Friday 9 December 2016

Euro 2016 draw, Conor McGregor and Champions Cup action - Your TV guide to a bumper sporting weekend

Darragh Sullivan

Published 11/12/2015 | 14:48

UFC 194, the 2016 European Championships draw and the Champions Cup will all be on our screens this weekend
UFC 194, the 2016 European Championships draw and the Champions Cup will all be on our screens this weekend

A huge weekend of sporting action beckons and here is your guide to what's on and where to watch.

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Conor McGregor v Jose Aldo

All eyes will be on the hotly-anticipated clash between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo when the two step into the octagon in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The weigh-in begins at 11pm tonight and coverage of the UFC 194 main card begins at 3am Irish time on Sunday morning, with McGregor the last of five fights.

The fight will be on BT Sport and pay-per-view.

Euro 2016 draw

Ireland have been seeded into Pot 4 for next summer's European Championships meaning they are likely to face an uphill challenge to advance to the knock-out stages. All will be revealed when the draw takes place on Saturday evening  with coverage beginning at 5pm on RTE 2.

Champions Cup

Munster welcome Leicester Tigers to Thomond Park, Leinster have the unenviable task of travelling to reigning champions Toulon while Ulster get the action underway tonight.

Friday: Ulster v Toulouse (19:45, BT Sport)

Saturday: Munster v Leicester (19:45, BT Sport,)

Sunday: Toulon v Leinster (15:15, Sky Sports 3)

Premier League

Saturday

Norwich v Everton (12:45, BT Sport 1)

Crystal Palace v Southampton (15:00)

Man City v Swansea (15:00, Setanta Sports 1)

Sunderland v Watford (15:00)

West Ham v Stoke (15:00)

Bournemouth v Manchester United (17:30, Sky Sports 1)

Sunday

Aston Villa v Arsenal (13:30, Sky Sports 1 HD)

Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United (16:00, Sky Sports 1 HD)

Liverpool v West Brom (16:00)

Leicester City v Chelsea (20:00, Sky Sports 1 HD)

Boxing

Anthony Joshua v Dillian Whyte

The long awaited grudge match between Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte is finally here. Coverage for the heavyweight bout beginning at 5pm on Sky Sports Box Office.

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