The opening-round SSE Airtricity League tie between Shamrock Rovers and Derry City will be televised live on RTÉ Two, it was announced today.

The match was originally fixed for Tallaght Stadium on Friday 7 March, along with four other games, but has been moved to Sunday 9 March at 5.25pm.

RTÉ Sport also announced details of four more games to be televised live in March and April, with streaming on the RTÉ Sports website. 

Sunday 9 March

Shamrock Rovers v Derry City, Tallaght Stadium, RTÉ Two, from 5.15pm

Sunday 16 March 

Derry City v Cork City, The Brandywell, RTÉ Two, from 3pm

Saturday 22 March 

St Patrick’s Athletic v Limerick, Richmond Park, RTÉ Two, from 3pm

Friday 28 March 

Shamrock Rovers v Sligo Rovers, Tallaght Stadium, RTÉ Two, from 7pm

Friday 4 April 

St Patrick’s Athletic v Dundalk, Richmond Park, RTÉ Two, from 7pm