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How much do you know about the Six Nations (and Five Nations)? – quiz

Why were matches held in October? Where did Wales call home in 1999? And which Irishman won 65 caps in the tournament?

Which of the six host stadiums has the largest capacity?

Twickenham

Stade de France

Millennium Stadium

Stadio Olimpico

Murrayfield Stadium

Aviva Stadium

In which year did Italy join to make the Five Nations the Six Nations?

1990

1995

2000

2005

Which Irishman holds the record for the most caps in the Six Nations, with 65?

Ronan O'Gara

Brian O'Driscoll

Rory Best

Paul O'Connell

England completed a grand slam in 2003 and went on to win the World Cup. Which country didn't fare so well in the Six Nations that year, losing all five of their matches?

Scotland

Italy

France

Wales

Italy lost all five of their matches last year, conceding a record number of tries in the process. How many?

19

24

29

40

In which stadium did Wales play their two 'home' games in the Five Nations in 1999 while the Millennium Stadium was under construction?

Cardiff Arms Park

Twickenham

Wembley

The Racecourse Ground

Why was the France v Ireland match in 2012 called off a few minutes before it was due to kick off?

A volcanic ash cloud had spread across Europe from Iceland, causing travel chaos for Irish fans

The floodlights failed

France players were struck down with food poisoning and asked for a reprieve

The pitch was frozen

England won their 27th championship last year to top the all-time leaderboard. Which country is second with 26 outright wins?

France

Ireland

Wales

Scotland

Bonus points will feature this year for the first time. How many extra points will be awarded to a team that wins the grand slam?

One

Three

Five

Seven

Why did the competition not finish until October in 2001?

To make room for the Rugby World Cup

Matches were delayed due to an outbreak of foot and mouth disease

Games were delayed in the aftermath of 9/11

Twickenham was being refurbished so games were postponed

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How much do you know about the Six Nations (and Five Nations)? – quiz

Why were matches held in October? Where did Wales call home in 1999? And which Irishman won 65 caps in the tournament?

Which of the six host stadiums has the largest capacity?

Twickenham

Stade de France

Millennium Stadium

Stadio Olimpico

Murrayfield Stadium

Aviva Stadium

In which year did Italy join to make the Five Nations the Six Nations?

1990

1995

2000

2005

Which Irishman holds the record for the most caps in the Six Nations, with 65?

Ronan O'Gara

Brian O'Driscoll

Rory Best

Paul O'Connell

England completed a grand slam in 2003 and went on to win the World Cup. Which country didn't fare so well in the Six Nations that year, losing all five of their matches?

Scotland

Italy

France

Wales

Italy lost all five of their matches last year, conceding a record number of tries in the process. How many?

19

24

29

40

In which stadium did Wales play their two 'home' games in the Five Nations in 1999 while the Millennium Stadium was under construction?

Cardiff Arms Park

Twickenham

Wembley

The Racecourse Ground

Why was the France v Ireland match in 2012 called off a few minutes before it was due to kick off?

A volcanic ash cloud had spread across Europe from Iceland, causing travel chaos for Irish fans

The floodlights failed

France players were struck down with food poisoning and asked for a reprieve

The pitch was frozen

England won their 27th championship last year to top the all-time leaderboard. Which country is second with 26 outright wins?

France

Ireland

Wales

Scotland

Bonus points will feature this year for the first time. How many extra points will be awarded to a team that wins the grand slam?

One

Three

Five

Seven

Why did the competition not finish until October in 2001?

To make room for the Rugby World Cup

Matches were delayed due to an outbreak of foot and mouth disease

Games were delayed in the aftermath of 9/11

Twickenham was being refurbished so games were postponed

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.