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Supporters Club Bumper Quiz Results

Supporters Club Bumper Quiz Results

The Supporters Club Bumper Quiz has taxed your brains and Wikipedia over the Christmas holidays and now it is time to find out who made the team and who is on the bench!

The Bumper Christmas Quiz has been googled and wikied for the last few days but now we can reveal the answers and the winners.

Please note all questions and answers are drawn from the IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2009 and Irish Rugby: A History by Edmund Van Esbeck.

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Question 1
The most tries in one game by an Irish player is 4. Who was the first to achieve this in 1991? Brian Robinson against Zimbabwe

Question 2
Eric Elwood kicked 10 conversions in one match. Who was the opposition? Georgia in 1998

Question 3
Which Irish player has scored the most penalties in one game? Paul Burke with 8 against Italy in 1997

Question 4
What club won the 2007/08 AIB League Division One final? Cork Constitution

Question 5
Which player holds the record for the most points in a single Rugby World Cup Tournament? Grant Fox with 126 in the 1987 RWC.

Question 6
In 1982 Ireland beat England by 16-15. Ginger dragged England over the line for one try. Who scored Ireland’s other try that day?  Hugo MacNeill

Question 7
Jonny Wilkinson holds the record for most points scored in a single Test game for the Lions. Which Irishman is second on the list? Tony Ward with 18 against South Africa in 1980

Question 8
Which Irish player is the most capped Lion? Willie John Mc Bride with 17 (15 consecutive)

Question 9
Keith Wood is Ireland’s most capped hooker. Who is the second most capped player in this position? The correct answer is Ken Kennedy but he was omitted from the list in error. All answers have been accepted for this question.

Question 10
How many European Cup titles have been won by Irish teams? Three – Ulster in 1999 and Munster in 2006 and 2008.

Three winners have been selected at random from all the correct entries and they are:

Brian Lahiff from Mungret in Co. Limerick

Dara Joyce from Tuam in Co. Galway

Rossa Mac Manamon from Saggart in Co. Dublin

The bumper quiz prizes, including Ireland team gear, 2009 calendars and diaries, will be winging their way to the three winners.