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England v South Africa - Pub Ammo

Rugby Pub Quiz (see bottom of page for answers)

1. Whose try was controversially disallowed when these sides met in the 2007 RWC final?

2. Which item of South African kit was Eddie Jones famously forbidden from donning despite his successful stint in a consultancy role in 2007?

3. At which European club does South Africa’s top points scorer at this tournament, Handre Pollard, play?

4. Which side have already rolled the Boks over at this tournament?

5. Which former Springbok fly-half holds the record for the most drop goals in a single Test rugby match (5)?

Classic Clips

An absolute B-E-A-uty from England in '04.

Cueto cruelly denied in '07. Some say deliberations in some pubs have never ceased.

A fresh-faced Bryan Habana marks his Test debut with a try against England.

Did You Know?

  • England have won back to back Test matches versus South Africa despite only winning one of the previous 15 matches against the Springboks.
  • Triple threat. If England win this match they will become the first team to beat Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in the same edition of the Rugby World Cup.
  • The Boks have won three of their previous four RWC matches against England, conceding just one try across those games.
  • This will be SA’s third RWC Final, having won both of their previous two appearances (1995 & 2007).
  • If South Africa are victorious, they will become the first side ever to lose a pool stage match and still go on to lift the trophy.
  • Maro Itoje has won more turnover (10) than any other player at the 2019 RWC and twice as many as any South African player has managed (Damian de Allende – 5).

Quiz Answers

1. Mark Cueto

2. Crested Blazer

3. Montpellier

4. New Zealand

5. Jannie de Beer

Harry Corton
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All images - PA. Numbers and stats via OPTA.