GAA on TV this weekend: a bumper two days with four live football games

June 21, 2018

Supporters before the game at the new Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sunday

There's plenty of GAA action on television this weekend, including two live football matches on Saturday and two more on Sunday.

On Saturday, Sky Sports are broadcasting the second-round SF Qualifier between Tipperary and Mayo from Semple Stadium at 5pm (and they will show a repeat the following day), while RTE1 and The Saturday Game Live are showing the Munster SFC meeting of Kerry and Cork from Pairc Ui Chaoimh at 7pm.

The following day, The Sunday Game Live - a show lasting for almost five hours - will have live coverage of the Ulster SFC final between Donegal and Fermanagh in Clones at 2:00 as well as Dublin's Croke Park meeting with Laois in the Leinster final at 4. BBC2 NI are also covering the Anglo Celt Cup decider live.

In other televised GAA action, TG4 YouTube is showing the Lory Meagher, Nicky Rackard and Christy Ring Cup finals live from Croke Park at 12, 2 and 4 respectively on Saturday.

The Irish language channel are also broadcasting GAA 2018 at 11:05am on Saturday morning and will have another one-hour instalment at 8pm on Monday

On Sunday night, The Sunday Game's highlights package on RTE2 runs from 21:30 until 23:30.

Saturday 23 June

TG4, 11:05, GAA 2018

The weekend's GAA action

Sky Sports Arena, 16:30, All-Ireland SFC Qualifier, Tipperary V Mayo (Throw-in 5pm)

RTE1, 18:35, The Saturday Game Live, Cork V Kerry, Munster SFC final (Throw-in 7pm)

Michael Lyster presents coverage of the Munster Senior Football Championship final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. With analysis from Ciaran Whelan and Sean Cavanagh and commentary by Marty Morrissey.

Sunday 24 June

RTE1, 13:10, The Sunday Game Live, Donegal V Fermanagh, Ulster SFC final (Throw-in 2pm); Dublin V Laois, Leinster SFC final (Throw-in 4pm)

Michael Lyster presents coverage of the Ulster Senior Football Championship final from Clones, with commentary by Ger Canning, followed by the Leinster Senior Football Championship final from Croke Park, with commentary by Marty Morrissey.

BBC2 NI, 13:40, The Championship, Donegal V Fermanagh, Ulster SFC final (Throw-in 2pm)

Mark Sidebottom presents the action live in the company of Oisin McConville and Martin Clarke. Martin McHugh joins Thomas Niblock in the commentary box, while Paddy Bradley and Thomas Kane keep an eye on the action from the sideline.

RTE2, 21:30, The Sunday Game

Des Cahill presents action from the weekend's Championship finals, plus the football qualifiers.

Sky Sports Arena, 15:30, All-Ireland SFC Qualifier

Tipperary V Mayo (a repeat of the second-round Qualifier)

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