NORRIS-JONES Lloyd < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA South Africa   
Gender Men
Born 04 Feb 1986 in Cape Town, SAF
Height1.80 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Cape Town, RSA
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Communications, Marketing - University of South Africa : Pretoria, RSA
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Western Province: South Africa
Name of coach Fabian Gregory [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for South Africa
Opponent Netherlands
Tournament World Cup
Location Mönchengladbach
General Interest
Nicknames Chuck (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010)
Hobbies Golf, surfing. (lloydnorrisjones.co.za, 25 Apr 2014)
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, South African cricketer Gary Kirsten, South African president Nelson Mandela. (sahockey.co.za, 12 May 2012; sahockey.co.za, 06 Jun 2011)
Injuries He broke his collarbone in 2003. (lloydnorrisjones.com 27 Feb 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Talent only gets you so far. The rest is up to how much you are willing to give up in blood, sweat, tears and sacrifice." (sahockey.co.za, 06 Jun 2011)
Awards and honours In 2009 he was named Sportsman of the Year at Wanderers Sports Club in Johannesburg, South Africa, and won the Southern Gauteng Player of the Year award. (Facebook page, 31 Jan 2014)
Other information EXAM EXCLUSION
In June 2013 he missed South Africa's four-match test series against Malaysia in Potchefstroom as he was sitting university exams. (fih.ch, 05 Jun 2013)

PROPERTY ENTHUSIAST
He is interested in property development and says working in the field would be his "dream job". (Facebook page, 31 Jan 2014)