Irish Quiz League: Season 1

Reminder: IQL season 2 is currently underway during April and May 2022. For updates on the current season, go back to the main Irish Quiz League page.

Season 1 of the Irish Quiz League was held between October and December 2021, and consisted of 18 teams from across Ireland and beyond (players were also based in the UK, US and India).

  • The 18 teams were divided randomly into two conferences of 9 teams, with each team playing each other once during the season
  • The season ran between October 11th and December 13th 2021 (excluding Oct 25th due to the Irish bank holiday)
  • Matches were held on Zoom every Monday, at a time of each team’s choosing
  • At the end of the season, the top 2 teams from each conference qualified for the semi-finals and final, both held on Dec 20th
  • There were cash prizes for the overall winner and runner-up, plus the two losing semi-finalists:
    • Champions: Interprovinziale €300
    • Runners-up: The Rollin’ Estonians €150
    • Losing semi-finalists: The O’Gravitons and Veni Vidi Wiki – €60 or free entry to next season

Season 1 league tables & results:

Conference APlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainstDifferenceBonusPoints
Conference APWDLFADiffBPts
1
The Rollin' EstoniansPatrick Carthy (captain)
Paul Curtayne
Gearóid Grogan
Matthew Marcus
Kevin Finn
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2
The O'GravitonsDaniel O'Sullivan (captain)
Donal O'Driscoll
Joe Mac Sweeney
Paul Culloty
Thomas Keating
Chris Harrison
Martina Quinn
8611419359+60228
3
ZapruderConor Horgan (captain)
Noel Rogers
James Conroy
John McKenna
Liam Whelehan
David Rogers
8512394368+26224
4
A Tribe called CheistFrank Tobin (captain)
Callum McClements
Gary Stephens
Brian Craythorne
Jim McColgan
Darragh Ennis
Mick Lee
8413379373+6321
5
Risky QuiznessJonathan Williams (captain)
Daniel Fullard
Tony Rafferty
Rhonda Donaghey
Kevin McDermott
Karen Byrne
8314384357+27317
6
Team 18Mark Lynch (captain)
Stephen Costello
Liz Flynn
James Sherry
Morgan Casey
Cathy Goulding
Dave Finn
8323375381-6117
7
FFCKSSFiona Diffley (captain)
Kevin Conlon
Fariz Iqbal
Ciara Fitzpatrick
Shane Jackson
Stuart Redmond
8206347383-36412
8
AsktheaudienceGerry Barrett (captain)
Tom Diffley
Tom Clarke
Stephen MacDonagh
Erin McBride
Damien White
8125344415-71311
9
CastlebarbariansDenny O'Brien (captain)
Steven Walshe
Donie O'Brien
Joe McDonnell
David Hickey
Kevin Lydon
Peter Hughes
Sean O'Brien
Michael Cusak
Keith Burke
8107319402-8326
Conference BPlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainstDifferenceBonusPoints
Conference BPWDLFADiffBPts
1
InterprovinzialePaddy Duffy (captain)
Dave McBryan
Brian Shaw
Carol Cronin
Patrick Conway
Rick O'Shea
Aidan McQuade
8800435331+104032
2
Veni Vidi WikiIshaan Chugh (captain)
Ujjwal Deb
Jyotesh Singh
Pradeep Ramarathnam
Suby Bhattacharya
Kunal Malhotra
Akash Bansal
8602400348+52226
3
Aldo Bream Sleeps With The FishesEamonn O'Riordan (captain)
Alan King
Brian O'Halloran
Donal Ring
John Holohan
8503382351+31222
4
E=MC HammerBrian Murphy (captain)
Joseph O'Donoghue
Conor Murphy
Shane Butler
Seoan Webb
Alan Bouse
Dougie Russell
Colin Foster
8503399347+52121
5
The Kew ToursDerek Cray (captain)
Bernard Sellars
John Groarke
Colm Murphy
Colm O’Sullivan
8413366353+13321
6
The FloatersPaul Hughes (captain)
Brian O'Hanlon
Peter Lowney
Peter Smith
Pádraig McLoughlin
8314371373-2216
7
The Hitsquad OraclesRobbie Renehan (captain)
Brian Murphy
Michael Coonan
Martin Holohan
Stephen Holst
Anna Murphy
8305346346+0315
8
The HoneybadgersDarragh Buckley (captain)
Fintan O'Meara
David Carolan
Adam Nevin
Stephen Screeney
8107262394-13215
9
The Know Me NotsPatrick Flanagan (captain)
Pat Flanagan
Jim Kealy
(other team members TBC)
8008291409-11800

Past results & questions