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How closely were you paying attention these past seven days?

What was Conor McGregor's big announcement after he won the UFC lightweight title in New York last weekend?
He wanted to apologise to absolutely everybody
He's going to star in a Hollywood film

He's going to be a father
He's retiring from MMA
Who was named man of the match in Ireland's win over Canada at the Aviva Stadium?
Tiernan O'Halloran
Kieran Marmion

Finlay Bealham
Ultan Dillane
How many years had it been since Ireland defeated Austria before last Saturday's 1-0 victory in Vienna?
53
54

55
56
Which former Cheltenham Champion Chase winner was retired this past week?
Sizing Europe
Sprinter Sacre

Dodging Bullets
Sire de Grugy
Katie Taylor's opponent for her first professional bout was announced on Monday, but what nationality is she?
Russian
Ukrainian

Polish
American
Which of these stadia is not on the long list for Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid?
McHale Park
Pearse Stadium

Nowlan Park
Semple Stadium
Brian Cody is staying on as Kilkenny hurling manager, it was confirmed earlier in the week. What will next season be in terms of his tenure?
17th year
18th year

19th year
20th year
Robbie Keane is leaving LA Galaxy after a five-year spell. Which club did he move to the MLS from?
Celtic
West Ham

Tottenham
Aston Villa
Supermodel Kate Upton vented her fury after fiance Justin Verlander controversially missed out on baseball's top pitching award. Who does he play for?
Detroit Tigers
Chicago Cubs

Cleveland Indians
Boston Red Soxs
Ronnie O'Sullivan compared himself to which author while promoting his new novel?
JRR Tolkien
Stephenie Meyer

JK Rowling
EL James
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