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Quiz: The Starting XV Which Beat France In 2000 Six Nations

Ireland Rugby Quiz

On this day 20 years ago, a monumental day in Irish rugby occurred as Ireland defeated France in the 2000 Six Nations. 

At the time, it was Ireland’s first win over France in 17 years and their first in Paris since 1972.

It was also the day that a young Brian O’Driscoll announced himself to the rugby world with an incredible hat-trick which clinched a remarkable 27-25 win.

Ireland rugby quiz

All of those who took to the pitch in a green shirt etched themselves into Irish rugby folklore and we want to test your memory on those who crossed the whitewash that day.

You have five minutes to name the starting XV which Warren Gatland selected that day to record that famous win in Paris.


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Author: Sean McMahon

Sean is Deputy Editor and head rugby writer. You can contact him by email seanmc@punditarena.com or on Twitter