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Here is a new quiz to celebrate the 'Six Nations Rugby Tournament'. I've tried to make it so that it can be enjoyed by people who aren't necessarily that into rugby and there are some great songs for singalongs included.



Let's begin ...




What are the 'Six Nations'?





What are the 'Six Nations' emblems?





What are the 'Six Nations' stadiums?





Which brewing company sponsors the 'Six Nations'? What do the Irish call it? What musical instrument features on the pint glass?





How often is the 'Rugby World Cup' held? Where were some of the 2015 'Rugby World Cup' games held (or at least name this city/castle) (England was the main host)? Name as many of the 20 countries which will take part in the next 'Rugby World Cup 2023' as you can? (France is the host in October.)





Here are a few of the best rugby players of recent times. Name as many of them as you can?


Clues:


French scrum half and model

He holds the record for the most caps for Scotland

'J.P.R.'

He is considered to be the 'first true global superstar of rugby'

Former England captain

Captained the Irish team from 2003-2012

"Arguably the greatest player ever to don a Welsh jersey."

Irish captain

'The (Welsh) King'

World class Welsh number 8 player

87 caps for Wales from 2000-2011

Named as England's greatest ever 'Six Nations' player

Former Welsh captain




Video break ...




Which 'Rugby World Cup Team' team performs 'The Haka'?







Name these famous people who have achieved celebrity outside of rugby?


Clues: "And it's an up and under!" (Rugby League Commentator) 'Hymns And Arias' He dated Princess Diana for a time

He is married to Zara Phillips

He was engaged to Charlotte Church He was the first professional rugby player to come out in 2009

He was the first professional rugby referee to come out in 2007

He is once again the Welsh coach

She is a renowned rugby commentator

Royal rugby supporters




Song break ...







What is a 'Grand Slam'?




What is the 'Wooden Spoon'?




What cup do the English and Scottish teams play for?




Name this part of the game? Name this part of the game?

How long does a player go in the 'Sin Bin' for if they get yellow carded?

How many points for a 'Try'?

How many points for a 'Conversion'?

How many points for a 'Penalty Goal' or 'Drop Goal'?

What does 'T.M.O.' stand for?




Video break ... 'Dan Biggar's Dance' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0_ZA_Tc4dE




What year was the TV comedy drama 'Grand Slam' broadcast?





Rugby Songs & Anthems




'Swing Low Sweet Chariot', Ella Eyre - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ9hw9H9F_Y

'Land Of My Fathers' - https://youtu.be/AM4mIlYKG9s

'Il Canto degli Italiani' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Pp3U17CYe4







ANSWERS


Wales, England, Italy, France, Scotland & Ireland


English Rose, Scottish Thistle, French Cockerel, Federation Italiana Rugby shield

Prince Of Wales Feathers, Irish Shamrock


Wales - 'Principality Stadium' (previously Cardiff Arms Park)

England - 'Twickenham'

Scotland - 'Murrayfield'

Ireland - 'Aviva Stadium' (previously Lansdowne Road)

France - 'Stade De France'

Italy - 'Stadio Olimpico'


'Guinness' / "Black Gold" / Harp


Every 4 years / Cardiff /

List of 'Rugby World Cup 2023' qualifying teams here - https://www.rugbyworldcup.com/2023/teams


Argentina, Australia, Chile, England, Fiji, France, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Namibia, New Zealand ('All Blacks'), Portugal, Romania, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa ('Springboks'), Tonga, Uruguay & Wales


Morgan Parra, Greg Laidlaw

J.P.R. Williams, Jonah Lomu

Lawrence Dallaglio, Brian O'Driscoll, Gareth Edwards

Johnny Sexton, Barry John, Shane Williams

Johnnie Wilkinson, Alun Wyn Jones


"The All Blacks" or New Zealand


Eddie Waring, Max Boyce, Will Carling

Mike Tyndall, Gavin Henson, 'Alfie' Gareth Thomas

Nigel Owens, Warren Garland, Gabby Logan

Prince Harry & Prince William


A 'Grand Slam' is when one team beats all the others


A 'Wooden Spoon' is the team which comes last


'Calcutta Cup'


Lineout, Scrum

10 minutes, 5 points

2 points, 3 points, 'Television Match Official'


1978



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