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Quiz: How well do you remember Connacht's title-winning season?

The western province set the Pro12 alight before shocking Leinster in a thrilling final performance.

Updated Apr 11th 2020, 9:00 PM

THE SUN’S BEEN shining, what more excuse do we need to look back on Connacht’s sensational against-the-odds run to claim the 2015/16 Pro12 title.

Almost four years on, what do you remember from the season and the glorious day in Edinburgh?

Who tied with Matt Healy as the Pro12's leading try-scorer in the 2015/16 season?
DTH van der Merwe
Craig Gilroy

Niyi Adeolokun
Simon Zebo
Bundee Aki was the most frequent ball carrier in the Pro12 over the 2015/16 season, how many tries did the centre score in the campaign?
6
7

8
9
One of Aki's tries was a sensational dive for the corner against Munster to bridge a gap of how long between wins for the western province at Thomond Park?
9 years
19 years

29 years
59 years
Name the side Connacht beat in the Pro12 semi-final, the same team they edged two weeks earlier to seal the second seed slot.
Glasgow Warriors
Scarlets

Munster
Ospreys
In a 24-match campaign, how many appearances did captain John Muldoon clock up?
12
20

23
24
Off the field, there was an intriguing tale of how players rallied around Robbie Henshaw after he had what item stolen?
His accordion
His car

His Beats headphones
His laptop
One Irish province managed to beat Connacht home and away during the regular Pro12 season. Name them.
Leinster
Ulster

Munster
Current Ulster star John Cooney earned a medal in this season, what was unusual about his role in the Murrayfield final?
He missed three kicks at goal.
He came on as a replacement inside the first 10 minutes.

He filled in at fullback after Tiernan O'Halloran's injury.
He played just four minutes off the bench before dislocating his shoulder.
American international AJ MacGinty was Connacht's influential number 10. The replacement out-half in Murrayfield, Shane O'Leary, went on to represent which nation?
USA
Canada

Uruguay
Italy
Which of these players did not score a try in the thrilling final win over Leinster?
Jake Heenan
Niyi Adeolokun

Tiernan O'Halloran
Matt Healy
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
The West's Awake
You lived and breathed every minute and still party like it's 2016.
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You scored out of !
Just shy of glory
Like Leinster in May 2016, you just came up against an irresistible force and wound up second best.
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You scored out of !
Missed the play-offs
Some moments for the highlight reel there, but if you're honest, you were a long way off the silverware.
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You scored out of !
Good job there's no relegation in the Pro12
Maybe next year, eh?
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