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Henry Shefflin and James Horan are both making different GAA debuts this weekend

Shefflin and Horan are both on media duty for this weekend’s championship action.

Henry Shefflin will provide analysis on the Clare v Limerick game this Sunday.
Henry Shefflin will provide analysis on the Clare v Limerick game this Sunday.
Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

THE SUNDAY GAME Live sees both the return of the hurling and the return of the King to our television screens this weekend.

Henry Shefflin makes his punditry debut analyzing the Munster senior hurling quarter-final between Clare and Limerick in Semple Stadium at 4pm.

Ger Canning will be joined by Michael Duignan in the commentary box while Cyril Farrell and Liam Sheedy will feature on analysis with Shefflin.

Preceded by the hurling is the Ulster senior championship quarter-final between Cavan and Monaghan at Kingspan Breffni Park with Darragh Maloney and Tommy Carr on commentary.

Tomás Ó Sé switches to the daytime slot where he will provide analysis alongside Joe Brolly. As always, Michael Lyster chair events throughout the day.

James Horan Former Mayo manager James Horan joins Off the Ball this weekend. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Lyster will also chair the highlights show where the best of the action will be shown from Clare v Limerick, Laois v Westmeath and Carlow v Antrim in hurling, plus London v Roscommon and Cavan v Monaghan in football.

Brendan Cummins, Ciaran Whelan, Donal Óg Cusack, Shane Curran and Kevin McStay will cast their eyes over the action.

This weekend sees former Mayo manager James Horan’s in his first punditry role on Off the Ball on Newstalk. He will be joined by Colm Parkinson and match commentator Dave McIntyre.

RTÉ Radio 1 will have live commentary from Marty Morrissey and Brendan Cummins on the Munster hurling quarter-final while also providing updates from Cavan v Monaghan and London v Roscommon in the football, and also Carlow v Antrim and Laois v Westmeath in the hurling.

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