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Best Rugby Union Quiz!

How much do you know about the, er, second beautiful game? Take this quiz and see if you're an expert!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  October 11th 2022

Here's scrum-thing for all fans of rugby union to get their teeth into. How much do you know about the game of rugby? Are you an armchair fan or do you enjoy playing it for real at school on a freezing cold field in the middle of winter? Either way, this trivia quiz will surely test all fans of the game!

Once you've tackled these questions, why not try our Ultimate Rugby Quiz or our Ultimate Wales Rugby Quiz? Or you could find out which part of the team you're most suited with our Which Rugby Position Are You? personality quiz!

1/10 Italy's rugby team

How many players does a team have on the pitch?

2/10 A game of rugby

How long is a game?

3/10 Scoring a try

How many points is a try worth?

4/10 A conversion in rugby

If a team scores a conversion, how many more points do they earn?

5/10 A game of rugby

Rugby was invented by William Webb Ellis in 1823 when he picked up a football during a match and ran with it. True or false?

6/10 A trophy

What is the Rugby Union World Cup also called?

7/10 An old rugby ball

Why are rugby balls the shape they are?

8/10 Rugby players

Rugby union teams play with 13 players, just like rugby league teams. True or false?

9/10 A rugby pitch

How much is a drop-goal worth?

10/10 A person at a train station

French player Giles Varielles missed out on playing for his country in 1910 because he missed his train. Why?

Oh no

Oh no! Better luck next time!

Good try

Good try! Try! Get it? Anyway, have another go.

Great work

Great work! You clearly love rugby!


Wow! You're a rugby expert and should be on the telly at half-time talking about stuff!