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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C
INPHO/Donall Farmer Slovakia training ahead of their game with Ireland tonight.
# On the box
Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
Ireland face a crucial Euro 2012 qualifier, the Rabodirect Pro12 begins and the All-Ireland hurling final takes place all in the coming days.

TODAY:

Cricket: Test: Sri Lanka v Australia, (Eurosport 2, 5.30pm).

Cycling: Vuelta a Espana, (ITV4, 2.45pm).

GAA: The GAA Show, (3e, 6.30pm).

Rugby Union: Rabodirect Pro12: Ospreys v Leinster, (RTÉ Two, 10.30pm, highlights).

Sport: Seó Spóirt, (TG4, 9.30pm).

Soccer: Euro 2012 qualifier: Republic of Ireland v Slovakia, (RTÉ Two, 7pm, Sky Sports 3, 7.30pm); Bulgaria v England, (Sky Sports 1, 6.30pm); Wales v Montenegro, (Sky Sports 2, 7.30pm); Northern Ireland v Serbia, (Sky Sports 4, 7.30pm); Germany v Austria, (ESPN, 7.30pm). Blue Square Premier: Stockport v Luton Town, (Setanta Ireland, 7.30pm).

Tennis: US Open, (Sky Sports 2, 4pm, Eurosport 4pm).

TOMORROW:

Athletics: World Championships, (Channel 4, midnight and 10.30am, Eurosport, 1am and 10.45am).

Boxing: European: British and Commonwealth bantamweight title: Jamie McDonnell v Stuart Hall, (Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

Cricket: First Test: Sri Lanka v Australia, (Eurosport 2, 5.30pm).

Cycling: Vuelta a Espana, (ITV4, 2.45pm).

Golf: European Masters, (Sky Sports 1, noon); Deutsche Bank Championship, (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Motorcycling: MotoGP: San Marino Grand Prix qualifying, (Eurosport 2, 12.30pm).

Rugby League: Engage Super League: TBC, (Sky Sports 2, 5.30pm).

Rugby Union: Aviva Premiership: London Irish v Harlequins, (ESPN, 1.15pm); Saracens v Wasps, (ESPN, 4.15pm). Top 14: Toulon v Clermont, (Setanta Ireland, 3.20pm).

Soccer: Euro 2012 qualifier: Scotland v Czech Republic, (Sky Sports 2, 2.30pm); League Two: Swindon v Rotherham, (Sky Sports 2, noon). Blue Square Premier: Braintree Town v Lincoln City, (Setanta Sports 1, 6.45pm).

Tennis: US Open, (Sky Sports 2, 4pm, 10pm, Eurosport 4pm).

SUNDAY:

Athletics: World Championships, (Channel 4, midnight and 9.30am, Eurosport, 1am and 10.45am).

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Cricket: First Test: Sri Lanka v Australia, (Eurosport 2, 5.30am)

GAA: The Sunday Game Live: All-Ireland Hurling Final: Kilkenny v Tipperary (RTÉ 2, 2.15pm); The Sunday Game highlights (RTÉ 2, 9.30pm).

Cycling: Vuelta a Espana, (ITV4, 2.45pm).

Golf: European Masters, (Sky Sports 1, noon). Deutsche Bank Championship, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Motorcycling: MotoGP: San Marino Grand Prix, (BBC2, 12.30pm). World Superbikes: Nurburgring, (Eurosport, 10.50am).

Motorsport: World Touring Car Championship, (Eurosport, 8am and 1.45pm). British Touring Car Championship, (ITV4 11am).

Rugby Union: Aviva Premiership: Northampton v Gloucester, (Sky Sports 1, 3pm). Top 14: Lyon v Toulouse, (Setanta Ireland, 8pm).

Rugby League: Engage Super League: TBC, (Sky Sports 1 12.30pm). NRL: Broncos v Sea Eagles, (Setanta Sports 1, 2.30pm).

Tennis: US Open, (Sky Sports 2, 4pm and midnight, Mon, Eurosport 4pm).

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