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Snooker Quiz

Postby Alex0paul

Snooker Quiz

Masters
1. Who was the first company to sponsor the Masters after Benson & Hedges?
2. What happened in every Masters final except one until 1986?
3. What did Stephen Hendry do in the 1996 Masters final that nobody had ever done before?
4. Who lost all 9 frames in their first Masters final?
5. Which player has appeared in the most Masters finals without winning one?
6. How many times has Jimmy White received a wildcard for the Masters?
7. What was different about the 2010 Masters first round?
8. Since winning the Masters, how many matches has Ding Junhui won in the event?
9. Six World Champions have won the Masters Qualifying event, who are they?
10. In 2002 Mark Davis qualified for the Masters but who did he beat in the final?

Welsh Open
1. Who made the first 147 in the Welsh Open?
2. Mark Williams and which other Welshman have reached the final?
3. Shaun Murphy was the first player to do what in the 2007 Welsh Open?
4. Who did Andrew Higginson defeat in the 2007 semi final?
5. In 1996 who became the youngest player to reach a ranking semi final?
6. What was served to Mark Selby during his quarter final match in 2009?
7. Which three players have won the Welsh Open in the following season after losing in a World Final?
8. Which player has lost two final frame deciders in the Final?
9. Which Scot reached their first ranking semi final in the 1995 event?
10. After 9 attempts, what did Joe Swail do in 2009?

UK Championship
1. Which player’s only ranking tournament win was the UK Championship?
2. Who appeared in back-to-back semi finals without reaching the final despite having his opponent needing snookers in 2004?
3. What was the scoreline when Ronnie O’Sullivan walked out of his Quarter Final with Stephen Hendry?
4. Mark Williams won both his UK Championships in the same season as his two World titles. What was similar in both wins?
5. What was the age gap between Ding Junhui and Steve Davis in the 2005 final?
6. Which four players have a 100% success rate in UK Finals?
7. What did David Gray do for the 50th time in the 2004 UK Championship?
8. What is the highest break in UK Championship history?
9. What was missing from the 1991, 1996 and 2001 UK Championship?
10. Where was the first UK Championship held?

Other Ranking Events
1. How much money did Ding Junhui win for capturing the 2005 China Open?
2. Who did Mark Williams beat in the final of the 1996 Grand Prix?
3. Dominic Dale has been in two ranking finals. What did he do in both of them besides winning?
4. Graeme Dott became the first player to do what in the 2005 Malta Cup?
5. What was missing from the 2016 German Masters semi final?
6. Mark Selby and David Gray contested the 2003 Scottish Open final. Why was it their last match of the season?
7. What occurred in the first four finals of the Shanghai Masters?
8. Why did Mark Selby, John Higgins and Ding Junhui miss the 2008 Bahrain Championships?
9. Who won the first Championship League?
10. Lyu Haotian became the youngest player to do what at the 2012 International Championship?

World Championship
1. Who became the first player after Joe Davis to win the World title?
2. How were the 1964-1968 World Championships decided?
3. Which two countries have hosted the World Championships?
4. What happened in the 1978 World Championships that has been ever present since?
5. What was absent from the Crucible Theatre for the first time since the Championships were moved there during the 2007 Final?
6. Who is the youngest player to win a match at the Crucible?
7. Who was Shaun Murphy’s first opponent in the 2005 World Championship?
8. What was different about the 2006 World Championship trophy but hasn’t changed since?
9. Who appeared in their last professional match at the 2000 World Championships?
10. Also at the 2000 World Championship, what nationality was represented for the first and only time?
11. Who holds the highest percentage of frames won at the Crucible?
12. What happened during the second Monday of the 2002 World Championship that has never happened outside the semi or final?
13. Who was the last player to finish 4th at the World Championship?
14. Who has appeared in the most World Finals without winning the event?
15. Stuart Bingham and Neil Robertson are the only Crucible winners to do what?

