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Here’s the GAA coverage to look forward to on TV and radio this weekend

There’s plenty to watch on the box and listen to on the airwaves this weekend.

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IT’S ANOTHER BIG weekend of GAA coverage and here’s what’s coming up on TV and radio.


All-Ireland SFC qualifier round 1B
Carlow v Waterford, Dr Cullen Park, 2pm

Check out local radio – KCLR96FM and WLR – to keep track of this clash in Carlow.

Tyrone v Louth, Healy Park, Omagh, 2.30pm

RTÉ Radio 1 have live coverage of this game from Gary MacDonncha and Martin McHugh. Local radio commentary courtesy of LMFM.

Cavan v Westmeath, Kingspan Breffni Park, 3pm

There’s live coverage of this game on Newstalk with Oisin Langan commentating, analysis from Liam McHale and Cian Ward and the sideline reporter is Colm Parkinson.

Colm Parkinson Newstalk's Colm Parkinson. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

All-Ireland SHC round 1
Waterford v Laois, Walsh Park, 7pm

WLR will be broadcasting live radio coverage of this clash with Midlands 103 also covering the game.

Leinster SHC semi-final replay
Galway v Kilkenny, O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 7pm

There’s been plenty debate about the fact that there’ll be no TV coverage of this match but RTÉ Radio 1 are commentating from Tullamore through Pauric Lodge and Liam Sheedy. Keep an eye on TheScore.ie for our liveblog as well.

There’ll be local radio commentary on Galway Bay FM and KCLR 96FM.

Ulster SFC semi-final
Monaghan v Armagh, St Tiernach’s Park, Clones, 7pm

Check out Sky Sports 3 from 6.30pm for this game. Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney present with Dave McIntyre and Paul Earley on commentary duty. Peter Canavan and Senan Connell will provide the analysis.


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Peter Canavan Sky Sports analyst Peter Canavan. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO


Leinster SFC semi-finals
Kildare v Meath, Croke Park, 2pm

This game is the first part of The Sunday Game double-bill on RTÉ One from 1.40pm with Michael Lyster presenting as Joe Brolly and Pat Spillane join him in studio. Ger Canning commentates alongside Martin Carney. Marty Morrissey and Kevin McStay are on commentary duty.

Live coverage of this match on Newstalk with Dave McIntyre commentating, analysis from Dermot Earley and Conor Deegan while Colm Parkinson is the sideline reporter.

Dublin v Wexford, Croke Park, 4pm

The second part of The Sunday Game double-bill with Ger Canning commentating alongside Martin Carney.

Live coverage on RTÉ Radio 1 from Pauric Lodge and Bernard Flynn with Colm O’Rourke and Tommy Carr analysing the game in studio.

Ger Canning and Martin Carney RTÉ's Martin Carney and Ger Canning. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

All-Ireland SFC round 1B
Down v Leitrim, Páirc Esler, Newry, 2pm

There’ll be updates on this game on RTÉ Radio and Newstalk and locally from Ocean FM.

All-Ireland SHC round 1
Antrim v Offaly, Ballycastle, 2pm

There’ll be updates on this game on RTÉ Radio and Newstalk and locally from Midlands 103.

The Sunday Game, RTÉ 1, 10.05pm
- The Sunday Game night time highlights show is on RTÉ 1 this week due to the World Cup. Des Cahill presents with Tomas Ó Sé and Kevin McStay on the football panel while Tomas Mulcahy and Liam Sheedy are on the hurling panel.

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