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Quiz: How well do you remember the last Lions tour to New Zealand in 2005?

It’s 12 years since the last tour to face the All Blacks.

What injury did Brian O'Driscoll sustain in the infamous spear tackle incident in the first test?
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Broken leg
Dislocated shoulder

Broken arm
Torn cruciate
Who took over as Lions captain after O'Driscoll was ruled out of the rest of the tour?
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Lewis Moody
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Shane Williams

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Jonny Wilkinson
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Gareth Thomas
Who was the coach of the New Zealand team?
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Graham Henry
Wayne Smith

John Mitchell
Steve Hansen
Which Irish player had to withdraw from the Lions squad beforehand due to injury?
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Peter Stringer
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Denis Hickie

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John Hayes
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Malcolm O'Kelly
Who was notably appointed as Lions media officer for the tour?
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Alan Campbell
Andrew Campbell

Alastair Campbell
Alex Campbell
Who scored the most tries with three for New Zealand in the test matches against the Lions?
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Dan Carter
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Tana Umaga

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Sitiveni Sivivatu
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Ali Williams
Which of these Irish players started the first test?
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Shane Byrne
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Shane Horgan

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Geordan Murphy
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Ronan O'Gara
How many games did the Lions win in their 11-match tour?
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6
8

5
7
Who was the only Irish player to score a try for the Lions in a test match in 2005?
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Donncha O'Callaghan
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Denis Hickie

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Simon Easterby
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Paul O'Connell
Finally what was the name of the anthem for the 2005 Lions tour?
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Hear The Lions Roar
The Power Of Four

Four Great Countries
Clive Woodward's Rugby Army
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Gold
Top of the pile, you really were paying attention.
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Silver
Not too bad at all. If you'd paid a little more attention you could have won the gold.
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Bronze
The questions just didn't suit you this time.
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Wooden Spoon
Well now. There's not much we can say about that. Do you even like rugby?
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