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the big match

Your All-Ireland themed Gaelic Football quiz

Test yourself before Dublin and Tyrone lock horns at Croke Park tomorrow.

TOMORROW IS ALL-Ireland football final day, with Dublin set to lock horns with Tyrone for the second time in this year’s championship.

A heavily fancied Dublin team are tipped to make it four-in-a-row, with a formidable task facing the Ulstermen in Croke Park tomorrow.

With that in mind, here’s an All-Ireland themed quiz (with tomorrow’s participants in mind) to sink your teeth into before the big game.

Who won the first All-Ireland football final?

Michael Lyster will host the Sunday game today for his last All-Ireland final. When did he host his first Sunday Game?
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When was the old Sam Maguire retired and the new cup brought in?
Niall Carson/PA Images

What year did Tyrone get to its first All-Ireland final?

Dublin have won twice as many All Ireland finals as they've lost: True or false?
Billy Stickland/INPHO
It's 35 years since Dublin's 12 apostles held on against Galway to win the All-Ireland. Who wasn't sent off that day?
Billy Stickland/INPHO
Brian Mullins
Ray Hazley

Gerry Hargan
Ciaran Duff
Dublin are bidding for a four in a row, but what counties have already completed the feat?
Cork and Kerry
Cork and Galway

Kerry and Meath
Kerry and Wexford
Tyrone last appeared in an All-Ireland in 2008. Who scored their crucial goal that day?
Cathal Noonan/INPHO
Stephen O'Neill
Tommy McGuigan

Colm McCullagh
Davy Harte
Who was the Tyrone captain when they lifted Sam Maguire in 2005?
Tom Honan/INPHO
Brian Dooher
Peter Canavan

Eoin Mulligan
Adrian Cush
What was unusual about Charlie Redmond's sending off the last time the teams met in the All Ireland in 1995?
The first time a footballer was sent off before kicking a ball
He jumped into Hill 16 instead of walking down the tunnel

He stayed on the pitch three minutes after and had to be issued with a second red card
It was the first red card ever issued for dissent to a referee
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top dog
Pawsitively perfect.
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Clever Cat!
Almost purrfect.
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Flippin' good
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What are ewe doing!?
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Turtley Awful!
Shell of a bad effort
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