It is the Packet's weekly sports quiz, designed to test how much you know about the week's local and national sporting headlines.

This week's seven questions are listed below.

The answers are at the bottom of the page (no peeking!).


1. Penryn Athletic were handed the daunting task of a trip to defending champions Saltash United when the draw for the third round of the Cornwall Senior Cup was made last week. Who did the Ashes beat in last season's final and who did Penryn beat in the previous round three weeks ago? Two points available here.

2. Former Tottenham Hotspur and Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane has announced his retirement from professional football. Keane is Ireland's most-capped player, but how many caps did he win?

A - 136

B - 146

C - 156

3. Another legend departing is Formula 1 great Fernando Alonso, who bowed out from the sport at Sunday's final Grand Prix of the season in Abu Dhabi. Alonso raced in Formula 1 for 17 years, winning two world titles (in 2005 and 2006), but how many races did he win in that time?

A - 32

B - 34

C - 36

4. Continuing our theme of departing sportsmen is Tom Annear, who left Falmouth Town this week after two and a half years of service. He follows brother Jordan out of the exit door at Bickland Park after he left the club three weeks ago, but which two teams have the pair joined? Two points available here.

5. Croatia beat France to win tennis’ Davis Cup on Sunday, but which nation won the inaugural tournament in 1900?

6. Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest’s EFL Championship match caught the headlines on Wednesday night when they drew 5-5 at Villa Park. It was the fourth 5-5 draw in the Football League since 2010. Name one of the teams involved in the previous three draws.

7. Tornado Bello scored four of Porthleven’s eight goals in their 8-2 win at home to Bere Alston United on Saturday. Name two of Port’s other three scorers. Two points available here.


1. Mousehole and St Ives Town.
2. B – 146.
3. C – 36.
4. Plymouth Parkway (Jordan) and Porthleven (Tom).
5. United States.
6. One from: Chesterfield, Crewe, West Bromwich Albion, Manchester United, Bristol City, Hull City.
7. Two from: Jordan Adlard, Matt Fox, Dan Hindmarch.