And now for something completely different…
Rules: No internet checking, no conferring, send answers back to me via email. All questions pertain to the regular season and finals series unless otherwise stated. The usual Whitington family prize for first place.
1. Who scored the first try of the NRL season?
2. Who won the Dally M winger of the year award?
3. How many times did the Roosters hold the opposition to nil in 2013?
4. At which ground was Jared Warea-Hargreaves playing when he was sent off for a high tackle?
5. Who won the Dally M second rower of the year award?
6. What is Sonny Bill Williams’ full name?
7. In centimetres, how tall is Jake Friend?
8. How many times, including trials, did the Roosters beat Wests Tigers this year?
9. Which Roosters Grand Final player did not score a try all season?
10. Who scored the last try of the entire NRL season?
11. On which date did the Roosters achieve their highest home ground attendance?
12. The Roosters kicked 106 goals this season. BBQ Maloney kicked 103. Boyd Cordner kicked 1. Who kicked the other 2?
13. With 19 tries, who topped the try scoring tally for the season?
14. For which country will Dylan Napa play in the World Cup?
15. In the intro video before each game, what does Aiden Guerra give the crowd when he appears on screen?
16. Finish this lyric: ‘When they see those colours, on the field of play, the __________ _____ __, ____ ____ __ ___ ___.
17. Name the try scorers for the Roosters in the Grand Final.
18. Coach Trent Robinson speaks which language other than English?
19. How many premierships have the Roosters won?
20. Jake Friend and Daniel Mortimer tied with one other player for most appearances for the year- who was it?
21. How many goals did James Maloney score in the Roosters 9 try drubbing of Wests Tigers in Round 23?
22. SBW was suspended for a high shot on which former Roosters player?
23. Boyd Cordner made a miraculous recovery from a syndesmosis injury to play in the Grand Final. In which part of the body was Cordner’s syndesmosis injury?
24. Only one player played in both the 2002 and 2013 Grand Finals- who was it?
25. Which Rooster played for the Asquith Magpies as a junior?
26. Two players returned from England to play for the Roosters this year- Luke O’Donnell and who else?
27. Who scored the first try in the semifinal against Newcastle?
28. Which Rooster played his junior football for the Ballina Seagulls?
29. And…what was the final score in the 2013 NRL Grand Final?
Congratulations, you have completed 29 questions, just as the Roosters played 29 games!
Feel free to pass it on to others- but no conferring or checking before sending it back to me for marking!
Luke Francis Whitington
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