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Quiz: How well do you remember the Six Nations Grand Slam years?

Ireland will begin their Grand Slam defence this weekend against England.

Let's start with an easy one. Who kicked the winning drop goal to secure a Grand Slam for Ireland in 2009?
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Brian O'Driscoll
Ronan O'Gara

Tommy Bowe
Gordan D'Arcy
And who conceded the penalty to Wales moments later which Stephen Jones luckily missed?
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John Hayes
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Paul O'Connell

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Paddy Wallace
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Jerry Flannery
England were Grand Slam champions in 2016. It was their first time to win it in how many years?
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Back to 2008 now when Wales clinched the top prize. Who scored the only try in their four-point win over Ireland?
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Shane Williams
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Gavin Henson

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Alun Wyn Jones
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Lee Byrne
The tournament became known as the Six Nations in 2000. But who was the first team to win a Grand Slam in that new format?
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England picked up a Grand Slam in 2003. What controversial incident preceded their final game against Ireland?
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Fans booed the English national anthem
There was a scuffle between the players in the tunnel

The England team stood in Ireland's side of the red carpet to meet President Mary McAleese
The referee was struck with a water bottle
France defeated England to win the 2004 Grand Slam. Who nabbed a try just before half-time on the way to victory?
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Dimitri Yachvili
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Yannick Jauzion

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Fabien Pelous
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Pascal Pape
There was another Grand Slam title for Wales in 2012 but who was slapped with the wooden spoon that year?
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Jacob Stockdale was the hero of Ireland's success last year. How many tries did he finish his Six Nations with?
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And finally, how many teams have won back-to-back Grand Slams in the Six Nations era?
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Well now. There's not much we can say about that. Do you even like rugby?
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