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It’s a bumper GAA weekend and here’s all your TV and Radio coverage

There’s plenty to get stuck in to this weekend.

Cillian O'Connor with Paddy McGrath Mayo's Cillian O'Connor and Donegal's Paddy McGrath will be in opposition this weekend. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

ALL EYES WILL be on Croke Park this weekend with All-Ireland football quarter-finals down for decision along with an All-Ireland hurling semi-final.

Here’s all the TV and radio coverage that you can catch.



Thank GAA It’s Friday returns on RTÉ 2 at 8.30pm featuring Monaghan captain Conor McManus on the art of the dead ball and Mayo captain Keith Higgins on his hurling career.

P1030451 Keith Higgins on his Mayo hurling career

There’s a feature on a Kilkenny club game between Rower-Inistioge and Danesfort with Paul Murphy, Kieran Joyce and Eddie Keher all contributing.

Source: RTÉ Sport/YouTube

Waterford’s Shane and Darragh Fives talk about their pig farm while there’s also a feature on Anto Finnegan, the former Antrim captain who suffers from Motor Neurone Disease.

Shane Fives Waterford hurler Shane Fives Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

TG4′s Seó Spóirt broadcasts at 7.30pm with Dara Ó Cinnéide presenting along with Ger Loughnane, Jarlath Burns and Sean Bán Breathnach.

Brian Carty’s show The Championship is on RTÉ Radio One at 10pm.

UTV Ireland’s Friday Night Sport at 10.30pm is presented by Ger Gilroy.


Sky Sports 5 broadcasts live coverage of the All-Ireland footballer quarter-finals from Croke Park. Darragh Ó Sé and Mike Finnerty provide live coverage of the game between Monaghan and Tyrone at 4pm while it’s Dave McIntyre and Paul Earley on commentary duty for Donegal and Mayo at 6pm.

Jim McGuinness, Peter Canavan and Senan Connell are on punditry duty for Sky Sports with Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney presenting the coverage, and Damian Lawlor the sideline reporter.

Brian Carney Sky Sports presenter Brian Carney Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

RTÉ Radio 1′s Saturday Sport will have live coverage of the clash between Mayo and Donegal with Marty Morrissey commentating alongside Dessie Dolan while Padraic Joyce provides analysis.

Newstalk’s Off The Ball have live coverage of Monaghan and Tyrone from Dave McIntyre, Colm Parkinson and Aaron Kernan.


There’s live coverage of The Sunday Game on RTÉ 2 as Kilkenny face Waterford in the All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final. Coverage starts at 2.45pm with Michael Lyster presenting.

There’s commentary from Ger Canning and Brendan Cummins along with analysis from Anthony Daly, Henry Shefflin and Ken McGrath.

Henry Shefflin tackled by Ken McGrath and Stephen Molumphy Henry Shefflin and Ken McGrath will be in the studio on Sunday Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

Sky Sports 3 also have live coverage with Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney presenting, Damian Lawlor reporting from the sideline while JJ Delaney, Ollie Canning and Jamesie O’Connor are on analysis duty. Commentary comes from Mike Finnerty and Nicky English.

There’ll be live commentary on Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 with Darren Frehill and Jacqui Hurley presenting and they’ll be joined by Cyril Farrell, Ollie Moran and Tomas Mulcahy. Marty Morrissey is joined in the commentary box by Brendan Cummins.

Brian Hogan will be covering the game for Newstalk’s Off The Ball programme.

On TG4′s GAA Beo, Mícheál Ó Domhnaill presents their All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final coverage from 1pm of Kilkenny against Galway in Croke Park with throw-in at 1.30pm.

Donal Og Cusack arrives for the game The Sunday Game pundit Donal Óg Cusack Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Paul Collins presents Championship Sunday with a throw-in time on Today FM of 9am.

Marty Morrissey and Paddy McKenna host The Marty Squad on RTÉ Radio 1 at 6pm, which will review the weekend’s action.

Des Cahill presents The Sunday Game highlights show that night on RTÉ 2 at 9.30pm with the hurling analysis provided by Donal Óg Cusack, Eddie Brennan and Ger Loughnane while Ciaran Whelan and Colm O’Rourke are the football pundits.

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