Weekend Sport | What to watch and where to find it

IT’S the weekend again, and you’ve guessed it, there’s more sport to watch on this penultimate October weekend. Packed full of sports from around the globe into your home.

Saturday kicks off with NBA in the early hours of 3am, on Sky Sports Arena when LA Suns take on the Lakers in the NBA. While the Saturday ends with the Cleveland Hawks facing the Cavaliers also on Sky Sports Arena at 11pm.

While sandwiched between those two games, Golf action gets underway at the Zozo Championship in Japan, and you can watch that on Sky Sports Golf from 5am Saturday morning. With more golfing entertainment in the afternoon and evening with the the Mallorca Golf Open in Santa Ponsa, also on Sky Sports Golf, starting from 12.30 in the afternoon.

Cricket also gets underway, after the elimination of Ireland in the T20 World Cup, with Sky Sports Cricket hosting Australia v South Africa from 11am, and England v West Indies from 3pm.

A whole host of Football is shown across the Weekend, with Chelsea’s game vs Norwich the starter, on BT Sport 1 from 12.30pm. While later, more Premier League games including; Leeds battle against Wolves on Premier Sports 2 at 3pm, and Man City’s trip to Brighton for their game on Sky Sports Premier League at 5.30pm. Bellow a division, Mick McCarthy’s Cardiff host Middlesbrough on Sky Sports Football from 12.30pm. And if can’t catch any of those, Football Focus on BBC1 at 11.45am will preview the games, and Match of the Day on BBC2 at 10.30pm, will review the Premier League games.

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Both International and Club Rugby takes place this weekend with France and England’s women’s team face on BBC2 from 11.45am Saturday morning. While the men’s sides face later at 2.30pm on BBC2. In club Rugby, Zebre take on Edinburgh on Premier Sports 1 from 1pm. Exeter Chiefs v London Irish at 3pm. Cardiff play the Dragons at 5.15pm. Connaught host Ulster on TG4 from 5.15pm. Munster play Ospresys on RTE2 from 7.30pm, and Toulouse play Castres on Premier Sport 2 from 8pm.

In GAA action, the Mayo SFC Qtr-finals are live on RTE2 with Westport v Ballina at 3pm, and Ballintubber v Knockmore at 5pm

With MMA/UFC on Virgin Media 2 from 5pm, and on BT Sport 2 from 9pm.


In Golf the Zozo Championship continues in Japan, live on Sky Sports Golf from 5am. With the Mallorca Open also continuing from noon/12pm on Sky Sports Golf

More Cricket is on Sky Sports with India v Pakistan in the T20 World cup at 3pm.

In Football, Rangers travel to St Mirren, live on Sky Sports Football from 11am. While in England, West Ham face Spurs on Sky Sports Premier League at 2pm, with the follow-up The Man United-Liverpool Derby at 4.30pm. With all the Premier League games reviewd on Match of the Day on BBC2 at 10.30

In GAA the Donegal SFC Semi-finals are on TG4 from 1.45pm, while the Limerick SHC Final between Kilmallock and Patrickswell is on at 3.45pm

In Rugby, BT Sport 1 hosts Sacrcens v Wasps at 3pm,

In NFL, all action takes place on Sky Sports NFL from 5pm till monday morning, with Cincinnati playing Baltimore, Chicago traveliing to Tampa Bay, and lastly Indianapoilis facing off against San Francisico.

While in F1, the US Grand Prix gets underway at 6.30pm on Sky Sports F1

And lastly, in Basketball, the Brooklyn Hornets play the Nets on Sky Sports Arena at 9pm