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Societe Generale Valley Welcomes Jack Capil

Societe Generale Valley Welcomes Jack Capil

By Grant Beuzeval
4 September
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Young electrician hopes to spark up the engine room and get some sleep in the city that never sleeps

A row of 5 seats and I may be able to lie down
Jack Capil

Big Jack touched down in the City That Never Sleeps this morning, following an epic 3-flight journey from the deep south of New Zealand - and promptly fell asleep during the wait for his Covid tests.

Please welcome Jack Capil to the Valley Family and learn a little about him with a quick Q&A:

Name: Jack Capil

Age: 23

Nickname: Capes

Born In: Invercargill, New Zealand

Profession: Electrician

Position: Lock

Height: 1.95m

Weight: 103kg

Worst rugby habit: Talking back to the referee (oh dear)

Best rugby habit: None (oh Lord)

Favourite rugby player: Ardie Savea

Favourite sportsperson: Tyson Fury

Best rugby moment: Debuting in the Mitre 10 Cup for the Southland Stags

Best rugby tour: Southland Stags tour to Japan

Best advice ever received: Hard work beats talent

Worst advice ever received: None (well, that's about to change)

What do you know about Hong Kong?: It’s the city that never sleeps

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