Dublin: 26°C Thursday 11 August 2022
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Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

If that rain doesn’t stop, let’s build a fort and watch this lot together. Deal?

Dublin footballer James McCarthy pictured this week.
Dublin footballer James McCarthy pictured this week.
Image: INPHO/Donall Farmer
  • One not to miss: There’s the small matter of the European Championships final on Sunday night. You may be aware.
  • One to Sky+: The tour de France starts? Can you Sky+ ITV yet?
  • One to skip: I’m not one for the sailing.

Friday

Athletics: European Championships, (Eurosport, 7am, 4pm).

Aussie Rules: AFL, Carlton v Hawthorn (ESPN, 10.30am).

Cricket: First ODI, England v Australia, (Sky Sports 1, 10am).

Football: UEFA Women U17s European Championship Final, (Eurosport, 1.15pm).

Golf: Irish Open Golf (RTÉ One, 11.15am; Sky Sports 1, 10am). PGA Tour, The AT&T National (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Motorcycling: MotoGP, Dutch Grand Prix qualifying, (Setanta Ireland, 11.55am).

Rugby: Super Rugby, Highlanders v Chiefs, (Sky Sports 3, 8.30am); Rebels v Reds, (Sky Sports 3, 10.30am).

Sailing: America’s Cup World Series, Newport, (Sky Sports 4, 7.30pm).

Snooker: Wuxi Classic (Eurosport 2, 7.30am, 12.30pm).

Tennis: Wimbledon (TG4, 1pm; BBC One, 1.45pm; BBC Two, 11.30am).

Saturday

Athletics: European Championships, (RTÉ Two, 8pm, Eurosport, 9am, 5pm).

Baseball: New York Yankees v Chicago White Sox, (ESPN, 7pm).

Cycling: Tour de France, (Eurosport, 1.15pm, ITV4, 2pm).

Cricket: Friends Provident t20 South Division, Hampshire Royals v Surrey Lions, (Sky Sports 2, 2.30pm); International T20, West Indies v New Zealand, (Sky Sports 2, 8pm).

Equestrian: Global Champions Tour, Monte Carlo, (Eurosport, 9.15pm).
Football: MLS, San Jose Earthquakes v Los Angeles Galaxy, (ESPN, 3am, Sun).

GAA: Ulster SFC semi-final: Tyrone v Donegal, (RTÉ Two, 4.10pm).

Golf: The Irish Open, (RTÉ1, 1.30pm, Sky Sports 1, 1.30pm); The AT&T National, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Horse racing: Curragh, (RTÉ Two, 6.25pm)

Motorcycling: MotoGP, Dutch Grand Prix, (Setanta Ireland, 9.55am).

Rugby: Super Rugby, Crusaders v Hurricanes, (Sky Sports 2, 8.30am); Western Force v Brumbies, (Sky Sports 2, 10.30am); Stormers v Lions, (Sky Sports 3, 4pm); Bulls v Cheetahs, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Sailing: America’s Cup World Series, Newport, (Sky Sports 4, 7.30pm).

Tennis: Wimbledon, (TG4, 2.20pm, BBC2, 11.30am, 6.10pm, BBC1, 1pm).

Darren Clarke at Portrush this weekend. Pic: INPHO/Presseye/Darren Kidd

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Sunday

Athletics: European Championships, (RTÉ Two, 4pm, BBC2, 2pm, Eurosport, 4.30pm).

Baseball: Los Angeles Dodgers v New York Mets, (ESPN, 1am, Mon).

Cycling: Tour de France, (Eurosport, 12.30pm, ITV4, 2pm).

Cricket: Second ODI, England v Australia, (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am); International T20, West Indies v New Zealand, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm).

Football: Euro 2012 Final, (BBC1, RTÉ Two, ITV1, 7pm).

GAA: Leinster SFC semi-final: Meath v Kildare, (RTÉ1, 1.30pm); Dublin v Wexford (TV3, 330pm). The Sunday Game, (RTÉ Two, 10.20pm).

Golf: The Irish Open, (RTÉ1, 1.30pm, Sky Sports 1, 12.30pm); The AT&T National, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Motorsport: DTM Racing, Norisring, (ESPN, 12.15pm).

Sailing: America’s Cup World Series, Newport, (Sky Sports 4, 7.30pm).

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