The Ultimate Rugby Union Quiz

Think you know a thing or two about Rugby Union? Then take this quiz! Think players, stadiums, and sporting facts for inspiration to ace our free Rugby Union quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some sporting quizzing.

Round 1

1 – Which four teams are part of the Triple crown in Rugby?

2 – Which other two teams are part of the Six Nations?

3 – How many players are on a rugby team?

4 – What was the first international rugby union tournament?

5 – In which year did the Home Nations become the 5 Nations?

6 – Who sponsors the 6 Nations?

7 – When does a Grandslam occur?

8 – In which year did Italy join making it the 6 Nations?

9 – In which month does the tournament begin?

10 – As of 2022 which two teams have failed to win the 6 Nations?

Round 2

1 – How many matches are played in total throughout the Six Nations?

2 – In what year was the bonus point system first used for the six nations?

3 – If a team wins The Grand Slam how many bonus points are they awarded?

4 – What is the name of the metaphorical award given to the team that finishes in last place?

5 – How many times have Italy finished last in the six nations – 11, 13 or 15?

6 – What do the 3 handles represent on the Six Nations trophy?

7 – How many bottles of Champagne can fit in the Siz Nations trophy – 3, 4 or 5?

8 – Which year was a new six nations trophy introduced?

9 – Which team was the last to win the original and first to win the new six nations trophy?

10 – From which year does the Triple Crown trophy originate- 1889, 1930 or 2006?

Round 3

1 – What is the name of Wales’ stadium?

2 – Which player currently holds the records for most individual points in one match?

3 – What is the name of England’s stadium?

4 – Which player holds the career scoring record with 557 points?

5 – What is the name of Ireland’s stadium?

6 – Which player holds the record for most tries in a match?

7 – What is the name of Scotlands stadium?

8 – Which team holds the record for the longest time without conceding a try?

9 – What is the name of Frances’ stadium?

10 – What is the name of Italy’s stadium?

Round 4

1 – How many points is a try?

2 – How many points is a conversion?

3 – How many points can you receive for a penalty kick?

4 – How many players from each team can take part in a scrum?

5 – What has a player received if they leave the field immediately and cannot return to the match?

6 – If a player receives a yellow card how long must they leave the pitch before returning?

7 – As of 5 November 2018 who is the current CEO of the Six Nations Championship?

8 – How often does the Rugby Union world cup take place?

9 – How many teams participate in the Rugby Union world cup?

10 – Who according to a popular legend, invented rugby by picking up the ball during a football game?

Round 5

1 – In which year was the Rugby World Cup first held – 1927, 1947, 1987?

2 – How many teams qualify automatically based on their performance in the previous World Cup?

3 – What does ‘RWCL’ stand for?

4 – What would be used “when restarting the game after the ball, or a player carrying the ball, crosses the touchline”?

5 – What is it called when a ball carrier and at least one player from each team are bound together and on their feet?

6 – Rugby is not considered a contact sport – True or False?

7 – How long does a Rugby union match last?

8 – New Zealand is the only country to host and win the Rugby World Cup – True or False?

9 – As red-carded players cannot be substituted, their team is down in numbers for the rest of the game – True or False?

10 – A second yellow card to the same player is upgraded to a red, and the player can return to the match – True or False?




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