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Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

It’s the end of the month and we’re all broke. So get the feet up and check this out for the weekend.
Nov 25th 2011, 9:30 AM 1,065 0


Boxing: Tony Owen v Ben Murphy, British Southern Area lightweight title, (Eurosport, 8pm).

Football: Victory Shield, Scotland v England, (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm).

Golf: World Cup, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30am); South African Open from Ekurhuleni, (Sky Sports 1, 8.30am, Sky Sports 2, 3pm); Australian PGA Championship from Queensland, (ESPN, 1am).

Rugby: RaboDirect Pro 12: Ulster v Glasgow, (RTÉ Two, 7.30pm, BBC2, 7.30pm). English Premiership Bath v Worcester Warriors (ESPN, 7pm).

Tennis: Live ATP World Tour Finals (BBC2, 2pm, Sky Sports 1, noon).


Cricket: Test, India v West Indies, (Sky Sports 3, 3.55am).

Football: Premier League: Manchester Utd v Newcastle Utd, (Setanta Ireland, 2.30pm). Stoke v Blackburn, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm); Arsenal v Fulham, (ESPN, 4.30pm); La Liga, Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid and Getafe v Barcelona, (Sky Sports 1, 6.55pm); Serie A, Lazio v Juventus, (ESPN, 7.45pm); npower Championship, West Ham v Derby, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm). Premier Soccer Saturday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm).

Golf: World Cup, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30am); South African Open, (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am, 3.30pm); Australian PGA Championship from Queensland, (ESPN, 1am).

Horse racing: From Newbury & Newcastle, (Channel 4, 1.55pm).

Motorsport: F1 qualifying Brazil, (Setanta Sports 1, 3.55pm, BBC1, 3pm).

Rugby: Gold Coast Sevens, (Sky Sports 4, 6am); RaboDirect Pro12, Benetton Treviso v Leicester (RTÉ2, 2pm); Connacht v Ospreys (TG4, 6.30pm); Munster v Edinburgh (TG4, 8.30pm); Aviva Premiership, Gloucester v Leicester, (ESPN 1.30pm); Northampton v Saracens, (Sky Sports 1, 4.30pm); Barbarians v Australia, (Sky Sports 1, 2.30pm).

Skiing: World Cup meeting, (Eurosport, 5.15pm).

Snooker: Premier League, (Sky Sports 4, TBC).

Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals, (Sky Sports 3, noon).


American Football: NFL, Jacksonville Jaguars v Houston Texans followed by Oakland Raiders v Chicago Bears, (Sky Sports 3, 5.30pm); Kansas City Chiefs v Pittsburgh Steelers, (Channel 4, 1.20am, Mon).

Football: Clydesdale Bank Premier League, Kilmarnock v Rangers, (Sky Sports 4 12.30pm); Barclays Premier League, Swansea v Aston Villa, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); Liverpool v Manchester City, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); Serie A, Siena v Inter Milan followed by AC Milan v Chievo, (ESPN 2pm); La Liga, Real Zaragoza v Sevilla, (Sky Sports 1, 8.25pm).

GAA: Munster Club SHC final: Crusheen v Na Piarsaigh (live); Leinster Club SHC final: Oulart-the-Ballagh v Coolderry (deferred); All-Ireland Ladies club final: Carnacon v Na Fianna (deferred) (starts TG4, 2pm).

Golf: Final day of World Cup, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30am); South African Open from Ekurhuleni, (Sky Sports 2, 10.30pm); Australian PGA Championship from Queensland, (ESPN, 1am).

Ice hockey: NHL: Carolina v Ottawa, (Setanta Sports 1, 10pm).

Motorsport: Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix, (BBC1, 3pm).

Rugby: The Breakdown, (Setanta Ireland, 6pm).

Snooker: Premier League, (Sky Sports 2, 7.30pm).

Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals, (Sky Sports 2, 3pm).

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