1999 - Otago Highlanders Squad
Carl Hoeft

Born - 13. 11. 74 at Auckland
Physical - 1.84 m ; 114 kg
Position - Prop
School - Te Aroha College
NPC Team - Otago
First Class Career - 105 games, 5 tries
Super 12 Career - 23 games
Test Career - 4 games


His 23 games for the Highlanders have been consecutive. Already looks quite at home in the All Black front row.

Nick Name - Hoefty
My earliest rugby memory is of - Playing in bare feet in cold paddocks
The position I played at secondary school was - Prop
My favourite rugby star back then (if obscure,qualify) - Steve McDowell
The player I respect the most is - Any I think is farily good
If there's one side I like to beat it is (Why?) - Canterbury because their our traditional rivals
The best thing about rugby is - Mates and travel
The worst thing about rugby is - Frozen grounds
My best moment in rugby was - Making the Otago Highlanders
My best moment outside of rugby was - Meeting Debbie

• Food - Island
• Book/Magazine
• T.V Programme - E.R, NYPD Blues
• Movie - Robin Hood
• Actor/Actress - Robert Deniro
• Country to visit - Wales
• Ground - Carisbrook

I hate it when - I'm late
I'd hate to be without - My family
The best advice my mother gave me was - Go to church
The Sportsperson I most admired is - Karl Malone
For relaxation I like to - Take our dog for a walk with Debbie
If I wasn't a rugby player I'd like to be - A Navy Seal
My other major interest is - Golf and tennis
My ambition in life is - Be happy with things I do
If I was stranded on a desert island I'd like to meet - ELVIS
Other Interests - Home with Family


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