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Rugby quiz: The 1995 World Cup Final

BRAINTEASER: @rugby365com‘s quizmaster Paul Dobson is back with another examination of your knowledge. This time it is the 1995 World Cup Final.


Surely you can get 10 out of 10 for this one?

Try and give your own answers and not those of your ‘friend’ Google!

You will see your score at the end of the quiz and can challenge your friends and rivals.

We will provide the answers to this quiz in the next one, so you can see what the correct answers were.

Nobody needs to know your score except you yourself, but it may stimulate an interest in rugby’s history.

Good luck and enjoy!

Previous quiz

1. Red flyhalf kicks off to start the match. As he runs up to kick his right wing runs over the half-way line towards the defenders. The flyhalf kicks. The Blue opponent drops the ball as the wing gets nearer to him.


Your decision:

2. Red throw into a line-out. They have four players in the line-out; Blue have five. Blue win the ball.

Your decision.

3. Red throw into a line-out. They have two players in the line-out; Blue have one. The throw in is clearly skew.


Your decision.

4. You have taken up a position on Red’s side of the line-out and at the back. Red throw in and win the ball. The scrumhalf passes to the flyhalf who runs straight ahead. Even though there is no Blue player near him, he runs into you, falls over, gets up with the ball and runs on.

Your decision.

5. You penalise Red. Blue flyhalf places the ball for a kick at goal. The ball falls off the tee twice and he then picks up the ball, takes a tap kick and passes it to a prop.

Your decision.

6. Blue’s outside centre grubbers straight ahead. Blue’s left wing and Reds’s right wing chase after the ball. They are next to each other in the chase and. As Red’s wing lifts a foot, Blue’s wing deliberately moves his shoulder into him, causing Red to stumble.

Your decision.

7. Red put the ball into a scrum five metres from their goal-line. They hook the ball but, with the ball at their lock’s feet, they are pushed back. The Blue scrumhalf keeps behind the ball and, as the ball is on the goal-line, he puts his hand into the scrum and presses down on the ball.

Your decision.

8. Blue flank is caught by two Red players who hold him up. Two Red team-mates come to their flank’s assistance and bind on him. You call “Maul”. The flank then gets a knee to the ground and the maul falls down, the ball unplayable.

Your decision.

9. Blue wing has the ball in two hands when Red fullback tackles him a metre from the Red goal-line. Both players crash to ground, the Blue wing still with the ball in his possession under his chest. He then rolls to his left and with his right hand stretches out and places the ball on the Red-goal-line.

Your decision.

10. Red flyhalf kicks the ball high downfield. The Blue fullback, with no other player nearby, waits for the ball to drop. It drops into his hands but pops out again in the direction of the Red team. The ball hits the ground and bounces back into his possession.

Your decision.


1. scrum
2. freekick
3. freekick
4. nothing
5. scrum
6. nothing
7. try
8. scrum
9. try
10. scrum

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