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

The Argies are in town, Chelsea v Man City and plenty more besides. Who needs friends?

A silhouetted Ronan O'Gara during training in midweek.
A silhouetted Ronan O'Gara during training in midweek.
Image: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
  • One to watch: It’s a big one at Lansdowne Rd tomorrow. Ireland’s old rivals Argentina are in town and there’s crucial rankings points at stake. I’m getting on the couch.
  • One to Sky+: If you’re watching that you need to record Sunderland and West Brom. There’s precious Fantasy points at stake.
  • One to skip: Cricket.


Cricket: India v England, (Sky Sports 3, 6am, Sky Sports 1, 3.55am, Sat); Australia v South Africa (Sky Sports 1, 6am, 11.55pm).

Football: Bundesliga, Fortuna Dusseldorf v Hamburg, (ESPN, 7.30pm).

Golf: World Tour Championship (Sky Sports 1, 8am).

Motor racing: Formula One, Brazilian Grand Prix practice, (Setanta Ireland, 11.55am, 4pm).

Rugby: Pro12, Glasgow v Leinster (RTÉ Two, 7.30pm); Premiership, Bath v Harlequins, (Sky Sports 2, 7.30pm).

Swimming: European Short Course Championships (Eurosport, TBC).


Cricket: India v England, (Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2, 6am, Sky Sports 2, 3.5am, Sun); Australia v South Africa, (Sky Sports 1, 11.55am).

Football: Premier League, Sunderland v West Brom, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm); Man United v QPR, (Setanta Ireland, 2.30pm); Aston Villa v Arsenal, (ESPN, 4.30pm); Premier Soccer Saturday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm); Scottish Premier League, Motherwell v Hearts, (12.30pm); npower Championship, Derby v Birmingham, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm); Serie A, Palermo v Catania, (ESPN, 7.45pm); La Liga, Malaga v Valencia, (Sky Sports 1, 6.55pm); Real Betis v Real Madrid, (Sky Sports 1, 9pm).

Horse racing: Haydock Park and Ascot, (Channel 4, 1.55pm).

Rugby: Guinness Series, Ireland v Argentina, (RTÉ Two, BBC Two, 1.30pm); Italy v Australia, (ESPN, 2pm); Wales v New Zealand, (BBC Two, 5.10pm); Premiership, Gloucester v Sale, (ESPN, 11.30am).

Snooker: Premier League, semi-finals, (Sky Sports 3, 7.30pm).

Swimming: European Short Course Championships, (Eurosport, 3.45pm).

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Cricket: Australia v South Africa, (Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2, 6am, Sky Sports 3, 11.55am); India v England, (Sky Sports 1, 3.55am, Mon).

Football: Barclays Premier League, Swansea v Liverpool, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); Chelsea v Manchester City, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); Serie A, Torino v Fiorentina, (Setanta Ireland, 1.55pm); AC Milan v Juventus, (ESPN, 7.15pm), Setanta Ireland, 7.40pm); Bundesliga, Hoffenheim v Bayer Leverkusen, (ESPN, 4.45pm); La Liga, Atletico Madrid v Sevilla, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm); Levante v Barcelona, (Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

GAA: Munster SHC final: De La Salle v Thurles Sarsfields, (TG4, 2pm).

Golf: European Tour Golf, World Tour Championship, (Sky Sports 3, 8am).

NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears, New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers (Sky Sports 2, 5.30pm, 9.15pm); NFC, New York Giants v Green Bay Packers, (Channel 4, 1am, Mon).

Rugby: Premiership, Wasps v Leicester, (ESPN, 1400; RaboDirect PRO12, Munster v Scarlets, (S4C, 5pm).

Motor racing: Formula One, Brazilian Grand Prix, (BBC One, 3pm, Setanta Ireland, 3.55pm).

Snooker: Premier League final, (Sky Sports 3, 7.30pm).

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