Nicknames, sponsors, team colours and movies: Denis Hurley’s midweek sports quiz

Nicknames, sponsors, team colours and movies: Denis Hurley’s midweek sports quiz
Actor Kevin Costner has starred in a lot of sports movies. See question 40. Picture: David Cheskin.

NICKNAMES:

1. Axel (rugby player)

2. The Candystripes (League of Ireland soccer team)

3. Bomber (GAA player)

4. The Golden Bear (golfer)

5. Dolmen County (GAA)

6. The Fridge (American football player)

7. The Count (darts)

8. The Whirlwind (snooker)

9. Fraggie (Cork hurler)

10. The Seasiders (English soccer team, same name as an area in Cork city)

CORK TEAM COLOURS:

11. Rockmount (soccer)

12. Inch Rovers (ladies’ football)

13. Bandon (rugby)

14. Bandon (GAA)

15. Cork Church of Ireland (hockey)

16. Togher AC

17. Ringmahon Rangers (soccer)

18. Charleville (GAA)

19. Inniscarra (camogie)

20. Highfield (rugby)

SPONSORS:

21. Wexford (GAA)

22. Chelsea (soccer)

23. Team Ireland (Olympics)

24. Ireland (rugby)

25. Irish Open (golf)

26. World Snooker Championship

27. Cork City (soccer)

28. Tipperary (GAA)

29. Munster (rugby)

30. Republic of Ireland (soccer)

NAME THE SPORT FROM THE FILM/TV SHOW:

31. Rooney

32. This Sporting Life

33. Escape to Victory

34. Chariots of Fire

35. Remember the Titans

36. I, Tonya

37. On Home Ground

38. Coach Carter

39. Renford Rejects

40. Bull Durham

Rockmount's Stephen Ring clears his lines as Renmore's Alex O'Loughlin closes in. Picture: David Keane.
Rockmount's Stephen Ring clears his lines as Renmore's Alex O'Loughlin closes in. Picture: David Keane.

ANSWERS:

NICKNAMES: 1. Anthony Foley; 2. Derry City; 3. Eoin Liston; 4. Jack Nicklaus; 5. Carlow; 6. William Perry; 7. Ted Hankey; 8. Jimmy White; 9. Kieran Murphy; 10. Blackpool

COLOURS: 11. Yellow and green; 12. Red and white; 13. Blue; 14. White and yellow; 15. Blue and white (men), green and navy (women); 16. White and green; 17. Red and black stripes, black shorts; 18. Red and white; 19. Blue and white; 20. Green, red and black hoops

SPONSORS: 21. Zurich Insurance; 22. Yokohama Tyres; 23. FBD Insurance; 24. Vodafone; 25. Dubai Duty Free; 26. Betfred; 27. UCC; 28. Teneo; 29. Bank of Ireland; 30. 3 Mobile

FILMS: 31. Hurling; 32. Rugby league; 33. Soccer; 34. Athletics; 35. American football; 36. Figure skating; 37. Gaelic football; 38. Basketball; 39. Soccer; 40. Baseball

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