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

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

Brian Cody and Anthony Cunningham Brian Cody and Anthony Cunningham will face off on Sunday. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

THE FIRST PIECES of senior championship silverware for 2015 will be handed out this weekend in Fitzgerald Stadium and Croke Park.

It’s also a hectic weekend of qualifier action around the country.

Here’s all the TV and radio coverage that you can catch.



RTÉ 2′s GAA magazine show Thank GAA It’s Friday returns at 8.30pm with Cork’s Conor Lehane and  Galway’s Aidan Harte both featuring.

There’s also interviews with Gillingham’s John Egan – the son of the Kerry legend – and Moone Boy star David Rawle, along with a look at the use of PEDs and supplements in the GAA.


The Sky Sports cameras will be in Wexford Park for the Cork-Wexford All-Ireland senior hurling qualifier. Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney present the coverage with Jamesie O’Connor, Ollie Canning and JJ Delaney analysing the match.

Mike Finnerty and Nicky English are on commentary duty with Damian Lawlor the sideline reporter.

Damien Lawlor 7/6/2014 Sky Sports sideline reporter Damian Lawlor. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

There’s live coverage of Cavan against Roscommon in the All-Ireland senior football qualifiers in Kingspan Breffni Park on The Saturday Game on RTÉ 2 starting at 4.40pm.

Newstalk’s Off The Ball have live radio coverage of the clash between Cavan and Roscommon from Kevin Cassidy, Billy Joe Padden and Oisin Langan. Anthony Moyles will be providing updates from the meeting of Offaly and Kildare.

Anthony Moyles in the commentary box Newstalk's Anthony Moyles Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

RTÉ Radio 1′s Saturday Sport will have commentary of the Clare-Longford football qualifier (5pm) from Brian Carthy and Ray Silke while the Cork-Wexford hurling qualifier (7pm) features Pauric Lodge, Henry Shefflin and sideline reporter Pat McAuliffe.

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They also have reporters at several other games with Martin Kiely at Offaly-Kildare (2pm), Marty Morrissey at Clare-Offaly (7pm) and John Kenny at Laois-Dublin (7pm).


There’s live coverage of the Munster football final (2pm throw-in time) and the Leinster hurling final (4pm throw-in time) on The Sunday Game Live with Darragh Maloney presenting from 1.30pm. Analysis comes from Colm O’Rourke, Ger Loughnane and Tomas Mulcahy.

Newstalk’s Off The Ball is live from Killarney for the meeting of Cork and Kerry with commentary courtesy of James Horan, Colm Parkinson and Oisin Langan.

Local radio coverage here comes courtesy of C103 and Radio Kerry.

James O'Donoghue and Eoin Cadogan Kerry's James O'Donoghue and Cork's Eoin Cadogan. Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

The Newstalk team for the Leinster hurling final is Brian Hogan, Eoin Kelly and DJ Carey.

RTÉ Radio 1′s Sunday Sport programme has live commentary of Kilkenny-Galway from Brian Carthy, Donal O’Grady and the sideline reporter is Robbie Irwin. Galway Bay FM and KCLR will be supplying the local radio coverage.

John Mullane and Tom Dempsey are their GAA guests in Croke Park with Oisin McConville in studio.

Elsewhere they have Pat McAuliffe at Cork-Kerry (2pm), Pauric Lodge at Westmeath-Limerick (2pm) and John Fallon at Fermanagh-Antrim (3pm).

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Des Cahill presents The Sunday Game highlights show that night on RTÉ 2 at 9.30pm and he’ll be joined by Brendan Cummins, Ciaran Whelan, Donal Óg Cusack and Kevin McStay to look back at the weekend’s action.

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