9 GAA games live as part of this week’s TV coverage

NINE GAA GAMES are live on TV this week as part of a hectic week of action.

Mayo and Tyrone face off next Saturday night.

Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

On Saturday the inter-county action commences with the football league tie involving Tyrone against Mayo, a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland decider, and the hurling league clash of Down against Kerry.


There’s also a ladies football league semi-final double-header with Dublin taking on Donegal and Meath facing Mayo.

Then Sunday’s league games involving Kilkenny against Waterford in hurling, while a pair of football games take place with Armagh playing Kerry and Dublin meeting Donegal.

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Dublin meet Donegal on Saturday.

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On Sunday, TG4 will trial a ‘picture in picture’ feature during their live coverage of Kilkenny v Waterford. These will show cutaways that feature the major moments from two key other Division 1 hurling matches, Limerick v Offaly and Laois v Dublin.

Before that Croke Park is the focus on Thursday for the All-Ireland senior colleges football and hurling finals, with the prestigious Hogan Cup and Croke Cup titles on offer. There are Kerry, Kildare, Limerick and Kilkenny sides all chasing glory in the deciders as St Brendan’s Killarney take on Naas CBS, before Ardscoil Rís play St Kieran’s Kilkenny.


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Here’s what’s in store:


  • 2pm: TG4 – St Brendan’s Killarney v Naas CBS – Hogan Cup final.
  • 4pm: TG4 – St Kieran’s Kilkenny v Ardscoil Rís – Croke Cup final.


  • 1pm: TG4 – Dublin v Donegal – Division 1 ladies football league semi-final.
  • 2pm: BBC Sport NI site – Down v Kerry – Division 2 hurling league.
  • 3pm: TG4 – Meath v Mayo – Division 1 ladies football league semi-final.
  • 5.45pm: RTÉ 2 – Tyrone v Mayo – Division 1 football league.


  • 1.45pm: TG4 – Kilkenny v Waterford – Division 1 hurling league.
  • 2pm: TG4 app – Armagh v Kerry – Division 1 football league…(Deferred coverage on TG4 at 5.35pm)
  • 3.45pm: TG4 – Dublin v Donegal – Division 1 football league.

– Originally published at 12:37

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