Mac, Putt back in the tank – April Fools!

Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks, Super 14 on 1 Apr 2010 at 08:59
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In an unprecedented move, The Sharks executive have elected the recall two former coaches to help John Plumtree as his side struggles to adapt to the creative style of play required to secure much-needed bonus points this year.

Ian MacIntosh and Kevin Putt will both join up with the Sharks squad on 1 April and it is hoped that adding yet more former coaches into the mix will help to increase the flow of ideas between the 8-man coaching panel and the squad. Putt has been brought in as specialist strategy coach, while sorting out the players’ mental issues will also be a part of his remit.

MacIntosh’s role is less clear. When Sharksworld managed to get hold of him late last night, he merely mumbled something about “old goats learning new tricks”. This may have something to do with the players’ skills, so perhaps Mac will be working closely with the centres trying to coach them out of the “crash-ball” style that has proved so ineffective this year.

Rumours that Henry Honiball was being considered to play flyhalf this week were quashed, though, with Plumtree insisting that “Lem is just here to help out with the kicking – maybe a spot on the bench at most. These are tough times”.

We’ll keep you posted as we discover more about what the first of April has in store for our beloved Sharks.


  • HAHA thanks for the chucle rob!!!

  • Comment 1, posted at 01.04.10 09:02:45 by Uli Reply
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  • :lol:

  • Comment 2, posted at 01.04.10 09:19:06 by Big Fish Reply
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  • B******T!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Good one though…heard Dick was gone and Jake and Eddie were running the show at the Lions

  • Comment 3, posted at 01.04.10 09:19:36 by Tintin Reply

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  • Was waiting for this.

    Already got caught once already today. Eish

  • Comment 4, posted at 01.04.10 09:23:44 by FireTheLooser Reply

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  • On a serious note, can the Sharks please announce their team!!!

  • Comment 5, posted at 01.04.10 09:25:11 by deanoelsch Reply

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  • Rob…….hahahaha. I was onto that in a flash :lol: Just been caught out on another site, was expecting something here… Good one ;-)

  • Comment 6, posted at 01.04.10 09:26:39 by Puma Reply

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  • It was Putt that gave it away…

  • Comment 7, posted at 01.04.10 09:28:04 by lostfish Reply
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  • @deanoelsch (Comment 5) : Yes, why do we have to be the last to announce the team :???:

  • Comment 8, posted at 01.04.10 09:34:33 by Puma Reply

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  • if I’m not around by midday, will one of the admins please update the title to indicate the real nature of this post? :)

  • Comment 9, posted at 01.04.10 09:36:25 by robdylan Reply
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  • the triumvirate of stupidity & ineptness is back in charge @ the tank! If i was plumtree i would RESIGN straight away!

  • Comment 10, posted at 01.04.10 09:43:42 by Megatron Reply

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  • thanks for the mirth robbie ;)

  • Comment 11, posted at 01.04.10 09:46:40 by Megatron Reply

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  • This is also a pretty good one from Rugbyworld magazine’s site:,18830,3551_6068313,00.html

  • Comment 12, posted at 01.04.10 10:27:03 by war1 Reply
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  • I almostd converted to another team when I saw Putt’s name :twisted:

  • Comment 13, posted at 01.04.10 13:27:34 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @war1 (Comment 12) : :mrgreen: another good one :mrgreen:

  • Comment 14, posted at 01.04.10 13:29:09 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @Megatron (Comment 10) : you bought it? :)

  • Comment 15, posted at 01.04.10 14:11:15 by robdylan Reply
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