RTÉ Sport today announced details of its 2019 Allianz League coverage across television, radio and online with live GAA television coverage now extended to nine months of the year.
Four live games will be screened on Saturday GAA Live, hosted by Joanne Cantwell, with All-Ireland champions Limerick featuring first, as they face Tipperary in the first of this year’s live games on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player (Saturday 2 February at 6.30pm) in the Allianz Hurling League.
On Saturday 9 February it’s Allianz Football League action as Kerry host Sam Maguire holders Dublin, while in hurling on Saturday 16 February, Clare travel to Páirc Uí Chaoimh to take on Cork. The fourth live game on Saturday 16 March will be announced closer to the date.
Allianz League Sunday returns to RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player on Sunday 27 January at 9.30pm.
Presented by Joanne Cantwell the first programme will feature highlights from across the country in both hurling and football including Mayo v Roscommon, Monaghan v Dublin, Kerry v Tyrone and Galway v Cavan in football plus Tipperary v Clare, Kilkenny v Cork, Wexford v Limerick, Galway v Laois and Dublin v Carlow in furling.
Saturday Sport and Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 will have live commentaries each weekend.
Sunday Sport will bring the RTÉ Radio 1 Roadcaster around the country for the duration of the Leagues, beginning in Clones on Sunday 27 January as Monaghan face All-Ireland Champions Dublin.
Sunday Sport will also visit Ennis, Roscommon, Kilkenny, Salthill, Wexford, Thurles and Castlebar, with Croke Park the final destination for the Allianz Football League finals on Sunday 31 March.
RTÉ.ie/Sport and the RTÉ News Now App will have live blogs every Saturday and Sunday throughout the League campaigns as well as expert analysis from columnists Aidan O’Rourke and Christy O’Connor.