Rankings
1. Which two players have been World Number 1 without being World Champion
2. Rex Williams, Joe Swail and who are the only players to get into the top 16, fall out of the 32 and then regain their top 16 spot?
3. Which player missed out on a Top 16 seeding in 2004 and 2005 after unlikely events occurred at the World Championship?
4. Stephen Maguire was the first player to do what in his first season in the Top 16?
5. Which player has won two ranking titles despite never being a Top 16 player?

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Postby PLtheRef

Excellent will get cracking on these later

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Postby Pink Ball

Alex0paul wrote:Snooker Quiz

Masters
1. Who was the first company to sponsor the Masters after Benson & Hedges? Riley's Club
2. What happened in every Masters final except one until 1986? A Welshman or Alex Higgins was involved
3. What did Stephen Hendry do in the 1996 Masters final that nobody had ever done before? Won 10 frames
4. Who lost all 9 frames in their first Masters final? Mike Hallett
5. Which player has appeared in the most Masters finals without winning one? John Parrott
6. How many times has Jimmy White received a wildcard for the Masters? 5
7. What was different about the 2010 Masters first round? Jimmy White tried a new wig.
8. Since winning the Masters, how many matches has Ding Junhui won in the event? 0
9. Six World Champions have won the Masters Qualifying event, who are they? Ronnie O'Sullivan, Mark Willams, Stuart Bingham, Neil Robertson, Shaun Murphy, Ken Doherty
10. In 2002 Mark Davis qualified for the Masters but who did he beat in the final? Mehmet Husnu

Welsh Open
1. Who made the first 147 in the Welsh Open? Andrew Higginson
2. Mark Williams and which other Welshman have reached the final? Darren Morgan
3. Shaun Murphy was the first player to do what in the 2007 Welsh Open?
4. Who did Andrew Higginson defeat in the 2007 semi final? Stephen Maguire
5. In 1996 who became the youngest player to reach a ranking semi final? Paul Hunter
6. What was served to Mark Selby during his quarter final match in 2009? A writ
7. Which three players have won the Welsh Open in the following season after losing in a World Final? Mark Selby, Stephen Hendry, Ali Carter
8. Which player has lost two final frame deciders in the Final? Hendry
9. Which Scot reached their first ranking semi final in the 1995 event? Chris Small
10. After 9 attempts, what did Joe Swail do in 2009? Made it into a ranking final

UK Championship
1. Which player’s only ranking tournament win was the UK Championship? Matthew Stevens
2. Who appeared in back-to-back semi finals without reaching the final despite having his opponent needing snookers in 2004? Joe Perry
3. What was the scoreline when Ronnie O’Sullivan walked out of his Quarter Final with Stephen Hendry? 1-5
4. Mark Williams won both his UK Championships in the same season as his two World titles. What was similar in both wins? Went on to beat them in a world final
5. What was the age gap between Ding Junhui and Steve Davis in the 2005 final? loads
6. Which four players have a 100% success rate in UK Finals? Peter Ebdon, Neil Robertson, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Ding Junhui
7. What did David Gray do for the 50th time in the 2004 UK Championship? 147
8. What is the highest break in UK Championship history? 148
9. What was missing from the 1991, 1996 and 2001 UK Championship? Dennis Taylor's dignity
10. Where was the first UK Championship held? Blackpool

Other Ranking Events
1. How much money did Ding Junhui win for capturing the 2005 China Open? Fuckall
2. Who did Mark Williams beat in the final of the 1996 Grand Prix? Yoon Henderson
3. Dominic Dale has been in two ranking finals. What did he do in both of them besides winning? Surprised everyone
4. Graeme Dott became the first player to do what in the 2005 Malta Cup? Whitewash Ronnie O'Sullivan in a ranking event
5. What was missing from the 2016 German Masters semi final? a top 16 player
6. Mark Selby and David Gray contested the 2003 Scottish Open final. Why was it their last match of the season? They hadn't qualified for the crucible
7. What occurred in the first four finals of the Shanghai Masters? long trophy presentation
8. Why did Mark Selby, John Higgins and Ding Junhui miss the 2008 Bahrain Championships? Premier League was on
9. Who won the first Championship League? Joe Perry
10. Lyu Haotian became the youngest player to do what at the 2012 International Championship? Reach a quarter-final in a ranking tournament

