Half Time Quiz Answers

February 4th, 2018 | Club News, News

Answers: 

  1. In 1985, Monaghan defeated Armagh by 1-11 to 0-9 in NFL final and were defeated by Kerry (2-9 to 0-10) in All-Ireland semi-final after a replay.
  2. Nudie Hughes in 1979
  3. Sean McCague became Uachtarán CLG in 2000
  4. Páraic Duffy was appointed GAA Ard Stiúrthóir in 2008
  5. Monaghan won the All-Ireland Junior Hurling title in 1997 by 3-11 to Meath’s 0-11
  6. Monaghan won four Ulster minor football titles: 1939, 1940, 1945, 2013
  7. The Farney seniors won the county’s 15th Ulster title and the minors won their 4th on the same day in 2013. The seniors defeated Donegal 0-13 to 0-7. The minors defeated Tyrone 4-10 to 2-14
  8. St Tiarnach’s Park was opened in1944
  9. The Monaghan County Board was established in 1887
  10. Monaghan defeated London in the 1956 All-Ireland junior football final by 1-8 to 2-6
  11. Mick Sammon from Clane refereed the Bloody Sunday final on 21 November 1920.
  12. Bill ‘Squires’ Gannon from Kildare town was the first captain to accept the Sam Maguire Cup in 1928.
  13. Kildare reached and lost five NFL finals:1927-28 and 1928-29 to Kerry; 1957-58 to Dublin; 1967-68 to Down and Dublin in 1990-91.
  14. Two Mile House won the All-Ireland club junior title in 2014.
  15. 2008 – Celbridge 0-8 Sarsfields 0-8
  16. Raheens beat Portlaoise in the 1981 Leinster club final
  17. Seamus ‘Sos’ Dowling managed Moorefield to their first Leinster club title in 2006
  18. Athy hosted the 1905 all-Ireland senior football final- played
  19. Kildare lost to Cork in the All-Ireland junior football final by 0-13 to 1-7
  20. Kildare won 8 Leinster minor titles out of 20 contested: 1973, 1975, 1983, 1987, 1991, 2013, 2015, 2016