15 November 2020

by Clarence Hiles


It's time for a bit of fun with the Annual Christmas Quiz. 

Winner will receive a £100 SM Cricket Voucher

Here we go..... Good luck

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  1. WOODVALE - Who was the dual international cricketer and Linfield footballer in the Thirties?
  2. BRIGADE - Who was captain for 30 successive seasons and then Secretary/Treasurer of the North-West Union for 23 years?
  3. NORTH OF IRELAND - When was ‘Headquarters’ finally closed?
  4. CITY OF DERRY - A former captain of City of Derry later wrote over 15 books on the history of North-West clubs. Name him?
  5. LISBURN - A dual international cricketer and hockey player that won an Olympic medal. Who was that?
  6. DONEMANA - A former Donemana player, who later played at Phoenix when he was capped by Ireland. Who is this player?
  7. CIYMS - Who was the former New Zealand all-rounder that played for CI against North Down in the NCU Senior Cup final in 2010
  8. EGLINTON - A Legend in Irish cricket who topped the 1st Class bowling averages in 1954. Name him?
  9. WARINGSTOWN - Two dual Ireland Internationals with a difference. One was a batsman and the second was an Umpire. Who were they?
  10. STRABANE - Four brothers played regularly in the 1990s. Which family?
  11. INSTONIANS - Three members became Irish Cricket Presidents. Who were they?
  12. SION MILLS - Which river flows alongside the ground?
  13. ARMAGH - Often referred the ‘Doyen of Umpires.’ Who was he?
  14. LIMAVADY - He scored two centuries in the Irish Senior Cup final. Who was that?
  15. LURGAN - He played for the British Lions in 1962 and was also a dual international player at cricket and rugby. Name him?
  16. BREADY - Where is Bready?
  17. DOWNPATRICK - The club play at Strangford Road, but what is the name of the ground?
  18. ARDMORE - A former player distinguished himself as a Lord Justice and was knighted. Who was he?
  19. HOLYWOOD - Former player Ricky Adair played at Holywood, but won fame as a goalkeeper for a Belfast football team. Which club?
  20. ST. JOHNSTON - Which county is St Johnston in?


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