Know Your Sport is an Irish sports quiz show produced by RTÉ between 8 October 1987 and 1 April 1998.[1] The show was presented by George Hamilton and featured Jimmy Magee and Mary Hogan as scorekeeper.

Know Your Sport
Created byMary Hogan
Presented byGeorge Hamilton
StarringJimmy Magee
Mary Hogan
Country of originIreland
Original languageEnglish
Production locationsStudio 1, RTÉ Television Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Original release
NetworkRTÉ One, Network 2
Release8 October 1987 (1987-10-08) –
1 April 1998 (1998-04-01)

Rounds of questions included the "specialist subject", "great moment in sport", "mystery guest" and "buzzer" rounds.

In 2009 an appeal to re-introduce the show to RTÉ's schedule gathered support on networking website, Facebook.[citation needed]

Was on RTE Player September 2017 to tributes for the death of Jimmy Magee again from Christmas 2021 to celebrate 60 years of television.


  1. ^ "Television and radio programmes", The Irish Times, 8 October 1987.