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Quiz: How much do you remember about Celtic League finals?

The tournament has gone by a few names over the decade, but the Guinness Pro14 final was due to be played today.

HAD NORMAL SCHEDULING held sway, today would have brought us the Pro14 Grand Final.

With Covid-19 putting a stop to a Cardiff culmination and a tenth year of Grand Finals, have a wander down memory lane to consider the marquee fixtures of years past.

(For the purposes of this quiz, we’ll focus only on the Grand Finals, those staged since the tournament format changed in 2010, not the earlier finals before the tournament was decided by league table from 2003 to 2009).

Since the competition format changed for the 2010 Grand Final, all bar two finals have been held in Ireland. Which other country has hosted one?
Scotland
Wales

Italy
England
Who was the first Irish player to score a Grand Final try?
Keith Earls
Tommy Bowe

Jamie Heaslip
Matt Healy
Which of these venues has hosted most finals?
Aviva Stadium / Lansdowne Road
Kingspan Stadium / Ravenhill

The RDS
Thomond Park
2015 was one of only two Grand Finals not to feature Leinster. Who did they lose to in the semi-finals?
Munster
Glasgow Warriors

Ulster
They didn't make the semi-finals.
Since inception, there have been 7 Celtic League champions. Which of these previous winners have not claimed the title by way of a final?
Glasgow Warriors
Scarlets

Munster
Ulster
An Irishman has scored a try in all bar one of the nine finals since 2010. The exception came with Munster's 2015 loss to Glasgow. Who scored the southern province's five-pointer that day?
CJ Stander
Andrew Smith

Eusebio Guiñazú
BJ Botha
Leinster appeared in the first five finals of the decade, but it took until their third appearance to score their first try. Who scored it?
Sean Cronin
Shane Horgan

Jamie Heaslip
Eoin Reddan
The competition has gone by a few names over the decade. What was it known as when Zane Kirchner scored a brace in a final win over Glasgow?
Magners League
Guinness Pro14

Beamish Celtic League
RaboDirect Pro12
Arguably the best final of the lot was the 2012 decider. Which of these legends did not grab a brace of tries in the match?
Shane Williams
Isa Nacewa

Brian O'Driscoll
How many Grand Final tries have been scored by Irish players?
10
15

20
25
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
A curtain-closer of a quiz performance
And they said you spent too much time watching the Rabo and not enough time enjoying the summer. Look at you now!
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You scored out of !
A solid showing
You made the final (quiz). Sure isn't that an achievement in itself.
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You scored out of !
Blow out
Nobody likes a one-sided final and this quiz never gave you a sniff.
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