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

If you can’t be at Lansdowne Road this weekend, on the couch with us is the best seat in town.

Thurles Sars man Padraic Maher has a busy weekend in store.
Thurles Sars man Padraic Maher has a busy weekend in store.
Image: INPHO/James Crombie
  • One to watch: There’s a rugby game on Sunday in Dublin, right?
  • One to Sky+: If you’re watching the Ireland v England match, don’t forget to tape Man U v Everton. Could be another 4-4.
  • One to skip: Who has the time for skiing this weekend?

Today

Athletics: PSD Bank indoor meeting in Dusseldorf, Germany, (Eurosport, 6am).

Basketball: NBA, Miami Heat v Los Angeles Clippers, (ESPN, Saturday 1am).

Cricket: ODI, Australia v West Indies, (Sky Sports 2, 3am); Women’s Cricket World Cup Super Sixes, TBC, (Sky Sports 1, 6am).

Football: npower Championship, Watford v Crystal Palace, (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm).

Golf: European Tour, day two of the Joburg Open, (Sky Sports 3, 8.30am); PGA Tour, Pebble Beach Pro-Am, (Sky Sports 3,
8am).

Rugby: Six Nations U-20s, Ireland v England, (RTÉ Two, 7.30pm); Aviva Premiership, Sale Sharks v Exeter Chiefs, (ESPN, 7.15pm); RaboDirect Pro12, Ulster v Ospreys, (BBC2, 7pm).

Skiing: World Championships in Schladming, (Eurosport from 8.45am).

Tennis: ATP Tour, Open Sud de France, (ESPN, 2pm).

Saturday

Boxing: Fight Night, Kiko Martinez v Carl Frampton, (Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

Cricket: Twenty20, New Zealand v England, (Sky Sports 1, 5.30am); Women’s Cricket World Cup Super Sixes, TBC, (Sky Sports 2, 3.25am).

Football: Premier League, Tottenham v Newcastle, (Sky Sports 2, noon); Sunderland v Arsenal, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 2.30pm); Southampton v Manchester City, (ESPN, 4.30pm); Premier Soccer Saturday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm); npower Championship, Brighton v Hull City, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm); Clydesdale Bank Premier League, Inverness v Celtic, (ESPN, 11.15am); Primera Division, Levante v Malaga, (Sky Sports 4, 6.55pm); Real Madrid v Sevilla, (Sky Sports 4, 9pm); African Nations Cup third-placed play-off, TBC, (ITV4, 5.30pm and Eurosport 5.45pm).

GAA: Allianz FL Division 1: Cork v Kildare, (Setanta Sports 1, 7pm); Donegal v Down, (Setanta Ireland, 7pm). All-Ireland Club SHC semi-finals: Thurles Sarsfields v Kilcormac-Killoughey; St Thomas v Loughgiel Shamrocks (TG4 from 1.30pm).

Golf: European Tour, Joburg Open, (Sky Sports 3, 10.30am); PGA Tour, Pebble Beach Pro-Am, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Horse racing: Leopardstown, (RTÉ One, 2.05pm); Channel 4 Racing, (Channel 4, 1.30pm).

Rugby: RBS 6 Nations, Scotland v Italy; France v Wales, (RTÉ Two, BBC1 from 2pm); Aviva Premiership, Northampton Saints v Gloucester, (Sky Sports 1, noon); Harlequins v Wasps, (ESPN, 7.45pm).

Skiing: World Championships in Schladming, (Eurosport, 9.45am).

Sunday

Basketball: NBA, New York Knicks v Los Angeles Clippers, (Sky Sports 2, 6pm); Miami Heat v Los Angeles Lakers, (Sky Sports 2, 8.30pm).

Cricket: ODI, Australia v West Indies, (Sky Sports 4, 3am); Women’s Cricket World Cup Super Sixes, TBC, (Sky Sports 2 from 3.25am).GAA: Allianz FL Division 1: Kerry v Dublin, (TG4, 1.30pm); Mayo v Tyrone, (TG4, deferred, 3.40pm). League Sunday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm)

Football: Premier League, Aston Villa v West Ham, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); Manchester United v Everton, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); Primera Division, Barcelona v Getafe, (Sky Sports 1, 10.55am); Athletic Bilbao v Espanyol

Golf: European Tour, Joburg Open, (Sky Sports 3, 10.30am); PGA Tour, Pebble Beach Pro-Am, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Rugby: RBS 6 Nations, Ireland v England, (RTÉ Two, 2.15pm, BBC1, 2.25pm); IRB Rugby Sevens, (Sky Sports 4, 3pm).

Skiing: World Championships in Schladming, (Eurosport, 9.45am).

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