For over 40 years Jimmy Magee posed sports questions to Sunday World readers
The late Jimmy Magee was a Sunday World columnist for over 40 years and he also compiled a weekly sports quiz allowing readers to test themselves against the 'Memory Man' himself.
Over the years Jimmy posed thousands of questions to Sunday World readers and in tribute to the legend of Irish sports broadcasting and journalism we have selected a few of his more recent head scratchers for you to try.
They say you should never meet your heroes, but Jimmy Magee was an exception. But then Jimmy was not just an exception – he was exceptional. The ‘Memory Man’ was the voice of Irish sports broadcasting for over half a century.
Thirteen Olympic Games (including two Winter Games), 12 World Cups, World Athletic championships, the Tour de France, the World and European boxing championships, the US Masters, the Hockey World Cup, world title fights involving Barry McGuigan and Bernard Dunne, European Cup finals, FA Cup finals, All-Ireland football and hurling finals and FAI Cup finals. He commentated on them all and much more besides.