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Limerick against Tipperary set to start RTÉ's live GAA leaggue coverage

RTÉ’s highlights programme Allianz League Sunday will also return on 9 May.

Seamus Callanan and Limerick's Gearoid Hegarty last year.
Seamus Callanan and Limerick's Gearoid Hegarty last year.
Image: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

RTÉ’S LIVE COVERAGE of the GAA National Leagues is set to kick-off with the meeting of Limerick and Tipperary in the Allianz Hurling League on Saturday, 8 May.

RTÉ will show three live games across the month of May, will more likely to be confirmed.

First up will be the meeting of last year’s All-Ireland hurling champions Limerick and Liam Sheedy’s Tipperary, with a 5.30pm throw-in at the Gaelic Grounds.

The coverage will remain focused on hurling the following week, as Tipperary host Cork (7.30pm) in Thurles on Saturday, May 15.

The football league will then take centre stage with live coverage of Donegal v Monaghan (5pm) from Ballybofey on Saturday, 22 May. 

RTÉ’s highlights programme Allianz League Sunday is also set to return on Sunday, 9 May.

Yesterday, TG4 announced that they will show 25 league games live and exclusive across May and June.

Eir Sport have also confirmed that they will show 11 league games, featuring 13 counties across six football and five hurling fixtures.

The GAA’s own streaming service GAAGO will cover all the Division 1-4 football league games and Division 1 hurling league ties that are not televised.

Allianz Leagues coverage on RTÉ:

Saturday, 8 May

Division 1A Hurling

  • Limerick v Tipperary, LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, 5.30pm.

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Saturday, 15 May

Division 1A Hurling

  • Tipperary v Cork, Semple Stadium, Thurles, 7.30pm.

Saturday, 22 May

Division 1 Football

  • Donegal v Monaghan, MacCumhaill Park, Ballybofey, 5pm.

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