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Quiz - How well do you know the modern Kilkenny-Tipperary hurling rivalry?

The next chapter between the counties takes place on Saturday.

Richie Hogan with Michael Cahill and Padraic Maher Kilkenny and Tipperary renew acquaintances on Saturday night. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

ON SATURDAY, KILKENNY and Tipperary will meet in the Allianz hurling league.

There’ll be no lack of familiarity, as since the start of 2009 – including replays – the counties have met eight times in the senior championship.

But how well do you know the modern Kilkenny-Tipperary hurling rivalry?

Take our quiz to find out.

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Which hurling great made his last championship appearance in the 2013 All-Ireland qualifier in Nowlan Park?
INPHO
Henry Shefflin
Eoin Kelly

Brendan Cummins
Tommy Walsh
Who scored a hat-trick for Tipperary in the 2010 All-Ireland senior final?
INPHO
Lar Corbett
Eoin Kelly

Noel McGrath
Patrick Maher
Which of these players did not win an All-Star last year?
INPHO
James Barry
INPHO
Walter Walsh

INPHO
John McGrath
INPHO
TJ Reid
Why was the league game called off between the counties in 2010?
INPHO
Pitch invasion by fans
Floodlight failure

Snow left pitch unplayable
Kilkenny gave a walkover
Who was man-of-the-match in last year's All-Ireland senior hurling final?
INPHO
Padraic Maher
Seamus Callanan

John McGrath
Ronan Maher
Who scored three goals over the course of the 2014 All-Ireland final draw and replay?
INPHO
Richie Hogan
INPHO
Seamus Callanan

INPHO
John Power
INPHO
Richie Power
Name this Tipperary player who started in the 2011 All-Ireland senior hurling final?
INPHO
John O'Brien
Paul Curran

Gearoid Ryan
Shane McGrath
How many points did Kilkenny beat Tipperary by in the 2012 All-Ireland semi-final?
INPHO
21
15

18
12
Why was John O'Dwyer in the spotlight at the end of the drawn All-Ireland final in 2014?
INPHO
He scored a goal
Hawk-Eye ruled his shot from a free went wide

He missed a penalty
He was substituted
Finally who is this Kilkenny player celebrating their 2014 All-Ireland final replay win over Tipperary?
INPHO
Conor Fogarty
Padraig Walsh

Kieran Joyce
Colin Fennelly
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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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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