Rugby Championship

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ball.jpg 1. If the match was televised for 2.5 hours from 8 p.m. and the interval was 2 / 5 ths of the way through – at what time were the adverts ?

 

ball.jpg 2. Hull KR played 500 matches, home and away in a ratio of 2 : 3. How many of each were played ?

 

ball.jpg 3. Wigan supporters travelled 15 miles to watch an away match. If there were 20 000 supporters, what total distance did they travel ?

ball.jpg 4. The stadium had 2 000 places for spectators, but only 90% of the seats were sold. How many of the seats were empty ?

ball.jpg 5. A ticket cost £8.50, so what revenue did the club earn that match ?

ball.jpg 6. The hot dog stand sold 750 hotdogs (40% of them with mustard and 60% with ketchup) – how many of each is that ?

ball.jpg 7. One of the rugby players threw the ball 120 m, but his team mate was 3 / 4 of this distance away – how far away was he ?

ball.jpg 8. If a rugby goalpost is 10 m high and the the cross bar is 3 / 5 ths of the way up – how high does the ball have to be thrown to score ?

ball.jpg 9. The referee ran at a speed of 2.5 km / hour – how long did it take him to run across the 1000 m pitch ?

ball.jpg 10. The referee blew the whistle 3 times every 8 minutes. In two hours, how often is that ?

ball.jpg 11. The referee gave out 12 cards – yellow and red in a ratio of 1 : 3. How many of each did he give out ?

ball.jpg 12. Of the twelve players in one team, two were sent off. What decimal, fraction and percentage is this ?

ball.jpg 13. In the scrum, there were 24 players and 3 of team fell over. What decimal, fraction and percentage is this ?

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Scoreboard

Add the total scores, horizontally and vertically.

HULL          9     KEIGHLEY                8      =

LEIGH        1      WARRINGTON         8      =

WIGAN       4      BOLTON                   12     =

PRESTON  5      LEEDS                         8     =

GRIMSBY  10     FEATHERSTONE      12    =

DONCASTER      12            CARLISLE   9     =

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Changing Places

Can you guess what these famous rugby towns are ?

__ ULL

H__ __ D __ NGLEY

DONC__ST__R

W__RKINGT__N

W__KEF__ELD

F__ __ THERSTONE

CARL__SLE

ST. H__L__NS

W__RR__NGTON

W__GAN

H__LL KR.

SH__ __ FIELD MANSF__ __ LD

HUD__ __ __ SFIELD

BRIS__ __ L

MA__ __ STONE

RUNC__ RN

P__ __ STON

GRI__ __ BY

HALIF__ __ L__ __ DSFULH__M

C__STL__FORD

SALFO__D

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Rugby Shirts

Add the numbers on the rugby players’ shirts.

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       4                    8

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      3                        6

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      5                        7

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       9                      11

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       11                     4

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        10                   2

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General Knowledge

Name five teams rugby that are named after animals and five teams named after colours.

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The Prop Forward Game

How many words can you think of that include the letters P – R – O – P ? Example – property, appropriate.

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The Half Back Game

How many words can think of containing the word “B – A – C – K” ?

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Subs

How many words can you think of that contain a rugby sub ? Example – substantial. 

Dedicated to Jack Buckley – Mellor

Answers : 1. 150 / 5 x 2= 60 therefore, 9pm.;

2. H : A 200 : 300;

3. 15 x 20 000 = 300 000 km;

4. 2000 – (2000 / 100 x 90 = 1800) = 200;

5. 1800 x 8.5 = £15, 300;

6. M – 750 / 100 x 40 = 300, K – 750 – 300 = 450;

7. 120 / 4 x 3 = 90 m;

8. 10 / 5 x 3 = 6m;

9. 1 / 2.5 = 0.4 hours = 24 mins;

10. 120 / 8 x 3 = 45;

11. one part = 12 / 4 = 3 therefore, 3 : 9;

12. 0.166r; 2 / 12 = 1 / 6 th; 16.6 %;

13. 0.125; 3 / 24 = 1 / 8 th; 12.5%

Answers : HULL; HEADINGLEY; DONCASTER; WORKINGTON; WAKEFIELD; FEATHERSTONE; CARLISLE; ST. HELENS; WARRINGTON; WIGAN; HULL KR.; SHEFFIELD; MANSFIELD; HUDDERFIELD; BRISTOLMAIDSTONE; RUNCORN; PRESTON; GRIMSBY; HALIFAX; LEEDS; FULHAM; CASTLEFORD; SALFORD

Answers : Blue Dragons; Warrington Wolves; Bradford Bulls; Leeds Rhinos; Wakefield Wildcats; Castleford Tigers  

Jacqueline Richards 2007

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