Weekend sport | What to watch and where you can watch it


FINDING what to watch on the TV guide can often be a task in itself especially when you are looking forward to relaxing and spending a well earned break on the weekend to watch sports , scrolling through the guide , flicking through the channels to find you have missed half the game or sporting event of interest.

There will be no need to worry as we have you covered, we will walk through the sporting schedule this weekend so you don’t have to and can be fully prepared not to miss a minute of the action.

Saturdays action involves the Olympic club US Women’s Open on Sky Sports Golf from midnight alongside the Green Eagle GC European Open at 12.30pm and the Ohio Memorial Tournament starting at 5pm, with tennis from Paris with the French Open being shown on Eurosport 1 from 10am.

For Formula 1 fans there will be practice and qualifying from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix at 10am on Sky Sports F1. Cricket can be found on Sky Sports Cricket from 10.15am with the live test between England and New Zealand.

The World Cup Qualifier in soccer between Brazil and Ecuador takes place at 1.30am on Premier Sports 1 while the cycling enthusiasts can enjoy stage 7 Criterium du Dauphine on Eurosport 2 from 12.10pm.

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GAA fans will be able to view Antrim v Wexford in Hurling on TG4 from 2.30pm in the Division One B fixture as another fixture in the same division involving Dublin and Clare will be on eir Sport1 and Premier Sport 2 from 5pm  while Rugby fans will have the option to tune in at 2pm on BT Sport 1 for the English Premiership tie between Gloucester v Bath followed by London Irish v Wasps at 4.30pm.

Horse Racing from Epsom is available on both Virgin Media One and UTV from 1.30.pm.

Sky sports Football is showing Wales v Albania at 5pm while at the same time on Sky Sports Premier League you will find Russia v Bulgaria in the international matches, with the later showing of Sweden v Armenia at 7.45 on Sky Sports Football.

Many more international matches take place on Sunday and will be shown on the optional Sky Sports Red Button across the Football channel and Sky Sports Mix involving Austria v Slovakia from 4.30pm and all 5.00pm kick offs which feature Denmark V Bosnia, Moldova v Azerbaijan and Norway playing Greece.

More Hurling will be found later Saturday evening as Limerick take on Cork in league action which will be shown on RTE 2 from 6.45pm.

Boxing fans will want to tune into BT Sport 1 at 7pm to catch the huge bout between Daniel Dubois v Bogdan Dinu.

With many options to choose from what is a Saturday filled with action, Sundays line up fails to disappoint also as the Hamburg European Open takes place from noon on Sky Sports Golf which then later will show the Memorial Tournament again, while the tennis from Paris rolls into Sunday on Eurosport 1 from 9.55am.

The Formula 1 also continues with the Azerbaijan Grand Prix from 11.30am as well as the cycling with the final stage being broadcast on Eurosport 2 from 12.10pm.

More GAA can be found on Sunday on TG4 with hurling involving Kilkenny v Laois in the Division One A league fixture from 1.45. Galway will play Waterford from 3.45pm.

The English Premiership will have Northampton entertaining Exeter on BT Sport 1 from 3pm while more football will be shown on Virgin Media Two from 4.30pm as England play Romania. The US Women’s Open continues through Sunday from 6pm on Sky Sports Golf.

Finally to round up an eventful weekend of sport , sit back and enjoy the exhibition fight between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul on Sky Sports Box Office from 11.55pm.