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6 Nations, Super Bowl and Gaelic football... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Turn your phone off and get the kettle on.

Declan Kidney runs the rule over squad training at Carton House this week.
Declan Kidney runs the rule over squad training at Carton House this week.
Image: INPHO/Dan Sheridan
  • One to watch: Daddy or chips? Daddy or chips? Daddy. Or. Chips? It’s too tough this weekend – we have the 6 Nations, the National League and the Super Bowl.
  • One to Sky+: Let’s say the NFL, in case the boss is watching and we’re at work in our onesie on Monday morning.
  • One to skip: No time for golf this weekend, chaps.

Today

Basketball: NBA, Minnesota Timberwolves v Los Angeles Lakers, (ESPN, 2.30am, Sat).

Cricket: First Test, South Africa v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 3, 8.25am); Women’s Cricket World Cup, New Zealand v South Africa, (Sky Sports 1, 11.30am), England v Sri Lanka, (Sky Sports 1, 3.25am, Sat).

Darts: World Cup of Darts, (Sky Sports 2, 1.30pm; Sky Sports 3, 7pm).
Football: Bundesliga, Werder Bremen v Hannover, (ESPN, 7.30pm); Serie A, Roma v Cagliari, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 7.40).
General: Seó Spóirt, (TG4. 8.30pm).
Golf: European Tour, Dubai Desert Classic, (Sky Sports 2, 6am, 10.30am; PGA Tour, Phoenix Open, (Sky Sports 4, 9pm). RUGBY UNION: IRB Rugby Sevens, (Sky Sports 4, 6am); U20s Six Nations Championship, Wales v Ireland, (RTÉ Two, BBC Two Wales, 7pm); England v Scotland, (Sky Sports 2, 7.30pm).

Snooker: German Masters, (Eurosport, noon; 7pm).

Saturday

Athletics: European Athletics Indoor Permit meeting, (Eurosport, 5pm).

Cricket: First Test, South Africa v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 4, 8.25pm); Second one-day international, Australia v West Indies, (Sky Sports 2, 3am, Sun).

Darts: PDC World Cup, (Sky Sports 3 1pm, 7pm).

Football: Premier League, QPR v Norwich, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm), Fulham v Man United, (ESPN, 4.30pm); Scottish Cup, Dundee United v Rangers, (Sky Sports 1, 12.30pm); African Nations Cup quarter-finals, TBC, (ITV4, 2.30pm; Eurosport, 3pm); npower League One, Crawley v Swindon, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm); Primera Division, TBC, (Sky Sports 1 from 6.44pm); Serie A, Napoli v Catania, (ESPN, 7.45pm); Premier Soccer Saturday, (RTÉ Two, 8.15pm); Match of the Day, (BBC1, 10.30pm).

GAA: Allianz League: Kildare v Donega, (Setanta Ireland, 5pm); Dublin v Cork, (Setanta Ireland, 7pm); Down v Tyrone, (Setanta Sports 1, 7pm).

Golf: European Tour, Dubai Desert, (Sky Sports 3, 9am); PGA Tour, Phoenix Open, (Sky Sports 3, 9am).

Rugby: RBS 6 Nations Championship, Wales v Ireland, RTÉ Two, 12.30pm; BBC1, 1pm), England v Scotland, (RTÉ Two, BBC1, 3.30pm.

Sunday

Basketball: NBA, Toronto Raptors v Miami Heat, (Sky Sports 4, 7pm).

Cricket: First Test, South Africa v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 4, 8.25pm)

Cycling: Tour of Qatar, (Eurosport, noon).

Darts: PDC World Cup, (Sky Sports 3, 1pm; Sky Sports 2, 7pm).

Football: Premier League, West Brom v Tottenham, (Sky Sports 1, 1.30pm); Manchester City v Liverpool, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); Scottish Cup, Hibernian v Aberdeen, (Sky Sports 2, 3pm); Serie A, Chievo v Juventus, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 11.25am; ESPN, 11.30am); Siena v Inter Milan, (ESPN, 1.30pm), Fiorentina v Parma, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 1.55pm)’ AC Milan v Udinese, (ESPN, 7.15pm; Setanta Sports Ireland, (7.40pm); African Nations Cup quarter-finals, TBC, (ITV4, 2.30pm; Eurosport, 2.45pm); Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia Dortmund, (ESPN, 4.15pm); Primera Division, TBC, (Sky Sports 1 from 6.30pm). 3 FAI International Football Awards, (RTÉ Two, 8pm).

GAA: GAA Beo, Mayo v Kerry, (TG4, 1.30pm, — Galway v Derry deferred; League Sunday, (RTÉ Two, 7pm)

Golf: European Tour, Dubai Desert Classic, (Sky Sports 3, 8am); PGA Tour, Phoenix Open , (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

NFL: Super Bowl XLVII, San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens, (Sky Sports 1, 10.30pm; BBC2, 11pm).

Rugby: RBS 6 Nations Championship, Italy v France, (RTÉ Two, 12.30pm; BBC1, 2.25pm); Anglo-Welsh Cup, Ospreys v Harlequins, (Sky Sports 4, 4.55pm).

Skiing: World Cup meetings from Sochi, (Eurosport, 8.45am).

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