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Ruggette RFC Women's Rugby Trivia Quiz
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Q1. Which is growing at a faster rate globally?a. Women's Rugby b. Men's Rugby
a. Emily Valentine
b. Stef Evans
2. Who was the confirmed recorded female to play rugby at any level anywhere in the world?
Q2 . Who was the first confirmed recorded female to play rugby at any level anywhere in the world?
Q3. What year did she play that first game?
c. New Zealand
d. AustraliaQ4 Which country tried to hold a women’s tour in 1891 and was forced to cancel due to public outcry at females playing rugby?
Q5 During the First World War, some women's charity games were organised. The most well-documented game took place at Cardiff Arms Park on 16 December 1917, between Cardiff Ladies and Newport Ladies. Who won?a. Cardiff b. Newport
Q6 throughout the 1920s a popular game very similar to rugby was played in France by women. It was largely similar to rugby, with a few minor differences to the tackling laws, and played 10 a side. Having started out as a sport for both genders in the 1880’s before rugby became more popular for men, it had a brief resurgence as a female sport, and there were National Championships held throughout the decade before it faded out in the 1930’s. What was it called?
Q7 What country formed a complete women’s rugby league in the 1930’s, which ran until it was halted by WW2? a. England b. Australiac. Canadad. New Zealand
a. Edinburghb. Loughboroughc. Cardiff d. Bristol Q8. What UK University formed the first women’s rugby team in 1962 (and played matches against the men’s team in 1963?)
Q9 In the 1960’s, the first senior adult matches were held in the UK largely for charity. These games played men’s teams against women’s.a. True b. False
Q10 On 1 May 1968, the first fully documented and recorded women's club match was held in which country? a. Australiab. Francec. Scotlandd. England
Q11 What year did France play the Netherlands in the first women’s international rugby match?
Q12 In 1990, the first international women’s tournament, sometimes called a ‘mini World Cup’ was held in Christchurch, New Zealand, over two weeks in August. What was it called?
Q13 Who won it?a. Australiab. Francec. Englandd. New Zealand
Q 14 What year was the first Women’s World Cup held, and where? Who won it? (3 points)
Q15 The tournament was created and largely organized by four players from which London area women’s team?
Q16 What caused the second women’s world cup to move from the Netherlands to Scotland in 1994?
Q17 Who won the 1994 World Cup?a. United Statesb. Scotlandc. Australiad. England
Q18 What year was the first Women’s World Cup held that was fully sanctioned by the IRB (now World Rugby)? Who won? (2 points). Bonus point- name both teams in the final.
Q19 Name one name the tournament now known as the Women’s Six Nations previously went by.
Q 20 What year did was the Women’s Five Nations formed?a. 1996b. 1999c. 2001d. 2004
Q 21 Which country was added to make it the Women’s Six Nations?
Q 22 Name all the countries in the Women’s Six Nations (six points)
Q 23 What year did Italy replace Spain in the Six Nations?
Q 24 Who has won the most tournaments across all versions of what is now called the Six Nations?
Q25 Which country hosted the first Women’s World Cup outside of Europe? Bonus point for the year.
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