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Lions, Championship, Champions League, League of Ireland – we dare you to get 10/10.

1. Which member of the Lions squad dropped out for this weekend's opening game against Barbarians?
Conor Murray
Jared Payne

Rory Best
Jack McGrath
2. The O’Donovan Brothers claimed silver in last weekend’s European Rowing Championships. But who was the other (unrelated) O’Donovan from Skibbereen Rowing Club who also secured a medal in Czech Republic?
Mark O’Donovan
Stephen O’Donovan

Enda O’Donovan
Shane O’Donovan
3. Shamrock Rovers took a 1-0 lead at Turner's Cross thanks to a thunderbolt strike from distance before going on to lose 4-1 to Cork City last Friday. Who scored the Hoops' opener?
Gary Shaw
Trevor Clarke

Roberto Lopes
Graham Burke
4. Mexico beat Ireland 3-1 in the MetLife Stadium on Thursday night. 28-year-old Stephen Gleeson scored Ireland’s consolation, but which other international is the Birmingham City midfielder’s cousin?
Glenn Whelan
Robbie Brady

Callum O'Dowda
Wes Hoolahan
5. Who made their 50th appearance for the Boys in Green against Mexico?
Darren Randolph
Wes Hoolahan

James McClean
Richard Keogh
6. Real Madrid take on Juventus in Saturday’s Uefa Champions League final. How many goals and assists combined does Brazilian full-back Dani Alves have in this year’s competition?
3
4

5
6
7. New Connacht head coach Kieran Keane will arrive at the Sportsground this month to get the province’s pre-season preparations up and running. Which Super Rugby side will Keane depart at the end of the season?
Stormers
Chiefs

Crusaders
Bulls
8. Who scored both tries for Ireland as Peter Malone’s side were defeated 22-21 by Italy in the opening game of the U20 Rugby World Cup?
Conor Dean
Jonny Stewart

Calvin Nash
Ciaran Frawley
9. Carlow face a stiff test if they are to secure back-to-back Championship wins when they welcome Jim Gavin's Dublin to Portlaoise. Who were the last team to beat the Boys in Blue in the Leinster Championship?
Meath
Kildare

Westmeath
Offaly
10. According to Sport Ireland, which banned substance was not found in the supplement taken by Kerry footballer Brendan O’Sullivan?
Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone
Methyldienolone

Methylhexaneamine
Phenethylamine
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