DOUBLE-HEADERS IN Croke Park and Páirc Uí Chaoimh will commence the 17 games that eir sport will broadcast from this year’s Allianz football and hurling leagues.
Dublin’s clashes against Offaly and Kildare in hurling and football respectively will both be broadcast from Croke Park on 27 January as will the ties in Páirc Uí Chaoimh that see Cork meet Tipperary in football and take on Kilkenny in hurling.
In total All-Ireland football champions Dublin will have four games televised live this spring with last September’s finalists Mayo covered twice.
In hurling 2016 All-Ireland champions Tipperary will feature twice as will Pat Gilroy’s Dublin hurling side.
Here’s the rundown of what’s in store.
Dublin v Offaly (H) – eir sport 1 – 5pm
Cork v Tipperary (F) - eir sport 2 – 5pm
Dublin v Kildare (F) - eir sport 2 – 7pm
Cork v Kilkenny (H) - eir sport 1 – 7pm
Mayo v Kerry (F) - eir sport 1 – 7pm
Tyrone v Dublin (F) - eir sport 2 – Deferred
Tipperary v Waterford (H) - eir sport 1 – 7pm
Dublin v Donegal (F) - eir sport 2 – 7pm
Cavan v Meath (F) - eir sport 1 – 7pm
Tipperary v Wexford (H) - eir sport 2 – 7pm
Limerick v Dublin (H) - eir sport 1 – 7pm
Mayo v Dublin (F) - eir sport 2 – 7pm
Monaghan v Tyrone (F) - eir sport 1 – 7pm
Dublin v Kerry (F) - eir sport 2 – 7pm
Tyrone v Donegal (F) - eir sport 1 – 7pm
Kerry v Kildare (F) - eir sport 2 – 7pm
Cork v Clare (F) - eir sport 1 – 7pm
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