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Hello, and welcome to A Question Of Sport.
We have got a packed show for you tonight. So let's meet the teams.
Joining Matt are Olympic rowing gold medallist Helen Glover
and world champion athlete Colin Jackson.
And on Phil's team are Olympic badminton silver medallist Gail Emms
and England rugby union star Rob Andrew.
We are starting with the one-minute round.
Matt, your team are up first.
-60 seconds on the clock. Here we go.
Which team did Leeds Rhinos beat in the 2017 Super League Grand Final?
That was Warrington.
Yes. Frances Houghton has won four world titles in which rowing event?
Yes. In which country would you find this stadium?
Yes. What name does a T20 team from Brisbane and an NBA team from Miami share?
Yes, Heat. Who is in this mixed-up picture?
Yes. Which country won all three medals in the women's 100m hurdles in Rio?
Which country? Just name any. OK.
Yes. These sport stars share their names with things you'd find at the beach.
-Towels is a good one.
-Sea, sun, shells...
-What...what was it?
At the beach. WHISTLE
The only other one we needed was George Seagull.
GROANS George Seagull.
-But, very good start. Eight points scored.
-We'll take that.
Well done. Well done.
-Come on, we can do this. Come on, team.
Ready, team? Here we go.
Who in Rio became the first European woman to win an Olympic badminton singles title?
Yes. Epsom Downs and which other racecourse are the only two in the UK to begin with an E?
Yes. Who is this British Olympian?
-Which English team beat Maribor 7-0 in the...
..Champions League this season?
-Yes, Liverpool. Which sport is played on this pitch?
Who was the last Scotsman to captain the Lions in a rugby union Test match?
-Yes, move on.
These three all share names with creatures you might find in the sea.
-Dolphin. Shark. Whale.
-It's a first... It's a first name.
Carp. Fish you find in the sea. Fish you find in the sea.
-No. It's a first name, isn't it?
-First baseman for the Dolphins.
No! He's the New York Giants' outfielder, he is Oyster Burns.
-Oh, I said.
-No, you didn't.
-No, I said lobster.
-Yes, great stuff, team.
End of the opening round and the teams are tied, both on eight.
Teams, we have a sports action for you now.
Make a note of who you see but, more importantly, when the action is taking place.
Jonathan Davies. There's that acceleration.
Very, very quick. Wonderful try by Davies.
Rough Quest comes up to the line to win it. Rough Quest is the winner.
Encore Un Peu in second.
Game, set and match, Bates and Miss Durie.
All safely in. It's 4.96.
As far as the squad are concerned,
that bronze medal is worth its weight in gold.
It's there. It's in! It's there!
Beautiful straight drive by Boon.
Nobody bothering to chase that one.
It's all the way for four.
Murray is strong enough, and looking very good.
Coming home for her greatest victory.
Yvonne Murray wins for Great Britain.
You need to try and match a piece of action you have just seen
to one of these years.
You saw eight clips, but there are nine years on the board.
So there is a red herring up there.
And one you need to avoid.
Matt, we're going to let you pick first.
-Very close, aren't they, in year?
-Yeah? Was that Commonwealth?
Love that. Would she be wearing the GB kit for the Euros?
-Not an England kit?
-Should we have a go at that?
-So we're going to go Yvonne Murray
winning the European Championships
OK, CJ, let's see, are you right?
-Yes, you are. Well done.
-I'm going to go for the Winter Olympics one.
The bronze medal, the bobsleigh, '98.
-'98? OK. Winter Olympics, is it '98?
-How about Jo?
-I think go earlier.
-How about in tennis?
-Let's go. I mean, they were like Sue's racquets, weren't they?
-They were the wood ones, weren't they?
That's what Matt's got written here.
I think you'll find it was black and white footage when Sue...
How dare you mention the wooden racket.
Don't know why, but I've got the golf in my head.
-For then, yeah.
-Baker-Finch, golf, '91.
-Get in there!
-Go with that one?
-Yeah, go on. You've got...
Well, you played against them, didn't you?
