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Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Every Friday we bring you the listings you need to know.

Munster Rugby players, Conor Murray, Keith Earls and Johne Murphy at UL this week.
Munster Rugby players, Conor Murray, Keith Earls and Johne Murphy at UL this week.
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  • One to sit in for: The final day of the Premier League with all its hyperbole, emotion and drama. Get it done.
  • One to Sky plus: The RaboDirect Pro12 reaches the play-off stage. Don’t forget now.
  • One to skip: Equestrian action from China? Sorry, lads.

Today

Basketball: Euroleague, CSKA Moscow v Panathinaikos, (ESPN, 4pm), Olympiakos v FC Barcelona Regal, (ESPN, 7pm).

Boxing: European cruiserweight title fight, Alexander Alekseev v Firat Arslan, (Eurosport, 8pm).

Cricket: LV= County Championship, Sussex v Lancashire, (Sky Sports 1, 11am). IPL, Pune Warriors v Royal Challengers Bangalore, (ITV4, 3pm, Setanta Ireland 3.20pm).

Cycling: Giro d’Italia (Eurosport, 1.30pm).

Football: npower League One play-off semi-final first leg, (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm).
General: Seó Spoírt, (TG4, 8.30pm).

Golf: PGA Tour, The Players Championship (Sky Sports 2, 6pm).

Horse racing: From Chester, (Channel 4, 1.30pm).

Motorsport: Formula One, Spanish Grand Prix first practice session, (Setanta Ireland, 8.55am); Second practice session, (Setanta Ireland 12.55pm). Intercontinental Rally Challenge, The Tour de Corse, (Eurosport, 10am).

Rugby: RaboDirect PRO12 play-off semi-final, Ospreys v Munster, (RTÉ Two, 7.25pm).

Tennis: The Madrid Open (Sky Sports 2, noon and Eurosport, 6pm).

Tomorrow

Cycling: Giro d’Italia, (Eurosport, 1.30pm).

Cricket: LV= County Championship, Sussex v Lancashire, (Sky Sports 4, 11am). IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings v Delhi DareDevils, (ITV4, 11am).

Equestrian: Beijing Masters, (Eurosport, 8.30am).

Football: npower League One play-off semi-final first leg, (Sky Sports 1, noon). npower League Two play-off semi-final first leg, (Sky Sports 1, 5pm). Airtricity League, Sligo Rovers v Shamrock Rovers, (RTÉ Two, 1.45pm). Setanta Sports Cup, Crusaders v Derry City, (Setanta Ireland, 3.30pm). Primera Division, match TBC, (Sky Sports 1, 8pm). MLS, Montreal Impact v Los Angeles Galaxy, (ESPN, 9pm).

Golf: PGA Tour, The Players Championship, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm).

Greyhounds: Racing from Shelbourne Park, (RTÉ Two, 9pm).

Horse racing: TBC, (Channel 4, 1.55pm).

Motorsport: Formula One, Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying, (BBC1, 12.10pm), Setanta Ireland (9.55am and 12.55pm). Intercontinental Rally Challenge, The Tour de Corse, (Eurosport, 10am).

Rugby: Aviva Premiership semi-finals, (Sky Sports 1, 2.30pm, ESPN, 4.45pm); RaboDirect PRO12 play-off semi-final, Leinster v Glasgow Warriors, (RTÉ Two and TG4, 7.20pm); Super 15, Highlanders v Hurricanes, (Sky Sports 2, 8.30am). IRB Rugby Sevens, (Sky Sports 2, 10.30am).

Tennis: ATP Madrid Masters, (Sky Sports 2, 2.30pm, Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

SUNDAY

Cricket: IPL, Rajasthan Royals v Pune Warriors and Kings XI Punjab v Deccan Chargers, (ITV4, 11am).

Cycling: Giro d’Italia, (Eurosport, 1.30pm). Tour of California, (Eurosport, 10.30pm).
Football: Premier League, matches TBC, (Sky Sports 1, 2pm, Sky Sports 2, 3pm). Premier Soccer Sunday, (RTÉ Two, 9pm). npower League Two play-off semi-final first leg, (Sky Sports 1, 11.30am). Clydesdale Bank Premier League, Celtic v Hearts, (Sky Sports 2, noon); Serie A, matches TBC, (ESPN, 1.30pm, Setanta Ireland, 7.40pm). Eredivisie, match TBC, (ESPN, 11.30am); MLS, Philadelphia Union v New York Red Bulls, (ESPN, 6.30pm). Uefa U17s Championship semi-finals, (Eurosport, 4.30pm, 7.30pm).

Golf: PGA Tour, The Players Championship, (Sky Sports 1, 6pm).

Motorsport: Formula One, Spanish Grand Prix, (BBC1, 12.10pm and Setanta Ireland, 12.55pm).

Rugby: Championship play-off semi-final second leg, Bristol v Cornish Pirates, (Sky Sports 3, 12.30pm). IRB Rugby Sevens, (Sky Sports 3, 9.25pm, 3pm).

Tennis: ATP Madrid Masters, (Sky Sports 4, 5.30pm).

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