The Tuesday sports quiz: Echo expert Denis Hurley tests your knowledge

The Tuesday sports quiz: Echo expert Denis Hurley tests your knowledge

Academic grounds. Question 33.

Anagrams quiz by Sly nude hire. Rearrange the letters in bold to find answers to the clues.

1. Yard may run — Three-time men’s singles grand slam title winner

2. Ladle ninny — Captained Cork to win an All-Ireland

3. Flat ford rod — Area in an English city with both football and cricket grounds

4. Nil game inn — Two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback

5. Reclaimed Sally — Won two consecutive Champions Leagues in the 1990s with different clubs

6. Broker ice grey — Cork woman with a big mantelpiece for all the medals

7. A Cork perk — Where finals are decided

8. I, llama Jew — Cork native who guided Mary Immaculate College to the Fitzgibbon Cup in 2017

9. My slow math — Kilkenny hurler (two of them!) and Kerry footballer

10. A bid surrounds Tom — They lost a Champions League final to a team from the same country in the past decade

11. A cherubic letter — The home of snooker

12. Shy rice tycoon — Last Corkman to hold the role of President of the GAA

13. Wanton hotel — Midlands League of Ireland club

14. Server long — The last club team to win the Cork county senior hurling championship

15. Caymans see menu — Inter-county football manager back for a second spell with the Farney Men

16. Hard dumpy hives — Battled Ronan O’Gara for Ireland number 10 jersey

17. Hired raffle — Munster GAA venue

18. Delay hinge — Cricket ground near Leeds

19. Bemoan buyer — Current queenpins of Cork ladies’ football

20. Cull nine chairs — They’ve got Cork GAA covered

21. Slower pub — Major American title usually contested in early February

22. Upload on nova — One of a pair of Olympic medal-winning brothers

23. Rwanda noodles — The old name for a major Irish stadium

24. Found terrace — Major race which passed through Ireland in 1998

25. Catch grump — Munster pre-season football competition

26. Rearrange design — West Cork team in county intermediate hurling championship

27. Long nun telescope — This horse won the 2012 Aintree Grand National

28. Tropical clinks — Goalkeeper from Ballinhassig on Cork senior hurling panel

29. A politics dummy — There is one of these in quite a few cities

30. Loveable tresses — Legendary Spanish golfer

31. Bail snout — Holder of three world sprinting records

32. A calming whenever — Player at the top of the world darts rankings

33. Teak rhymed — Sports venue associated with UCC

34. A villainous son — Won a silver medal for Ireland at the 2000 Olympics

35. Bend ox torsos — They went 86 years without a World Series but have won four since breaking that drought

36. Tarnishing aim — Swiss tennis legend

37. Admiral red — They top the European Cup/Champions League roll of honour

38. She hates — Cricket series contested by England and Australia

39. War as legacy — Summer racing festival which draws crowds to Ballybritt

40. I rank hovel — Won the Golden Ball at the 2002 Fifa World Cup but didn’t feature at all in 2006 despite being in his country’s squad


1. Andy Murray

2. Dinny Allen

3. Old Trafford

4. Eli Manning

5. Marcel Desailly

6. Briege Corkery

7. Croke Park

8. Jamie Wall

9. Tommy Walsh

10. Borussia Dortmund

11. Crucible Theatre

12. Christy Cooney

13. Athlone Town

14. Glen Rovers

15. Séamus McEnaney

16. David Humphreys

17. Fraher Field

18. Headingley

19. Mourneabbey

20. Chill Insurance

21. Super Bowl

22. Paul O’Donovan

23. Lansdowne Road

24. Tour de France

25. McGrath Cup

26. Argideen Rangers

27. Neptune Collonges

28. Patrick Collins

29. Olympic Stadium

30. Seve Ballesteros

31. Usain Bolt

32. Michael Van Gerwen

33. The Mardyke

34. Sonia O’Sullivan

35. Boston Red Sox

36. Martina Hingis

37. Real Madrid

38. The Ashes

39. Galway Races

40. Oliver Kahn

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