RTE and Sky reveal GAA schedules ahead of opening weekend of live coverage
The Sunday Game returns this weekend, which for many GAA supporters, marks the beginning of a summer jam-packed with Championship action
RTE last night released a list of the 12 Championship games they will show live over the next two months.
The first of which is the opening Ulster SFC clash between Tyrone and Down this Sunday.
Here’s the list of what’s coming up:
Sunday May 18th
Ulster SFC: Tyrone v Down, Healy Park, Omagh, (4pm)
Sunday May 25th
Ulster SFC: Derry v Donegal, Celtic Park, (2pm)
Munster SHC: Cork v Waterford, Semple Stadium, (4pm)
Sunday June 1st
Munster SHC: Tipperary v Limerick, Semple Stadium, (4pm)
Sunday June 8th
Connacht SFC: Roscommon/Leitrim v Mayo, Venue TBC, (2pm)
Leinster SFC: Dublin v Wicklow/Laois, Croke Park, (4pm)
Sunday June 15th
Ulster SFC: Monaghan v Tyrone/Down, Clones/Páirc Esler, (2pm)
Munster SHC: Clare v Cork/Waterford, Semple Stadium/Gaelic Grounds, (4pm)
Sunday June 22nd
Ulster SFC: Derry/Donegal v Fermanagh/Antrim, Venue TBC, (2pm)
Leinster SHC: Kilkenny/Offaly v Galway/Qualifier, Venue TBC, (4pm)
Sunday June 29th
Leinster SFC: Westmeath/Louth/Kildare v Carlow/Meath, Venue TBC, (2pm)
Leinster SFC: Longford/Offaly/Wexford v Dublin/Wicklow/Laois, Venue TBC, (4pm)
More fixtures will follow after the earlier rounds of the Championship have been played.
Sky Sports have also confirmed the four games they will show in June, starting with the meeting of Kilkenny and Offaly in the Leinster SHC on June 7th. This is followed by the clash of Dublin and Wexford/Qualifier in the Leinster SHC on June 14th.
They will also televise Sligo against Galway/London in the Connacht SFC on June 21st and the Ulster semi-final between Armagh/Cavan and Down/Tyrone/Monaghan on June 28th.