Place of Birth
Nickname and why?
Gains – standard cut down of last name
Years at Waratahs?
Our club tag line is “Bleed Blue”. What does Bleed Blue mean to you?
Unity – being as one and doing everything together wether its playing cricket or socializing. Being apart of Manly is something special and when we are all a unit its when we are at our best.
Who is the current Manly Cricketer that you enjoy playing cricket with the most and why ?
Andrew Jamieson (Jamo) – great mate and love his competitiveness and passion.
Favourite band or musician?
Zac Brown Band
If you could invite any 3 people to dinner, dead or alive, who would it be?
Jill Gainsford, Doug McGrath and Alan Wright
What is your earliest memory?
Getting beaten in a close game in one of my first games playing at Manly and Dave Farrell’s post game talk. Its okay now when we are over there at Faz’s having a beer but at the time I thought I was never going to see the light of day again.
Which Waratah team mate is the classiest dresser?
If the Manly Cricket playing group was Big Brother, who would you vote off first?
Joe Graham – he’d want to go hang with his Mrs anyway
Who do you think is in-line for a huge season this year?
What are your team goals for 2017/18?
Being a unit, playing hard, protecting everything we do on and off the field, enjoying eachothers company and most of all creating mates for life.
What puts a big smile on your face?
Seeing people have fun playing the game and most of all WINNING
If James Sutherland gave you the top for 1 day, what would you change about cricket in Australia.
Have big bash on all year
If you had an all expenses paid trip anywhere in the world for a week, where would you go?
If you could go back in time and give anyone a piece of advice, who would it be and why?
Just to all the Greenies boys and that is to have as much fun as a you can while playing Greenies. You’ll be playing with those blokes for a long time.
If you could walk out to bat to any song blaring in the background, what would it be and why?
Disturbed – Down with the sickness
What are you currently saving up to buy?
What is your place of solace?
Getting out of Sydney and into the country.
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