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Quiz: How well do you remember the sporting year?

It’s time to find out who’s been paying attention over the past 12 months.

January - Who did Carl Frampton lose his WBA featherweight title to in Las Vegas?
Horacio Garcia
Leo Santa Cruz

Scott Quigg
Kiko Martinez
February - Who defeated Ireland in their Six Nations opener?
Scotland
England

Wales
France
March - Barcelona completed a miracle comeback to overturn a 4-0 first leg deficit and defeat PSG in the Champions League round of 16, but who scored the dramatic late winner?
Neymar
Leo Messi

Arda Turan
Sergi Roberto
April - Davy Fitzgerald was slapped with an eight-week touchline ban for an altercation with which Tipperary player in the Allianz Hurling League semi-final?
Jason Forde
Niall O'Meara

Ronan Maher
John McGrath
May - Which League of Ireland club was rocked with a match-fixing probe?
Sligo Rovers
Bray Wanderers

Athlone Town
Waterford
June - What Irishman finished off a try for the ages as the Lions went down 30-15 to New Zealand in the first test?
Sean O'Brien
Conor Murray

Robbie Henshaw
Jonny Sexton
July - Roger Federer rolled back the years to lift the Wimbledon title, but how many Grand Slams has he now won?
16
17

18
19
August - What Irish woman was named the best amateur player in women's golf for a third straight year?
Leona Maguire
Olivia Mehaffey

Paula Grant
Annabel Wilson
September - Who was named as the host city for the 2024 Olympic Games?
Los Angeles
Rome

Tokyo
Paris
October - In what place did Sanita Puspure finish in the final of the women's single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Florida?
1st
2nd

3rd
4th
November - How many of the victorious Galway All-Ireland winning team picked up All-Stars this year?
6
7

8
9
December - What 200/1 no-hoper became the longest-odds winner in the history of Irish racing at Thurles?
Dandy Flame
Rhinestone

Killahara Castle
True Self
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Gold
Top of the pile, you really were paying attention.
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Silver
Not too bad at all. If you'd paid a little more attention you could have won the gold.
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Bronze
The questions just didn't suit you this time.
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You scored out of !
Wooden Spoon
Well now. There's not much we can say about that. Do you even like sport?
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