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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 hurling year?

Test yourself, hurling fans.

Tipperary players celebrate with the Liam McCarthy Cup Tipperary players celebrating their All-Ireland final win. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

IT WAS A brilliant year for Tipperary as they were crowned All-Ireland senior champions.

But what else do you remember from the 2016 hurling year? Take our quiz to find out.

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Who won the Walsh Cup in Croke Park in January?
INPHO
Wexford
Dublin

Kilkenny
Offaly
Which Limerick great was the Fitzgibbon Cup winning manager?
INPHO
Eamon Cregan
Gary Kirby

Richie Bennis
Ciaran Carey
Who was man-of-the-match in the All-Ireland senior club hurling final?
INPHO
Shane Dowling
INPHO
Ronan Lynch

INPHO
Cathal King
INPHO
Adrian Breen
Clare were crowned hurling league champions in May for the first time in how many years?
INPHO
34
38

36
40
Who was the top scorer in the 2016 hurling championship?
INPHO
Seamus Callanan
INPHO
Shane Dooley

INPHO
TJ Reid
INPHO
Niall O'Brien
Who hit the only goal in the Leinster senior hurling final?
INPHO
Jonjo Farrell
Colin Fennelly

Walter Walsh
Richie Hogan
How many goals did Tipperary score in the Munster senior hurling championship?
INPHO
9
7

8
10
Who knocked Dublin out in the All-Ireland hurling qualifiers?
INPHO
Cork
Wexford

Clare
Limerick
Who scored a hat-trick for Clare against Laois in July?
INPHO
Conor McGrath
INPHO
Podge Collins

INPHO
Shane O'Donnell
INPHO
Aaron Shanagher
Wexford defeated Cork in July for the first time in how many years?
INPHO
40
70

60
50
What did Pauric Mahony score in the All-Ireland semi-final draw against Kilkenny?
INPHO
0-15
0-13

0-14
0-12
How many points did Galway lose to Tipperary by in the All-Ireland semi-final?
INPHO
2
4

3
1
Who was man-of-the-match in the All-Ireland senior hurling final?
INPHO
Seamus Callanan
INPHO
Patrick Maher

INPHO
Brendan Maher
INPHO
Padraic Maher
Tipperary won the All-Ireland minor title in September. Who did they beat?
INPHO
Galway
Limerick

Waterford
Kilkenny
Which one of these players captained Waterford to the All-Ireland U21 hurling title?
INPHO
Stephen Bennett
INPHO
Shane Bennett

INPHO
Patrick Curran
INPHO
Austin Gleeson
How many players from the 2016 All-Star hurling team had won All-Star awards in 2015?
INPHO
6
3

5
4
Who did Clare's Ballyea beat in the Munster senior club final?
INPHO
Glen Rovers
Thurles Sarsfields

Ballygunner
Patrickswell
Who was appointed the new Limerick senior hurling manager in September?
INPHO
Gary Kirby
John Kiely

Anthony Daly
Shane O'Neill
Who managed Cuala to win the Leinster senior club hurling title?
INPHO
Ollie Baker
Anthony Cunningham

Richie Stakelum
Mattie Kenny
Finally, which one of these Tipperary All-Ireland winners did not retire in 2016?
INPHO
Paddy Stapleton
INPHO
Conor O'Brien

INPHO
Michael Cahill
INPHO
Gearoid Ryan
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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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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You scored out of !
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 hurling?
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Fintan O'Toole

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