HQ Round 7: Sporting losers

March 19, 2009 in Habitat for Humanity, Quizzes

habitat_for_humanityAfter a slight tangent there last night, it’s time to return to the rounds from last week’s Habitat for Humanity quiz.

Round seven is the sports round.  More specifically it’s not about sporting victory, but sporting defeat. Then again, I’m sure you grasped that from the title Sporting Losers. 🙂

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  1. Who were the losing finalists when Clare won the 1995 All-Ireland senior hurling final?
  2. In two successive Olympics, Irish runner Eamon Coughlan finished outside the medals, in which position?
  3. Which team has lost the most All-Ireland senior football finals?
  4. Venus Williams has appeared in 13 Grand Slam finals, winning 7. Of the 6 she’s lost, 5 have been to the same player. Who?
  5. Which team was defeated in this year’s NFL Superbowl?
  6. Who did Lewis Hamilton pip to the 2008 Formula One Drivers Championship?
  7. What was the final score when Munster were defeated by the All-Blacks in November 2008?
  8. Eusebio Pedroza, the boxer defeated by Barry McGuigan when he won the world featherweight title, hails from which country?
  9. Which horse lead the 1956 Grand National with only 45m to go before jumping an imaginary fence and falling?
  10. Which team lost the final soccer match to be played at Lansdowne Road before demolition?

Update: answers here.

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