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Northern Ireland Sporting Greats Quiz

A quiz about sporting greats from Northern Ireland 10 Questions.

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This Manchester United player was European footballer of the year in 1968 and has an airport in Belfast named after him?

  • Derek Dougan
  • George Best
  • Pat Jennings
  • Danny Blanchflower


At which Olympics did Mary Peters win a gold medal for Britain in the Pentathlon event?

  • Munich 72
  • Montreal 76
  • Moscow 80
  • Los Angeles 84


Which jockey has been British jump racing champion every year since 1995/96 but never won the Grand National until 2010 the same year he won the BBC sports personality of the year award.?

  • A.P. McCoy
  • Ruby Walsh
  • Charlie Swann
  • Paul Carbery


Born in Holywood County Down in 1989 which golfer has already won two majors and is a golfing superstar?

  • Darren Clarke
  • Graeme McDowell
  • Gareth Maybin
  • Rory McIlroy


Which road racer has won a record 26 Isle of Man TT races and was tragically killed while road racing in Estonia in the year 2000?

  • Joey Dunlop
  • Darren Lindsay
  • Philip McCallen
  • Ryan Farquhar


Which controversial character was world professional snooker champion in 1972 and again in 1982?

  • Alec Higgins
  • Denis Taylor
  • Patsy Fagan
  • Fergal O'Brien


Which man was captain of the great Spurs double winning team of 1960/61 and was the first person to refuse to appear on the BBC programme "This Is Your Life"?

  • Billy Bingham
  • Derek Dougan
  • Jimmy McIlroy
  • Danny Blanchflower


Which snooker player won the world title in 1985 against Steve Davis in a sensational game that went down to the final black ball?

  • Joe Swail
  • Michael Judge
  • Denis Taylor
  • Mark Allen


Which goalkeeper made 119 appearances for N.Ireland including the world cup finals in 82 and 86. He also had a long career with Spurs before moving to arch rivals Arsenal?

  • Harry Gregg
  • Tommy Wright
  • Pat Jennings
  • Mike Taylor


At the 2012 London Olympics brothers Peter and Richard Chambers and Alan Campbell won medals for Britain in Rowing events. Which N.I.town do they come from?

  • Coleraine
  • Bangor
  • Larne
  • Kilkeel