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RTÉ to show Roscommon-Armagh qualifier in conjunction with England's WC quarter

The action from O’Moore Park will be available on the RTÉ News Now channel.

The RTÉ cameras will be in Portlaoise on Saturday.
The RTÉ cameras will be in Portlaoise on Saturday.
Image: Piaras Ó Mídheach

SATURDAY’S ALL-IRELAND football qualifier clash between Roscommon and Armagh will be shown live on RTÉ’s News Now channel, as part of a busy weekend of sport across the national broadcaster’s platforms.

The round four qualifier will be broadcast live from O’Moore Park from 2.45pm on the dedicated news channel while RTÉ 2 shows coverage of the World Cup quarter-final between England and Sweden from Samara.

Michael Lyster will present coverage of The Saturday Game from Portlaoise and will be joined by Colm O’Rourke and Michael Meehan for studio analysis, with commentary coming from Marty Morrissey and Kevin Cassidy.

The RTÉ News Now channel is available online in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, while viewers in the south can also access the station on Saorview, Sky and Virgin Media platforms.

RTÉ will also have live coverage of Sunday’s Leinster senior hurling championship final replay between Kilkenny and Galway from Semple Stadium. Lyster’s panel will include Henry Shefflin, Cyril Farrell and Ger Loughnane.

Sky Sports, meanwhile, are showing the round four qualifiers between Cork and Tyrone (4pm) and Fermanagh and Kildare (6.45pm) back-to-back on Saturday evening.


  • Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, RTÉ 1, 12.40pm
  • Roscommon v Armagh, RTÉ News Now, 3pm
  • England v Sweden, RTÉ 2, 3pm
  • Cork v Tyrone, Sky Sports Arena, 4pm
  • Fermanagh v Kildare, Sky Sports Arena, 6.45pm
  • Russia v Croatia, RTÉ 2, 7pm


  • Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, RTÉ 2, 12pm
  • Kilkenny v Galway, RTÉ 1, 3pm

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