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Question 1: In March 1880 nine teams supposedly met at the Tenby Hotel, ________ with the intent of creating a new union.

Question 2: In the same month Llanelli Scarlets changed their name to simply Scarlets, believing the new name would better represent their region beyond ________.

Question 3: These top club sides play in the 14-strong ________.
Welsh Premier DivisionMagners LeagueHeineken CupAnglo-Welsh Cup

Question 4: The four surviving regional clubs are ________, Scarlets, Ospreys and Newport Gwent Dragons.
Cardiff RFCEdinburgh RugbyMunster RugbyCardiff Blues

Question 5: They play in the Magners League, European Rugby Cup and ________ competitions.
RFU ChampionshipAnglo-Welsh CupGuinness PremiershipBritish and Irish Cup

Question 6: The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) (Welsh: Undeb Rygbi Cymru) is the governing body of rugby union in Wales, recognised by the ________.
International Rugby BoardRugby CanadaSamoa Rugby Football UnionNew Zealand Rugby Union

Question 7: [7] Strangely the oldest rugby club in Wales, ________ are not recorded as being present, even though the meeting took place in the town of Neath.
Neath RFCNewport RFCSwansea RFCCardiff RFC

Question 8: [13] In September 2008 a new North Wales Rugby development team was announced, likely to be based in ________;[14] ultimately, the team was launched as RGC 1404, and was to be based in Colwyn Bay instead of Wrexham.

Question 9: After a humiliating defeat in the very first Wales international rugby game, the Neath meeting was organised by ________ to form a union that could organise regular international matches.
Richard Mullock1884 Home Nations Championship1891 Home Nations ChampionshipWelsh Rugby Union

Question 10: On 12 March 1881, eleven clubs met in the Castle Hotel, ________ to form what would be accepted as a Welsh rugby union.
PontardaweNeathPort TalbotTaibach


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