World Championship
1. Who became the first player after Joe Davis to win the World title? Walter Donaldson
2. How were the 1964-1968 World Championships decided? Challenge match
3. Which two countries have hosted the World Championships? England and Australia
4. What happened in the 1978 World Championships that has been ever present since? BBC Coverage
5. What was absent from the Crucible Theatre for the first time since the Championships were moved there during the 2007 Final? Clive Everton from the commentary box
6. Who is the youngest player to win a match at the Crucible? Stephen Hendry
7. Who was Shaun Murphy’s first opponent in the 2005 World Championship? Chris Small
8. What was different about the 2006 World Championship trophy but hasn’t changed since?
9. Who appeared in their last professional match at the 2000 World Championships? John Newton
10. Also at the 2000 World Championship, what nationality was represented for the first and only time? Icelandic
11. Who holds the highest percentage of frames won at the Crucible? Ronnie O'Sullivan
12. What happened during the second Monday of the 2002 World Championship that has never happened outside the semi or final? A session without play
13. Who was the last player to finish 4th at the World Championship? John Virgo
14. Who has appeared in the most World Finals without winning the event? Jimmy White
15. Stuart Bingham and Neil Robertson are the only Crucible winners to do what?

Rankings
1. Which two players have been World Number 1 without being World Champion? Judd Trump and Ding Junhui
2. Rex Williams, Joe Swail and who are the only players to get into the top 16, fall out of the 32 and then regain their top 16 spot? Stephen Lee
3. Which player missed out on a Top 16 seeding in 2004 and 2005 after unlikely events occurred at the World Championship? Ian McCulloch
4. Stephen Maguire was the first player to do what in his first season in the Top 16? Lose more ranking event matches than he won
5. Which player has won two ranking titles despite never being a Top 16 player? Dominic Dale

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Postby Cloud Strife

Snooker Quiz Masters
1. Who was the first company to sponsor the Masters after Benson & Hedges? HP SAUCE
2. What happened in every Masters final except one until 1986?
3. What did Stephen Hendry do in the 1996 Masters final that nobody had ever done before? Won 10 frames
4. Who lost all 9 frames in their first Masters final? MIKE HALLETT
5. Which player has appeared in the most Masters finals without winning one? MIKE HALLETT
6. How many times has Jimmy White received a wildcard for the Masters? 6
7. What was different about the 2010 Masters first round? NO WILDCARDS
8. Since winning the Masters, how many matches has Ding Junhui won in the event? 1
9. Six World Champions have won the Masters Qualifying event, who are they? Ronnie O'Sullivan, Mark Willams, Stuart Bingham, Neil Robertson, Shaun Murphy, Ken Doherty
10. In 2002 Mark Davis qualified for the Masters but who did he beat in the final? Mehmet Husnu

Welsh Open
1. Who made the first 147 in the Welsh Open? Andrew Higginson
2. Mark Williams and which other Welshman have reached the final? Darren Morgan
3. Shaun Murphy was the first player to do what in the 2007 Welsh Open? BROKE CENTURIES RECORD
4. Who did Andrew Higginson defeat in the 2007 semi final? Stephen Maguire
5. In 1996 who became the youngest player to reach a ranking semi final? Paul Hunter
6. What was served to Mark Selby during his quarter final match in 2009? A writ by a homeless man
7. Which three players have won the Welsh Open in the following season after losing in a World Final? Mark Selby, Stephen Hendry, Ali Carter
8. Which player has lost two final frame deciders in the Final? Hendry
9. Which Scot reached their first ranking semi final in the 1995 event? Chris Small
10. After 9 attempts, what did Joe Swail do in 2009? Made it into a ranking final