-Yeah, and I think we're going in '85.
It's a long time ago, even longer, before I played with Matt.
We think '85 was the...
The Aussies were here, playing cricket,
because I played against the Aussies at Cambridge University.
Allan Border was captain.
And we think that is Paul Allott bowling to David Boon...
Rob, let's see, are you right?
That is awesome. High five that.
I love the showing off about "I played against them."
And all the information correct as well.
So, Matt, your last guess.
OK. I mean, the rugby. We should be getting the rugby.
It looks properly old footage.
-I think it could be earlier.
-'88. He's gone for '88.
Is he right? Let's have a look.
The rugby was '88! APPLAUSE
-'92 or '87, Jo Durie?
-I think '92.
-You think '87?
-I just don't think... I was too young.
I remember Jeremy Bates and Jo Durie playing.
I think I'd be too young at the time to even have a clue of the names.
-I think the football is '96.
-Do you want to do that, then?
Let's go that, cos this is our last one.
Yeah, OK, I'm going to go for... I don't...
Football in '96. Let's have a look.
No! The football was in 1993.
-So the tennis...
-Oh, I see, OK.
-We talked ourselves out of that.
The horse racing was 1996,
and the red herring was 1992.
-Should have gone with the tennis.
-No, well, I said '92, so you never...
But still, good scores from both teams.
End of the round, Phil is on 10, Matt's in front on 11.
It is time for a commercial break now.
In this round, the teams have to identify famous advertising slogans made up from sports stars' surnames.
Matt, you're first.
-Here is your array of sports stars.
-The skier, don't know.
German footballer, yes.
-We're doing all right so far.
-The cricket is Key. Rob Key.
The... Oh, no!
Who's that fella? Footballer, no idea, but there are two of them.
-Or it could be...
-No, it's the same person.
-Yeah, I meant...
-It is, yeah.
-There are two of them.
-So it would be something...
-Yeah, I'm with you.
-Not their name twice.
Baseball player, no idea.
Golfer, though, don't know.
-So, something, something key.
-What have we got with key? TV advert.
-Is that duh-duh-key?
-Something, something, key.
-If we get this... Something, something, key.
-Something, something, key.
-Somethings, something, something.
Something, something, key. Somethings, something, something.
So keep that rhythm going. We'll get there.
Something, something, key.
I think the Newcastle footballer may be the key here.
-No, he's the third one. Yeah.
-Cisse? Is it Cisse?
-I don't know him.
-Oh, I know who he is.
-Is it Cisse?
-I don't know.
I think he might have played for Chelsea as well.
Ba? Demba Ba?
-Key, Bas. Yeah.
-Something, something, key.
-Milky! Milky Bas!
Kid. The milky Bas...
Oh! The Milkybar's on me!
-"The Milkybars are on me."
-That is what he said, isn't it?
-Yeah. The Milkybars are on me.
-The Milkybars are on me!
-That's what we're going for.
-And it's the right answer! CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Never in a million years...
That is something.
Lena Durr, the German Alpine skier.
Then Frank Mill. You got Rob Key. Demba Ba.
Hank Aaron and David Mee.
-The Mill Key Bas Aaron Mee.
-Are you ready?
-All I can say is good luck.
-Oh, my gosh.
-Right, we know him, don't we?
-So something Wood.
Something Wood. Don't know...
That's Andrew Castle.
Something Wood. Something, something Castle.
I think that's Leroy Fer, actually. I think that might be Fer.
Oh! Finn. Els. So they're the Aussies, then, aren't they?
The first one, Aussie, Wood.
-Who are the other chaps? Wood, Castle...
-You've got it.
And who's that? Is that Wayne Gretzky? Gretzkys?
-There's four of them.
-Oh, good. I didn't even notice.
Yeah. They're all the same fella.
-You know, they've got the kits on.
He's giving us a little clue but we don't understand it.
-He's just, he's...
-He's winding us up.
-Just like, honestly...
-What goes like that?
-It's a castle.
-Castlemaine! Castlemaine? It's the only thing.
-Four X, four... Castlemaine XXXX...
