NZ Rugby World - - The Breakdown -

Q1 16 ACROSS Who played 12 tests for both the All Blacks and Wal­la­bies, be­tween 1958 and 1964? [full name 3, 6]

Q2 2 DOWN Who played 10 matches for the All Blacks, but is most re­mem­bered for his sin­gle test cap in 1986, which lasted less than 1 minute? [sur­name]

Q3 4 DOWN Who was the Coun­ties full­back who made all of his 13 All Black matches in 1980, in­clud­ing 3 tests against Aus­tralia? [ini­tial, sur­name]

Q4 46 ACROSS Who kicked the win­ning con­ver­sion when the All Blacks beat Ire­land 24-22 in 2014? [sur­name]

Q5 24 DOWN Which player scored a heroic try in the 3rd test against the 1950 Lions af­ter be­ing in­jured and placed out on the wing? [full name 3, 7]

Q6 39 ACROSS Who made his de­but as All Blacks cap­tain in the first test of the 2001 sea­son against Samoa? [sur­name]

Q7 68 ACROSS Who was the All Black prop who played 24 tests over 7 sea­sons, be­fore his re­tire­ment in 1969? [full name 3, 4]

Q8 14 DOWN Which Welsh player was the top pointscorer for the 1971 tour­ing Lions, with 180 points – earn­ing the nick­name ‘The King’? [full name 5, 4]

Q9 94 ACROSS Who made his de­but in 2004, and played 16 tests as a util­ity back for the All Blacks – the last as a sub­sti­tute in the 2007 loss to France? [full name 4, 5]

Q10 45 points 81 DOWN on his Which test de­but player for scored the All a Blacks? record [ini­tial, sur­name]

Q11 72 DOWN Which de­vel­op­ing rugby na­tion made their first ap­pear­ance at a Rugby World Cup in 2011?

Q12 121 ACROSS Who was the NZ sprint cham­pion who played 9 tests for the All Blacks, and was later elected as a Mem­ber of Par­lia­ment? [ini­tial, sur­name]

Q13 91 DOWN Who was se­lected as a first-five for the 1987 World Cup squad for the All Blacks, but did not play any matches? [sur­name]

Q14 131 ACROSS Which team were the beaten fi­nal­ists in Su­per Rugby in both 2016 and 2017?

Q15 153 ACROSS Who was the English loose for­ward who toured NZ in 1985 in his first in­ter­na­tional sea­son, and re­turned in 1993 with the Lions in his fi­nal sea­son? [ini­tial, sur­name]

Q16 182 ACROSS Which South Africa loose for­ward and oc­ca­sional lock won 3 Su­per Rugby ti­tles with the Bulls, and played in 3 World Cups dur­ing his 63 test caps? [full name 5, 7]

Q17 184 DOWN Auck­land’s Barry Ash­worth made two test ap­pear­ances for the All Blacks in which po­si­tion in 1978?

Q18 212 ACROSS In what year did Can­ter­bury’s Vic­tor Simp­son make his only ap­pear­ance in an All Black jer­sey?

Q19 177 DOWN Who was the last All Black to rep­re­sent the Buller prov­ince, and later had a grand­son who rep­re­sented the Wal­la­bies? [sur­name]

Q20 219 ACROSS Who is the only player to have played test rugby for both the All Blacks and Eng­land? [sur­name]

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