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Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

We’ve got your weekend’s TV viewing sorted, come rain or shine.

York City's manager Gary Mills celebrates promotion from the BlueSquare Bet Premier Division as Luton manager Paul Buckle looks on.
York City's manager Gary Mills celebrates promotion from the BlueSquare Bet Premier Division as Luton manager Paul Buckle looks on.
Image: Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport
  • One to sit in for: If it’s raining come Sunday afternoon, the Leinster football championship double-header from Croke Park is guaranteed to be your best bet from some entertainment.
  • One to Sky-plus: Select members of TheScore’s team will most likely partaking in their usual bank holiday Sunday pilgrimage to Coppers, but that’s no excuse to miss the final round of golf at the Memorial.
  • One to skip: We’ve better things to do on a Saturday night than watch a British light-middleweight title fight. We hope you do too.

Here’s what we’ve got lined up for this weekend, sports fans…

Today

CRICKET: Clydesdale Bank 40, Kent v Warwickshire, (Sky Sports 2, 4.30pm).

GOLF: European Tour, Wales Open (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am); PGA Tour, The Memorial Tournament (Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

HORSE RACING: Racing from Epsom, (BBC2 1.30pm).

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League, Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors, (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm).

SOCCER: Airtricity League: Dundalk v Drogheda, (RTÉ Two, 7pm).

SPORT: Seo Spoirt, (TG4, 8.30pm).

TENNIS: French Open (Eurosport, ITV4, 9.30am, Setanta Ireland, 10am).

Tomorrow

BOXING: British light-middleweight title fight, Brian Rose v Kris Carslaw, (Sky Sports 2, 8.30pm).

GAA: Leinster SHC quarter-final: Offaly v Wexford (RTÉ Two, 7pm).

GOLF: European Tour, Wales Open, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); PGA Tour, The Memorial Tournament, (Sky Sports 1, 5.30pm).

HORSE RACING: Racing from Epsom, (BBC1 12.50pm); Racing from Haydock Park, (Channel 4 1.50pm).

SOCCER: International friendly, England v Belgium, (ITV1, 4.30pm); Holland v Northern Ireland, (BBC2, 6.30pm).

TENNIS: French Open, (Eurosport and ITV4, 9.30pm, Setanta Ireland 10am, ITV1, 11.15am).

RUGBY UNION: Super 15, Blues v Chiefs, (Sky Sports 2, 8.30am); Waratahs v Hurricanes, (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am); Lions v Sharks, Bulls v Stormers, (Sky Sports 2, 4pm).

Don’t miss the Epsom Derby on Saturday afternoon — can Aidan O’Brien’s Camelot do it again? (Sean Dempsey/PA Wire)

Sunday

CRICKET: Clydesdale Bank 40, Durham v Nottinghamshire, (Sky Sports 2, 1.30pm).

GAA: Leinster SFC quarter-finals: Wexford v Longford, (RTÉ Two, 2pm); Dublin v Louth, (TV3, 4.30pm).

GOLF: European Tour, Wales Open, (Sky Sports 1, noon); PGA Tour, The Memorial Tournament, (Sky Sports 1, 5pm).

MOTOR RACING: MotoGP from Barcelona, (BBC2, 12.30pm).

SOCCER: International friendly, Brazil v Mexico, (ESPN, 8pm).

TENNIS: French Open, (Eurosport and ITV4, 9.30am, Setanta Ireland 10am).

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Niall Kelly

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