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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 17 January, 2019

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

1. Who did Ireland draw in their World Cup play-off this week?

2. Who will Mayo begin their 2018 All-Ireland quest against next year?

3. What did 18-year-old Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar do to concede a horror goal against Manchester United?
Kicked the ball off his own defender before it went in
Dropped and fumbled a corner which went in

Let the ball cross the line while holding it
Let a shot in-between his legs
4. Who was appointed the new Dublin senior hurling manager earlier this week?
Mattie Kenny
Shay Boland

Anthony Daly
Pat Gilroy
5. Craig Shakespeare was let go as Leicester City boss this week, but when did the 53-year-old take over following the sacking of Claudio Ranieri?

6. Simon Zebo’s future at Munster remains uncertain. In what year did the 27-year-old make his debut for the province?

7. Cork City clinched their first league title since 2005 on Tuesday. Who played the most minutes for the side this season?
Alan Bennett
Conor McCormack

Mark McNulty
Greg Bolger
8. The IRFU advertised for the position of women's XVs head coach this week, but how long is the part-time position for?
3 months
6 months

18 months
2 years
9. Which Ireland international’s dad was this week named as the new Cork senior hurling manager?
David Meyler
John O’Shea

Seamus Coleman
Shane Long
10. What is the name of the AFL club Mayo legend Cora Staunton signed for this week?
Western Bulldogs
Greater Western Sydney Giants

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