Weekend sport | What to watch and where to find it

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THIS weekend has some exciting sport action to pick from on television. We will walk you through what events will take place, when they will take place and where you can find them.




RTÉ 2 will have live coverage of the Paralympics from 9am on Saturday involving action from swimming, judo and more.

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Golf will be available on Sky Sports Mix at 9.45am with coverage of the Curtis Cup. Sky Sports Golf will then be live with the European Masters from noon, followed by the BMW Championship on the same channel at 4.30pm.


Cricket fans can tune in to watch England v India from 10.15am with the third test live on Sky Sports Cricket.


Soccer will resume this weekend with action from the Premier League once again, starting off with a great game between Manchester City and Arsenal at 12.30pm. The game will be live on BT Sport 1. Derby County will take on Nottingham Forest in Championship action from noon and can be found on Sky Sports Football. Norwich will play Leicester at 3pm on Premier Sports 1. Arguably the game of the weekend comes with the late kick off in Premier League action at 5.30pm as Liverpool will take on Chelsea in Anfield, live on Sky Sports Premier League. The late kick off in the Championship will be live at 8pm as Peterborough United play West Bromwich Albion on Sky Sports Football. Match of the Day will have highlights of all the action from 10.30pm on BBC 1.


Rugby fans will have the Rugby Championship fixture to watch from 11am on Sky Sports Arena as Australia take on old rivals New Zealand. Women’s interprovincial action will be live on TG4 including Connacht facing off against Leinster at 2.30pm and Ulster face the challenge of Munster from 4.45pm.


F1 will be on Sky Sports F1, with coverage of the Belgian Grand Prix practice and qualifying from 10.45am.


Cycling will be broadcast on Eurosport 1 at 1.35pm as Stage 14: To Pico Villuercas takes place.


GAA action will involve the All-Ireland MFC Final between Meath and Tyrone from 1pm on TG4. The All-Ireland SFC Semi-final between Kerry and Tyrone will take place at 3.30pm. The game will be shown on RTÉ 2 and Sky Sports Arena.




Action from the Paralympics will resume at 9.30am on RTÉ 2 including events such as Judo, athletics and more. Highlights will be shown on RTÉ 2 at 8pm.


F1 will be live on Sky Sports F1 with action from the Belgian Grand Prix at 10.45am.


Cricket will continue on Sunday with England facing off against India from 10.15am on Sky Sports Cricket.


Soccer from Sky Sports Football will have coverage of a great game between bitter rivals Rangers and Celtic in the Scottish Premiership at noon. Burnley will play Leeds United at 2pm on Sky Sports Premier League, followed by Wolves facing off against Manchester United at 4.30pm on the same channel. Highlights will be provided on BBC 1 with Match of the Day 2 at 10.30pm.


Golf action will come from the Skafto Open in Sweden at 11.30am on Sky Sports Mix. Sky Sports Golf will show the European Masters at noon. The BMW Championship continues on Sky Sports Golf at 4.30pm.


Stage 15: To El Barraco will provide the entertainment in Cycling from 11.55am on Eurosport 1.


The All-Ireland Senior Semi-finals in Camogie can be found on RTÉ 2 with Galway playing Tipperary at 2pm. Cork will face Kilkenny at 4pm on the same channel. The Sunday Game will offer highlights of the day’s action from 9.30pm on RTÉ 2.