The Friday Echo sports quiz: Nicknames, colours, stadiums and Cork captains 

The Friday Echo sports quiz: Nicknames, colours, stadiums and Cork captains 
Cork hurler Mark Landers lands on Waterford's Ken McGrath. Picture: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Nicknames:

1. Orchard County (GAA)

2. Clones Cyclone (boxing)

3. The Tractor Boys (soccer team)

4. The Big Easy (golf)

5. The Bull (rugby)

6. Chairman of the Boards (athletics)

7. The Hurricane (snooker)

8. Brick (hurling)

9. Chippy (soccer)

10. Big Blue (NFL team)

Colours:

11. Newcestown (GAA)

12. Tonga (rugby)

13. Togher AC (athletics)

14. Atalanta (soccer)

15. Alfa Romeo (Formula 1)

16. King of the Mountains (Tour de France)

17. Antrim (GAA)

18. Finn Harps (soccer)

19. Harlequins (rugby)

20. Green Bay Packers (NFL)

Cork All-Ireland-winning captains:

21. 1989 football

22. 2018 camogie

23. 1986 hurling

24. 1990 hurling

25. 1990 football

26. 2013 ladies’ football

27. 1999 hurling

28. 1946, 1953 and 1954 hurling

29. 2010 football

30. 2004 hurling

Stadium cities/towns:

31. Citi Field (baseball)

32. Wanda Metropolitano (soccer)

33. Pearse Stadium (GAA)

34. Franklin’s Gardens (rugby)

35. Trent Bridge (cricket)

36. Morton Stadium (athletics)

37. Maracana (soccer)

38. Ellis Park (rugby)

39. St Conleth’s Park (GAA)

40. Empower Field at Mile High (NFL)

ANSWERS: 

Nicknames: 1. Armagh 2. Barry McGuigan 3. Ipswich Town 4. Ernie Els 5. John Hayes 6. Eamon Coghlan 7. Alex Higgins 8. Michael Walsh 9. Liam Brady 10. New York Giants 

Colours: 11. Red and yellow hoops, white shorts 12. Red shirts, white shorts 13. White singlet, green trim 14. Blue and black striped shirts, black shorts 15. White, red and black 16. White with red polka dots 17. Saffron shirts, white shorts 18. Blue shirts, white shorts 19. Red, grey, brown and light blue quartered shirts, black shorts 20. Green jerseys, yellow helmet and pants 

Cork All-Ireland-winning captains: 21. Dinny Allen 22. Aoife Murray 23. Tom Cashman 24. Tomás Mulcahy 25. Larry Tompkins 26. Ann Marie Walsh 27. Mark Landers 28. Christy Ring 29. Graham Canty 30. Ben O’Connor 

Stadium cities: 

31. New York 32. Madrid 33. Galway 34. Northampton 35. Nottingham 36. Dublin 37. Rio de Janeiro 38. Johannesburg 39. Newbridge 40. Denver

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