Football

TG4 to broadcast 101 live GAA matches this spring

Monaghan return to Dublin to face the All-Ireland champions on Saturday January 27
Monaghan return to Dublin to face the All-Ireland champions on Saturday January 27 Monaghan return to Dublin to face the All-Ireland champions on Saturday January 27

TG4 has announced that it will show more than 100 live GAA games for the upcoming spring season, with Dublin-Monaghan as its opener in the Allianz Football League.

The impressive selection of games, including the highly anticipated Allianz Leagues, AIB club finals, Lidl Leagues and College, Schools and U20 GAA matches, TG4 continues to serve as the go-to destination for Gaelic Games enthusiasts.

In total GAA Beo & Peil na mBan Beo will show 101 matches between January and April: 64 on TG4 and 37 online. Peil na mBan Beo will feature 15 live Ladies Football matches from the LIDL Leagues, 11 on TG4 and four online.

From this month until April, TG4 will broadcast 42 Allianz Leagues games. Four games will be shown each weekend, with one live match each Saturday, two live matches each Sunday and a third match live on the TG4 Player and TG4 App, and deferred on TG4.

Allianz League Football begins with Dublin v Monaghan on Saturday January 28 and Galway v Mayo, Tyrone v Roscommon and Donegal v Cork on Sunday January 29.

Allianz League Hurling follows with Dublin v Tipperary on Saturday February 3 and Clare v Cork on Sunday February 4, along with two other Allianz League Games.

The highly popular Super Saturday and Super Sunday returns for the final round of Allianz League Football, featuring updates from all final round Division 1 and 2 games broadcast simultaneously on GAA Beo on March 23 and 24.

This weekend all eyes will be on TG4 as the AIB GAA club finals captivate audiences across the nation. This momentous occasion will see O`Loughlin Gaels (Kilkenny) face St Thomas’ (Galway) in the hurling final before Glen (Derry) and St Brigid’s (Roscommon) meet in the football decider.

In addition to the Allianz Leagues and the AIB club finals, TG4 will also bring viewers an exciting line-up of College, Schools, and U20 GAA matches throughout the spring. This includes a range of competitions, from the Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup Finals in February, the Croke and Hogan Cups in March, and the U20 Championships in April.

In women’s sport, Peil na mBan Beo will begin its coverage of the Lidl Leagues this Saturday, January 20 with the mouth-watering meeting of Dublin and Kerry, a repeat of last year’s TG4 All-Ireland Championship Final. Coverage of all seven rounds of Division 1 will follow, along with the Finals of all four divisions being shown live.