Exciting Rugby Trivia

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Rugby Quizzes & Trivia

A fun and interesting quiz on Rugby.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Rugby League team won the 2000 World Cup, earning the label "best ever"?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Scotland

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 2. 
    What is the maximum number of injured players a team can replace in the game of rugby?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 3. 
    Which Rugby League Hall of Fame member led the Lions to a World Cup victory in 1960 as captain?
    • A. 

      John Kain

    • B. 

      Trevor Foster

    • C. 

      Kath Hetherington

    • D. 

      Eric Ashton

  • 4. 
    Which one was not a 2007 inductee into the rugby Hall of Fame?
    • A. 

      Gareth Edwards

    • B. 

      William Webb Ellis

    • C. 

      John Eales

    • D. 

      Wilson Whineray

  • 5. 
    In 1968, which rugby union player became the league's youngest captain at age 20?
    • A. 

      Phil Bennett

    • B. 

      Gareth Edwards

    • C. 

      Geoff Wheel

    • D. 

      Graham Price

  • 6. 
    Who was the only member of the 1971 British Lions New Zealand tour who had not yet been capped?
    • A. 

      Derek Quinnell

    • B. 

      Terry Cobner

    • C. 

      Charlie Faulkner

    • D. 

      Jeff Squire

  • 7. 
    Which rugby union player scored the winning try in Dublin in 1978 to win Wales a third Triple Crown?
    • A. 

      Gerald Davies

    • B. 

      Ray Gravell

    • C. 

      Phil Bennett

    • D. 

      JJ Williams

  • 8. 
    Which country joined the Six Nations Rugby Competition in 2000?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Morocco

  • 9. 
    Which team won the First Division European Nations Cup in 2011 and 2012?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Morocco

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      Romania

  • 10. 
    Who was the top point scorer at the 2012 Six Nations Championship?
    • A. 

      Ben Foden

    • B. 

      Leigh Halfpenny

    • C. 

      Andrea Masi

    • D. 

      Rob Kearney

  • 11. 
    Which team won a Grand Slam while winning the 2010 Six Nations Championship?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      France

  • 12. 
    What country's rugby team is known as the Springboks?
    • A. 

      Zaire

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 13. 
    What former Ireland national rugby team player became CEO of Heinz?
    • A. 

      Philip G. Newman

    • B. 

      Seamus Heaney

    • C. 

      Gerry Adams

    • D. 

      Tony O'Reilly

  • 14. 
    Which nation came out champions in the inaugural Rugby World Cup held in 1987?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 15. 
    Which rugby ground is in Auckland, New Zealand?
    • A. 

      Carisbrook

    • B. 

      Athletic Park

    • C. 

      Lancaster Park

    • D. 

      Eden Park

  • 16. 
    Which team was on the end of a 145 to 6 hiding at the 1995 Rugby World Cup and which team administered it?
    • A. 

      Samoa, England

    • B. 

      Japan, New Zealand

    • C. 

      Wales, New Zealand

    • D. 

      Japan, South Africa

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the cup that New Zealand and Australia play for in rugby?
    • A. 

      Bledisloe Cup

    • B. 

      Calcutta Cup

    • C. 

      Anzac Cup

    • D. 

      Tasman Cup

  • 18. 
    Which open side flanker, regarded as the greatest ever in this position, retired from international rugby in 2000?
    • A. 

      Troy Flavell

    • B. 

      Josh Kronfeld

    • C. 

      Michael Jones

    • D. 

      Taine Randell

  • 19. 
    In Australia, who won the 2000 National Rugby League Minor Premiership?
    • A. 

      Melbourne Storm

    • B. 

      Sydney City Roosters

    • C. 

      Brisbane Broncos

    • D. 

      Canberra Raiders

  • 20. 
    Who captained Australia to victory in the 2000 rugby league world cup?
    • A. 

      Trent Barrett

    • B. 

      Brad Fittler

    • C. 

      Ryan Girdler

    • D. 

      Joey Faul

  • 21. 
    What Wolfmother song was used in the video game "Rugby 06"?
    • A. 

      White Unicorn

    • B. 

      Woman

    • C. 

      Dimension

    • D. 

      Mind's Eye

  • 22. 
    When was rugby introduced into the United States?
    • A. 

      1786

    • B. 

      1880

    • C. 

      1910

    • D. 

      1875

  • 23. 
    What year is considered to be when rugby began at Rugby School in Warwickshire, England?
    • A. 

      1823

    • B. 

      1923

    • C. 

      1776

    • D. 

      1913

  • 24. 
    In 2010, Scotland won the Centenary Quaich for the first time since which year?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      1999

  • 25. 
    Tommy Bowe led all players with how many tries scored at the 2012 Six Nations Championship?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7