-Refreshes the other parts?!
Heineken refresh... Castlemaine?
Because of castle, castle is the only thing I can think. Castlemaine.
-Where does wood fit into that?
No, Aussie wood, fanatics wood. Oh, fanatic!
-OK, Tuffers, what are you going for?
-Castle! Anything else?
-Castle anything else?
-Oh, it's the...
-You'll hate yourselves.
-You will hate yourselves.
Go on, Matt, put them out of their misery.
-What are they?
-Wouldn't give a...
Castlemaine XXXX... For anything else!
-You said that!
-CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
-I didn't know that.
..and then Keith Wood, Bas Ent, Gael Givet,
Andrew Castle, John Maine and Jochen Hecht times four...
Four Hecht. GROANS
Leroy Fer, David Rennie, Steve Finn and Ernie Els.
It's time for the home questions now, but we're doing it a little bit differently.
You'll see a clip of yourself in action,
which will then be followed by a question.
So, Helen, we're going to come to you first. Watch this.
They are fearless! They are without equal! They are history makers!
Great Britain's Glover and Stanning defend their Olympic titles
and they have done it in such style!
Great memories, that was you and Heather Stanning winning in Rio,
four years after your victory in London.
Name the three other British rowers that won gold at both Games.
Doesn't go on offer. Name the three other British rowers that won gold at both Games.
Oh, did he? OK.
They're going to be in the teams, are they? Within the eights. Or...
Yeah, so the guys that won the gold in the four in London...
..and then were sort of spread between the four and the eight.
-Oh, yeah, that's definitely right...
..because our postbox is golden because of him!
So it would be, Alex Gregory...
..and Andy Triggs Hodge.
Spot on! Three out of three! APPLAUSE
-Well done! Well done!
-Good job, well done!
Very good. OK, Gail, you are up next.
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
It was silver in Athens
-but it's gold in Melbourne!
Right, we saw you and Nathan Robertson winning Commonwealth gold for England in 2006.
England were one of four countries to win multiple badminton medals
at those Games, name the other three for a point each.
England were one of four countries to win multiple badminton medals at those Games, name the other three.
It could be Singapore, Malaysia... Who else was there?
Denmark or someone? Who else is good at badminton?
Oh, my goodness.
Trying to think who won in the same...
They have New Zealand, but they were the only New Zealand pair.
Aussies, but I don't think they won more than one.
I'm going to risk it but, those - Malaysia, Singapore and India.
-Do you think?
-Yeah, well, I'm not...
Are you trying to say you're not an expert at Commonwealth badminton?
So I'm going to go Malaysia, Singapore, and India.
One, two, three! Well done!
-APPLAUSE Well done!
-And breathe. Well, well!
-Colin, time to see you in action.
Jackson coming through in the middle! And Colin's got away!
And Colin, if he can hold it, Garcia coming through for the final stages!
He's going to get there!
And Colin Jackson is the champion of the world!
-Dip for the line!
-Dip for the line.
You were winning World Championship gold in 1999.
Since then, which three Americans have won the title?
-Oh! Three Americans.
Three Americans, since '99, world champs.
-That's a cert, is it?
-Yeah, yeah, yeah.
And... Oh, gosh!
This is... Oh, that is so wicked!
-What's the definites you've got?
What's your defos?
Allen Johnson won in 2001.
David Oliver from the United States.
My good mate Jason!
Now, it's coming to me. Jason.
-He's got locks down here.
-Has he got dreadlocks?
Yeah, he's got dreadlocks and he holds them together, and he pulls them down.
Oh gosh, come on, CJ!
-That'd be hilarious if Helen gets this.
-Yeah, it would!
-I would take it.
Not Gardner, not Roberts, not...
Do we get two and a half points?
-He's said everything about him, but the surname.
-But his name!
-No, haven't got it?
-No, it's not going to come to me.
Oh! Bad luck. But you've got the two points.
-It was, it was Jason Richardson.
-Oh, my gosh!
You knew everything about him, everything about him.
