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  • A rare scoreless rugby draw
  • Jul 8, 2014: Has there ever been a scoreless draw between Tier One Nations, and if so, when?

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  • A low-scoring affair
  • Jul 7, 2014: When was the last time (before Australia 6-0 France) tier-one nations played such a low-scoring Test?

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  • That winning feeling
  • Jul 3, 2014: Where does Steve Hansen sit on the list of all-time Test coaches by percentage win ratio?

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  • The ever-present second-rows
  • Jul 2, 2014: How many times have Bakkies Botha and Victor Matfield started together in Tests for South Africa?

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  • The ambiguous debut
  • Jun 17, 2014: I thought Bill Beaumont's first cap was as a replacement for Roger Uttley, but records seem to credit his debut as a run-on game?

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  • Age is no barrier
  • Jun 9, 2014: Who was England's oldest rugby captain?

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  • Jonny's vital statistics
  • Jun 6, 2014: How many matches and points has Jonny Wilkinson played/accumulated in league and European club rugby?

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  • Make mine a double
  • Jun 1, 2014: Thanks to Jonny Wilkinson, Toulon retained the Heineken Cup. Has any other team ever done this?

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  • Curtain call
  • May 30, 2014: As they prepare for their final weeks of their professional rugby careers, when did Steve Borthwick and Jonny Wilkinson first play together?

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  • The birth of French rugby
  • May 26, 2014: How were the French introduced to rugby and when did it become established in the south of the country?

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  • The luck of the Irish
  • May 21, 2014: What's Munster's overall Heineken Cup record and how far did they progress season-by season?

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  • An unwanted record
  • May 20, 2014: Has any side finished the English top-flight with a worse record than Worcester's this year?

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  • Getting that added cover
  • May 17, 2014: When was the replacements bench for Tests increased from six to seven?

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  • War halts French comeback
  • May 13, 2014: Was a Five Nations fixture list published for the aborted 1939-40 season? I'd be interested to see how it was planned to bring France back

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  • The game that never was
  • May 8, 2014: I have a programme for a match at Vicarage Road between Saracens and Richmond dated August 31 1997. Why does no record of that match seem to exist?

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  • First name on the teamsheet
  • May 5, 2014: Who holds the world record for consecutive Test caps - and what's the Italian record?

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  • Front-row familiarity
  • Apr 30, 2014: Which front-row trio has started the most Test matches together?

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