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Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park defeat to France 10 years ago?

Cast your mind back to 11 February, 2007, the day Croke Park’s doors were opened to rugby.

Who scored France's match-winning try?
Clement Poitrenaud
Yannick Jauzion

David Marty
Vincent Clerc
What score did the game finish?
20-17
20-15

27-22
27-25
Who was Ireland's head coach at the time?
Michael Bradley
Eddie O'Sullivan

Declan Kidney
Warren Gatland
Who coached France to victory?
Guy Noves
Philippe Saint-Andre

Marc Lievremont
Bernard Laporte
Can you remember who scored Ireland's only try of the game?
Isaac Boss
Ronan O'Gara

Shane Horgan
David Wallace
France scored two tries in the match, who scored their first?
Sebastien Chabal
Serge Betsen

Imanol Harinordoquy
Raphael Ibanez
Can you remember who the referee was?
Steve Walsh
Wayne Barnes

Nigel Owens
Jonathan Kaplan
Which of the following players did not play in the game, due to injury?
Brian O'Driscoll
Paul O'Connell

Denis Hickie
Simon Easterby
Can you remember who France's starting fly-half was at Croke Park?
Lionel Beauxis
Jean-Baptiste Elissalde

David Skrela
Frederic Michalak
And finally, how many of the 22-man match-day squad from 10 years ago are still playing international rugby for Ireland?
0
1

2
3
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 Six Nations rugby?
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