Sport: What’s on this weekend


PLENTY of rugby action this weekend as Munster host Benetton in the United Rugby Championship in Thomond Park. Meanwhile in soccer, Ireland face Belgium in an International friendly at the Aviva Stadium. More sport below. 

What: Rugbaí beo – Munster VS Benetton

When: Friday 25 March

Time: 7:35pm

Channel: TG4

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Live coverage of the United Rugby Championship Round 14 match being staged at Thomond Park, Limerick.

What: URC Live – Connacht VS Leinster

When: Saturday 26 March

Time: 7:35pm

Channel: RTÉ 2

Live coverage of the United Rugby Championship fixture at the Galway Greyhound Stadium. Leinster are well on course to finish top of the standings this season, with their main challengers being Ulster and Munster, while Connacht are in mid-table following an inconsistent campaign.

What: Women’s Six Nations Rugby – Ireland VS Wales

When: Saturday 26 March

Time: 4:45pm

Channel: Virgin Media One

Live Coverage of the match from the opening round of the tournament, staged at the RDS Arena in Dublin.

What: Live International Football – Ireland VS Belgium

When: Saturday 26 March

Time: 5pm

Channel: Sky 402

Live coverage of the friendly match at Aviva Stadium.