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Carlow native Padraig Amond was the FA Cup hero for Newport last weekend, as his penalty knocked which Premier League team out?
PA
Newcastle United
Leicester City

Fulham
Watford
Cian Kelleher will leave Connacht at the end of the season ahead of a proposed return to Leinster. How many senior appearances did the winger win for his native province before moving west?
Inpho
5
6

7
8
Portlaoise's world champion TJ Doheny this week signed with Eddie Hearn, but which US city will he defend his title in later this month?
Boston
Las Vegas

New York
Chicago
Pádraig Harrington was named the European Ryder Cup captain for the 2020 match against USA. Where will the 43rd instalment of the event be played?
PA
Whistling Straits
Medinah Country Club

Hazeltine National
Pebble Beach
David Moyes and Martin O'Neill were both linked with the job, but can you name the newly-appointed Stoke City manager?
PA
Alan Pardew
Rory Delap

Sam Allardyce
Nathan Jones
Manchester City put Burton Albion to the sword in Wednesday's League Cup semi-final first-leg. Who scored four goals in the 9-0 thrashing?
PA
Sergio Aguero
Gabriel Jesus

Kevin de Bruyne
Raheem Sterling
It was confirmed this week that Waterford will play their Allianz Hurling League opener against Offaly at Semple Stadium. Why?
Inpho
They've a better record in Thurles
Walsh Park is double-booked

They breached GAA training regulations
The pitch at Fraher Field in Dungarvan is being relaid
Dundalk captain Stephen O'Donnell called time on a glittering playing career on Thursday - how many League of Ireland titles did the midfielder win?
Inpho
4
5

6
7
Ireland winger Anthony Pilkington completed his move to which Championship club from Cardiff City?
Inpho
Wigan
Bolton

Rotherham
Hull
Munster out-half Ian Keatley is set to leave the province after seven years to join Benetton Treviso. How many Ireland caps has he won?
Inpho
7
8

9
10
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Ahead of a huge weekend of Heineken Champions Cup action, Murray Kinsella, Andy Dunne and Gavan Casey assess the provinces’ chances of putting a foot in the last eight:


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