NZ Rugby World - - The Breakdown -

1 Who played for North Har­bour in 1987 when they won the Sec­ond Di­vi­sion, be­fore go­ing on to coach them 20 years later?

2 In which year did pro­vin­cial rugby split into 3 di­vi­sions of 9 teams each, with a play-o sys­tem in­tro­duced? A. 1992, B. 1998, C. 1985, D. 1996

3 Who did Can­ter­bury de­feat in the fi­nal to win the 2016 Mitre 10 Cup Pre­mier­ship ti­tle?

4 Who made their de­but for Auck­land as a 20 year old in 1985, scor­ing 3 tries against South Can­ter­bury?

5 Which heart­land prov­ince plays their rugby at Cooks Gar­dens?

6 How many prov­inces cur­rently com­pete in the Heart­land Cham­pi­onship for­mat?

7 Who scored a record 8 tries in a Ran­furly Shield match against North Otago in 1993?

8 Which Otago player was both the lead­ing points scorer and lead­ing try scorer in 1991 pro­vin­cial rugby?

9 Which team stopped Auck­land’s run of 8 ti­tles by win­ning the Women’s Pro­vin­cial Cham­pi­onship in 2016?

10 Which prov­ince won the Mitre 10 Cup Cham­pi­onship ti­tle in 2016?

11 Who made their de­but for Welling­ton in 1990, and was a sur­prise se­lec­tion for the 1990 All Black tour to France?

12 In which year did the Heart­land Cham­pi­onship first com­mence? A. 2006, B. 2003, C. 2001, D. 1998

13 Which prov­ince lost the NPC fi­nal in both 1996 and 1997, to Auck­land and Can­ter­bury re­spec­tively?

14 The cup for the Women’s Pro­vin­cial Cham­pi­onship ti­tle is now named af­ter which for­mer player?

15 By tour­ing France in 1977, Lawrie Knight be­came the last All Black from which heart­land prov­ince?

16 Who was Bay of Plenty’s lead­ing points scorer in 1987, earn­ing him­self an All Black trial?

17 Who was the Otago cap­tain who was pe­nalised by Colin Hawke in the 22-20 Ran­furly Shield loss to Can­ter­bury in 1994?

18 Which team, by win­ning the 1991 ti­tle, broke Auck­land’s record of 4 cham­pi­onships in a row?

19 Which Welling­ton player scored a record 24 tries in 1984 – earn­ing his 2 test caps for the All Blacks in the same year?

20 Who was the last All Black from Thames Val­ley – play­ing 23 games be­tween 1962 and 1964, with­out play­ing a test?

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