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The Lions, summer soccer and lovely hurling… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Hang on in there. It’s not far ’til pay day now.

JBM: ready to face Davy Fitz in Limerick.
JBM: ready to face Davy Fitz in Limerick.
Image: INPHO/James Crombie
  • One to watch: I’ll be on stag in an undisclosed location pretending like I know what’s going on at the breakdown. It’s the Lions’ first game with the Wallabies. Strewth.
  • One to Sky+: Don’t get us wrong, Le Mans will be good but…
  • One to skip: We’re all golfed out after last week, right?

Today

AFL: Hawthorn v West Coast Eagles (ESPN, 10.30am).

Equestrian: The Hickstead Derby, (Sky Sports 4, 3pm).

Football: U20 World Cup, France v Ghana and United States v Spain, (Eurosport from 4pm).

Golf: European Tour, BMW International Open (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am; 3.30pm). PGA Tour, Travelers Championship (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Greyhounds: Boylesports Race of Champions, (RTÉ Two, 8.30pm).

Horse racing: Royal Ascot, (Channel 4, 1.40pm).

Snooker: Wuxi Classic (Eurosport, 7.30am; Eurosport 2, 12.30pm).

Tennis: AEGON International, (BBC2, 1pm).

Tomorrow

Athletics: European Team Championships, (BBC1, 2pm).

Equestrian: The Hickstead Derby, (Sky Sports 4, 3pm).

Football: Confederations Cup, Italy v Brazil or Japan v Mexico, (RTÉ Two from 7.30pm, BBC3 and Red Button if you have one, you lucky lad, 7.30pm).

Horse racing: Royal Ascot, (Channel 4, 1.40pm).

Golf: European Tour, BMW International Open, (Sky Sports 3 from 1pm); PGA Tour, The Travelers Championship, (Sky Sports 1, 6.30pm).]

Motor racing: Le Mans 24 Hours race, (Eurosport, 1.45pm).

Rugby: First Test, Australia v British and Irish Lions, (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am); Internationals, New Zealand v France, (Sky Sports 1, 8am); Quadrangular third-placed play-off, teams TBC, (Sky Sports 1, 1.30pm); Fiji v Tonga, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 4am, Sun).

Tennis: AEGON International, (BBC2, 12.45pm).

Sunday

Athletics: European Team Championships, (BBC2 and Eurosport, 2.30pm).

Cricket: Champions Trophy final, teams TBC, (Sky Sports 1, 10am).

Football: U20 World Cup, England v Iraq, (Eurosport, 7pm); Confederations Cup, Nigeria v Spain or Uruguay v Tahiti, (RTÉ Two, BBC3 and Red Button interactive 7.30pm). Major League Soccer, Philadelphia Union v New York Red Bulls and Portland Timbers v Colorado Rapids, (ESPN from 10pm).

GAA: Ulster SFC, Donegal v Down, (RTÉ Two, 1.30pm), Munster SHC, Cork v Clare, (TV3, 330pm) The Sunday Game, (RTÉ Two, 10.05pm).

Golf: European Tour, BMW International Open, (Sky Sports 2 from noon); PGA Tour, The Travelers Championship, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm).

Motor racing: Le Mans 24 Hours race, (Eurosport from 2am); British Touring Car Championship, (ITV4, 11.15am); IndyCar Series, (ESPN, 7.30pm).

Rugby: International, Japan v United States, (Setanta Sports Ireland, 6.05am).

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