Exciting weekend of GAA coverage on TG4

March 15, 2019

A view of TG4's coverage. ©INPHO/Ken Sutton.

TG4 will provide extensive live coverage of the top GAA matches this weekend including the Allianz Hurling League Quarter Finals and the AIB All-Ireland Club Championship Finals from Croke Park.  Colm Cooper’s Laochra Gael documentary will premiere on TG4 on Sunday aftertoon after the All Ireland Club Finals while TG4 will also provide new innovation by streaming Sunday’s AIB All Ireland Club Finals on Twitter at @GAA_BEO.


Live coverage of the Allianz Hurling League Quarter Finals

1:00pm GAA BEO live coverage begins on TG4
1:30pm Galway v Wexford, Live from Pearse Stadium
3:00pm Waterford v Clare, Live from Walsh Park

Presented by Micheál Ó Domhnaill with commentary and analysis by Brian Tyers, Mac Dara Mac Donncha, Aoife O'Connor, Diarmuid Lyng, Pat Fleury and Cathal Moore.


Live coverage of the AIB All-Ireland Club Championship Finals from Croke Park

1:00pm GAA Beo coverage begins from Croke Park
2:00pm Hurling Final - Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) v St Thomas’ (Galway)
3:45pm Football Final - Corofin (Galway) v Dr Crokes (Kerry)

Presented by Micheál Ó Domhnaill with commentary and analysis by Brian Tyers, Marcus Ó Buachalla, Donal O'Grady, Cathal Moore, Michael Rice, Seán Óg de Paor, Kevin Cassidy and Aodán Mac Gearailt.

*Wide camera coverage of the AIB Club All Ireland Finals on Twitter.

In continuation of TG4’s “Súil Eile” approach to GAA coverage, GAA fans in Ireland, for the first time, will have the opportunity to watch a live stream of Sunday’s AIB Club Finals on Twitter at @GAA_BEO. This live stream of both games will give the viewer a unique wide camera angle of all the action along with the usual replays and sideline presentation. This is the latest innovation of GAA coverage to be provided by Nemeton TV (producers of GAA BEO) along with TVM facilities partner.

5:40pm Laochra Gael: Colm Cooper – Gooch (*first showing)

The pressure, heartbreak and joy. The personal story behind the medals.  A once-in-a-generation talent who defied convention by showing that Gaelic Football does not have to be a big man’s game.   This episode of Laochra Gael delves behind the 5 All Irelands and 8 All Stars and reveals the origins of an extraordinary talent in an ordinary Killarney housing estate.  The documentary also explores the personal pain away from the pitch during the years of dealing with his father’s death, as well as looking back on the testimonial controversy. Participants include Colm Cooper, Vince Cooper, Vincent Hogan, Marc Ó Sé, Malachy Clerkin, Anthony Lynch, Damian Lawlor, Conor Gormley, Bracker O’Regan, Eddie O’Connor, Noreen Buckley, Michael McCarthy.


5:25pm All Ireland Gold

Another chance to see Kerry v Offaly in the 1982 All Ireland Football Final.

8:35pm GAA 2019

Weekly GAA highlights series with action from the weekend’s GAA matches including Cork v Donegal (Lidl Ladies Football Leagues), Cork v Donegal, Dublin v Tyrone & Kerry v Mayo (Allianz Football League), AIB Club Finals and the Allianz Hurling League Quarter Finals.


9:30pm Andrew O’Shaughnessy – Shaughs’ Story (*first showing)

Andrew O’Shaughnessy; an extraordinary underage talent whose career was cut short by Multiple Sclerosis. He was most talked-about young hurling in the country at the turn of the millennium, but O’Shaughnessy’s intercounty career was over by the time he turned 24, after a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis that turned his world upside down. The programme looks back on O’Shaughnessy’s extraordinary underage career, the brief success under Richie Bennis, the controversy under Justin McCarthy, and how O’Shaughnessy has rebuilt his life since receiving the devastating diagnosis. Participants include Andrew O'Shaughnessy, Eimear O'Shaughnessy, Denis Ring, Stephen Lucey,  Maurice O'Brien and Gráinne McElwain.


Follow the hoganstand.com match tracker this weekend for live coverage of the Allianz Football and Hurling Leagues, as well as the All-Ireland club senior finals at Croke Park.

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