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Dublin: 7°C Thursday 24 September 2020

It's a bumper GAA weekend and here's where to catch all the TV and radio coverage

There’s hurling and football action on this weekend.

The Dublin and Galway hurlers face off again on Saturday.
The Dublin and Galway hurlers face off again on Saturday.
Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

OLD RIVALRIES WILL be renewed and there’s two finals to be played out so there is plenty of action on television and radio to keep viewers entertained this weekend.


The Championship will be presented by Brian Carthy on RTÉ Radio 1 at 10pm as he takes a look back at all the action from last weekend as well as looking forward to this weekend’s football and hurling.


TG4 will have live coverage from Croke Park of the Nicky Rackard cup final between Armagh and Roscommon at 1.30pm before they go back to headquarters at 5.30pm for the Christy Ring Cup final where Derry will face Kerry.

Leinster football championship quarter-final

Kildare v Laois, O’Connor Park, 7pm

Jim McGuinness, Peter Canavan and Senan Connell will join Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney in the Sky Sports studio for analysis, while Dave McIntyre will be on commentary duty alongside Darragh Ó Sé and Damian Lawlor is the sideline reporter.

Dave McIntyre has an exclusive interview with Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney on Off The Ball this Saturday which begins at 1pm. He will be joined in studio by James Horan who will be given his predictions for all the weekend’s action.

Leinster hurling championship quarter final replay

Galway v Dublin, O’Connor Park, 5pm

The Saturday Game on RTÉ 2 will have live coverage of the Leinster quarter-final replay between Galway and Dublin. Michael Lyster will be joined in studio by analysts Tomás Mulcahy and Eddie Brennan.

There will also be commentary from Tullamore from Off The Ball as Dave McIntyre gives updates throughout the show.

Johnny McCaffrey tackles Cyril Donnellan Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO


Ulster football championship quarter-final

Derry v Down, Celtic Park, 2pm

The Sunday Game Live presents action from Celtic Park as Derry and Down bid for a place in the Ulster semi-final. Michael Lyster is joined in studio for analysis by Pat Spillane and Colm O’Rourke.

Dave McIntyre will be joined on Off The Ball by Colm Parkinson and Liam McHale for live commentary from the Ulster quarter-final clash.

Aaron Kerrigan and Aidan Carr Down and Derry go to battle in Celtic Park on Sunday. Source: Presseye/Russell Pritchard/INPHO

Munster hurling championship semi-final 

Cork v Waterford, Semple Stadium, 4pm

The biggest rivalry in Munster hurling will resume on Sunday and the Sunday Game Live will be there to cover it. Liam Sheedy and Ger Loughnane will be on analysis duties as Michael Lyster anchors the show.

There will be live commentary on RTÉ Radio 1 from Semple Stadium on Sunday Sport.

Oisin Langan will also give updates throughout the game on Off The Ball on Newstalk.


The Sunday Game highlights Show will be on RTÉ2 from 9.30pm as Des Cahill is joined by Eamon O’Hara and Tomás Ó’Sé who will be running the rule over the football. Anthony Daly and Donal Óg Cusack will then join him in studio for analysis of the weekend’s hurling action.

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