With the majority of Irish sport on hold since mid-March, sports-starved pals have resorted to virtual quizzes to fill the void.
Zoom quizzes have become exponentially popular in lockdown as friends take turns hosting their own trivia nights.
So we’ve pulled together a host of questions of our own featuring some head-scratchers and fun facts for you to use in your next quiz.
Here’s a four-round quiz centered around Irish sport and other popular sports.
1. Against which country did Gary Breen score for the Republic of Ireland at the 2002 World Cup?
2. Who is Turkey’s all-time record goalscorer?
3. Name the five players to earn 100 caps for the Republic of Ireland.
4. Which English club play their home matches at Hillsborough?
5. Paul McGrath played the most number of games in his career for which club?
6. Name the last three players to break the Liverpool transfer record.
7. Leeds legends Gary Kelly and Ian Harte are cousins from which Irish town?
8. Who did Martin O’Neill’s Celtic lose to in the 2003 UEFA Cup final?
9. Name the three players who were “certainties to play” for Ireland against England in Christy Moore’s song “Joxer Goes to Stuttgart”.
10. At the start of the 2004/05 season Real Madrid had three English players on their senior first team books. Can you name them?
1. Saudi Arabia
2. Hakan Sukur
3. Robbie Keane, Shay Given, John O’Shea, Kevin Kilbane and Steve Staunton
4. Sheffield Wednesday
5. Aston Villa
6. Virgil van Dijk, Alisson, Naby Keita
9. Kevin Moran, Ronnie Whelan and Paul McGrath
10. David Beckham, Michael Owen and Jonathan Woodgate
Who am I questions
1. I was born in Kingston, Jamaica in December 1994. At the age of five, I emigrated to London and ended up playing for QPR youth football team before joining Liverpool.
2. My sister starred and co-wrote the comedy series Catastrophe. I stand at six feet and four inches, and I made my debut for Leinster in 1998.
3. I was born in Moneyglass, Co. Antrim in May 1974. I won the 2010 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. I retired from my sport in 2015.
4. I turned professional in 1990 and won my first event on the European Tour in 2003. I beat Tiger Woods in the final to win the WGC-Matchplay Championship in 2000 and won my first major championship in 2011.
5. I was born in Belfast. My nickname was ‘The Hurricane’. I was world champion in 1972 and 1982.
6. I was the youngest ever All Black when I played my first international in 1994 at the age of 19 years and 45 days. I played on the wing for my country.
7. I have won the Sam Maguire both as a player and manager. In December 2018, I was named as the new head coach of Charlotte Independence.
8. My nickname is also the name of a car part. In 2014, I became the head coach of the province for whom I captained to Heineken Cup glory in 2006.
9. I supported Newcastle United as a boy but ended up spending the majority of my playing career at Manchester United, where I am now an ambassador. In 1994 I began my management career as a player-manager for Middlesbrough.
10. I fought Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns and Sugar Ray Leonard. They called me ‘Marvellous’. Overall, I fought 67 times, won 62 times, drew twice and lost three times.
Who am I answers
1. Raheem Sterling
2. Shane Horgan
3. Tony McCoy
4. Darren Clarke
5. Alex Higgins
6. Jonah Lomu
7. Jim McGuinness
8. Anthony Foley
9. Bryan Robson
10. Marvin Hagler
Complete the Sequence Questions
1. 1995 Dublin, 1996 Meath, 1997 Kerry, 1998 (?)
2. Zinedine Zidane, Cristiano Ronaldo, (?), Paul Pogba
3. Wolverhampton Wanderers, Coventry City, Inter Milan, (?)
4. Guus Hiddink, (?), Maurizio Sarri, Frank Lampard
5. Croke Park, Gaelic Grounds Limerick, (?), Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Fitzgerald Stadium
6. The Masters, The Open Championship, The US Open, (?)
7. Ronan O’Gara, Johnny Sexton, (?), Michael Kiernan
8. 2,000 Guineas, 1000 Guineas, The Derby, The Oaks, (?)
9. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, (?)
10. Atlanta 1996, (?), Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
Complete the Sequences Answers
1. Galway (All-Ireland football winners)
2. Gareth Bale (Players to break the world transfer record)
3. Leeds United (The club teams of Robbie Keane’s career)
4. Antonio Conte (Chelsea managers)
5. Semple Stadium (GAA Grounds by capacity)
6. US PGA Championship (Men’s golf major championships)
7. David Humphreys (Most points scored for the Ireland rugby team)
8. The St. Leger (The English classic races)
9. Pete Sampras (Male tennis players with most Grand Slam titles)
10. Sydney (Host cities of the Olympic Games)
Reeling in the Years Questions
1. 2000: Sonia O’Sullivan won a silver medal at the 2000 Olympics in which track event?
2. 2001: Which county won the 2001 All-Ireland Hurling Championship?
3. 2002: What was the name of Roy Keane’s labrador dog during the time of the Saipan saga?
4. 2003: Which horse won its second consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cup before defending his title again in 2004?
5. 2004: Which British driver came third in the Formula One Drivers’ Championship?
6. 2005: Who gave AC Milan a 3-0 lead just before half-time in the Champions League final against Liverpool?
7. 2006: England striker Wayne Rooney was sent off against which country at the World Cup?
8. 2007: Padraig Harrington defeated which golfer in a play-off to win the 2007 Open Championship at Carnoustie?
9. 2008: Name the winner of the men and women’s 100m finals at the Beijing Olympics to complete a Jamaican sprint double.
10. 2009: Who was the top Championship scorer for Kerry en route to winning the All-Ireland Championship?
Reeling in the Years Answer
1. Women’s 5000 metres
4. Best Mate
5. Jenson Button
6. Hernan Crespo
8. Sergio Garcia
9. Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
10. Colm Cooper (1-34)