Stephen Pond/EMPICS Sport John Terry and Anton Ferdinand will be in action on Sunday.
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Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

There is always another monsoon lurking around the corner so settle in for the weekend with this bevvy of sports… and snooker
  • One to watch: Leinster will need to put in their best ever performance to see off Clermont.
  • One to Sky+: John Terry and Anton Ferdinand re-united for QPR’s must-win league match against Chelsea.
  • One to skip: Australia have already won the series and West Indies are woeful batters.


Football: Airtricity League, Sligo Rovers v St Patrick’s Athletic (RTÉ 2, 7pm)

Boxing: British light-heavyweight title bout, Tony Bellew v Danny McIntosh, (Sky Sports 1, 10pm).

Cricket: Test match, West Indies v Australia (Sky Sports 2, 2.55pm).

Cycling: Tour of Turkey (Eurosport, 1pm), Tour of Romandie (Eurosport, 3.15pm).

Golf: European Tour, The Ballantine’s Championship (Sky Sports 1, 5.30am), Classic of New Orleans (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Horse racing: Punchestown Festival, coverage of day four (RTÉ 1, 4pm to 6pm and RTÉ 2, 5.55pm), From Sandown Park and Perth, (Channel 4, 1pm).

Motorcycling: MotoGP practice sessions, from Jerez, (Setanta Ireland, 9am, 12.10pm).

Rugby League: Challenge Cup, Featherstone v Wigan, (Sky Sports 4 8pm)

Rugby Union: Amlin Challenge Cup, Toulon v Stade Francais, (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm).

Snooker: World Championship (BBC2, 1pm & Eurosport, 10am, 4.45pm, 7pm).

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

Tennis: Barcelona Open (Sky Sports, 11.30am).


Football: Barclays Premier League, Norwich v Liverpool, (ESPN, 4.30pm). npower Championship, key matches from the final day of the season, (Sky Sports 2, noon and BBC1 12.30pm). Premier Soccer Saturday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm). League One, Sheffield United v Stevenage, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm). Clydesdale Bank Premier League, Dundee United v Hearts, (ESPN, noon). Serie A, Roma v Napoli, (ESPN, 7.45pm, Setanta Ireland 7.40pm). Primera Liga, TBA, (Sky Sports 1 8.30pm).

Cricket: Indian Premier League, Chennai Super Kings v Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore, (ITV4, 11am and Setanta Ireland 3.20pm).

Golf: European Tour, Ballantine’s Championship, (Sky Sports 1, 4am). PGA Tour, Classic of New Orleans, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Horse racing: Punchestown festival, (RTÉ Two, 3pm). Action from around the UK, (Channel 4, 1.50pm).

Motorcycling: MotoGP practice sessions, from Jerez, (Setanta Ireland, 9am).

Snooker: The World Championship, (BBC2, 1pm, Eurosport 10am, 2.45pm, 7pm).

Rugby League: Challenge Cup, Warrington Wolves v Bradford Bulls, (BBC1, 2.30pm).

Rugby Union: Heineken Cup, Ulster v Edinburgh, (Sky Sports 1, 5.30pm). Ulster Bank Cup final: Garryowen v Ballymena, (RTÉ Two, 12.30pm). Amlin Challenge Cup, Biarritz v Brive, (Sky Sports 1, 2.30pm). Super 15, Chiefs v Hurricanes and Western Force v Stormers, (Sky Sports 1, 8.30am).

Speedway: European Grand Prix, (Sky Sports 4, 6pm).

Tennis: Barcelona Open, (Sky Sports 3, 12.30pm). Porsche Grand Prix, (Eurosport, 1pm, 5.30pm).


Football: Champions League Magazine (RTÉ Two, 12pm). Premier Soccer Saturday, (RTÉ One, 8.50am). Barclays Premier League, Chelsea v QPR followed by Tottenham v Blackburn, (Sky Sports 1 from 1pm). Clydesdale Bank Premier League, Celtic v Rangers followed by St Mirren v Hibernian, (Sky Sports 4, 12.30pm). Serie A, Bologna v Genoa followed by Siena v AC Milan, (ESPN, 11.30am), Udinese v Lazio, (ESPN 7.15pm, Setanta Ireland, 7.40pm). Primera Liga, TBA, (Sky Sports 1, 6.55pm, 9pm).

Fresh from his red card against Barcelona, will John Terry keep his lips buttoned?

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Cricket: Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians v Deccan Chargers, (Setanta Ireland, 3.20pm).

Cycling: Tour of Romandie, (Eurosport, 3pm).

GAA: GAA 2012 (TG4, 11.45am). Allianz FL Division 1 final, Cork v Mayo, Croke Park, (TG4, 4pm). Division 2 final, Tyrone v Kildare, (TG4, 2pm). League Sunday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm). Laochra Gael, profile of Kerry footballer Mikey Sheehy, (TG4, 9pm)

Golf: European Tour, Ballantine’s Championship, (Sky Sports 1, 4am). PGA Tour, Classic of New Orleans, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Rugby Union: Heineken Cup, Clermont Auvergne v Leinster, (Sky Sports 2, 2.30pm). Super 15, Waratahs v Crusaders, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Snooker: The World Championship, (BBC2, 2pm, 7pm, Eurosport 10am, 4pm, 7.45pm).

Motorsport: Motorsport Ireland (TG4, 10.45am).

General: Seo Spoirt (TG4 12.45pm)

Tennis: Barcelona Open, (Sky Sports 3, 3pm); Porsche Grand Prix, (Eurosport, 6pm).

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