RTÉ has announced details of its 2019 Allianz League coverage across television, radio and online, with live GAA television coverage now extended to nine months of the year.
As part of a new simulcast deal with eir Sport, the national broadcaster will screen four live Saturday games, with All-Ireland champions Limerick featuring first, as they face Tipperary in the first of this year’s live games on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player (Saturday, February 2 at 6.30pm) in the Allianz Hurling League.
On Saturday, February 9, it’s Allianz Football League action as Kerry host Sam Maguire holders Dublin, while in hurling on Saturday, February 16, Clare travel to Páirc Uí Chaoimh to take on Cork. The fourth live game on Saturday 16 March will be announced closer to the date.
Allianz League Sunday returns to RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player on Sunday week, January 27 at 9.30pm.
Presented by Joanne Cantwell, the first programme will feature highlights from across the country in both hurling and football, including Mayo v Roscommon, Monaghan v Dublin, Kerry v Tyrone and Galway v Cavan in football plus Tipperary v Clare, Kilkenny v Cork, Wexford v Limerick, Galway v Laois and Dublin v Carlow in furling.