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Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

1. Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness will be an assistant manager in the Chinese Super League, but which club will he be joining?
Guangzhou Evergrande
Beijing Sinobo Guoan

Shandong Luneng
Shanghai Shenhua
2. Yesterday saw Dylan Connolly join champions Dundalk. Which English club did the winger play for before returning to Ireland in 2015?
Preston North End

Sheffield United
Ipswich Town
3. What did the New Zealand Herald caricature Lions boss Warren Gatland as in a cartoon this week?
A sheep
A clown

A tiger
A ventriloquist
4. How many times did Jim Gavin use the phrase “his good name” when referring to Diarmuid Connolly in his post-match press conference last Sunday?

5. Maro Itoje will earn his first Lions start in Wellington tomorrow. But what degree is the 22-year-old currently studying in his spare time?

6. Preston North End manager Simon Grayson was this week announced as the new Sunderland boss. How many Irish players were on Preston’s books in 2016/17?

7. Which former WBA welterweight world champion was this week rumoured to join Conor McGregor’s training team ahead of August’s bout with Floyd Mayweather?
Adrien Broner
Marcos René Maidana

Keith Thurman
Paulie Malignaggi
8. The 2017 Tour de France kicks off tomorrow. Where will the opening stage be held?

9. What was Mako Vunipola accused of during the Lions' opening Test in Eden Park last Saturday?
Deliberately targeting New Zealand players with diving lunges
Grabbing hold of Owen Franks’ testicles

Not respecting the pre-game Haka
Refusing to shake Steve Hansen's hand
10. England lost on penalties to Germany in the U21 European Championship semi-finals on Tuesday. When was the last time the senior team lost to the Germans on spot kicks?
World Cup 2006
Euro 2004

Euro 1996
Italia 90
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