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England v Ireland - Pub Ammo

Rugby Quiz (see below for answers)

1. Ben T’eo has effectively ended his international career because of RFU rules about selecting players based outside England after joining which European club?

2. What do Bundee Aki and Joey Carbery both have in common?

3. Which English forward is known as Snorlax, after the Pokemon character, due to his monstrous appetite and habit of dozing off anywhere?

4. Which side knocked Ireland out of the 2015 World Cup in Cardiff?

5. What is the name of the trophy initiated in 1988 that the winner of England v Ireland in every Six Nations is awarded with?

Classic Clips

“It’s a classic. It’s an absolute classic.”

Tommy Bowe crashing over at Twickenham to seal a famous win in 2010.

A solid bit of work from Jacob Stockdale to touch down before the interval on St Paddy's Day 2018.

Did You Know?

  • England and Ireland have never met each-other at a World Cup and, should they meet at Japan 2019, it will be the first time they play at a neutral venue.
  • Ireland have qualified beyond the World Cup pool stages seven out of eight times but never progressed beyond the quarter finals.
  • These sides haven’t played out a draw in over 50 years. The last time they did, in 1968, was the fifth time in just 15 years, but tries were only worth 3 points back then. 

Quiz Answers

1. Toulon

2. Both born in Auckland, New Zealand.

3. Mako Vunipola

4. Argentina

5. The Millennium Trophy