Sunday 28 December 2014

Galway/Kilkenny replay will not be televised with Sky Sports to show the losers against Tipp

Published 23/06/2014 | 19:52

22 June 2014; Joe Canning, Galway, after scoring his side's equalising point in injury time. Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship, Semi-Final, Kilkenny v Galway. O'Connor Park, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
Joe Canning, Galway, after scoring his side's equalising point in injury time

This weekend's Leinster semi-final replay between Galway and Kilkenny will not be televised with Sky Sports to show the losers play Tipperary in Round One of the hurling qualifiers a week later.

It looks likely that RTE will produce a web-only broadcast of the Galway-Kilkenny replay following yesterday's dramatic 5-16 to 3-22 draw between the sides.

Here is the final few minutes of yesterday's titanic game:

Sky Sports are broadcasting coverage of the Ulster football semi-final clash between Armagh and Monaghan this Saturday.

RTE will broadcast this Sunday's Leinster football semi-final double header with Kildare taking on Meath and All-Ireland champions Dublin clash with Wexford and the hurling qualifier between Clare and Wexford on July 5.

Dates and venues for Round One of the hurling qualifiers:

The full details for the fixtures after this morning’s draw in round 1 of the hurling qualifiers are:

Saturday, June 28

Waterford v Laois, Walsh Park, 7pm

Sunday June 29th

Antrim v Offaly, Ballycastle, 2pm

Saturday, July 5

Clare v Wexford, Cusack Park, Ennis, 3.30pm – (Live: RTÉ)

Tipperary v Galway/Kilkenny, Semple Stadium, 7pm – (Live: Sky Sports)

Dates and venues for this weekend’s Round 1B football qualifiers:

Saturday, June 28

Carlow v Waterford, Dr Cullen Park, 2pm

Tyrone v Louth, Healy Park, Omagh, 2.30pm

Cavan v Westmeath, Kingspan Breffni Park, 3pm

Sunday June 29th

Down v Leitrim, Páirc Esler, Newry, 2pm

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