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Kings & Tics Quiz


1. My first cousins have bowled for England at the Commonwealth Games and I’ve played cricket for New Zealand. Who am I?

2. How many of England’s Men Fours at the 2018 Commonwealth Games bowled for Kings at the time?

3. In which year, during the reign of George V, was Kings Bowling Club formed?

4. The film Blackball was based on which bad boy of bowls?

5. In Hockey and Polo you can only play right handed. Is this the case in Bowls?

6. How many bowlers do you traditionally need for a club match?

7. What is the predominant colour on the Kings shirts?

8. Which former Leicestershire CCC cricketer now bowls for Kings?

9. Are there mixed sex bowls tournaments?

10. Willow is to cricket bats as what wood was traditionally to bowls?

11. What position did Mike Davis play for England?

12. In which season did the Tics last win the Devon Senior Cup?

13. When league rugby started, which division were the Tics in?

14. The nomadic veterans XV in the bay has which animal in its name?

15. Which future England hooker played youth rugby for Torquay Athletic?

16. Who was the last player to play for the Tics and Torquay CC, and also represent the county at County Championship level in both sports?

17. Which Welsh club, did Tics legend, John Widdicombe, also play for?

18. Until its recent demise, the Tics 3rd XV could be linked to which famous club in London?

19. Who played colts’ cricket for Torquay CC before going to police the scrum from no 8 for Saracens around the turn of the New Millennium?

20. What was the affectionate name of the wicket the Extra 3rd XI used at the rugby end of the Rec?

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