Week­end sports quiz

Weekend Herald - - Your Sporting Weekend -

Are you a sports ace? How many points can you score out of a pos­si­ble 11 in our quiz? An­swers at the bot­tom cor­ner of the page.

1. The fi­nal four teams in Ma­jor League Base­ball are Bos­ton, Hous­ton Mil­wau­kee and Los An­ge­les. What are the nick­names of those teams? For a bonus point which has never won the World Se­ries?

2. Laura Lang­man set a record of NZ net­ball test caps. How many? Who held the pre­vi­ous record?

3. Stay­ing with net­ball, de­spite the re­turn of Lang­man and a new coach in Noe­line Tau­rua, Aus­tralia has now won how many games in a row against the Sil­ver Ferns?

4. Chelsea foot­ball le­gend John Terry an­nounced his re­tire­ment as a player this week and was im­me­di­ately hired as an as­sis­tant coach by which team?

5. Drew Brees of the New Or­leans Saints set the record for the most pass­ing yards in the NFL this week – has he thrown closer to a) 72,000 yards b) 75,000 yards c) 78,000 yards?

6. Trent Boult went with bal­lis­tic with the bat on the first day of Plun­ket Shield cricket with 28 runs off one over. Who was the bowler?

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