Weekend sport | what to watch and where to find it

THERE is a lot of exciting sport to look forward to this weekend, so here is the guide to what is on, when It is on and where you can find it.


Saturday will see the Open Championship in Golf take place from 9am on Sky Sports Golf.


Rugby fans will have international action to view with Australia taking on the challenge of France at 11am on Sky Sports Action. The challenge cup final in rugby league will be available on BBC 1 from 2pm as St Helens play Castleford Tigers. The British & Irish Lions will face the Stormers from 4pm on Sky Sports Action and Sky One. Highlights from the Lions clash will be shown on Virgin Media Two at 10.35pm.

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Formula one will be live from 11.30am with practice and qualifying from the British Grand Prix on Sky Sports F1.


In a weekend with some highly anticipated games in GAA, Clare v Wexford will begin at 1.30pm as the All-Ireland senior hurling qualifier will be shown on Sky Sports Arena. Armagh v Monaghan in the Ulster senior football semi-final will be shown on the same channel at 4pm.The Joe McDonagh cup final will be played out between Westmeath and Kerry at 5pm on RTÉ 2, followed up by the Leinster senior hurling final between Kilkenny and Dublin from 7.30pm.TG4 will broadcast Armagh v Cavan in the women’s senior football championship at 5.30pm.


Sky Sports Arena will show world matchplay in Darts from Blackpool at 7pm.


Sunday sees no slowing down in sport action as the Open Championship in Golf continues from 8am on Sky Sports Golf.


GAA on Sunday will see Derry play Kerry at 1pm in the All-Ireland minor football final and can be found on TG4.The Ulster senior football semi-final between Tyrone and Donegal will take place at 1.45pm on RTÉ 2.Limerick will take on Tipperary in the Munster senior hurling final at 4.15pm on the same channel. Highlights of all the action will be shown on RTÉ 2 at 9.30pm.


Formula One will see the British Grand Prix take place from 1.30pm on Sky Sports F1 and Sky One.


Cricket fans will be able to view England v Pakistan from 2pm on Sky Sports Cricket and BBC1.


Tour de France stage 21 will be shown on ITV4 from 3pm and will also be available on Eurosport 1 from 2.55pm.


To round off an action filled weekend the night owls will have the options of NBA Finals, game 5 from 2am as Milwaukee Bucks take on the Phoenix Suns.UFC will be live from Las Vegas as Islam Makhachev takes on Thiago Moises from 3am on BT Sport 1.