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Rugby quiz: World Cup fame

BRAINTEASER: @rugby365com‘s quizmaster Paul Dobson is back with some great questions about World Cups and other fascinating facts!


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.

Be honest and do it on your own and get your own score, not Google’s answers! 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 This player should be looking for fish. (6)
2 This national team plays with a wise ball. (9)
3 A fracture you’d welcome from a good centre. (5)
4 A cowardly amusing character deserves this from the referee. (6, 4)
5 To go by his title this player is worth four forwards, or arguably eight. (5-4)
6 This change is the only way to score a pair. (10)
7 An often immovable theatrical stage item in the front row. (4)
8 Delivers illegally in the scrum. (5-2)
9 The shape of the ball is a famous cricket ground. (4)
10 Try to deal with an opponent with the ball. (6)
11 A Channel Island on each player. (6)
12 To do this to wood should bring good fortune, but in rugby it’s a scrum to the opposition. (5-2)
13 An offence on the field, but a way ahead over the mountain. (7, 4)
14 An oil tune to re-start play. (4-3)
15 This rugby ground occasionally experiences an era of mild fury. (11)


1 hooker
2 Wallabies
3 break
4 yellow card
5 scrum-half
6 conversion
7 prop
8 hands-in
9 Oval
10 tackle
11 Jersey
12 knock-on
13 forward pass
14 line-out
15 Murrayfield

* To look back at some previous quizzes, CLICK HERE!

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