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Here’s the GAA coverage coming up on TV and Radio this weekend

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

David McInerney with Patrick Horgan and Seamus Harnedy Cork and Clare renew acquaintances on Sunday and it's live on The Sunday Game. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

SKY SPORTS SECOND live GAA match takes place on Saturday while RTÉ will be broadcasting a double-header on The Sunday Game Live this weekend.

Sky’s cameras will be in Wexford Park for the Leinster hurling showdown while RTÉ will be covering Ulster football action from Clones and Munster hurling action from Thurles.

There’s plenty of coverage elsewhere and here’s a breakdown of what you need to tune in for over the weekend.


Leinster SHC quarter-final
Wexford v Dublin, Wexford Park, 7pm

Check out Sky Sports 3 from 6.30pm for this one. Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney present with Mike Finnerty and Nicky English on commentary duty. Jamesie O’Connor and Ollie Canning will provide the analysis, while Damian Lawlor is the sideline reporter.

There’ll be local radio commentary from South East Radio while RTE Radio One will have live commentary in a programme presented by Joanne Cantwell. Pauric Lodge and Michael Duignan will commentate from Wexford Park.

Keith Rossiter and David O'Callaghan Keith Rossiter and David O'Callaghan will square off on Saturday. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Munster SFC quarter-final replay
Waterford v Clare, Fraher Field, 7pm

Local radio commentary will be provided from this game on WLR and Clare FM.


Ulster SFC quarter-final
Monaghan v Tyrone, Clones, 2pm

There’s live coverage of this match on The Sunday Game, which is on RTÉ 1 this weekend due to the live World Cup broadcasting. Michael Lyster is the presenter with Joe Brolly and Pat Spillane analysing the action, Garry MacDonnacha commentating with Tommy Carr on co-commentary.

The live national radio commentary is on Newstalk with David McIntyre joined by Brian McGuigan and Conor Deegan in the press box while Colm Parkinson is the sideline reporter.

Colm Parkinson commentating for Newstalk Newstalk reporter Colm Parkinson. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Munster SHC semi-final
Cork v Clare, Semple Stadium, 4pm

The Sunday Game coverage continues with hurling action on RTÉ 1 as Michael Lyster again presents with a panel of Ger Loughnane, Liam Sheedy and Tomás Mulcahy joining him. Ger Canning is on commentary duty with Michael Duignan his co-commentator.

On RTÉ Radio 1, Marty Morrissey and Brendan Cummins are on commentary duty while Cyril Farrell provides studio analysis.

There’s also live local radio commentary with John Cashman on C103 and Syl O’Connor on Clare FM. Jamesie O’Connor will be calling the action for Newstalk from Thurles whiel Daithi Regan will be in studio.

Leinster SFC quarter-final
Carlow v Meath, Dr Cullen Park, 3.30pm

Local radio commentary for this game will be provided by KCLR96FM and LMFM. David Brady will be reporting for Newstalk.

Des Cahill RTÉ presenter Des Cahill. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

The Sunday Game, RTÉ 2, 10.10pm
- The Sunday Game night time highlights show starts at the later time of 10.10pm this weekend due to the World Cup coverage. Des Cahill presents with Ciaran Whelan and Tomas Ó Sé on the football panel while Donal Óg Cusack and Ciaran Whelan are on the hurling panel.

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