Former Sligo Rovers manager Paul Cook will join the RTÉ line-up for Saturday’s televised Premier Division clash between the Bit o’ Red and Shamrock Rovers in The Showgrounds.

The Accrington Stanley manager spent five years with Sligo and will join Damien Richardson pitchside to give analysis on the game as the league leaders take on the champions in a crucial game at the top of table.

The match kicks off at 1.45pm with coverage beginning on RTÉ Two and RTE.ie from 1:30pm. Commentary will be provided by Stephen Alkin and former Faroe Islands manager Brian Kerr.

There will be second-half commentary on RTÉ Radio 1 with John Kenny and Alan Cawley on Saturday Sport, plus text updates on RTÉ.ie.