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1 of 1 Maverick Sabre in all his glory tonight from Reading
Maverick Sabre in all his glory tonight from Reading

The Sunday Game (9.30pm, RTÉ Two) features the All Ireland Senior Football Championship semi-final between Kerry and Mayo. Reading and Leeds Festival (BBC Three,7.00pm) features Maverick Sabre and The Kooks, while Nature’s Miracle Orphans (7.00pm BBC One) goes in search of rescued koalas, wallabes and sloths.

The Sunday Game: 9.30pm, RTÉ Two

Des Cahill presents action from this afternoon's All-Ireland Senior Football Championship semi-final between Kerry and Mayo, and yesterday's All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-finals. With analysis from Ciaran Whelan, Eamonn O'Hara, Jill Horan and Therese O'Callaghan.

Reading and Leeds Festival: BBC Three, 7.00pm

Arctic Monkeys were scheduled for their (what was sure to be cracking) headline appearance last night, and Jake Bugg and Bombay Bicycle Club were also due to wow the fans. A Wexfordman, no less, kicks off proceedings tonight, one Maverick Sabre, with Clean Bandit. The Kooks and You Me At Six follow at 8.00pm. BBC Three’s coverage comes direct from the Reading Festival site. Jen Long is presenter (with Greg James.)

Nature’s Miracle Orphans 7.00pm BBC One

Presenters Ellie Harrison and Max Hug Williams follow the early lives of orphaned baby animals as they begin their brave journeys back in to the wild. In the first episode Ellie is in Australia to meet baby koala who was rescued from the roadside where his mother was killed. In Costa Rica, we find a house full of sloths. Five-month-old Newbie is a baby three-toed sloth, who has been battling pneumonia since she was rescued. Max follows Newbie’s journey as Sam teaches her to climb trees and learn how to be wild again. First of a two-parter. Picture shows presenter Max Hug Williams with a baby Northern Tamandua, another orphan doing well in the series.

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