Sports Quiz Of The Year - Test your Knowledge of the Sporting Year
It has been a memorable sporting year but how much do you remember of the highlights of 2019. The answers are below.
1: Which county did Dublin restrict to just four points in the Leinster Senior Football Final?
2: Which American Football team won its sixth Superbowl in 2019 with a win over the LA Rams?
3: Who scored Liverpool’s goals in their 2-0 Champions League Final win over Spurs?
4: Which Irish golfer won his first Major title at the Open Championship at Royal Portrush?
5: Who defeated Serena Williams in the final of the Women’s Singles at Wimbeldon this year?
6: Which county knocked Dublin out of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship?
7: Who won his first World Snooker Championship in Sheffield this year?
8: Who won his third PDC World Darts Championship on January 1 this year?
9: Which Monégasque racing driver won his first Formula 1 race for Ferrari in Belguim?
10: Who captained Tipperary to victory in the All Ireland Senior Hurling Final?
11: Which Willie Mullins trained horse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup?
12: Which team defeated Leinster in the 2019 European Rugby Champions Cup Final?
13: Which team made history by being the first from Canada to win the NBA Championship?
14: Who became the first man to run a sub two hour marathon in 2019?
15: Who scored Ireland’s only goal in an away win against Gibraltar in March?
16: Which county defeated Cavan in this year’s Ulster Senior Football Championship?
17: Who won his 15th Major title with victory at The Masters in Augusta?
18: Which Irish duo won the Men’s lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships?
19: Which American won the 100 metres at this year’s World Athletics Championships in Doha?
20: Which Irish man captained England to victory to a last gasp victory in the Cricket World Cup Final?
21: Which county won a third All Ireland Senior Camogie title with a victory over Kilkenny in the final in Croke Park?
22: Who captained Manchester City to the Premier League title scoring a crucial winner against Leicster City on the way?
23: Which Belgian fighter did Katie Taylor defeat in June in Madison Square Garden to unify the lightweight division?
24: Which Colombian rider won his first Tour de France in 2019 overcoming defending champion Gearint Thomas?
Can you name all of Ireland’s try scorers at the Rugby Would Cup? There are 11 in total.
ANSWERS: 1: Meath; 2: New England Patriots; 3: Mohamed Salah & Divock Origi; 4: Shane Lowry; 5: Simona Halep; 6: Laois; 7: Judd Trump; 8: Michael van Gerwen; 9: Charles Leclerc; 10: Seamus Callanan; 11: Al Boum Photo; 12: Saracens; 13: Toronto Raptors; 14: Eliud Kipchoge; 15: Jeff Hendrick; 16: Donegal; 17: Tiger Woods; 18: Fintan McCarthy & Paul O’Donovan; 19: Christian Coleman; 20: Eoin Morgan; 21: Galway; 22: Vincent Kompany; 23: Delfine Persoon; 24: Egan Bernal. AND FINALLY: Robbie Henshaw, Jordan Larmour, Peter O’Mahony, Rhys Ruddock, James Ryan, CJ Stander; Rory Best (2); Tadhg Furlong (2); Rob Kearney (2); Jonathan Sexton (2); Andrew Conway (3)