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Quiz: How well do you remember the Irish rugby year?

It was a momentous 2018 for Irish rugby, but how much of it do you remember?

January: Connacht legend John Muldoon announced his decision to retire at the end of the 2017/18 season. How many Ireland caps did the number eight win?
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1
2

3
4
February: Ireland opened their Six Nations campaign with a sensational last-gasp win in Paris. How many championship points did Joe Schmidt's team finish on as they claimed Grand Slam glory?
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24
25

26
27
March: Jacob Stockdale was named Six Nations player of the championship after scoring a record-breaking seven tries. Which team did he not score against?
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Wales
France

Scotland
Italy
April: Leinster's Champions Cup challenge gathered momentum as they dumped holders Saracens out at the quarter-final stage. Who was the last team to beat the province at the Aviva Stadium?
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Northampton Saints
Scarlets

Exeter Chiefs
Toulon
May: Munster's season came to an agonising end with a one-point Pro14 semi-final defeat to Leinster at the RDS. When did Johann van Graan's side last win a trophy?
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2010
2011

2012
2013
June: The Ireland men's sevens team made history in London by winning bronze in their first World Rugby Sevens Series appearance. Who scored the last-minute try to beat England in the bronze medal final?
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Jordan Conroy
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Billy Dardis

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Hugo Keenan
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Harry McNulty
July: After Ireland's famous series win Down Under, Schmidt's side passed the 90-point mark in the World Rugby rankings for the first time as they sat in second place. Where were they ranked when the Kiwi took over in November 2013?
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5th
6th

7th
8th
August: Ronan O'Gara was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame at a ceremony in London. Which one of these Irish legends has not yet been bestowed with the honour?
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Jack Kyle
Keith Wood

Paul O'Connell
Brian O'Driscoll
September: The IRFU's women's inter-pros was moved to earlier in the season in 2018, but who emerged as winners this year?
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Leinster
Munster

Connacht
Ulster
October: Ulster's Will Addison was named in Ireland's Autumn Tests squad after an impressive start to life in Belfast. Which England club did he leave to join the northern province?
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Harlequins
Sale Sharks

Gloucester
Newcastle Falcons
November: Ireland recorded a historic first home win over the All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium, but who won the man of the match award that night?
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Johnny Sexton
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Jacob Stockdale

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James Ryan
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Peter O'Mahony
December: Joe Schmidt announced his decision to stand down as head coach after next year's World Cup in Japan. What is his win percentage in charge of Ireland?
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54%
64%

74%
84%
Bonus question: How many tries did the Ireland men's team score in the 2018 calendar year?
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40
41

42
43
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Gold
Top of the pile, you really were paying attention this year.
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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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Murray Kinsella, Gavan Casey and Andy Dunne look back on a memorable year for Irish rugby.


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