UK Championship
1. Which player’s only ranking tournament win was the UK Championship? Matthew Stevens
2. Who appeared in back-to-back semi finals without reaching the final despite having his opponent needing snookers in 2004? Joe Perry
3. What was the scoreline when Ronnie O’Sullivan walked out of his Quarter Final with Stephen Hendry? 1-4
4. Mark Williams won both his UK Championships in the same season as his two World titles. What was similar in both wins? Went on to beat them in a world final
5. What was the age gap between Ding Junhui and Steve Davis in the 2005 final? 31
6. Which four players have a 100% success rate in UK Finals? Peter Ebdon, Neil Robertson, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Ding Junhui
7. What did David Gray do for the 50th time in the 2004 UK Championship? 147
8. What is the highest break in UK Championship history? 148
9. What was missing from the 1991, 1996 and 2001 UK Championship? Dennis Taylor's dignity
10. Where was the first UK Championship held? PRESTON

Other Ranking Events
1. How much money did Ding Junhui win for capturing the 2005 China Open? 35k
2. Who did Mark Williams beat in the final of the 1996 Grand Prix? EWEN HENDERSON
3. Dominic Dale has been in two ranking finals. What did he do in both of them besides winning? SECOND SESSION WHITEWASH
4. Graeme Dott became the first player to do what in the 2005 Malta Cup? Whitewash Ronnie O'Sullivan in a ranking event
5. What was missing from the 2016 German Masters semi final? a top 16 player
6. Mark Selby and David Gray contested the 2003 Scottish Open final. Why was it their last match of the season? They hadn't qualified for the crucible
7. What occurred in the first four finals of the Shanghai Masters? long trophy presentation
8. Why did Mark Selby, John Higgins and Ding Junhui miss the 2008 Bahrain Championships? Premier League was on
9. Who won the first Championship League? Joe Perry
10. Lyu Haotian became the youngest player to do what at the 2012 International Championship? Reach a quarter-final in a ranking tournament

World Championship
1. Who became the first player after Joe Davis to win the World title? Walter Donaldson
2. How were the 1964-1968 World Championships decided? Challenge match
3. Which two countries have hosted the World Championships? England and Australia
4. What happened in the 1978 World Championships that has been ever present since? BBC Coverage
5. What was absent from the Crucible Theatre for the first time since the Championships were moved there during the 2007 Final? Clive Everton from the commentary box
6. Who is the youngest player to win a match at the Crucible? Stephen Hendry
7. Who was Shaun Murphy’s first opponent in the 2005 World Championship? Chris Small
8. What was different about the 2006 World Championship trophy but hasn’t changed since? THOSE RIBBON THINGS
9. Who appeared in their last professional match at the 2000 World Championships? John Newton
10. Also at the 2000 World Championship, what nationality was represented for the first and only time? Icelandic
11. Who holds the highest percentage of frames won at the Crucible? Ronnie O'Sullivan
12. What happened during the second Monday of the 2002 World Championship that has never happened outside the semi or final? A session without play
13. Who was the last player to finish 4th at the World Championship? John Virgo
14. Who has appeared in the most World Finals without winning the event? Jimmy White
15. Stuart Bingham and Neil Robertson are the only Crucible winners to do what?

Rankings
1. Which two players have been World Number 1 without being World Champion? Judd Trump and Ding Junhui
2. Rex Williams, Joe Swail and who are the only players to get into the top 16, fall out of the 32 and then regain their top 16 spot? MARK WILLIAMS
3. Which player missed out on a Top 16 seeding in 2004 and 2005 after unlikely events occurred at the World Championship? Ian McCulloch
4. Stephen Maguire was the first player to do what in his first season in the Top 16? Lose more ranking event matches than he won
5. Which player has won two ranking titles despite never being a Top 16 player? Dominic Dale

Took Pink Ball's set of answers and made changes where I think he might have went wrong. Don't think I've done too well though.

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Postby eraserhead

15. Stuart Bingham and Neil Robertson are the only Crucible winners to do what?

Did Bingham and Robbo both buy the table they won on?

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Postby PoolBoy

eraserhead wrote:15. Stuart Bingham and Neil Robertson are the only Crucible winners to do what?

Did Bingham and Robbo both buy the table they won on?

I think they're the only World Champions who have never tasted defeat in a World Final.

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Postby eraserhead

PoolBoy wrote:
eraserhead wrote:15. Stuart Bingham and Neil Robertson are the only Crucible winners to do what?

