The Big Issue : Edition 485
46 THE BIG ISSUE 29 MAY – 11 JUNE 2015 ANSWERS—1.d;2.c;3.a;4.e;5.a;6.a;7.e. QUIZMASTER PETE ‘CRUSHER’ CRUTTENDEN » ILLUSTRATOR MICHAEL ‘ THE WILDMAN’ WELDON QUIZLING #10 Rugby League State of Origin 1 Which Queensland player notoriously punched his Parramatta teammate, Mick Cronin, during the first Origin game in 1980? a Wally Lewis b Jeff Harding c Chris Close d Arthur Beetson 2 Which player dropped the c-bomb on live television during a pre-match huddle in 1993? a Sam Backo b Ricky Stuart c Mal Meninga d Mr Squiggle 3 Which 1980s Queensland referee was accused of systemic bias by NSW fans? a Barry ‘the grasshopper’ Gomersall b Tony ‘the aphid’ Archer c Eddie ‘the weevil’ Ward d Mick ‘the stinkbug’ Stone 4 Which of the following is a source of Queensland Origin players, according to Denis Carnahan’s song ‘That’s in Queensland!’? a Sydney b Fiji c Papua New Guinea d New Zealand e All of the above 5 Which of the following is not a Roy and HG nickname for a State of Origin player? a Family Jewels b Show Us Your Date c Squirrel Gripper d No Sex Please 6 Who comically mistimed a dropout in driving rain in 1984, handing Queensland a gift penalty in front of the sticks? a Noel ‘Crusher’ Cleal b Eric ‘Guru’ Grothe c Steve ‘Blocker’ Roach d Brian ‘Brian’ Hetherington 7 Which of the following State of Origin records is held by NSW? a Most matches won b Most series won c Most consecutive wins d Most Man of the Match awards e None of the above » One down, two to go: State of Origin Game II is in Melbourne (17 June); State of Origin Game III is in Brisbane (8 July).