Sports TV Guide


It’s yet another massive weekend of sport- three days of non-stop sporting action for you to enjoy. Whether it is down the pub or at home on your sofa, SportsNews Ireland brings you the complete guide to your sporting viewing for the weekend…

(All times given are time of kick off)



Pro12: Glasgow v Ulster, 7.35pm RTE2
Aviva Premiership: Bath v Worcester, 7.45pm ESPN
Top 14: Perpignan v Stade Francais, 7.45pm Setanta Ireland


Victory Shield: Scotland U16 v England U16, 7.45pm Sky Sports


ATP Tour Finals: Thomas Berdych v David Ferrer, 8pm Sky Sports


Southern Area lightweight title: Tony Owen v Ben Murphy, 8pm Eurosport

Don’t Miss!
Perpignan v Stade Francais, 7.45pm Setanta Ireland
If you are still in European rugby mode from the last few weeks then this game is for you. It’s a star studded affair as some of the game’s biggest names will feature including James Hook, Maxime Mermoz, Felipe Contepomi and former Munster full back Paul Warwick. Betfair have the home side at 1/3 while at draw is at 16/1. All the odds here

Pick of the Day:
Thomas Berdych v David Ferrer from the 02 in London could turn out to be a thriller for all tennis fans. Ferrer has already qualified for the semi-finals but Berdych can still cause an upset and knock out World number one Novak Djokovic. It all begins at 8pm.



2nd Test Match: India v West Indies Day 5, 3.55am Sky Sports


World Cup: Third round, 3.30am Sky Sports


Premier League: Stoke v Blackburn, 12.45pm Sky Sports
Premier League: Man United v Newcastle, 3pm Setanta Ireland
Championship: West Ham v Derby, 5.20pm Sky Sports
Premier League: Arsenal v Fulham, 5.30pm ESPN
La Liga: Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid, 7pm Sky Sports
Serie A: Lazio v Juventus, 7.45pm Setanta Ireland
La Liga: Getafe v Barcelona, 9pm Sky Sports


Aviva Premiership: Gloucester v Leicester, 2.15pm ESPN
International: Barbarians v Australia, 2.35pm Sky Sports
Pro12: Treviso v Leinster, 2pm RTE2
Aviva Premiership: Northampton v Saracens, 5pm Sky Sports
Pro12: Connacht v Ospreys, 6.30pm TG4
Pro12: Munster v Edinburgh, 8.30pm TG4


F1: Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying, 3pm BBC1


Premier League: Semi-Finals, 7.30pm Sky Sports


ATP Tour Finals: Semi-Finals, 12pm Sky Sports

Horse Racing:

Action from Newbury and Newcastle, 1.55pm Channel 4

Pick of the Day:
So much to choose from on Saturday but the Madrid derby promises to be a lively affair to say the least. Sparks, fireworks, crunching tackles, action and antics from Mourinho are all on the cards. No surprises that Real are the bookies favourites for this one but you just never know. The bookies aren’t predicting an away win anyway, Atletico are a massive 17/1 to win, all the odds here.

Don’t Miss!
The World Cup may have been just a month ago but there is bucket loads of international talent on show at Twickenham as Barbarians take on Australia. Bryan Habana, Stirling Mortlock, Isaia Toeava and Ireland’s Peter Stringer are some of the big names that line up for the Barbarians not to mention the stars playing for the Aussies.



World Cup: Fourth and Final round, 3.30am Sky Sports


SPL: Kilmarnock v Rangers, 12.45pm Sky Sports
Premier League: Swansea v Aston Villa, 1.30pm Sky Sports
Serie A: Sienna v Inter Milan, 2pm ESPN
Premier League: Liverpool v Man City, 4pm Sky Sports
Serie A: AC Milan v Chievo, 7.45pm Setanta Ireland
La Liga: Real Zarragoza v Sevilla, 8.25pm Sky Sports


Munster Club SHC final: Crusheen v Na Piarsaigh, 2pm TG4


F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, 3pm BBC1


ATP Tour Finals: Final, 3pm Sky Sports


Premier League: Final, 7.30pm Sky Sports

American Football:

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars v Houston Texans, 5.30pm Sky Sports
NFL: Oakland Raiders v Chicago Bears, Sky Sports
NFL: Kansas City Chiefs v Pittsburgh Steelers, 1.20am Channel 4

Pick of the Day:
No doubt that game of the weekend is Liverpool v Man City. Can the Reds derail City’s charge or will Mancini’s men just steam roll them like they have done to everyone else?

Don’t Miss:
Whether you’re golf mad or just mad you will want to get up at 3.30am to see if the Irish team of McDowell and McIlroy can win the World Cup of Golf. The last time Ireland won it was back in 1997 when Harrington and McGinley claimed the prize in South Carolina.

It promises to be a fantastic weekend of sport (yet again) and you won’t miss a thing with this complete guide. Enjoy your viewing over the next few days and remember SportsNews Ireland will have all the reaction to the weekend’s events for you first.

If you want to make the weekend a little more interesting then Betfair have some great odds on every sporting event you can think of here


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