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

Baby, it’s cold outside. So get that onesie on and grab the remote.

Connacht's rugby stars train in Galway this week.
Connacht's rugby stars train in Galway this week.
Image: INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan
  • One to watch: Rugby. There’s plenty of rugby on.
  • One to Sky+: If the boxing from Vegas is anything like last week; maybe tape Amir Khan’s fight.
  • One to skip: You all got very angry in the comment section when I dissed the athletes of the oche last time, so I won’t say darts again. (Darts.)

Today

Cricket: Tests, India v England (Sky Sports 1, 6am); Australia v Sri Lanka (Sky Sports 3, 11.25pm).

Darts: PDC World Championship, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm).

Football: Bundesliga, Bayern Munich v Borussia Monchengladbach, (ESPN, 7.15pm).

Golf: Alfred Dunhill Championship (Sky Sports 2, 8.30am, 1.30pm); Johor Open (Sky Sports 2, 10.30am).

Horse racing: Cheltenham, (Channel 4, 1.05pm).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque v Connacht (Sky Sports, 8.30pm); Edinburgh v Racing Metro 92 (Sky Sports, 7.30pm).

Swimming: World Championships, (Eurosport, 8am).

Saturday

Boxing: Amir Khan v Carlos Molina from Los Angeles, (Sky Sports 1, 2am, Sun).

Cricket: India v England, (Sky Sports 1, 3.55am); Australia v Sri Lanka, (Sky Sports 3, 11.25pm).

Darts: PDC World Championship, day two, (Sky Sports 3, noon, Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

Football: Barclays Premier League, Newcastle v Manchester City, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm); Manchester United v Sunderland, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 2.30pm); npower Championship, Barnsley v Sheffield Wednesday, (Sky Sports 2, 5.15pm); Irn-Bru Third Division, Montrose v Rangers, (ESPN, noon); Primera Division, two matches TBC, (Sky Sports 4 from 6.55pm); Serie A, Lazio v Inter Milan, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 7.40pm, ESPN, 7.45pm); Bundesliga, Schalke v Freiburg, (ESPN, 5.30pm).

Golf: European Tour, Alfred Dunhill Championship, (Sky Sports 4, 10.30am; Asian Tour, The Johor Open, (Sky Sports 4, 5am).

Horse racing: Cheltenham, (Channel 4, 1.45pm).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Ospreys v Toulouse, Pool Two, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); Leinster v Clermont Auvergne, Pool Five, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); Ulster v Northampton, Pool Four, (Sky Sports 1, 5.45pm).

Swimming: World Championships, (Eurosport, 8am).

Sunday

Cricket: India v England, fourth day of the fourth Test, (Sky Sports 2, 3.55am); Australia v Sri Lanka, (Sky Sports 3, 11.25pm).

Darts: PDC World Championship, day three, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm).

Football: Premier League, Tottenham v Swansea, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); West Brom v West Ham, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); Premier Saturday, (RTÉ Two, 8.30pm); Primera Division, two matches TBC, (Sky Sports 3 from 6.30pm); Serie A, Fiorentina v Siena, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 11.25am, ESPN 11.30am); Juventus v Atalanta, (ESPN, 1.30pm, Setanta Sports Ireland, 1.55pm); Napoli v Bologna, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 7.40pm); Bundesliga, Werder Bremen v Nurnberg, (ESPN, 4.15pm); Ligue 1, Paris St Germain v Lyon, (ESPN, 7.30pm).

GAA: 125 Bliain, (TG4, 4.05pm).

Golf: European Tour, Alfred Dunhill Championship, (Sky Sports 4, 10.30am); Asian Tour, The Johor Open, (Sky Sports 4, 5am).

NFL: Two NFL matches, (Sky Sports 2 from 5.30pm); New England Patriots v San Francisco 49ers, (Channel 4, 12.55am, Mon).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Castres v Glasgow, Pool Four, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm); Saracens v Munster, (Sky Sports 2, 2.45pm).

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