Pocket Profile- Harry Hayward (Player, UTS Bats)

Get to know UTS Bats Men’s Premier Divison Player, Harry Hayward!

Name: Harry Hayward
Nickname: H, Hev
AFL Sydney Club: UTS Bats
Junior Club: North Adelaide
Position/s: CHB
Playing Number: 2
Usual Grade: Men’s Premier Division
First season of AFL Sydney footy: 2021
Why did you start playing footy?
I loved the competitiveness of it.
What is your most memorable AFL Sydney moment?
2-point win over Inner West Magpies this year!
What is the best part about playing at your current club?
Great group of fellas to enjoy a beer within the rooms after a win!
Do you have any pre-game superstitions or routines?
Pasta the night before, big brekky in the morning and strapped nice and early (ideally!)
What is the best advice you have received as a player and from who?
Back yourself in – every coach I’ve had.
Who has the best kick at the club?
Big Pretzel I reckon
What is one AFL rule you would change and why?
‘Standing’ on the mark.
What are you missing most about footy during lockdown?
Beers with the boys after a win
Interests outside of football?
Love all sport
Which teammate is most likely to:
Turn up late Liam O’Neil – long drive from Canberra
Be on the massage table Think this one might be me unfortunately
Forget their boots Xavier Barry-Murphy
Suck up to the coach Kyle Emley always talking to the coach
Appear on the next season of Australian Survivor Scib – can talk a leg off a chair
Who is your tip to win the 2021 AFL Premiership & Brownlow Medal?
Flag for the Dees and Bont for the Brownlow
Who would you like to see as the Pre-Game entertainment for the 2021 AFL Grand Final?
Charlie Wiggins after a few beers
What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?
House on the water I think!
First place you want to visit after travel restrictions lift?
Adelaide (God’s Country)
What is the one superpower you wish you had and why?
Be as strong as Body Lambert (CJs twin)
Apple Music or Spotify?
Pineapple on Pizza. Yes/ No?
Depends on the pizza I would’ve thought.
Usual coffee order?
Nothing better than a Strong Skinny Latte.
What is this player know for at your club?
 H is known for being a calm head around the group and standing up in the big moments down back.
Any additional comments about the player
 H is someone who likes to set the tone and is always willing to help and develop the young players amongst the group
How can people get involved with playing at your club?
 UTS Bats offer opportunities for Men & Women players to play at all levels, with 4 Mens teams, 3 Womens teams and an U19 Division One team.

Contact UTS Bats General Manager, football@utsafc.com.au or www.utsafc.com.au


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