Jason Cotter conjured up back-to-back titles when the Sharks downed the Northern Eagles 15.14 (104) to 9.7 (61) in the grand final.
- And it completed another outstanding season when the Sharks did not lose a game.
- Champion rover and captain David Bain shared the Grogan Medal with Brad Jones and tough centreman Shaun Ballans was named Joe Grant Medal winner.
- The second stage of refurbishments began. This one cost $3 million and covered a new functions centre, Carmody’s restaurant, a new cocktail bar and extensions to the verandah.