Player Profile – Phillip Tovey


Phillip Tovey
Date of
17th March 1978
Nationality: Australian
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 135 kg
Position: Prop, Hooker
Previous Clubs: Kings College
Hospital London, Oatley, Beecroft, Canterbury, CSU Bathurst.
Nick Name: Toves,Tovn8r,
Big Fella,
Daytime job:
Business Analyst @ ANZ Wealth
Super Rugby team:
Career highlight to date:
Playing for Central West 21’s winning NSW Country
Pre-game ritual:
I like to walk around and visualise how I’m going to tackle
how I’m going run, etc, etc, I am not a big yeller, I like to focus on what I
need to do.
Inspirational saying:
Try not. Do or do not. 
There is no try
Favourite player growing up:
Craig Young (St George Rugby League)
When I was a kid I wanted to be a:
I loved watching the stars.
Favourite holiday destination:
near a beach and very few people
Sporting hero:
Most famous person ever met:
Bob Hawke
Favourite movie:
Star Wars
Favourite TV show:
How I met your mother
Best advice ever received:
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed
in overalls and looks like work.
Worst advice ever received:
I once had
a skate board, and the sticker said “If
this board becomes unstable, jump off”
Super-human power:
Favourite meal to cook:
Make an awesome lasagne, but am pretty good on the
BBQ.  It’s a toss-up between my chilli
baby Octopus, or, Grilled lamb.
Your last $10, what would you do?
Buy 5 $1
cheeseburgers and a Beer.

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