Sport on TV this weekend: Ireland v Scotland, Man City v Chelsea, US PGA Golf and Tipp v Galway 6 years ago

Sport on TV this weekend: Ireland v Scotland, Man City v Chelsea, US PGA Golf and Tipp v Galway

All your weekend's sport on the box, in one handy place.



Premier League, Southampton v Everton, BT Sport 1, 12pm

A very promising start to the day’s sport with the meeting of two sides at St. Mary’s who can be very easy on the eye when the mood takes them.

Gillette Soccer Saturday, Sky Sports News HQ, Saturday, 12pm

We missed Jeff, Kammy and the boys over the summer and we’ll happily spend our Saturday afternoons watching them keep track of all the big games with plenty of comedy thrown into the mix.



Live FL72: Burnley v Birmingham, Sky Sports 5, 12pm

At this early stage of the season, no amount of football is enough and a clash between two sides with recent Premier League experience looks very decent on paper for a Saturday afternoon.

Premier League, Swansea City v Newcastle United, Setanta Sports 1, 2.30pm


An interesting-looking clash between two teams who looked bright on the opening day last weekend, particularly Garry Monk’s side, who were unfortunate not to take all three points against the Champions.

US PGA Championship Golf, Sky Sports 4, 4pm

Whistling Straits hosts the final major of the year and given the amount of bunkers littered throughout the course, some of the contestants are bound to spend more time in the sand than David Hasselhoff (Joke credit: Shooter McGavin).



Sky Sports 4 have all the action live from 4pm.

European Championships Boxing, RTE 2, 4.30pm

Darragh Maloney, Mick Dowling and Bernard Dunne reflect on the action at the EUBC European Boxing Championships from Bulgaria, where the likes of Mick Conlan and Joe Ward have already secured medals for Ireland.

Live International Rugby, Ireland v Scotland, Sky Sports 1, 4.30pm

After a comfortable victory over Wales last time out, a much-changed Ireland side, including Gordon D'Arcy, look to maintain their healthy pre-Rugby World Cup form against Scotland at the Aviva.


Ireland Rugby Squad Training, Carton House, Co. Kildare 13/8/2015 Gordon D'Arcy  Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Kick-off is at five bells.

Live FL72: QPR v Cardiff City, Sky Sports 5, 5pm

No late kick-off in the Premier League this evening, but QPR and Cardiff is a decent replacement for those of us who must have our football fix.

Live Rugby Union, England v France, Sky Sports 1, 7.15pm

This encounter at Twickenham will be of particular interest to Irish fans considering we’ll be taking on France in the World Cup group stages and England in a warm-up before the tournament starts.

A further sign that the big event is inching closer and closer.

Live Rugby Championship, Argentina v South Africa, Sky Sports 2, 8.30pm

While the northern hemisphere teams are shadow boxing before the World Cup, the big guns in the Southern Hemisphere are battering the sh*te out of each other in competitive action just over a month out from the start of the tournament proper.

Tonight, Argentina tackle South Africa in Buenos Aires, looking for their second victory over the Springboks in the space of a week.

International Rugby Highlights, Ireland v Scotland, RTE 2, 9.55pm

In case you didn’t catch it on Sky earlier, Ronan O’Gara and Brent Pope will be on hand to provide analysis on events at the Aviva and will hopefully be talking up the positives after another Ireland win.

Match of the Day, BBC One, 10.20pm

Gary Lineker and guests look back on all the day’s action in the Premier League.



Live Ford Super Sunday, Crystal Palace v Arsenal, 12.30pm

The Gunners need to bounce back immediately after last weekend’s unexpected setback against West Ham, but they won’t have it easy against a Palace side who got off to a flying start against Norwich.

GAA Beo, All-Ireland Minor Hurling Semi-Final, Tipperary v Dublin, TG4, 1pm

The minors of Tipperary and Dublin take part in the curtain-raiser at Croke Park before the big one a little later on. If it’s anything like Galway v Kilkenny last weekend, then we’re in for a treat.

The Sunday Game Live, Tipperary v Galway, RTE 2, 2.45pm

Most people are expecting Tipperary to secure another final date with Kilkenny after last year’s epics, but can an unpredictable Galway throw a spanner in the works?

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Round 1 5/7/2014  Tipperary vs Galway TipperaryÕs Seamus Callanan celebrates scoring his second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Cyril Farrell, Liam Sheedy and Ger Loughnane join Michael Lyster in studio for a game that throws-in at 3.30pm.

Live Ford Super Sunday, Manchester City v Chelsea, Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm

The big one.

On only the second weekend of the new season, there’s a huge game to whet the appetite as the two main contenders go head-to-head at the Etihad.

Jose Mourinho is something of a big-game expert at this stage but City looked slick against West Brom and a win would be a big statement of intent so early in the season.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Manuel Pellegrini manager of Manchester City and Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea give instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on February 3, 2014 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

US PGA Championship Golf, Sky Sports 4, 4pm

All the action from the final day of the final major of the season. Get comfortable on the couch because it could be a late finish.

The Sunday Game, RTE 2, 9.30pm

A look back at the big hurling semi-final from earlier as well as highlights from the Camogie semi-finals and the Ladies Football quarter-finals.

Match of the Day 2, BBC 2, 10.30pm columnist Mark Chapman presents highlights of the big games on Sunday and a look back at the goals from Saturday and Man United’s meeting with Aston Villa on Friday night.

A fine way to round off the weekend.