Still, two points! Well done! APPLAUSE
And finally, Rob, let's take a look at a clip of you playing for England.
Is this black-and-white?
Bracken waits, Andrew with the drop goal, it certainly is high enough.
Again, the referee's arm is raised!
-Yeah, you wouldn't have got any other footage other than him, just kicking it.
-That would have been it.
-I was a good scrum half in that game.
During your international career,
you were one of four players to score over 200 points for England.
You are top with 396, but can you name the other three?
During my international career? Just any points?
Any points, yeah. Over 200 points.
In the game of rugby, I know you don't know this,
but you can score tries.
-Why would you want to do that?
-But you've never passed the ball to anyone else! It doesn't matter!
Blimey! Right, well, Rory Underwood...
When you were injured, who came in and did your kicking?
-Well, Webb and Hodgkinson.
-Jonathan Webb, and Simon Hodgkinson.
-200 points is quite a lot there.
-Did they play enough to get that many points?
-Jerry Guscott! Legend!
-In his own...
I'll go with...
-Rory, Jonathan Webb...
Up to you, Guscott or Hodgkinson.
-Don't know, mate.
-Which one are you going for?
It could be crucial.
These fly halves are like so instinctive, aren't they?
You've got Webb is right, Underwood is right, Hodgkinson is...
-Right! All three points!
-Oh, my gosh!
Well done. And at the end of the round, Phil is on 16,
Matt in front on 18!
On the board are nine countries.
In this game, the aim is to avoid
the country that failed to win a boxing gold in Rio.
-And Phil, as you are trailing, you can pick first.
-Boxing medal, boxing gold.
-Failed. Well, we won.
Avoid the country that failed to win a boxing gold in Rio.
-We won boxing gold, didn't we?
-GB won one.
-Is that your answer?
-Yes, GB, Sue.
APPLAUSE It's correct. Yes.
-Going for Brazil, and you are...
Right. Yes, well done. APPLAUSE
France is right! Well done! APPLAUSE
-USA! Yeah? We like USA, Sue, we like USA!
-Well, we like them too. It's right.
Yes, USA! APPLAUSE
-Wait, wait, wait, cos most of them were banned.
-Oh, were they?
Rio, weren't Russia, most of them...
All right, what about China? China must have won one!
-I don't know...!
-I think one of the... Yeah, go with one of those.
Is right! APPLAUSE
-Not that one, not that one, so...
-Which one don't you like?
-Those two, yeah.
-So you like this one?
-Going for China!
That is wrong! GROANS
That is the one you were trying to avoid!
So Phil gets the point. Well done. APPLAUSE
And, wow, what a difference now. End of the round, with one to go.
The teams are tied. Both on 20! APPLAUSE
So, all to play for. And we're ending the show with a buzzer round!
You'll get a point for a correct answer, but one away if you get it wrong.
And I can only accept the answer from the person who buzzes in.
Ready, teams? Fingers at the ready? Here we go.
In which sport do teams compete for the Curtis Cup?
In 2017, which British rower won world silver in the women's single skulls?
What is the surname of the West Indian brothers who played Test cricket against England...
-Hope is what we were looking for.
..England in 2017.
Rugby clubs from which country have played in each of the last five European Cup finals?
France, we were looking for!
Who partnered Anthony Clark to the European badminton mixed doubles title in 2008?
-Oh, was it mixed? Oh, no.
On a standard dartboard, what number is between 19 and 17?
3. Which US state is home to the Giants, the Kings, and the Dodgers?
-It's all the way down in a blaze of glory!
On which piece of apparatus did Beth Tweddle win four world...
Bars. Parallel, high, high bar.
Uneven bars! Uneven bars!
In 2017... Blow the whistle! Please! WHISTLE
APPLAUSE DROWNS SPEECH
-That was practise, yes?
-You were -5 in that round!
-Well done to Matt's team.
Just don't answer! You were doing fine!
Huge thank you to our guests, we had such fun!
Well done to Gail and Rob, to Helen and Colin.
The three of us will be back soon.
Until then, from all of us here, goodnight!
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