Donegal Democrat weekly sports quiz
Gerald Boyle’s weekly sports quizzes have been getting a great reaction. Here’s another tricky set of teasers to test your knowledge
1: Which county defeated a Donegal Ladies team playing in their first Division One final in a classic game in Parnell Park in 2017?
2: Who is he? He scored a goal on his Ulster senior championship debut after coming on as a sub - without a warm-up! He also scored a goal in an Ulster final and a point that didn't count in another one!
3: Which player, now plying his trade in Championship, holds the record for the most Premier League appearances?
4: Which is the only Ulster county that has never played in an All-Ireland U-21 football final?
5: In a recent RTÉ Sport broadcast, Michael Murphy (pictured) identified a Dublin defender as one of his most difficult opponents. They came up against each other at U-21, senior and Sigerson Cup level. Who is he?
6: Who is Scotland's most capped soccer player?
7: Donegal have played in 23 Ulster senior football finals and two replays. In how many of those 25 games did they fail to score a goal. Is it (a) 11; (b) 13 or (c) 15?
8: Who was the first county to win the Sam Maguire Cup after having earlier been eliminated from their provincial championship?
9: Which former Leyton Orient and West Bromich Albion player was the first English man to play for Real Madrid?
10: In Jim McGuinness's memoir, 'Until Victory Always', which Donegal defeat was he referring to when he wrote: “It was the longest day of my football life”?
1, Cork (2-15 to 2-14); 2, Kieran Keeney, Ardara. He made his championship debut in the 'Battle of Ballybofey' in 1973 against Tyrone; 3, Gareth Barry, West Bromich Albion, 653 Premier League appearances; 4, Monaghan; 5, Rory O'Carroll; 6, Kenny Dalglish, 102 caps; 7, (c) 15; 8, Galway (2001); 9, Laurie Cunningham. He played for Real Madrid against Limerick in the European Cup in Lansdowne Road in 1980; 10, the 2013 quarter-final defeat to Mayo.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email firstname.lastname@example.org To contact Donegal Post, email email@example.com To contact Inish Times, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.