Did Bingham and Robbo both buy the table they won on?

I think they're the only World Champions who have never tasted defeat in a World Final.

Good shout.

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Postby PLtheRef

Here goes - some of these were hard

Masters
1. Who was the first company to sponsor the Masters after Benson & Hedges? Unsponsored in 2004, - HP Sauce in 2005
2. What happened in every Masters final except one until 1986? -
An 11th frame (the 1976 Masters Final was won 7-3 by Reardon)
3. What did Stephen Hendry do in the 1996 Masters final that nobody had ever done before?
Won ten frames - all previous finals had been over Best of 13, 15 or in most cases 17 frames
4. Who lost all 9 frames in their first Masters final?
Mike Hallett in 1988 against Steve Davis
5. Which player has appeared in the most Masters finals without winning one?
Fairly sure this is John Parrott with three
6. How many times has Jimmy White received a wildcard for the Masters?
Six
7. What was different about the 2010 Masters first round?
Walk-on Music - it was the first event since Hearn took over.
8. Since winning the Masters, how many matches has Ding Junhui won in the event?
None
9. Six World Champions have won the Masters Qualifying event, who are they?
Mark Williams, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Shaun Murphy, Neil Robertson, Ken Doherty and Stuart Bingham
10. In 2002 Mark Davis qualified for the Masters but who did he beat in the final?
Mehmet Husnu

Welsh Open
1. Who made the first 147 in the Welsh Open?
Andrew Higginson
2. Mark Williams and which other Welshman have reached the final?
Darren Morgan?
3. Shaun Murphy was the first player to do what in the 2007 Welsh Open?
concede a frame by going in off the black??
4. Who did Andrew Higginson defeat in the 2007 semi final?
Shaun Murphy?
5. In 1996 who became the youngest player to reach a ranking semi final?
Paul Hunter
6. What was served to Mark Selby during his quarter final match in 2009?
A Writ
7. Which three players have won the Welsh Open in the following season after losing in a World Final?
Stephen Hendry in 2003, Mark Williams maybe but not sure
8. Which player has lost two final frame deciders in the Final?
Stephen Hendry
9. Which Scot reached their first ranking semi final in the 1995 event?
Billy Snaddon
10. After 9 attempts, what did Joe Swail do in 2009?
Win a ranking Semi-Final

UK Championship
1. Which player’s only ranking tournament win was the UK Championship?
Matthew Stevens - back in 2003
2. Who appeared in back-to-back semi finals without reaching the final despite having his opponent needing snookers in 2004?
Joe Perry, the latter against David Gray
3. What was the scoreline when Ronnie O’Sullivan walked out of his Quarter Final with Stephen Hendry?
Hendry led 4-1
4. Mark Williams won both his UK Championships in the same season as his two World titles. What was similar in both wins?
Both World Championship Finals were repeats of the UK Finals. In addition, the UK runner-up was runner up in the UK Championships the year before.
5. What was the age gap between Ding Junhui and Steve Davis in the 2005 final?
29 Years, 7 Months and 10 Days
6. Which four players have a 100% success rate in UK Finals?
Patsy Fagan, John Virgo, Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins
7. What did David Gray do for the 50th time in the 2004 UK Championship?
Not sure Gray did it for the 50th time - but it was the 50th 147 maximum in competition
8. What is the highest break in UK Championship history?
148 by Jamie Burnett
9. What was missing from the 1991, 1996 and 2001 UK Championship?
Not sure, methinks its sponsor, but 2001 was sponsored by PowerHouse
10. Where was the first UK Championship held?
Blackpool Tower Circus, in 1977

