5. Record holders
Irelands Ronan O’Gara is the tournaments highest points scorer with 551 points while teammate Brian O’Driscoll is the highest try scorer with 25.
6. Melted down
The Calcutta Cup is made out of 50,000 meted down Indian rupees.
7. Steel defence
The 1977 Grand Slam-winning France team did not concede a try in their four matches
8. Twickenham stadium will sell around 160,547 pints each match
So, even if the Roses can’t lift the trophy, the home crowd will have the last (beer-fuelled) belly laugh, after slurping down this colossal amount of beer. Who said Rugby wasn’t thirsty work