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TG4 to broadcast O'Byrne Cup final this Friday as one of 40 live GAA games they will show this spring

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Robbie McDaid of Dublin celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup semi-final match between Dublin and Meath at Parnell Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Robbie McDaid of Dublin celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup semi-final match between Dublin and Meath at Parnell Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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Robbie McDaid of Dublin celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup semi-final match between Dublin and Meath at Parnell Park in Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

TG4 will kick-off a packed season of GAA on the Irish language channel with the O'Byrne Cup final between Dublin and Westmeath this Friday.

TG4 unveiled the station’s Spring GAA coverage today with details of their comprehensive schedule of GAA coverage for the coming months. TG4 will broadcast 40 GAA matches between now and April beginning with live coverage of the O’Byrne Cup Final.

The station’s Allianz Leagues coverage starts on Sunday 27 January with full coverage of both the All Ireland Football and Hurling champions. GAA Beo will be live from Clones with football champions Dublin taking on Monaghan. There will be deferred coverage of Wexford against hurling champions Limerick in the first round of the Allianz Hurling League.

The full line-up of matches on TG4 for the coming months are as follows:

Friday 18 January

Dublin v Westmeath, Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup Final, Live from Parnell Park.

Coverage begins at 7:55pm (Throw-in: 8pm)

Saturday 19 January

Armagh v Tyrone, Bank of Ireland Dr. McKenna Cup Football Final, Live from the Athletics Grounds.

coverage begins at 7:25pm (Throw-in: 7:30pm).

SUNDAY 20 JANUARY

AIB All Ireland Intermediate Club Football Semi-Final

An Spidéal (Galway) v Naomh Éanna (Antrim)

Live from Páirc an Tailteann, Navan    Coverage begins at 1:55pm (throw-in: 2pm)

SUNDAY 27 JANUARY

Live:  Allianz Football League - Round 1 -  Monaghan v Dublin, Clones

Deferred:  Allianz Hurling League - Round 1 -  Wexford v Limerick, Innovate Wexford Park

SUNDAY 3 FEBRUARY

Live:  Allianz Hurling League - Round 2 -  Clare v Kilkenny

Deferred:  Allianz Hurling League - Round 2 -  Cork v Wexford

Deferred:  Allianz Football League - Round 2 -  Tyrone v Mayo

SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY

AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship Semi-Finals

3pm   St. Thomas' (Galway) v Ruairi Óg Cushendall (Antrim)

Live from Parnell Park, Dublin

5pm  Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) v Ballygunner (Waterford)

Live from Semple Stadium, Thurles

Live on SportTG4 YouTube: AIB All Ireland Intermediate and Junior Club Football Finals, Live from Croke Park.

SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY

Live:  Allianz Football League - Round 3 -  Monaghan v Galway, Inniskeen, 2pm

Deferred:  Allianz Football League - Round 3 -  Roscommon v Tyrone

Deferred:  Allianz Football League - Round 3 -  Match to be confirmed

Live on Sport TG4 YouTube: AIB All Ireland Intermediate and Junior Club Hurling Finals, Live from Croke Park

SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY

AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship Semi-Finals

1:30pm    Corofin (Galway) v Gaoth Dobhair (Donegal)

Live from Páirc Sean Mac Diarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon

3:30pm   Dr. Crokes (Kerry) v Mulllnalaghta St Columba’s (Longford)

Live from Semple Stadium, Thurles

Live on Sport TG4 YouTube:  All Ireland Scór na nÓg Finals, Live from TF Royal Theatre, Castlebar

SUNDAY 17 FEBRUARY

Live and deferred coverage from the Allianz Hurling League (Round 3) including Kilkenny Limerick, Wexford v Tipperary and Galway v Dublin.

WEDNESDAY 20 FEBRUARY

Live on Sport TG4 YouTube:  Electric Ireland Higher Education GAA Sigerson Cup Final

SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY

Live on Sport TG4 YouTube:  Electric Ireland Higher Education GAA Fitzgibbon Cup Final, Live from Waterford I.T.

SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY

Allianz Football League (Round 4)  and  Allianz Hurling League (Round 4)

One live match and two deferred matches.

SUNDAY 3 MARCH

Allianz Football League (Round 5)  and  Allianz Hurling League (Round 5)

One live match and two deferred matches.

FRIDAY 8 MARCH

GAA Presidents Awards, Live from Croke Park

Saturday 9th March

Live on Sport TG4 YouTube:  Gourmet Food Parlour O’Connor Cup Ladies Football Final

SUNDAY 10 MARCH

Allianz Hurling League Quarter-Finals

SATURDAY 16 MARCH

Allianz Hurling League Semi-Finals

SUNDAY 17 MARCH

AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Football & Hurling Finals, Live from Croke Park

SUNDAY 24 MARCH

Allianz Football League (Round 7)

Allianz Hurling League Final

SATURDAY 30 MARCH

Allianz Football League (Division 3 and 4 Finals), Live from Croke Park

Live on Sport TG4 YouTube:  All Ireland Colleges Hurling Final (Post Primary Schools Finals), Double header live from Semple Stadium, Thurles

SUNDAY 31 MARCH

Allianz Football League (Division 1 and 2 Finals), Live from Croke Park

Saturday 6th April

Live on Sport TG4 YouTube:  All Ireland Colleges Football Final

(Post Primary Schools Finals - Paddy Drummond Cup Final and Hogan Cup Final), double header live from Croke Park

Saturday 13th April

Live on Sport TG4 YouTube:  All Ireland Scór Sinsir Finals, Live from the TF Royal Theatre, Castlebar

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