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Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Get on the couch.

Leinster coach Guy Easterby this week.
Leinster coach Guy Easterby this week.
Image: INPHO/Dan Sheridan
  • One to watch: It’s a relatively quiet weekend with no 6 Nations and no Premier League action but Leeds and Man City has something of the 70s about it, right?
  • One to Sky+: League Sunday – get it done.
  • One to skip: NBA All-Star game, if Bieber’s cameo last year is anything to go by. Vom.


Basketball: NBA All-Star Game (ESPN, 12am Sat); NBA All-Star Rookie Challenge (ESPN, 2am Sat).

Cricket: Twenty20, New Zealand v England, (Sky Sports 1, 6am), Test, South Africa v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 3, 11am); Women’s Cricket World Cup, semi-finals, (Sky Sports 3, 6am).

Football: Npower League 1, Tranmere v Shrewsbury, (Sky Sports 2, 7.30pm); Bundesliga, Wolfsburg v Bayern Munich, (ESPN, 7.30pm); Serie A, AC Milan v Parma, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 7.40pm).

Golf: European Tour, Africa Open (Sky Sports 2, 8.30am, 1.30pm); PGA Tour, Northern Trust Open (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Rugby: RaboDirect Pro12, Ulster v Zebre, (BBC2, 7pm); Connacht v Ospreys, (TG4, 7.20pm).

Snooker: Welsh Open (Eurosport, 1.30pm, 7pm).

General: Seó Spóirt, (TG4, 10pm)

Tennis: ABN AMRO World Tennis, (Sky Sports 4, 11.30am, 6.30pm).


Athletics: British Athletics Grand Prix, (BBC1, 1pm).

Basketball: NBA, All-Star event, (ESPN, 1.30am, Sun).

Cricket: Test, South Africa v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 1, 8.25am).

Football: FA Cup fifth round, Luton v Millwall, (ESPN, noon); Oldham v Everton, (ITV, 5.30pm); Ligue 1, Marseille v Valenciennes, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 3.55pm); Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund v Eintracht Frankfurt, (ESPN, 5.30pm); Primera Division, Granada v Barcelona, (Sky Sports 1, 6.55pm); Osasuna v Real Zaragoza, (Sky Sports 1, 9pm); Serie A, Roma v Juventus, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 7.40pm).

GAA: All-Ireland Club semi-finals, St Brigid’s (Roscommon) v Crossmaglen (Armagh), Dr Crokes (Kerry) v Ballymun Kickhams (Dublin), (TG4 2pm)

Golf: European Tour Golf, The Africa Open, (Sky Sports 3 11am; PGA Tour Golf, The Northern Trust Open, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Horse racing: (Channel 4, 1.50pm).

Rugby: RaboDirect Pro12, Scarlets v Munster, (RTÉ Two, 6.15pm); Super Rugby, Brumbies v Reds, (Sky Sports 3, 8.30am); French Top 14, Toulon v Montpellier, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 1.55pm); Aviva Premiership, Saracens v Exeter, (Sky Sports 2, 3pm); Harlequins v Leicester, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm).

Tennis: ABN AMRO World Tennis, (Sky Sports 4, 1pm and 6.30pm); Qatar Ladies Open, semi-finals, (Eurosport, 3pm).

Crossmaglen man, Paul Hearty. Pic: INPHO/Presseye/Jonathan Porter

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Basketball: NBA, The All-Star Game, (ESPN, 12.30am, Mon, Sky Sports 2, 1am, Mon).

Cricket: ODI New Zealand v England, (Sky Sports 1, 12.30am); Test, South Africa v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 4, 8.25am); Women’s Cricket World Cup, final, (Sky Sports 1, 8.55am).

GAA: GAA Beo, (TG4, 1.30pm); League Sunday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm).

Golf: European Tour, The Africa Open, (Sky Sports 3 1100; PGA Tour, The Northern Trust Open, (Sky Sports 3, 6pm).

Football: FA Cup fourth-round replay, Chelsea v Brentford, (ITV, 11.30am); FA Cup fifth round, Manchester City v Leeds, (ESPN, 1.30pm); Huddersfield or Leicester City v Wigan, (ITV, 3.30pm); Serie A, Napoli v Sampdoria, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 1.55pm); Fiorentina v Inter Milan, (ESPN, 7.15pm); Ligue 1, Reims v St Etienne, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 3.55pm); Sochaux v Paris St Germain, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 7.45pm); Bundesliga, Hoffenheim v Stuttgart, (ESPN, 4.30pm); Primera Division, Valladolid v Atletico Madrid, (Sky Sports 1, 5.55pm); Real Madrid v Rayo Vallecano, (Sky Sports 1, 8pm).

Tennis: ABN AMRO World Tennis, (Sky Sports 2, 1.30pm); Qatar Ladies Open final, (Eurosport, 3pm).

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