The Echo quiz: How well do you know Keano, Sonia, O'Gara and Briege?

The Echo quiz: How well do you know Keano, Sonia, O'Gara and Briege?
Roy Keane after Ireland's defeat to the Netherlands at World Cup 1994 in the USA. Picture: Eddie O'Hare

ROY KEANE

1. Against which club did he make his league debut for Nottingham Forest in August 1990?

2. How many Premier League medals did he win with Manchester United?

3. In which year did he make his senior debut for the Republic of Ireland?

4. What shirt number did he wear at the 1994 World Cup?

5. How many times was he chosen as the FAI Senior Player of The Year?

6. Against which side did he produce a man-of-the-match performance in the 1999 Champions League semi-final second leg, despite knowing that he would miss the final after picking up a yellow card?

7. In which year did he leave Manchester United?

8. With which Cork club did he begin his schoolboys’ football career?

9. He was assistant manager at which club in 2014?

10. Who did he success as Manchester United captain?

SONIA O’SULLIVAN

11. How many times did she compete in the Olympic Games?

12. Which subject did she study as part of her scholarship at Villanova University in the USA?

13. How many European Championship gold medals has she won?

14. What nationality is her husband Nic Bideau?

15. Over what distance did she win a silver medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney?

16. At which Olympic Games was she the Ireland chef de mission?

17. In which year did she win a gold medal at the World Championships in Gothenburg?

18. Where did she finish in the 3000m at her Olympic Games in Barcelona in 1992?

19. In which year was a statue in her honour erected in Cobh – 2011, 2015 or 2019?

20. In which event did she win gold at the 1991 Universiade (World Student Games)?

RONAN O’GARA

21. In which year did he make his senior international debut?

22. Of which French Top14 side is he currently head coach?

23. In 2018, he was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame – how many Irish inductees had there been before him?

24. How many Lions tours was he a part of?

25. Where does he rank on the all-time list of Ireland senior appearances?

26. Against which country did his drop-goal secure the 2009 grand slam for Ireland?

27. He was assistant coach of which New Zealand side from 2018-19?

28. How many All-Ireland League medals did he win with Cork Constitution?

29. With which school did he win Munster Schools Junior and Senior Cup medals in 1992 and 1995 respectively?

30. How many tries did he score for Ireland – 10, 13 or 16?

BRIEGE CORKERY

31. How many ladies’ football All-Star Awards has she won?

32. In which year was she shortlisted for the RTÉ Sports Person of The Year Award?

33. With whom does she play camogie?

34. And what is her football club?

35. Has she won more county senior championship medals in football or camogie?

36. How many All-Ireland camogie and ladies’ football doubles has she won?

37. In November 2018, she was chosen as captain of the Munster inter-provincial title in which code?

38. Which of these jobs has she not had – stonemason, farmer, bank official, electrician?

39. In which year was she the LGFA Players’ Player of The Year – 2011, 2013 or 2015?

40. How many All-Ireland senior medals have Corkery and Rena Buckley won?

Answers...

ROY KEANE

Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Picture: Eddie O'Hare

1. Liverpool

2. Seven – 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2002-03

3. 1991

4. 6

5. Twice – 1997 and 2001

6. Juventus

7. 2005

8. Rockmount

9. Aston Villa

10. Eric Cantona

SONIA O’SULLIVAN

11. Four

12. Accountancy

13. Three – 3000m (1994), 5000m (1998), 10,000m (1998)

14. Australian

15. 5000m

16. 2012

17. 1995

18. Fourth

19. 2015

20. 1500m

RONAN O’GARA

21. 2000 against Scotland

22. La Rochelle

23. Eleven

24. Three – 2001, 2005 and 2009

25. Second, behind Brian O’Driscoll

26. Wales

27. Crusaders

28. One – 1998-99

29. Presentation Brothers College

30. Sixteen

BRIEGE CORKERY

31. Ten – 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

32. 2014

33. Cloughduv

34. St Val’s

35. Football – three compared to one in camogie

36. Six – 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2014 and 2015

37. Football

38. Electrician

39. 2015

40. Eighteen

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