Mikey has been at Hammies for 5 years, joining us in 2012. Schooled at IQhayiya Senior Secondary School the hard working flanker has also played for Blue Jets as well as Stellenbosch U19
Greatest Rugby Memory:
“Playing Sevens in Malaysia for Stellenbosch Under 19”
“Ever since i started playing rugby at high school I always wanted to play at a higher level, like Stormers and Springboks. I have been in few trials and played in Legends Cup tournament for Juniors at school.”
Mikey has had an incredible journey with Hammies in the past few seasons and has grown immensely as a player. He is a senior and vital part of the 3rd XV and slips seamlessly into the 2nds when needed.
Mike Joni is hard working flanker that enjoys the physical side of the game. A good defender at close quarters and strong ball carrier. Mike has a high work rate at ruck time and is always prepared to do the dirty work for which ever team he is selected. Mike is a regular stand out forward and continues to grow as a player at Hammies with consistent performances each week. – Barry Herbert 3rd Team Manager
Four games in the SLA season and Hamilton SP-RFC are the front-runners after a convincing home win against newcomers Union-Milnerton RFC this past Saturday.
Hammies are currently on 17 league points with three wins and a draw, two points ahead of second placed Maties. The Students have a game in hand….. Continue reading Hamilton stays on Top!
After a good win against NNK two weeks ago and another break between game we face the unbeaten Unimil.
They were a bit of an unknown side to us as they were one of the newly promoted sides to Super League A. They had also won their first two game which included a good win over the usually strong Durbell. Continue reading Seccies ruthless as UniMil lose 1st game
Hammies 3rds were made to work hard for a bonus point win at home on Saturday. Newly promoted Uni Mil made the short trip down the West Coast road and arrived with plenty of intent. Cooler but near perfect weather for rugby suited both sides. Continue reading Joni and Poleman star in 3rds win
The match was set to kick off at 14h30 at Pollsmoor sports field and the Dynamiters had a great warm-up session leading up to the match, the lads were focused and switched on.
During the warm up, Che Arenz (hooker) seemed to have been sniped by one of the prison guards and went down with a calf injury ruling him out of the match with Dan Nel taking over at hooker. To add to the confusion, kick off was delayed as the hosts were running late. Discussions between the referee, Jon Friday (Coach) and Ismail Jattiem (Captain) resulted in an agreement to kick the match off at 15h00 instead..