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Have you been paying attention? Here’s’s quiz of the week

Pit your wits against 10 of the best from today’s question setter, Real Madrid star Quiz-tiano Ronaldo (no, not really).

Setting the questions today is Real Madrid star Quiz-tiano Ronaldo (no, not really).
Setting the questions today is Real Madrid star Quiz-tiano Ronaldo (no, not really).
Image: Andres Kudacki/AP/Press Association Images

TAKE FIVE AND enjoy’s quiz of the week. Have you been paying attention to the sports news this week?

There are no prizes — unless you count honour, glory and bragging rights as a suitable reward. Otherwise, it’s just for fun.

Click the link at the bottom of the page to reveal the answers.

1. #HURLING Who scored Kilkenny’s three goals in the All-Ireland SHC final last Sunday?

2. #RYDER CUP Before Jose Maria Olazabal’s success at Medinah last weekend, who was the last man to captain a winning Ryder Cup team on opposition soil?

3. #HOCKEY Irish hockey bosses were criticised this week for withdrawing the men’s international team from an upcoming tournament in which country?

4. #GAA Who did the Meath County Board propose to be the Royals’ new senior football manager earlier this week?

5. #OOPS Which football manager found himself in trouble this week after he disclosed team news to a member of the public?

6. #RACING Who will ride Aidan O’Brien’s Camelot in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday?

7. #CYCLING Floyd Landis was this week found guilty of defaming world cycling body the UCI. In what year was Landis disqualified after finishing first in the Tour de France?

8. #RUGBY Leinster host Munster in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday evening. When was the last time that Munster beat their Eastern rivals?

9. #WHO SAID IT? “I’m not answering that. We’re here to talk about football. Christ.”

10. #ANAGRAM Unscramble the following letters for the name of a man who made headlines this week: EARMARK MINTY

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Niall Kelly

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