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TG4 to show McKenna Cup games

21 December 2006
TG4 have confirmed that the station will broadcast matches live from next month’s Gaelic Life sponsored Dr. McKenna Cup competition in Ulster. The Irish language station will broadcast 5 live games beginning on Sunday 7 January with the clash of Derry and Cavan from Celtic Park in Derry. This will be the first time ever that the Gaelic Life Dr. McKenna Cup will be broadcast live on national television. This news also means that GAA followers all over the country will have access to live matches on TG4 every Sunday >from the beginning of January until early May with live coverage from the Dr. McKenna Cup, Allianz Football League, Allianz Hurling League, AIB All-Ireland Club Championships, Sigerson Cup, Fitzgibbon Cup, Cadburys Under-21 Football Championship, Suzuki National Ladies Football Leagues, Hogan Cup and Croke Cup.

Announcing the Dr. McKenna Cup coverage, TG4 Sports Editor, Rónán Ó Coisdealbha, said that the station was delighted to be developing its partnership with the Ulster Council and the competition sponsor to give this year’s Gaelic Life Dr. McKenna Cup a new television profile. TG4 is very proud of its special place in the hearts of GAA followers,  he said "and we are very excited that we will be showing games in the month of January for the first time ever".


Gaelic Life Dr. McKenna Cup - Live on TG4

Sunday 7 January
1:45pm   Coverage starts on ’GAA BEO’ with build-up and analysis
2:00pm   Derry v Cavan live from Celtic Park, Derry


Sunday 14 January
1:45pm   Coverage starts on ’GAA BEO’ with build-up and analysis
2:00pm   Tyrone v Derry live from Healy Park, Omagh


Sunday 21 January
1:45pm   Coverage starts on ’GAA BEO’ with build-up and analysis
2:00pm   Donegal v Down live from Páirc Mhic Cumhaill, Ballybofey


Sunday 28 January
1:45pm   Coverage starts on ’GAA BEO’ with build-up and analysis
2:00pm   Semi-final live - match to be confirmed


Saturday 17 February
Gaelic Life Dr. McKenna Cup Final - Live           (Time to be confirmed)


- TG4 will broadcast 5 live games from the 2007 Gaelic Life Dr. McKenna Cup.
- GAA Beo is presented by Micheál Ó Domhnaill with commenatary by Mac Dara Mac Donncha and Brian Tyers.






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