THE SIX NATIONS IS BACK
It's been a long, cold, lonely winter, but with the coming of February comes the Six Nations. TV's all over the world are going to be tuned in to the oldest rugby tournament and this year looks to be an exciting prospect for rugby fans.
How well do you know your Six Nations trivia?
Let's find out....

QUESTIONS

1. In which year did the Five Nations Championship become the Six Nations?
a. 1998
b. 1999
c. 2000
d. 2001

2. Which are the only two teams not to have topped the Six Nations table?
a. Italy and Scotland
b. Italy and Ireland
c. Italy and France
d. Italy and Wales

3. Which two teams play for the Calcutta Cup?
a. England & Wales
b. Wales & Scotland
c. England & Scotland
d. England & Wales

4. Which team play their home games at the Aviva Stadium?
a. Ireland
b. Scotland
c. France
d. Italy

5. Which team has won more Six Nations Grand Slams (winning every game in a season) than any other country?
a. England
b. France
c. Ireland
d. Wales

6. Who are the current sponsors of the Six Nations Championship?
a. Royal Bank of Scotland
b. Natwest
c. Carlsberg
d. Guinness

7. Where the home of the headquarters of the Six Nations Rugby Ltd, who also have responsibility of the British and Irish Lions tours?
a. Twickenham
b. Dublin
c. Edinburgh
d. Bristol

8. Which team won the much delayed 2020 Six Nations Championship?
a. England
b. France
c. Ireland
d. Wales

9. How many of the teams compete for the Triple Crown Trophy?
a. Three
b. Four
c. Five
d. Six

10. Which team were champions for the very last Five Nations Championship, the same year Scott Gibbs scored a dramatic injury time try at Wembley Stadium to decide the standings?
a. France
b. Scotland
c. Ireland
d. Wales
e. England

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ANSWERS

1. In which year did the Five Nations Championship become the Six Nations?
a. 1998
b. 1999
c. 2000
d. 2001
c. 2000

2. Which are the only two teams not to have topped the Six Nations table?
a. Italy and Scotland
b. Italy and Ireland
c. Italy and France
d. Italy and Wales
a. ITALY AND SCOTLAND

3. Which two teams play for the Calcutta Cup?
a. England & Wales
b. Wales & Scotland
c. England & Scotland
d. England & Wales
c. ENGLAND & SCOTLAND

4. Which team play their home games at the Aviva Stadium?
a. Ireland
b. Scotland
c. France
d. Italy
a. IRELAND

5. Which team has won more Six Nations Grand Slams (winning every game in a season) than any other country?
a. England
b. France
c. Ireland
d. Wales
d. WALES (Have won 4 Grand Slams, France 3, England and Ireland 2 each)

6. Who are the current sponsors of the Six Nations Championship?
a. Royal Bank of Scotland
b. Natwest
c. Carlsberg
d. Guinness
d. GUINNESS

7. Where the home of the headquarters of the Six Nations Rugby Ltd, who also have responsibility of the British and Irish Lions tours?
a. Twickenham
b. Dublin
c. Edinburgh
d. Bristol
b. DUBLIN

8. Which team won the much delayed 2020 Six Nations Championship?
a. England
b. France
c. Ireland
d. Wales
a. ENGLAND

9. How many of the teams compete for the Triple Crown Trophy?
a. Three
b. Four
c. Five
d. Six
b. FOUR (Only the home nations of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales can win the Triple Crown)

10. Which team were champions for the very last Five Nations Championship, the same year Scott Gibbs scored a dramatic injury time try at Wembley Stadium to decide the standings?
a. France
b. Scotland
c. Ireland
d. Wales
e. England
b. SCOTLAND (Scott Gibbs try stopped England winning a Grand Slam and handed the tournament to Scotland on points difference – ps...I was there!!!!)