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Dare You Give Rugby Union Rules Quiz a Try?

How much do you know about rugby union? Reckon you could score scrum points?

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Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:Β  October 13th 2022

According to research, rugby has over 400 million fans worldwide and you're one of them because you're on this page! How much do you know about the game of rugby? Why not try your hand at this trivia quiz based on rugby union rules!

Once you've tackled this quiz, why not have a go at our Rugby Kicks game?

1/10 Three rugby players lined up for a game

Let's start with an easy one. How many players are on a rugby union team?

2/10 A rugby player scoring try

How many points is a try worth?

3/10 A rugby kick

If a team scores a try, then successfully scores a conversion kick, how many extra points do that team earn?

4/10 A hand holding a stopwatch

How long is a game of rugby union?

5/10 A rugby player being tackled

Which of the following is a completely made up position?

6/10 Rugby players during a lineout

What's the minimum number of players allowed in a line out?

7/10 A rugby ball

The ball can be thrown forward at any point in the game. True or false?

8/10 A rugby player
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Is it considered a foul if a player is tripped up by someone's foot?

9/10 Rugby players line up for a scrum

How many players from each team form a scrum?

10/10 A rugby tackle

Which of the following is not an illegal tackle in rugby union?

Result: Oh no

Oh no! Are you more of a football fan? Why not take a different sports quiz and see how well you do!

Result: Good try

Good try! Good try. Try. Get it? Great! Not the result you wanted? Have another go and you might do even better!

Result: Great work

Great work! You know a fair bit about rugby union, don't you? Why not have another go – you might even do ever better!

Result: Wow

Wow! You're an expert on rugby union rules. You're either a player, a mega-fan or a rugby ball. Either way, well done!