Kidszone - GAA Quiz


Kidszone - GAA Trivia

Setanta Ceatharlach Hurling/Camogie Club, Carlow Town


​What does the G stand for in GAA?


​When was the first football final played at Jones Road in Dublin?

​21st March 1896

​Who or what is Croke Park named after?

​Archbishop Thomas Croke, first patron of the Gaelic Athletic Association

​Where is the Hogan Stand?

​Croke Park

​What name is given to the ball used in hurling?


​What type of timber is used to make hurleys for camogie and hurling?

​The Ash

​The first General Secretary of the GAA was a Clare man. What was his name?

​Michael Cusack

​Where would you find GAA ground Cusack Park?


​Where would you find GAA ground Kingspan Breffni Park?


​What nickname is given to Kilkenny sporting teams?

​The Cats

​Who were the famous Mayo full back line of 1950 and '51 All-Ireland fame?

​John Forde, Paddy Prendergast and Sean Flanagan

​Which cup is played for in the Hurling Championships?

​The Liam McCarthy Cup

​After whom is the cup named?

​A London born Gael who established a GAA London board in the 1890's

​What year did the Sam Maguire cup make its first appearance?


​What was the Sam Maguire cup modelled on?

​The Ardagh Chalice

​After which footballer is the Hogan Stand named?

​Michael Hogan who was shot in Croke Park on Bloody Sunday, Nov 1920

​When was the first live televised GAA match?

​August 6th, 1962 - Kerry v Dublin, shown on the new RTE channel

​When did the GAA museum at Croke Park open?

​ Jan 1998

​What is the name of the GAA grounds in Newry?

​Pairc Esler

​Galway won their first All-Ireland under 21 hurling title in 1972. Who captained that team?

​Iggy Clarke

​Who was known as the 'Iron Man from Rhode'?

​Offaly full-back Paddy McCormack

​Name the three famous Rackard brothers from Wexford?

​Bobby, Nicky and Willie

​Irish golfer Padraig Harrington had a famous father. For what was he famous?

​Paddy Harrington was a well known Cork and Munster footballer in the late 1950s, early 1960s

Which country has won the most All-Ireland hurling titles?​Cork
Which county is known as the Model County?​Wexford
Which county did Noel Hickey play with?​Kilkenny
Which colours are on the Carlow jersey?​Green, Yellow and Red
When did Galway win their first All-Ireland title?​1980
If you were at a match in O'Connor Park, what town would you be in?​Tullamore
Who was captain of Clare when they won their two All-Irelands in 1995 and 1997?
Anthony Daly

​How many All-Stars has D.J. Carey won?


​Hurling's sister sport, shinty, is played in which country?


How many All-Irelands has D.J. Carey won?​5

​Who is manager of the Waterford hurling team?

​Derek McGrath

How many officials are there for a game?

​One referee, two linesman and four umpires

How many GAA GPA Opel Hurling All Stars did Kilkenny receive in 2015?
How many GAA GPA Opel Hurling All Stars did Galway receive in 2015?​Four
How many GAA GPA Opel Hurling All Stars did Waterford receive in 2015?​Three
Name the 2015 GAA GPA Opel Hurling All Star goalie.
​Colm Callanan (Galway)
Name the 2015 GAA GPA Opel Hurling All Star midfield pairing.
​Michael Fennelly (Kilkenny) and David Burke (Galway)
Name the 2015 GAA GPA Opel Hurling All Star full forwards.​Ger Aylward (Kilkenny), Séamus Callanan (Tipperary) and Maurice Shanahan (Waterford)
Name the 2015 GAA GPA Opel Young Player of the Year.
​Tadhg de Búrca (Waterford)

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