The Echo sports quiz: How well do you know these memorable victories in football, rugby, soccer and hurling?

The Echo sports quiz: How well do you know these memorable victories in football, rugby, soccer and hurling?
Cork manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy shows off the Liam MacCarthy to the Cork supporters on Hill 16 in 1999. Picture: David Maher/SPORTSFILE

TEST YOURSELF ON THESE FOUR MAJOR TITLE WINS...

CORK 2010 ALL-IRELAND SFC:

Donncha O'Connor runs at the Down defence.
Donncha O'Connor runs at the Down defence.

1. How many All-Star awards did Cork win?

2. Who did Cork defeat in a qualifier clash at Páirc Uí Chaoimh?

3. Who won man of the match in the All-Ireland final win over Down?

4. Cork beat Mayo to win the league final – when did the county win a league a league and championship double prior to 2010?

5. Who scored a crucial penalty in the All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin?

6. Cork wore white jerseys in the All-Ireland final — when had the county previously won a football All-Ireland wearing white?

7. Name any of the three teams to have had more than player in the Cork starting 15 for the All-Ireland final

8. Cork captain Graham Canty was unable to start the All-Ireland final, meaning who skippered the side in his absence?

9. Which Cork player won the Young Footballer of The Year Award in 2010?

10. How many Cork championship games went to extra time in this campaign?

MUNSTER 2008 HEINEKEN CUP:

Tomás O'Leary celebrates after defeating Toulouse. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Tomás O'Leary celebrates after defeating Toulouse. Picture: Eddie O'Hare

11. The Heineken Cup final win over Toulouse took place at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, the third of Munster’s four finals to do so — at which other venue have they played a final?

12. Paul O’Connell captained Munster to glory – who had been captain for the 2006 win?

13. How many foreign players were in the starting 15 for the final?

14. Who did Munster beat in the quarter-finals?

15. Who scored Munster’s only try in the final?

16. Declan Kidney, in his final game before taking the Ireland head coach role, had returned to Munster after three years away in 2005 — who had the role between his two stints?

17. What colour shirts did Munster wear in the final?

18. How many of their six group games did Munster win?

19. Munster’s semi-final win over Saracens was at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry — who had beaten Munster there in the group stage?

20. How many previous finals had Toulouse won?

CORK CITY 2017 LEAGUE AND CUP DOUBLE

Cork City players celebrate winning the league in 2017. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Cork City players celebrate winning the league in 2017. Picture: Eddie O'Hare

21. How many consecutive league games did City win at the beginning of the season?

22. Who inflicted their first league defeat?

23. Along with Seán Maguire, which City player joined Preston North End in the summer of 2017?

24. Which player, signed from Sligo Rovers during this campaign, scored the winning penalty in the FAI Cup final against Dundalk?

25. Which Cypriot side eliminated City from the Europa League?

26. Which Wexford native was on loan to City from Burton Albion during this season?

27. Which club legend was Cork City’s goalkeeping coach in this campaign?

28. What number did club captain John Dunleavy wear in this campaign?

29. How many points ahead of Dundalk did City finish?

30. City’s league win made it how many consecutive top-two finishes under John Caulfield?

CORK 1999 ALL-IRELAND HURLING:

Cork hurler Seanie McGrath fires over a point despite the challege of Michael Kavanagh of Kilkenny in the 1999 All-Ireland hurling final at Croke Park. Picture: INPHO/Patrick Bolger
Cork hurler Seanie McGrath fires over a point despite the challege of Michael Kavanagh of Kilkenny in the 1999 All-Ireland hurling final at Croke Park. Picture: INPHO/Patrick Bolger

31. Cork played four championship games to win the All-Ireland — how many goals did they concede?

32. Who captained Cork to glory?

33. Cork received 15 All-Star nominations — which two players were nominated despite not starting any championship games

34. When was the last time before 1999 that Cork and Kilkenny had met in an All-Ireland final?

35. Cork only scored one goal, in the Munster final win over Clare – who scored it?

36. Who won the Hurler of The Year Award?

37. Who played at centre-forward for Cork in all four championship games?

38. The final was the first not to have had a goal — which is the only other final not to have had one?

39. Which member of the Cork team played in the All-Ireland football loss to Meath a fortnight later?

40. Cork’s win ended a nine-year wait for an All-Ireland — the longest drought since when?

ANSWERS...

CORK FOOTBALL:

Cork's All-Stars.
Cork's All-Stars.

1. Four – Michael Shields, Graham Canty, Paudie Kissane, Aidan Walsh

2. Cavan

3. Daniel Goulding

4. 1989

5. Donncha O’Connor

6. 1973 v Galway

7. Clyda Rovers (Ray Carey, Paudie Kissane), Ballincollig (John Miskella, Pa Kelly), Éire Óg (Ciarán Sheehan, Daniel Goulding)

8. Michael Shields

9. Aidan Walsh

10. Two — Kerry in the Munster semi-final replay and Limerick in the All-Ireland qualifiers

MUNSTER:

Munster fans celebrate their win against Toulouse. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Munster fans celebrate their win against Toulouse. Picture: Eddie O'Hare

11. Twickenham, v Northampton Saints in 2000

12. Anthony Foley

13. Three – Doug Howlett, Lifeimi Mafi and Rua Tipoki

14. Gloucester

15. Denis Leamy

Munster's Marcus Horan, Denis Leamy and David Wallace celebrate after defeating Toulouse in 2008. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Munster's Marcus Horan, Denis Leamy and David Wallace celebrate after defeating Toulouse in 2008. Picture: Eddie O'Hare

16. Alan Gaffney

17. Navy

18. Four

19. Wasps

20. Three – 1996, 2003 and 2005

CORK CITY:

Cork City fans at the Aviva. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Cork City fans at the Aviva. Picture: Eddie O'Hare

21. Twelve

22. Bohemians

23. Kevin O’Connor

24. Kieran Sadlier

25. AEK Larnaca

26. Ryan Delaney

27. Phil Harrington

28. 4

29. Seven

30. Four

CORK HURLING:

31. One, against Waterford in the Munster SHC semi-final

32. Mark Landers

Mark Landers.
Mark Landers.

33. Kevin Murray and Alan Browne

34. 1992

35. Joe Deane

36. Brian Corcoran

Brian Corcoran battles in the rain.
Brian Corcoran battles in the rain.

37. Fergal McCormack

38. 2004, when Cork also beat Kilkenny

39. Seán Óg Ó hAilpín

40. 1966, when a 12-year wait was ended

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