Maritzburg College’s Jacques van der Walt in 20 Seconds

THE Maritzburg College first XI top-order batsman and Red Black & White first XV flyhalf is a multi-layered personality who loves to have fun, takes his passion for sport seriously and feels deeply.

Here’s an insight into this exceptionally talented young man, pictured in-photo with a little big fella.




Favourite food: Braai

Fave breakfast: Bacon & eggs

Actor: Tom Hardy

Actress: Margot Robbie

Celebrity Crush: Margot Robbie


The place to find your celebrity crush… The Five star Fordoun Hotel and Spa.


Favourite App: Instagram

Favourite Emoji: Cheeky wink

TV show: Peaky Blinders

Board game: 30 Seconds

Car: 1969 Ford Mustang


Driving a Mustang? Go to Trish first please.


3 People you’d like to invite to your birthday party: Maritzburg College Old Boy, champion batsman and former England Test captain Kevin Pietersen, England’s great all-rounder Freddie Flintoff, Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard


KP and Freddie Flintoff loved hitting the cover off the ball. Not so easy with Hill Premium Quality. Ask Stu at


Jacques’ nickname: Chockie

Chockie in 1 word: Determined

Inspirational SA sports stars: AB de Villiers & Handre Pollard


When you’re earning IPL money like AB: Consult our UK property investment expert.


Favourite quote: ‘The harder I practice the luckier I get’
Gary Player

Best advice I have ever received: ‘Invest in dot balls and cash in later’
Childhood coach Rob Fuhri

If Chockie could attend any sports match: The Ashes


Before hitting the islands: Check with Titan Tech that your castle is secure.


4 Things Chockie can’t live without: Family, music, friends and sport

Down time: Watching a good movie

On Chockie’s screensaver: My girlfriend and I

Holiday destination: Ibiza

3 Desert Island must-haves: Girlfriend, friends and family


Before the desert island must-haves here’s a must-not-have: a septic beach. John will help you out – and he’ll enjoy the holiday.


* Ibiza, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the eastern coast of Spain, is a legendary party island.


The fifth desert island must-have is great eyesight. Ask Hilliar & Gray.


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