Wanted: The ULTIMATE Sharks fan: Round 5.

Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks on 14 Dec 2010 at 08:00
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So you think you know your stuff about the Sharks? Time to prove it.

This thread contains the questions for Round 5, which is the final round of our Ultimate Sharks fan competition. If you missed out on Round 1, or want some more information about the competition and how it works, check out this post. For Round 2, the link is here. For Round 3, the link is here. For Round 4, the link is here.

So, without further ado, let’s get started with round 5. To enter, simply click here to email your answers through and please don’t forget to include your Sharksworld user name with your entry.

Here are the 15 questions for Round 5, each of which is worth 5 points. Since these are very hard, if you’re not sure, be sure to include your reasoning and I may be kind and give you a half point even if you’re not 100% correct.

1 Name the Sharks prop who passed away in the same accident in which Cedric Mkhize was paralysed.
2 What was Jeremy Thompson’s nickname?
3 How many current Sharks players are twins?
4 What was distinctive about the jerseys worn by the Sharks in the 1997 Super 12?
5 Name the former Bulls flyhalf whose boot was instrumental in helping the Sharks reach the 1995 Currie Cup final
6 Kevin Putt famously signed 13 “no-name” players ahead of the 2005 season. Name any 7 of them.
7 What was the score between Natal and New South Wales in the 1994 Super 10?
8 Name the veteran Lions and Pumas scrumhalf who played for the Sharks in the 2005 Currie Cup
9 Name the Natal hooker who tragically took his own life in 1992.
10 Which particular unhealthy meal was Ollie le Roux’s weakness? (Be specific)
11 In which sport other than rugby did Mark Andrews achieve junior Sprinbok colours?
12 Name the former Western Province flyhalf who made a surprising return from retirement to represent the Sharks against the British Lions in 1997
13 Which Natal school has produced the most Springboks?
14 Apart from Ruan Pienaar, only one other son of a Springbok player has made his Bok test debut while playing for Natal. Who is he?
15 Who was the youngest player to score a try for the Sharks Invitational Team against the Valke in 2010?

We will reveal the winner, as well as the answer to all the questions, on Friday morning. That means that no more entries will be accepted after 5pm on Thursday 16 December.


  • that’s it… all done and dusted and we have a winner.

    Will announce either tomorrow or on Monday

  • Comment 1, posted at 16.12.10 20:24:12 by robdylan Reply
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  • looking forward to see the answers 😛

  • Comment 2, posted at 16.12.10 20:34:56 by rekinek Reply
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  • Damn! this took up SO much of my time…and I dont think I did too good! 😐

    Please start a Sharks Trivia on Wikipedia on this? 💡

  • Comment 3, posted at 16.12.10 20:51:02 by Ice-Cool CC Champ 2010 Reply
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  • if i had the time i woulda entered. 😳

    That was sort of a “bring me down to earth comp” I didn’t know HALF the answers and thought i was a top Sharks fan. 😳

  • Comment 4, posted at 16.12.10 21:01:48 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 4) :

    Yip… 😳

  • Comment 5, posted at 16.12.10 21:03:07 by Ice-Cool CC Champ 2010 Reply
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  • eish i’m glad this is all done but it was worth it 🙂 the time and all the looking up the history etc and all those names that have been forgotten but must say it was the good old days and the memoirs will always be there :mrgreen:
    and my 1 gig is nearlly all up so we’ll hv to get some more but worth it :mrgreen: 😉

  • Comment 6, posted at 16.12.10 21:14:53 by chaz Reply

  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : well i will c it monday the is off line 4 the whole week-end starting from 2 morrow 😥

  • Comment 7, posted at 16.12.10 21:15:55 by chaz Reply

  • @Ice-Cool CC Champ 2010 (Comment 3) : i think they must update the Sharks website 2 some of the answers and ex players wern’t there and the academy just nothing except the info to join no names etc nothing

    so it was hard because Chaz does’nt know everything but the home work went quite well maybe nt 1st but last i looked i was nt rock bottem, but things can change 🙂

  • Comment 8, posted at 16.12.10 21:19:32 by chaz Reply

  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 4) : i had 2 look up the q well all of them but the one i really forgot was the accident that the sharks player died it brought me down to earth 🙁 and the one where the player took his own life it just shows u the players of every team also has problems and they also hv a life behind the rugby boots 😉

  • Comment 9, posted at 16.12.10 21:22:48 by chaz Reply

  • Dammit! rounds 4 and 5 . . . I was confident though 🙁

  • Comment 10, posted at 16.12.10 22:20:08 by war1 Reply
  • My rounds 4 and 5 sucked badly. I hope everyone else didnt do any better either 😈

    Well done Rob
    It was fun and informative.

  • Comment 11, posted at 17.12.10 07:11:22 by Jarson (AddicteD) Reply
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  • @war1 (Comment 10) : @Jarson (AddicteD) (Comment 11) : i’m glad that i’m not the only one who battled with 4&5 and u guys know more than i knew will c later how everyone did chaz stone last i surpose 😳

  • Comment 12, posted at 17.12.10 07:33:23 by chaz Reply

  • @Jarson (AddicteD) (Comment 11) :

    Fricken hard work too and very very frustrating when you justy cannot find any info!! Have to say….Sharksworld gave me a few answers! (I mean articles and comments on here!)

  • Comment 13, posted at 17.12.10 11:39:41 by Ice-Cool CC Champ 2010 Reply
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  • @Ice-Cool CC Champ 2010 (Comment 13) :

    I gave up when it came to Round 4 and 5.

    I found it so time consuming only to get half right..

  • Comment 14, posted at 17.12.10 11:41:37 by Richard Ferguson Reply
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  • @Richard Ferguson (Comment 14) :

    Rich – I can honestly say that I have put HOURS and HOURS into this…When I woke up yesterday I still had to do rounds 4 and 5. Started about 11/12 and sent my mail by about 2 minutes to 4 (I thought cut off was at 16h00)…sitting infront of my notebook the whole time!

  • Comment 15, posted at 17.12.10 11:47:08 by Ice-Cool CC Champ 2010 Reply
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  • @chaz (Comment 9) : good point Chaz.

    Remember that I have been eating, sleeping and breathing Sharks rugby day in and day out for the last 20 years. I made no promise that the tougher questions would be answerable through googling alone, although most of them were.

  • Comment 16, posted at 17.12.10 11:50:40 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Ice: why didn’t you just email albert heenop at sharksmag??(If you were googling the answers,why not try the walking,talking sharkspedia lol)

  • Comment 17, posted at 17.12.10 12:39:28 by bergshark Reply

  • @bergshark (Comment 17) :

    You reckon I am the type to bother other people while they have to earn a living?? 😆

  • Comment 18, posted at 17.12.10 12:41:14 by Ice-Cool CC Champ 2010 Reply
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  • Are you going to do an interview with champion shark?

  • Comment 19, posted at 17.12.10 12:48:34 by bergshark Reply

  • He seems to know all the answers to questions anyway…so what wouls it help?? 😆

  • Comment 20, posted at 17.12.10 12:52:49 by Ice-Cool CC Champ 2010 Reply
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  • Lol 🙂

  • Comment 21, posted at 17.12.10 13:47:58 by bergshark Reply


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