GAA on TV this weekend: four live games

June 08, 2018

A view of a TV camera in position at Croke Park before the start of the action ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

There are two live football games for the first time in summer 2018 as the juggernaut that is Dublin return to our screens.

On Saturday Sky Sports have two live games, starting off with the All-Ireland football qualifier between Meath and Tyrone. That is followed with the final group stage match in the Leinster SHC as Kilkenny and Wexford square up with a place in the provincial final up for grabs.

RTE take over on Sunday with the Munster hurling clash involving Tipperary and Clare throwing in at 2pm while the All-Ireland SFC champions are back in Croke Park at 4pm for a Leinster semi-final against Longford.

BBC2 NI has deferred coverage of the Ulster SFC semi-final between Donegal and Down at 7pm.

The Sunday Game is on RTE2 at 9.30pm with highlights from all the senior matches while on Monday at 8pm GAA 2018 reviews the action on TG4.

Next week also has the added bonus of Galway v Offaly in a Leinster U21HC quarter-final on Wednesday at 7.30pm.

Saturday 9 June

Sky Sports Arena, 4.30pm, Meath v Tyrone, All-Ireland SFC Qualifier round 1 (Throw in 5pm)

Sky Sports Arena, 6.30pm, Kilkenny v Wexford, Leinster SHC round 5  (Throw in 7pm)


Sunday 10 June

RTE2, 1.30pm, Tipperary v Clare, Munster SHC round 4 (Throw in 2pm)

Michael Lyster presents, with analysis by Ger Loughnane, Jackie Tyrell and Liam Sheedy.

RTE2, 3.30pm, Dublin v Longford, Leinster SFC semi-final (Throw in 4pm)

Michael Lyster is joined by Ciaran Whelan and Colm O'Rourke.

BBC2 NI, 7pm, Donegal v Down, Ulster SFC semi-final (deferred coverage)

Mark Sidebottom presents full deferred coverage of the game, with analysis from Oisin McConville and Martin McHugh, while Martin Clarke joins Thomas Niblock on commentary.

RTE2, 9.30pm, The Sunday Game
Des Cahill is joined by Henry Shefflin, Michael Duignan, Pat Spillane and Sean Cavanagh to review the weekend's GAA fixtures.


Monday 11 June

TG4, 8pm, GAA 2018

Highlights from all of the GAA sporting action from the weekend.

Follow our match tracker this weekend for a feast of action in both the football and hurling championships with live coverage from 15 games across both codes.

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