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Sofa supporter: here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Get the feet up and take it easy this weekend before the party seasons kicks off. You stay there, I’ll get the duvet.

Munster man Denis Leamy at squad training at Cork IT yesterday.
Munster man Denis Leamy at squad training at Cork IT yesterday.
Image: INPHO/James Crombie


Boxing: WBA World Super Middleweight title bout, Felix Sturm v Martin Murray, (Sky Sports 1, 9.45pm).

Cricket: Australia v New Zealand, Day 3, First Test (Sky Sports 2, 11.55pm).

Football: Live Euro 2012 Draw (Eurosport, 5pm; RTÉ Two, 5.30pm); npower Championship, Crystal Palace v Derby, (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm); FA Cup second round, Fleetwood Town v Yeovil, (ESPN, 7pm); Serie A, Genoa v AC Milan, (Setanta Ireland, 7.40pm).

Golf: Hong Kong Open (Sky Sports 1, 6am); Nedbank Golf Challenge (Sky Sports 1, 9am).

Rugby: Dubai Sevens, (Sky Sports 3, 6am); PRO12, Ulster v Scarlets, (BBC2, Northern Ireland 7pm); Leinster v Cardiff Blues, (TG4, 7.30pm).

Tennis: Davis Cup final, Spain v Argentina, (Sky Sports 4 1pm; AEGON Masters – ITV4 7.30pm).


Boxing: British light-middleweight title bout, Prince Arron v Brian Rose, (Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

Cricket: First Test, Australia v New Zealand, (Sky Sports 3, 11.55pm); One-day international, Bangladesh v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 4, 7.25am).

Football: Premier League, Newcastle v Chelsea, (Sky Sports 2, noon); Aston Villa v Manchester United, (4.30pm); npower Championship, Bristol City v Middlesbrough, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm); La Liga, Barcelona v Levante, (Sky Sports 4, 6.55pm); Valencia v Espanyol, (9pm); Serie A, Inter Milan v Udinese, (ESPN, 7.45pm); Premier Soccer Saturday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm); Match of the Day, (BBC 1, 10.30pm).

Golf: Hong Kong Open, (Sky Sports 1, 5am); Nedbank Golf Challenge, (Sky Sports 3, 9am); Chevron World Challenge, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Horse racing: Sandown, (Channel 4, 1.50pm).

Rugby: RaboDirect Pro12: Munster v Ospreys, (RTÉ Two, 6.15pm); International Test, Wales v Australia, (BBC1, 2pm); Northern Hemisphere v Southern Hemisphere, (Sky Sports 1, 4pm); Dubai Sevens, (Sky Sports 1, 6.30am); French Top 14, Toulouse v Toulon, (Setanta Ireland, 1pm); Aviva Premiership, Leicester Tigers v Northampton Saints, (ESPN, 1.30pm).

Snooker: UK Championship, (BBC1, 1pm; BBC2, 4.30pm).

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Cricket: First Test, Australia v New Zealand, (Sky Sports 3, 6am, 11.55pm).

Football: Premier League, Wolves v Sunderland, (Sky Sports 1, 3pm); Scottish Premier League, Dundee United v Celtic, (Sky Sports 1, 12.30pm); Eredivisie, Feyenoord v PSV Eindhoven, (ESPN, 11.30am); FA Cup second round, AFC Totton v Bristol Rovers, (ITV1, noon); FA Cup second round, Sutton United v Notts County, (ESPN, 4.15pm); La Liga, Mallorca v Athletic Bilbao, (Sky Sports 1, 6.55pm); Granada v Real Zaragoza, (Sky Sports 1, 9pm); Serie A, Parma v Palermo, (ESPN, 7.45pm).

GAA: Munster Club SFC final: Dr Crokes v UCC, (TG4, 2pm). Leinster Club SFC semi-final: St Brigids v Portlaoise, (TG4, 4pm, deferred).

Golf: European Tour, (Sky Sports 1, 6am); Nedbank Golf Challenge, (Sky Sports 2, 9am); Chevron World Challenge, (Sky Sports 2, 6pm).

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers v Cincinnati Bengals, Sky Sports, 4pm; New York giants at Green Bay Packers, Sky sports 4, 9.30pm; Detroit Saints at New Orleans Saints, channel 4, 1am (Monday).

Rugby: Aviva Premiership, Saracens v London Irish, (ESPN, 1.30pm); London Wasps v Harlequins, (Sky Sports 2, 3.30pm).

Snooker: UK Championship, (BBC2, 2pm).

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