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Quiz: How well do you remember this glittering year for Irish women in sport?

2021 was a momentous one.

Rachael Blackmore is the name on everyone's lips as 2021 comes to a close after her history-making exploits. But which county does the jockey hail from?
Cork
Limerick

Tipperary
Clare
Who scored Meath’s goal in the All-Ireland final as they won their first senior title and ended Dublin’s five in-a-row bid?
Vikki Wall
Emma Duggan

Emma Troy
Niamh O’Sullivan
In which event did Irish swimmer Ellen Keane win Paralympic gold in Tokyo?
SB8 100m Breaststroke
S9 100m Backstroke

SM9 200m Individual Medley
S9 100m Butterfly
Kellie Harrington landed Olympic gold in the women’s lightweight division in Tokyo. What nationality was her final opponent, Beatriz Ferreira?
Thai
Brazilian

Spanish
American
Who is Ireland WNT's leading goalscorer in the 2023 World Cup qualifying campaign so far?
Katie McCabe
Denise O'Sullivan

Megan Connolly
Amber Barrett
How many times did Katie Taylor fight this year?
Three
Two

Four
Five
True or false: Leona Maguire became the first-ever Irishwoman to represent Europe in the Solheim Cup in 2021.
True
False
Name the Ireland captain who retired from international rugby this year?
Claire Molloy
Hannah Tyrrell

Lindsay Peat
Ciara Griffin
From reaching an Olympic final to stunning exploits at the World Short Course Swimming Championships, Mona McSharry had quite the year. What age is the Sligo swimmer?
22
19

21
20
How many medals did Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal win at the Paralympics?
One
Two

Three
Four
Who did the Irish women's hockey team beat in the final of September's World Cup qualifiers in Pisa to book their World Cup ticket?
Wales
Italy

Scotland
Poland
And finally, what colour medal did the women's four rowers win in Tokyo?
Gold
Silver

Bronze
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Gold
Top of the pile – you really were paying attention to Irish women in sport in 2021!
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You scored out of !
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. Maybe next year...
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You scored out of !
Wooden Spoon
There's not much we can say about that now...
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