A Munster hurling double bill will get RTÉ’s 2019 GAA Championship coverage underway as details of the 31 live games were confirmed today.

Joanne Cantwell and Des Cahill were joined by Michael Duignan and Ciarán Whelan as the Sunday Game 2019 live schedule was announced on RTÉ News Now and RTÉ Player.

Beginning on Sunday 12 May on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player with a Munster Senior Hurling double bill of Waterford v Clare from Walsh Park (throw-in 2pm) and Cork v Tipperary from Páirc Uí Chaoimh (throw-in 4pm) the Sunday Game Live will have 31 live games in 2019.

Included in the 31 live games are football, hurling and camogie All-Ireland finals, camogie quarter-finals and semi-finals, football and hurling semi-finals, plus provincial finals and All Ireland quarter-finals.

The Sunday Game returns to Sunday evenings with Des Cahill with the best highlights and analysis of the weekend’s Championship action and this year celebrates 40 years on air.

RTÉ Radio 1 has the full exclusive national coverage of every match in both hurling and football with commentaries featured on both Saturday Sport and Sunday Sport.

The live Championship action on radio throws-in this Sunday 5 May with full live commentary from Marty Morrissey on Sunday Sport of Mayo’s trip to New York to take on the hosts in Gaelic Park in the Connacht Senior Football Championship quarter-final. Meanwhile Pauric Lodge will be in Ruislip with live reports from the day’s other Connacht Football quarter-final as London face Galway.

RTÉ Online will serve as the digital hub for all Championship coverage. Follow every game via our match trackers and live score service on RTÉ.ie/sport and the News Now App, while keeping up to date on the latest news and staying informed with the best columnists in the business.

This summer RTÉ Player will offer live streaming of all RTÉ's live and highlights programming, exclusive match previews, extended manager and player interviews, and the best of the Sunday Game's expert analysis on the Football, Hurling and Camogie championships.

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta's coverage of Gaelic games will feature live commentary, reporting and analysis on Spórt an tSathairn and Reacaireacht an Tráthnóna on Saturdays and on Spórt an Lae on Sundays. 

The launch of the GAA Championship coverage will be on RTÉ Radio 1’s Sunday Sport this Sunday, 5 May, and can also be watched live on RTÉ Player and RTÉ News Now. 

THE SUNDAY GAME LIVE SCHEDULE 2019

12 May 

MSHC  Waterford v Clare

MSHC Cork  v Tipperary 

19 May

MSHC  Tipperary v Waterford

MSHC  Limerick v Cork 

26 May 

LSHC  Galway v Wexford 

2 June 

MSHC  Waterford v Limerick

MSHC  Clare v Tipperary

8 June 

USFC Fermanagh/Donegal v Antrim/Tyrone/Derry

9 June 

LSHC  Kilkenny v Galway 

MSHC  Limerick v Clare 

16 June 

MSHC  Clare v Cork or Tipperary v Limerick

CSFC Connacht SFC Final

22 June 

MSFC Munster Football Final

23 June 

USFC Ulster Football Final

LSFC  Leinster Football Final

30 June 

MSHC  Munster Hurling Final 

LSHC  Leinster Hurling Final

7 July

Football Qualifier Rd 4

13 July 

AISFC Quarter Final, Rd 1

14 July 

AISHC Quarter Final OR AISFC Quarter Final, Rd 1

AISHC Quarter Final OR AISFC Quarter Final, Rd 1

21 July 

AISFC Quarter Final, Rd 2 (Croke Park)

AISFC Quarter Final, Rd 2 (Croke Park)

27 July 

AISHC Semi-Final 

28 July

AISHC Semi-Final 

3 Aug 

Camogie All Ireland Quarter Final

4 Aug 

2 x AISFC Quarter Final, Rd 3 

10 Aug 

AISFC Semi-Final 

11 Aug 

AISFC Semi-Final 

17 August 

Camogie All Ireland Semi finals 

18 August 

SHC All-Ireland Final

1 September

SFC All-Ireland Final

8 September

Camogie All Ireland finals