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The Forecast: Your Guide To A Bumper Weekend Of Irish Sport

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It’s August. This means a few different things. The intercounty GAA season is drawing to a close but on the other hand, the Premier League season is right around the corner and the beginning of the northern hemisphere rugby season isn’t too far behind it. 

Thankfully, we’re set for another excellent weekend of Irish sport with the GAA taking centre stage. Here are all the details of what’s on this weekend, in association with RNLI.

Thursday: 

What? 

Europa League Second Round Qualifier – AEK Larnaca v Dundalk

When?

Kick-Off 4.30 pm

Where?

Larnaca, Cyrpus

Where to Watch? 

Eir Sport 1

What?

Hockey World Cup Quarter-Final

When?

6 pm

Where?

London

Where to Watch? 

Live coverage begins at 5.45 pm on RTÉ 2

Friday: 

Selected Events: Beginning of the EFL Championship, League of Ireland Premier Division Fixtures, Multi-Sport European Championships (swimming, rowing and track cycling).

Saturday:

What?

GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Finals [Super 8s]

When?

Galway v Monaghan 6 pm

Kerry v Kildare 6 pm

Where?

Galway v Monaghan – Pearse Stadium

Kerry v Kildare – Fitzgerald Stadium

Where to Watch? 

Galway v Monaghan – Sky Sports Action

Kerry v Kildare – Sky Sports Arena

Selected Events: EFL Championship, Multi-Sport European Championships (swimming, rowing and track cycling), UFC 227, Super Rugby Final.

Sunday:

What? 

GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Finals [Super 8s]

When?

Donegal v Tyrone – 3.30 pm

Dublin v Roscommon – 3.30 pm

Where? 

Donegal v Tyrone – Ballybofey

Dublin v Roscommon – Croke Park

Where to Watch? 

Donegal v Tyrone – RTÉ 1

Dublin v Roscommon -RTÉ News Now

What?

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay

When? 

Galway v Clare – 2 pm

Where?

Semple Stadium, Thurles

Where to Watch? 

RTÉ2

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