GAA on TV this weekend: eight live games

18 August 2017

A TV camera catching the action ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

There is a Super Saturday of Gaelic Games coverage on top of the hotly anticipated All-Ireland SFC semi-final between Kerry and Mayo this weekend.

There is something for everyone in the audience with two football, two hurling, two camogie and two ladies football games live, all of them free-to-air.

First up are the two ladies football games with Galway facing Cork and Donegal taking on Mayo in senior quarter-finals on TG4.

No sooner has that finished and we are straight into the two All-Ireland U21HC semi-finals – Kilkenny v Derry and Galway v Limerick, also on TG4.

RTE2 is showing the two senior camogie semi-finals, with coverage starting at 5pm as holders Kilkenny play Dublin and Cork then take on Galway.

The All-Ireland SFC semi-final on Sunday is on RTE2 and Sky.

The minor football semi-final between Kerry and Cavan in on TG4 with coverage starting at 1pm.

Later on the Sunday Game reviews all the weekend action at 9.30pm on RTE2.

On Monday night GAA 2017 on TG4 features coverage of the weekend’s senior, minor, U21 and ladies games at 8pm.


Saturday 19 August

TG4, 12.15pm, Galway v Cork, Ladies All-Ireland SFC quarter-final (Throw-in 12.30pm)

TG4, 2pm, Donegal v Mayo, Ladies All-Ireland SFC quarter-final, (Throw-in 2.15pm)

TG4, 3.55pm, Kilkenny v Derry, All-Ireland U21HC semi-final, (Throw-in 4pm)

RTE2, 5pm, Dublin v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final (Throw-in 5.15pm)

TG4, 5.45pm, Galway v Limerick, All-Ireland U21HC semi-final, (Throw-in 6pm)

RTE2, 6.45pm, Cork v Galway, All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final (Throw-in 7pm)


Sunday 20 August

TG4, 1pm,
 Kerry v Cavan, All-Ireland MFC semi-final (Throw-in 1.30pm)

Sky Sports Arena, 2.30pm, Kerry v Mayo, All-Ireland SFC semi-final (Throw-in 3.30pm)

RTE1, 2.45pm, Kerry v Mayo, All-Ireland SFC semi-final (Throw-in 3.30pm)

RTE2, 9.30pm, The Sunday Game

Des Cahill presents highlights and analysis of the weekend's GAA fixtures including the All-Ireland Camogie and Football semi-finals.


Monday 21 August

TG4, 8pm, GAA 2017

Weekly highlights series with action from the weekend's GAA matches including the Senior and Minor Football Championships, All Ireland U21 Hurling Championship Semi Finals and the TG4 Ladies Football Championships.




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