Echo quiz: We test your knowledge of sporting movies and autobiographies 

Echo quiz: We test your knowledge of sporting movies and autobiographies 
Al Pacino's inches speech from Any Given Sunday. Question 9.

WHICH SPORTS DO THESE FILMS OR TV SHOWS REVOLVE AROUND?

1. Invictus

2. On Home Ground

3. The Mighty Ducks

4. Moneyball

5. This Sporting Life

6. Rush

Chris Hemsworth in Rush.
Chris Hemsworth in Rush.

7. Happy Gilmore

8. Rooney

9. Any Given Sunday

10. Renford Rejects

WHO WROTE THESE AUTOBIOGRAPHIES?

11. Rebel Rebel (GAA)

12. My Side (soccer)

13. Joking Apart (rugby)

14. I Crossed The Line (GAA)

15. Open (tennis)

16. No Limits (golf)

17. Addicted (soccer)

18. Beyond The Tunnel (GAA)

19. Rough Ride (cycling)

20. To Hell And Back (Formula 1)

COMPLETE THESE FAMOUS LINES OF COMMENTARY

21. “Look at his ____, just look at his ____!” (Barry Davies)

22. “This is a really lovely horse I once ____ ____ ____.” (Ted Walsh)

23. “The ____ holds it breath.” (George Hamilton)

24. “For those watching in ____ ____ ____, Spurs are playing in yellow.” (John Motson)

25. “There’s nothing wrong with the car, except that ___ ___ ___.” (Murray Walker)

26. “Anthony Lynch, the Cork corner-back, will be the last person to let you down – his people are ____.” (Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh)

27. “He’s like a raging bull with a bad ____.” (Bill Maclaren)

28. “And there it is, the international symbol of peace – the ____.” (Jimmy Magee)

29. “Holy ____!” (Marty Morrissey)

30. “This is where Juantorena (the Cuban athlete) will open his legs and show his ____.” (David Coleman)

WHICH SPORTS, FILMS OR TV SHOWS HAVE HAD THESE SONGS AS THEME TUNES?

31. The Final Countdown by Europe

32. The Chain by Fleetwood Mac

33. Soul Limbo by Booker T & The MGs

34. Eye of The Tiger by Survivor

35. Jagerlatein by James Last

36. Beautiful Day by U2

37. World in Union by Kiri Te Kanawa

38. You’re The Best Around by Joe Esposito

39. Just Like Heaven by The Cure

40. I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly

ANSWERS: 

FILMS/TV SHOWS

1. Rugby union

2. Gaelic football

3. Ice hockey

4. Baseball

5. Rugby league

6. Formula 1

7. Golf

8. Hurling

9. American football

10. Soccer

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES

11. Billy Morgan

12. David Beckham

13. Donncha O’Callaghan

14. Liam Dune

15. Andre Agassi

16. Ian Poulter

17. Tony Adams

18. Nicky English

19. Paul Kimmage

20. Niki Lauda

COMMENTARY LINES

21. Face

22. Rode her mother

23. Nation

24. Black and white

25. It’s on fire

26. Undertakers

27. Head

28. Pigeon

29. Moses

30. Class

THEME TUNES

31. Sports Stadium (RTÉ)

32. Motorsport (BBC)

33. Cricket (BBC)

34. Rocky III

Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

35. The Sunday Game (RTÉ)

36. The Premiership (ITV)

37. Rugby World Cup

38. Karate Kid

39. Racing (RTÉ)

40. Space Jam

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