SPORT ON RTÉ TWO Week 6

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SIX NATIONS – Saturday 2 February at 12.30pm on RTÉ Two 

Live Six Nations rugby double-header as Ireland travel to Cardiff to take on Wales (KO 13.30) and England face Scotland at Twickenham (KO 16.00). Presented by Tom McGurk with Shane Horgan. Brent Pope and George Hook. Commentary from Hugh Cahill and Ryle Nugent.

Available in High Definition on RTÉ Two HD

 

PREMIER SOCCER SATURDAY Saturday 2 February at 8.15pm on RTÉ Two 

Darragh Maloney is joined by Ray Houghton and Kenny Cunningham for highlights and analysis of all the day’s cross channel top flight action including Arsenal v Stoke City, Newcastle v Chelsea and Fulham v Man Utd.

 

SIX NATIONS – Sunday 3 February at 12.30pm on RTÉ Two

Tom McGurk is joined by Shane Horgan, Donal Lenihan and Brent Pope for live coverage of Italy v France from the Stadio Olimpico, Rome. Commentary comes form George Hamilton and Ralph Keyes. (KO 15.00)

Available in High Definition on RTÉ Two HD

 

LEAGUE SUNDAYSunday 3 February at 7.00pm on RTÉ Two

Michael Lyster presents a round-up of the day’s Allianz National Football League action.

 

THE 3 FAI INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL AWARDS  Sunday 3 February at 8.00pm on RTÉ Two

Peter Collins presents live coverage of the 3/FAI International Soccer Awards which include nominations for Kevin Doyle, Keith Andrews and James McCarthy.

Robbie Brady, Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy have all been shortlisted for the 3/FAI Young Player of the Year Award while Kevin Doyle, Keith Andrews and James McCarthy have been nominated for the 3/FAI Senior International Player of the Year Award.

Three players who helped Sligo to the domestic League title are nominated for player Airtricity Player of the Year – Jason McGuinness,  Mark Quigley and Danny Ventre are the nominees.

Three goals have been nominated for the 3/FAI International Goal of the Year and again this year the public will be able to vote for their favourite goal by logging on to www.rte.ie.tv/competitions. The nominees are; Marc Wilson’s strike against the Faroes (Oct 16 2012), Robbie Brady’s debut goal for Ireland against Oman (Sep 11 2012), while Kevin Doyle is nominated for his vital strike against Kazakhstan back at the start of the Worod Cup qualifying campaingn (Sept 7, 2012)

Among the awards being presented at the special ceremony, a former Republic of Ireland great will also be inducted into the FAI’s Hall of Fame while there will also be a Special Merit Award, both of which will be announced at the event.

 

AGAINST THE HEAD – Monday 4 February at 7.00pm on RTÉ Two

Joanne Cantwell is joined by Alan Quinlan and Bernard Jackman for a look back at the opening weekend of the Six Nations.

 

INTERNATIONAL SOCCER FRIENDLY- HIGHLIGHTS – Wednesday 6 February at 10.25pm on RTÉ Two

Darragh Maloney is joined by John Giles and Richard Sadlier for highlights and analysis of this evening’s friendly between the Republic of Ireland and Poland from the Aviva Stadium. Commentary from George Hamilton and Ray Houghton.

 

SIX NATIONS U20s – Friday 8 February at 7.30pm on RTÉ Two

Joanne Cantwell is joined by Mark McDermott for live coverage of Ireland v England from Dubarry Park, Athlone. Commentary from Ryle Nugent. (KO19.35)