Test your knowledge with the Bank Holiday weekend Echo sports quiz

Test your knowledge with the Bank Holiday weekend Echo sports quiz
Rob Heffernan. Question 21. Picture: INPHO/Morgan Treacy


1. After Bertie Óg Murphy’s stint in 2002, how many consecutive Cork hurling managers were St Finbarr’s clubmen?

2. When Jimmy Barry-Murphy guided Cork to the Munster hurling title in 2014, it was Cork’s first win in how many years?

3. Which man won minor and senior All-Ireland hurling titles as player and manager?

4. What is the native club of Conor Counihan, manager for the 2010 All-Ireland football win?

Picture: INPHO/James Meehan
Picture: INPHO/James Meehan

5. In 2009, prior to Denis Walsh’s appointment as hurling manager, who was caretaker boss for two league games, winning them both?

6. How many Munster SFC titles did Cork win during Larry Tompkins’ time in charge?

7. Which dual star was Cork football manager immediately prior to Billy Morgan taking over in the autumn of 1986?

8. Who succeeded Conor Counihan as football manager after the 2013 championship?

9. As well as the Cork senior hurlers, which county’s football team did Denis Walsh manage?

Picture: INPHO/James Meehan
Picture: INPHO/James Meehan

10. Which priest was in charge for the hurling three-in-a-row of 1976, 1977 and 1978?


11. Which Russian side provided City’s opposition in their first year in Europe, the 1989-90 European Cup Winners’ Cup?

12. At which venue did City host Bayern Munich in the Uefa Cup first round first leg in September 1991?

13. Which Northern Irish side did City meet in the Europa League in 2016?

14. In which competition did City beat Malmo and NEC Nijmegen in 2004 before losing to Nantes?

Cork City and Malmo action from 2004.
Cork City and Malmo action from 2004.

15. City’s last victory in a European tie came in 2017 against which Estonian side?

16. After knocking City out of the Champions League in 1993-94, who did Galatasaray go on to beat to qualify for the group stage?

17. In 2005, which Czech side became the first that City had played in more than one European tie?

18. The Red Star Belgrade team that eliminated City from the 2006-07 Champions League included which player who would go on to win a Carling Cup medal with Birmingham City in 2011?

19. When City returned to Europe in the 2015-16 Europa League, it was their first time in Europe in six, seven or eight years?

20. Which Norwegian side are the last City have played in Europe?


21. For which Cork club did Olympic medallist Robert Heffernan compete?

22. Which Ballineen native currently holds the Irish records at 100m and 200m?

23. Which Leevale athlete finished 57th in the women’s marathon at the 2016 Olympics?

24. Which Cork village has a memorial to Patrick J Flynn, an emigrant who won silver for the USA in the 3000m steeplechase at the 1920 Olympics?

25. Where did Sonia O’Sullivan finish in the 3000m at her first Olympics in 1992?

Picture: Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE
Picture: Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE

26. In which discipline did Pat O’Callaghan win gold medals for Ireland at the 1928 and 1932 Olympics?

27. At both the 2006 and 2010 European Championships, Derval O’Rourke won which medal in the 100m hurdles?

28. Which Cork woman won silver in the discus at the 2016 Paralympics?

29. Olive Loughnane, who won silver in the 20km walk at the 2009 World Championships, is an adopted Cork woman but is a native of which county?

Picture: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Picture: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

30. Which Cork athlete is third on the all-time list of sub-four-minute miles with 101 of them?


31. Douglas GAA

32. Cork Constitution

33. Cork United (1979-82)

34. Mourneabbey LGFC

35. Leevale AC

36. Cork City’s jerseys in 1992, 1998 (replay) and 2007 FAI Cup finals

37. Cork GAA prior to 1919

38. Cork Harlequins hockey

39. College Corinthians AFC

40. Cork GAA’s special Terence MacSwiney/Tomás Mac Curtain commemorative kit in 2020



1. Three – Donal O’Grady, John Allen and Gerald McCarthy 2. Eight 3. Johnny Clifford 4. Aghada 5. John Considine 6. Two – 1999 and 2002 7. Denis Coughlan 8. Brian Cuthbert 9. Waterford 10. Fr Bertie Troy 


11. Torpedo Moscow 12. Musgrave Park 13. Linfield 14. Intertoto Cup 15. Levadia Tallinn 16. Manchester United 17. Slavia Prague 18. Nikola Zigic 19. Seven – they took part in the 2008-09 Uefa Cup 20. Rosenborg 


21. Togher AC 22. Phil Healy 23. Lizzie Lee 24. Ballinadee 25. Fourth 26. Pat O’Callaghan 27. Silver 28. Niamh McCarthy 29. Galway 30. Marcus O’Sullivan 


31. Black, green and white hoops 32. White jerseys, white or blue shorts 33. Red shirts, black shorts 34. Black with amber trim 35. Yellow singlet with two black hoops 36. White 37. Blue and saffron 38. Red tops and black skorts for the women's teams; black and white tops with black shorts for the men's. 39. Blue and white halved shirts 40. All-black with red trim

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