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Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

It’s almost pay-day. Get on the couch and ride this one out.

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  • One to watch: There’s some intriguing hurling on telly tomorrow. Get your Irish-english dictionary out.
  • One to Sky+: It’s a super Sunday on Sky.
  • One to skip: Don’t think I can handle any more golf after last weekend. Sorry, Open de Espana organisers and participants.


Baseball: MLB, New York Mets v Washington Nationals, (ESPN, midnight, Sat).

Cricket: IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kings XI Punjab, (ITV4, 3pm).

Cycling: Giro del Trentino, (Eurosport, 1.30pm).

Football: Championship, Hull City v Bristol City, (Sky Sports 1, 8.30pm); Scottish Premier League, Dundee United v Motherwell, (ESPN, 8pm); FA Youth Cup, Chelsea v Liverpool, (ITV4, 8.30pm); Airtricity League, St Patrick’s Athletic v Sligo Rovers, (RTÉ Two, 7pm).

Golf: Open de Espana, (Sky Sports 2, 11am); The Heritage, (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Gymnastics: European Artistic Gymnastic Individual Championships, (Eurosport, 10am).

Rugby: PRO12, Connacht v Ulster, (TG4, BBC2, 8.30pm)Super Rugby, Hurricanes v Western Force, (Sky Sports 3, 8.30am); Waratahs v Chiefs, (Sky Sports 3, 10.30am).

Tennis: Monte-Carlo Masters, (Sky Sports 1, 9.30am).


Boxing: WBO Intercontinental Light Middleweight title, Brian Rose v Joachim Alcine, (Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

Cricket: IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals, (ITV4, 11am).

Equestrian: Beijing Masters, (Eurosport, 8.30am).

Football: Championship, Burnley v Cardiff City, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm); League One, Hartlepool United v Brentford, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm). La Liga, TBA, (Sky Sports 4, 6.55pm); Bundesliga, Werder Bremen v Wolfsburg, (ESPN, 5.30pm); Serie A, TBA, (ESPN, 8.45pm).

GAA: Cadbury All Ireland U21 Football Championship semi-finals (TG4, 1.30pm).

Golf: Open de Espana, (Sky Sports 1, 12.30pm); The Heritage, (Sky Sports 3, 6.30pm).

Motorsport: Bahrain Grand Prix, qualifying, (Sky Sports F1, 11am).

Rugby: Premiership, Bath v Leicester Tigers, (ESPN, 1.45pm); Northampton Saints v Sale Sharks, (Sky Sports 1, 5.30pm); Super Rugby, Crusaders v Highlanders, (Sky Sports 1, 8.30am); Reds v Brumbies, (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am); Sharks v Cheetahs, (Sky Sports 4, 4pm).

Snooker: The World Championship, (BBC 2, Eurosport, 10am).

Tennis: Monte-Carlo Masters, (Sky Sports 1, noon); Fed Cup, Argentina v Great Britain, (Sky Sports 3, 4pm).


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Athletics: London Marathon, (BBC 1, 8.30am and Eurosport, 9am).

Basketball: NBA, TBA, Sky Sports 2, 8pm).

Cycling: Liege-Bastogne-Liege, (Eurosport, , 1.15pm).

Football: Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); Liverpool v Chelsea, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); La Liga, TBA, (Sky Sports 1, 6.30pm); Bundesliga, Nurnberg v Greuther Furth, (ESPN, 4.15pm); Serie A, TBA, (ESPN, 11am and 8.15pm); A League Final, (Sky Sports 4, 7am).

GAA: Galway v Kilkenny, Tipperary v Dublin (TG4, 130pm). League Sunday, (RTÉ 8.30pm)

Golf: Open de Espana, (Sky Sports 3, 12.30pm); The Heritage, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Motorsport: Bahrain Grand Prix, (Sky Sports F1, 11.30am); British Touring Car Championship, Donington Park, (ITV4, 10.45am).

Rugby: Premiership, London Wasps v Exeter Chiefs, (ESPN, 1.30pm).

Snooker: The World Championship, (Eurosport, 12.30pm and BBC 2, 2.30pm).

Tennis: Monte-Carlo Masters, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); Fed Cup, Argentina v Great Britain, (Sky Sports 3, 3.30pm).

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