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Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's rugby rivalry with England?

We’re putting your knowledge to the test ahead of their Guinness Six Nations showdown this weekend.

TO MARK THE 2020 Guinness Six Nations championship, Guinness is celebrating friendly rivalry between the competing nations.

With that in mind, we’ve come up with some trivia relating to Ireland and England ahead of their meeting at Twickenham this weekend. 

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell and England captain Owen Farrell are father and son. But what is the age gap between them?
16 years
18 years

20 years
22 years
Ireland's Geordan Murphy and Lewis Moody of England were rivals in the Six Nations but team-mates at club level. Which Premiership side did they play together at?

Northampton Saints
Leicester Tigers
Who scored Ireland's first try when they defeated England on St Patrick's Day to claim the Grand Slam in 2018?
Jacob Stockdale
Johnny Sexton

Garry Ringrose
Bundee Aki
Billy Burns was named in Ireland's Guinness Six Nations squad for 2020, having previously lined out for England at U20 level. Which Irish province does he play for?

In what year did Ireland famously host England at Croke Park for the first time?

Which ex-England head coach is now part of the backroom team at Leinster?
Martin Johnson
Clive Woodward

Brian Ashton
Stuart Lancaster
In 2006, Ireland claimed the Triple Crown by defeating England at Twickenham. Who scored a famous last-minute try to seal victory?
Ronan O'Gara
Denis Leamy

Shane Horgan
Brian O'Driscoll
Declan Kidney won a Six Nations Grand Slam with Ireland in 2009 as head coach. Which English club does he now work for?
London Irish

Exeter Chiefs
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Tears from John Hayes
An iconic moment in Irish sporting history.
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Stockdale's dive
One of those unforgettable days for Ireland at Twickenham.
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No trophy but Ireland managed to stop a clean sweep by England in 2017.
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Pre-World Cup woes
Ireland shipped eight tries to England at Twickenham ahead of their 2019 World Cup trip to Japan.
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The Line-Out airs at 10pm on Virgin Media One every Thursday throughout the Guinness Six Nations. This week, the guests will include ex-England international James Haskell and former Love Island contestant Anton DanylukIf you miss out, you can catch up on the Virgin Media Player. Every Guinness Six Nations game will also be shown live on Virgin Media Television. Please drink responsibly. To learn more, visit drinkaware.ie.

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