Owen Farrel
FAVOURITE RUGBY PLAYER OF ALL TIME: Danie Gerber
GOALS FOR 2021: To live life!