World Cup Quiz - Answers from Saturday 28th September 2019 match-day programme
Warrington v Burnage.
1. Name the only player to play in every minute of all England's tournament matches when they won the world cup in 2003?
2. Name the youngest player to appear in a final?
Jonah Lomu (20 years and 43 days
3. Before the start of the 2019 tournament, New Zealand had played 50 World Cup tournament matches but how many of these had they lost?
4. England have been in three but how many tries have they scored in World Cup Finals?
One (scored by Jason Robinson in 2003)
5. Which All Black player scored the opening try of the first match at both the 1987 and 1991 Rugby World Cups?
6. Which South African kicked five drop-goals against England in Paris, in 1999?
Jannie de Beer (South Africa)
7. What number did Nelson Mandela have on his back when he wore a Springbock jersey to present the Rugby World Cup in 1995?
8. Which country won the 1991 World Cup?
9. Name New Zealand’s captain going into the first ever tournament?
Andy Dalton (injured in the first match and replaced as captain by David Kirk)
10. What is the name of the trophy awarded to the world cup winner?
The Webb Ellis Cup
11. Which British team came fourth in the 1991 tournament?
12. Since 1995, how many teams compete in each tournament?
13. Who scored England's only points in the 1991 Rugby World Cup Final?
Jonathan Webb (2 penalties)
14. Who was the first ever player sent off?
Huw Richards (Wales)
15. Which French player captained his team at the 2003 World Cup, retiring after their semi-final exit?
16. Which player is best known for kicking the winning penalty in the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final?
Stephen Donald (New Zealand)
17. Name the only city to have hosted matches in four Rugby World Cups?
Cardiff (1991, 1999, 2007 and 2015)
18. Before the start of the 2019 tournament which country has won most World Cup tournament matches: Ireland, Scotland or Wales?
Scotland (with 22. Ireland and Wales have both won 21 matches.)
19. At 19 years and 166 days who is the youngest try-scorer in World Cup history?
20. Pre-2019 tournament, who holds the record for most World Cup matches with 22?