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It's All-Ireland hurling final weekend! - Here's all the TV and radio coverage

There’s plenty to get stuck into this weekend.

IT’S A MASSIVE weekend of GAA action with Kilkenny and Tipperary facing off in the biggest hurling game of the year on Sunday.

Here’s all the TV and radio coverage that you can catch.

Seamus Callanan scores the first goal of the game passed Eoin Murphy Tipperary's Seamus Callanan and Kilkenny's Eoin Murphy Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

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Friday

RTÉ 2′s GAA magazine show Thank GAA It’s Friday returns at 7pm. There’s a closer look at the Tipperary camp with manager Michael Ryan while the Kilkenny perspective is offered by former selector Martin Fogarty.

Legends Babs Keating and Eddie Keher look back at the 1971 All-Ireland final while a tribute is paid to handball legend Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh by his family and friends, including DJ Carey.

On TG4′s Seo Spóirt on TG4 at 8.30pm, presenter Dara Ó Cinnéide will be joined by his guests Donal O’Grady , Ger Canning and Diarmuid Lyng.

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Saturday

There’s a double-header of All-Ireland semi-final ladies football action live on TG4 from Gaelic Grounds with Clare facing Tipperary in the intermediate game at 3.15pm while Cork take on Monaghan in the senior game at 5pm. Grainne McElwain presents.

On RTÉ One tomorrow night at 9.50pm, ‘Up For The Match’ is presented by Des Cahill and Gráinne Seoige.

Sunday

There’s live coverage on The Sunday Game of the clash of Kilkenny and Tipperary with throw-in at 3.30pm. Michael Lyster presents coverage of the game on RTÉ One from 2.05pm and he’ll be joined by Ger Loughnane, Liam Sheedy and Henry Shefflin. Commentary comes from Ger Canning and Michael Duignan with pitchside reports from Donal O’Grady and additional reporting by Clare McNamara.

Richie Hogan and Padraic Maher Who will prevail in Sunday's hurling battle? Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Des Cahill will also present the highlights show that night with analysis from Eddie Brennan, Brendan Cummins and Cyril Farrell on RTÉ Two which commences at 9.30pm.

On RTÉ Radio One, Marty Morrissey and Donal Óg Cusack are providing commentary. There’s also live coverage on Sky Sports 3 – with the game also available to up to 15 million households in the UK for the first time ever with Sky Sports Mix – while for local radio coverage check out KCLR96 FM and Tipp FM.

The All-Ireland minor hurling final between Tipperary and Limerick will be broadcast on TG4, starting at 12.45pm. Micheál Ó Domhnaill is the presenter with commentary from Brian Tyers.

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