SPORT ON RTÉ ONE & RTÉ TWO Week 17

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PREMIER SOCCER SATURDAY  - Saturday 20 April at 8.00pm on RTÉ Two

Darragh Maloney is joined by Kenny Cunningham and Ronnie Whelan for a round-up of all the day’s Barclay’s Premier League action including Fulham v Arsenal.

 

RABODIRECT PRO12 LIVE  - Sunday 21 April at 2.45pm on RTÉ Two

Daire O’Brien is joined by Brent Pope for live coverage of Zebre v Leinster from Stadio XXV Aprile in Parma. Commentary from Ryle Nugent and Ralph Keyes. (KO 15:00)

 

LEAGUE SUNDAY – Sunday 21 April at 7.30pm on RTÉ Two

Michael Lyster is joined by Eddie Brennan and Liam Sheedy for highlights of the Allianz National Hurling League semi-finals – Galway v Kilkenny and Tipperary v Dublin.

 

PREMIER SOCCER SUNDAY – Sunday 21 April at 8.30pm on RTÉ Two

Peter Collins is joined by John Giles and Richie Sadlier for highlights and analysis of the day’s cross-channel action including Tottenham v Man City and Liverpool v Chelsea.

 

MNS  - Monday 22 April at 7.00pm on RTÉ Two

Peter Collins and guests take a look back at all the weekend’s Airtricity League Premier Division action.

 

RTE RACING – PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL – Tuesday 23 April at 4.00pm on RTÉ One & 5.55pm on RTÉ Two

The first of five days’ coverage of The Punchestown Festival begins today with three Grade 1 races on the card, the Herald Champion Novice Hurdle, the Boylesports.com Champion Chase and the Growise Champion Novice Chase.

 

1620    The Herald Champion Novice Hurdle

1655    The bragbet.com Handicap Hurdle

1730    The Boylesports.com Champion Steeplechase

1805    The Goffs Land Rover Bumper 

1840    The Growise Champion Novice Steeplechase

 

Presented by Robert Hall with Ted Walsh, Tracy Piggott and Brian Gleeson.

Commentator:  Tony O’Hehir

 

RTE RACING – PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL – Wednesday 24 April at 4.00pm on RTÉ One & 5.55pm on RTÉ Two

The second day of the Festival and the feature on today’s card is The tote.com Punchestown Gold Cup.

 

1620    The Louis Fitzgerald Hotel F-Y-O Hurdle

1655    The Irish Daily Mirror (War Of Attrition) Novice Hurdle

1730    The tote.com Punchestown Gold Cup

1805    The Betdaq the Peoples Exchange Champion I.N.H. Flat Race

1840    The Guinness Handicap Steeplechase

 

Presented by Robert Hall with Ted Walsh, Tracy Piggott and Brian Gleeson.

Commentator:  Tony O’Hehir

 

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LIVE – Wednesday 24 April at 7.30pm on RTÉ Two

Bill O’Herlihy is joined by Eamon Dunphy, Liam Brady and John Giles for live coverage of the semi-final first leg tie between  Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid from the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund (KO 7.45pm). Commentary from George Hamilton and Ray Houghton.

 

RTE RACING – PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL  - Thursday 25 April  at 4.00pm on RTÉ One & 5.55pm on RTÉ Two

Follow the thrills and spills of the Cross Country Steeplechase in the quest for the La Touche Cup.  The feature race today is The Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle.

 

1615    The Punchestown Handicap Steeplechase

1650    The Cross Country Steeplechase for the La Touche Cup

1730    The Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle

1805    The Naas Court Hotel & Il Fico Restaurant Handicap Hurdle

1840    The Ryanair Novice Steeplechase

 

Presented by Robert Hall with Ted Walsh, Tracy Piggott and Brian Gleeson.

Commentator:  Tony O’Hehir

 

RTE  RACING– PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL  - Friday 26 April   at 4.00pm on RTÉ One & 5.55pm on RTÉ Two     

 

The Rabobank Champion Hurdle is the feature race on today’s card.

 

1620    The Breakfast with Hector on 2FM Handicap Steeplechase

1655    The Aon Novice Handicap Steeplechase

1730    The Rabobank Champion Hurdle

1805    The Tattersalls Ireland (Tickell) Champion Novice Hurdle

1840    The Star Best for Racing Coverage Novice Hurdle

 

Presented by Robert Hall with Ted Walsh, Tracy Piggott and Brian Gleeson.

Commentator:  Tony O’Hehir

 

AIRTRICITY LEAGUE LIVE – Friday 26 April at 7.30pm on RTÉ Two

Live coverage from Oriel Park as Stephen Kenny’s Dundalk face Cork City in the Airtricity League Premier Division. (KO 7.35pm)