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ANSWER: Corey Brown riding Rekindling wins race 7 the Emirates Melbourne Cup ahead of Ben Melham riding Johannes Vermeer during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse.
ANSWER: Corey Brown riding Rekindling wins race 7 the Emirates Melbourne Cup ahead of Ben Melham riding Johannes Vermeer during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse. Michael Dodge

Questions 1 - 5 'EASY'

1 In cricketing terms, what do the initials 'LBW' stand for?

2 Which retired sportsman is known as 'Plugger'?

3 In Australian sport, which professional competition is abbreviated by the initials 'ABL'?

4 Which city hosted the 1984 Summer Olympic Games?

5 Which horse won this year's (2017) Melbourne Cup?

Questions 6 - 10 'CHALLENGING'

6 In which year did the North Queensland Cowboys win their very first and only (just wait for 2018) NRL premiership?

7 With which sport would you associate Hubert Opperman?

8 The Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC), more commonly known by its former names ANZ Stadium or QE II was home to the Brisbane Broncos for more than 10 years. Which season was the first of these?

9 Since 2004, the Wally Lewis medal has been awarded to the State Of Origin player of the series. Only two Fullbacks (recognized position throughout the series) have received this award. Billy Slater (2010) is one, who is the other?

10 Which country did legendary soccer/football player 'Pele' represent?

Questions 11 - 15 'DIFFICULT'

11 Which city hosted the 1964 Summer Olympic Games?

12 In 1982, the VFL team known as 'the Swans' relocated its home games to Sydney. Where did this team relocate from?

13 In Men's Olympic boxing, what weight category sits between Bantamweight (56kg) and Light welterweight (64kg)

14 With which sport would you associate Rob Parella?

15 What is the full title of the cricketing governing body known as the 'ECB'? (Tip: The correct answer is not as easy as it appears)

ANSWERS

1 Leg Before Wicket; 2 Anthony "Tony" Lockett; 3 Australian Baseball League; 4 Los Angles, USA; 5 Rekindling; 6 2015; 7 Cycling; 8 1993 (last game NRL game; Rd.10 18 May 2003); 9 Anthony Minichiello (2005); 10 Brazil; 11 Tokyo, Japan; 12 South Melbourne; 13 Lightweight (60kg); 14 Lawn Bowls; 15 England & Wales Cricket Board

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