GAA on TV this weekend: Sky's the limit with eight live games as football returns

June 01, 2018

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

This weekend sees Sky enter the fray for the first time in 2018 along with TG4's offering live coverage of Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta.

On Saturday the subscription channel has two live hurling games - Wexford v Galway at 5pm followed by Cork v Limerick at 7pm.

Sunday sees what has seemed like a football drought come to an end with both RTE and BBC NI offering live coverage of the Ulster SFC semi-final between Fermanagh and Monaghan.

RTE also has live action from the Munster SHC with Waterford facing Tipperary.

TG4 will show both semi-finals in the Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta from Donegal, with the senior and junior finals also getting live coverage on Monday afternoon.

The Sunday Game is on RTE2 at 9.30pm with highlights from all the senior matches.

Saturday 2 June

Sky Sports Arena, 4pm, Wexford v Galway, Leinster SHC round 4 (Throw in 5pm)

Sky Sports Arena, 6.45pm, Cork v Limerick, Munster SHC round 3  (Throw in 7pm)


Sunday 3 June

RTE2, 1.30pm, Fermanagh v Monaghan, Ulster SFC semi-final (Throw in 2pm)

Michael Lyster is joined by Joe Brolly and Pat Spillane to present coverage of the Ulster Senior Football Championship semi-final from Clones with commentary from Ger Canning and Martin Carney,

BBC2 NI, 1.45pm, Fermanagh v Monaghan, Ulster SFC semi-final (Throw in 2pm)

Mark Sidebottom presents live coverage of the Ulster Championship semi-final clash between Fermanagh and Monaghan from Healy Park, Omagh. Oisin McConville and Martin Clarke are in the studio while Thomas Niblock Martin McHugh are on commentary. Paddy Bradley and Thomas Kane are pitchside.

RTE2, 3.30pm, Waterford v Tipperary, Munster SHC round 3 (Throw in 4pm)

Michael Lyster is joined by Cyrill Farrell, Ken McGrath and Liam Sheedy to present coverage of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship group encounter from the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick, with commentary from Darragh Maloney and Anthony Daly.

TG4, 5.30pm, Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta semi-final,  (Throw in 5.45pm)

An Rinn or Naomh Abán v Bhulf Ton or Béal a Mhuirthead

TG4, 7.20pm, Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta semi-final,  (Throw in 7.30pm)

Gaoth Dobhair or Naomh Conaill v An Ghaeltacht or An Cheathrú Rua

RTE2, 9.30pm, The Sunday Game

Des Cahill is joined by Brendan Cummins, Colm O'Rourke, Ger Loughnane and Tomás Ó Sé to present highlights of the weekend's Football and Hurling Championship fixtures.


Monday 4 June

TG4,1.30pm, Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta junor final,  (Throw in 2pm)

TG4, 3.35pm, Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta senior final,  (Throw in 4pm)

Stay up-to-date with this weekend's football and hurling championship action on our Match Tracker where we will be bringing live updates and scores from around the grounds.

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