Other Ranking Events
1. How much money did Ding Junhui win for capturing the 2005 China Open?
Zilch
2. Who did Mark Williams beat in the final of the 1996 Grand Prix?
Euan Henderson
3. Dominic Dale has been in two ranking finals. What did he do in both of them besides winning?
Defeated a top 16 player - overturn a first session deficit? Sing at the end.
4. Graeme Dott became the first player to do what in the 2005 Malta Cup?
147? I know it wasn't whitewash O'Sullivan
5. What was missing from the 2016 German Masters semi final?
Two table situation?
6. Mark Selby and David Gray contested the 2003 Scottish Open final. Why was it their last match of the season?
Both had failed to qualify for the Crucible. The Regal Scottish was the last event before the World Championships - with the Final taking place on the Sunday before the Crucible opened
7. What occurred in the first four finals of the Shanghai Masters?
Eight frame opening session
8. Why did Mark Selby, John Higgins and Ding Junhui miss the 2008 Bahrain Championships?
Premier League fixture
9. Who won the first Championship League?
Selby
10. Lyu Haotian became the youngest player to do what at the 2012 International Championship?
Win a Televised Match at a venue

World Championship
1. Who became the first player after Joe Davis to win the World title?
Walter Donaldson
2. How were the 1964-1968 World Championships decided?
A challenge basis - with the holder facing challenges for his title
3. Which two countries have hosted the World Championships?
There's been three - Australia and South Africa are two - I think we can guess the other (not including Jersey)
4. What happened in the 1978 World Championships that has been ever present since?
Daily TV Coverage
5. What was absent from the Crucible Theatre for the first time since the Championships were moved there during the 2007 Final?
Clive Everton - after a fall in his Hotel Room
6. Who is the youngest player to win a match at the Crucible?
Stephen Hendry
7. Who was Shaun Murphy’s first opponent in the 2005 World Championship?
At the Crucible it was Chris Small
8. What was different about the 2006 World Championship trophy but hasn’t changed since?
The Sponsors Ribbons
9. Who appeared in their last professional match at the 2000 World Championships?
Dennis Taylor
10. Also at the 2000 World Championship, what nationality was represented for the first and only time?
Iceland
11. Who holds the highest percentage of frames won at the Crucible?
Ronnie O'Sullivan
12. What happened during the second Monday of the 2002 World Championship that has never happened outside the semi or final?
Both Last 16 matches scheduled to finish on the Monday evening had been won by a session to spare.
13. Who was the last player to finish 4th at the World Championship?
John Virgo - beaten 7-3 by Eddie Charlton in 1979 in the third place play-off held on the first two days of a three day final.
14. Who has appeared in the most World Finals without winning the event?
Jimmy White
15. Stuart Bingham and Neil Robertson are the only Crucible winners to do what?
Win their so far only World Final

Rankings
1. Which two players have been World Number 1 without being World Champion
Judd Trump, Ding Junhui
2. Rex Williams, Joe Swail and who are the only players to get into the top 16, fall out of the 32 and then regain their top 16 spot?
Liang Wenbo
3. Which player missed out on a Top 16 seeding in 2004 and 2005 after unlikely events occurred at the World Championship?
Ian McCulloch - primarily because of Murphy's run at the Crucible took him to 21st - this is after McCulloch had reached the quarter-finals in 2004 and the Semi-Finals there in 2005
4. Stephen Maguire was the first player to do what in his first season in the Top 16?
Not reach his allocated seeding position in any event? - He was ranked 3rd so this would have meant not reaching any semi-final.
5. Which player has won two ranking titles despite never being a Top 16 player?
Dominic Dale

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Postby Alex0paul

I can't believe everyone said Jimmy White in question 14 of the WC part

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Postby PLtheRef

Alex0paul wrote:I can't believe everyone said Jimmy White in question 14 of the WC part


Random guess I suppose

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Postby Andre147

Who is it then? Walter Donaldson?

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Postby Alex0paul

Andre147 wrote:Who is it then? Walter Donaldson?


John Williams was in 11 finals. His last was 2002

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Postby Cloud Strife

Alex0paul wrote:
Andre147 wrote:Who is it then? Walter Donaldson?


John Williams was in 11 finals. His last was 2002


Ah, the good old trick question. :hatoff:

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Postby PLtheRef

Cloud Strife wrote:
Alex0paul wrote:
Andre147 wrote:Who is it then? Walter Donaldson?


John Williams was in 11 finals. His last was 2002


Ah, the good old trick question. :hatoff:



Just like the one asking which two countries has staged the championship when it's been three