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Dublin: 6°C Friday 25 September 2020
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Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Get your feet up, sports fan. You (possibly) deserve it.

Munster players Donnacha Ryan, Niall Ronan and Denis Hurley in UL this week.
Munster players Donnacha Ryan, Niall Ronan and Denis Hurley in UL this week.
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  • One to watch: Right, I don’t know about you but I reckon we can take these Germans. Anyone?
  • One to Sky+: There’s plenty of rugby action tomorrow afternoon… but don’t forget Sligo can clinch the League of Ireland title too.
  • One to skip: I can’t promise I’ll be watching the greyhounds show this weekend. But we’ll see how bad things get.

Friday

Cycling: Tour of Beijing, (Eurosport, 8am).

Darts: World Grand Prix from Dublin, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm); BDO World Masters, (ESPN, 8pm).

Football: World Cup qualifiers, Republic of Ireland v Germany (RTÉ Two and Sky Sports 2, 7pm); Wales v Scotland (Sky Sports 1, 7pm); England v San Marino (ITV1, 7.30pm); Euro U21 qualification, England v Serbia (ESPN, 5.30pm).

General: Seo Spoirt, (TG4, 8.30pm)

Golf: European Tour, Portugal Masters from Vilamoura, (Sky Sports 2, 11.30am, Sky Sports 1, 4pm); PGA Tour, Frys.com Open, (Sky Sports 3, 10pm); Turkish Airlines World Final, (Sky Sports 2, 6.30am).

Handball: GAa Hanball show, (TG4, 7.30pm)

Motor cycling: MotoGP, Japanese Grand Prix practice, (Eurosport, 5.10am).

Motor racing: Formula 1, Korean Grand Prix second practice, (Sky Sports F1, 5.45am, Setanta Ireland 5.55am); Third practice, (Sky Sports F1, 2.45am, Sat), Setanta Ireland, 2.55am, Sat).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Ulster v Castres (Sky Sports, 7.30pm); Ospreys v Treviso (Sky Sports, 7.30pm).

Tennis: Shanghai Masters, (Sky Sports 1, 7am); Generali Ladies Linz, (Eurosport, 1pm).

TOMORROW

Boxing: European Super Middleweight title bout, James DeGale v Hadiliah Mohoumadi, (Channel 5, 10pm).

Cycling: Tour of Beijing, (Eurosport, 8.15am).

Darts: World Grand Prix from Dublin, Sky Sports 1, 7pm); BDO World Masters, (ESPN, 8pm).

Football: Airtricity league, Sligo Rovers v St Patrick’s Athletic, (RTÉ Two, 3.30pm). Blue Square Bet Premier, Gateshead v Cambridge United, (Setanta Ireland, 5.15pm).

Golf: European Tour, Portugal Masters, (Sky Sports 3, 2pm); PGA Tour, Frys.com Open, (Sky Sports 3, 9pm).

Greyhounds: Greyhound View, (TG4, 11.55am).

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Horse racing: Eight races from Newmarket and York, (Channel 4, 1.45pm).

Motor cycling: MotoGP, Japanese Grand Prix qualifying, (Eurosport, 4.55am); British Superbikes qualifying and first race, (Eurosport, 12.30pm, 4pm).

Motor racing: Formula 1, Korean Grand Prix qualifying, (BBC1 and Sky Sports F1, 5am), Setanta Ireland, 5.55am).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Racing Metro 92 v Munster, Leinster v Exeter Chiefs and Harlequins v Biarritz, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm, 3.30pm and 5.45pm); Amlin Challenge Cup, Wasps v Newport Gwent Dragons, (Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

Tennis: Shanghai Masters, (Sky Sports 1, 9.30am, Sky Sports 2, 1pm).

Sunday

American football: NFL, (Sky Sports 4, 5.30pm, 9.15pm); Houston Texans v Green Bay Packers, (Channel 4, 1.10am, Mon).

Darts: World Grand Prix final, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm); BDO World Masters from Hull, (ESPN, 3.30pm).

Football: npower League One, Preston v MK Dons and Shrewsbury v Walsall, (Sky Sports 2, 1pm, 3.15pm).

GAA: Galway SFC final and deferred coverage of the Tipperary SHC decider, (TG4, 3pm).

Golf: European Tour, Portugal Masters, (Sky Sports 3, 2pm); PGA Tour, Frys.com Open, (Sky Sports 3, 9pm).

Motor cycling: British Superbikes from Brands Hatch, (Eurosport, 12.30pm).

Motor racing: Formula One, Korean Grand Prix, (BBC1, 6am, Sky Sports F1, 5.30am, Setanta Ireland, 6.55am).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Northampton Saints v Glasgow Warriors and Toulouse v Leicester Tigers, (Sky Sports 1, 12.30pm, 3pm; Toulon v Montpellier, (Sky Sports 2, 7.30pm).

Tennis: Shanghai Masters, (Sky Sports 1, 9.30am).

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