The Front Row Doctor: A chat with Tom Robertson

This article originally appeared in Tah Time, the Waratahs official matchday programme.  When he’s not playing or training for the Waratahs he’s studying to become a medical doctor. Welcome to the world of 21-year old Tahs prop Tom Robertson. TAH TIME: A prop, a tighthead at that, doing a medical degree! How did that all come about? TOM ROBERTSON: I was doing a medical science degree at Sydney Uni last year and playing footy there. I applied for medicine, got in and then the Waratahs came calling and wanted to work me into their squad. I didn’t want to waste three years of my life doing an undergraduate degree, get into medicine and then say no at the last hurdle. I’m doing both now so that’s where I am at. TT: I would imagine that time management would be something that you have got your head around by now? TR: Yeah I don’t have time for too many hobbies and stuff like that. I’m either training, playing or studying but I can’t complain about it. I love training a
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