Weekend sports guide
BASKETBALL: Men’s Super League: Griffith College Swords Thunder v Moycullen, ALSAA-DUBLIN, 6pm; UCC Demons v DCU Saints, Parochial Hall, 6pm; Maree v Pyrobel Killester, Calasanctius College, Galway, 7pm; Cands Neptune v UCD Marian, Neptune Stadium, 7pm; Keane’s Supervalu Killorglin v Belfast Star, Killorglin Sports Centre, 7.15pm; Templeogue v Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, Oblate Hall Inchicore, 8pm.
Women’s Super League: Marble City Hawks v NUIG Mystics, O Loughlin Gaels Gym, 7pm; Courtyard Liffey Celtics v Fr Mathews, Leixlip Amenities Centre, 7pm; Ambassador UCC Glanmire v Maxol WIT Wildcats, Glanmire, 7pm.
Men’s Division One: Ulster University Elks v Gamefootage.net Titans, Ulster University Elks, 3pm; Abbey Seals Dublin Lions v LYIT Donegal, Colaiste Bride, 5.30pm; Limerick Celtics v Tradehouse Central Ballincollig, St Munchins, 6pm; Waterford Vikings v IT Carlow Basketball, Waterford IT, 7pm; UL Sports Eagles v LIT, PESS Building-ul, 7.30pm; Scotts Lakers St Paul’s Killarney v Portlaoise Panthers, Killarney, 7.30pm; EJ Sligo All-stars v KUBS BC, Mercy College, 7.30pm.
Women’s Division One: Phoenix Rockets v Portlaoise Panthers, College, 4.30pm; Ulster University Elks v Limerick Celtics, Ulster University Elks, 5pm; UL Huskies v Swords Thunder, PESS Building-ul, 5pm; Trinity Meteors v St Mary’s Castleisland, Trinity, 5.30pm; Fabplus North West v Maree, Ballyshannon, 6pm.
CRICKET: Third Test, Sri Lanka v England, Colombo; First Test, Bangladesh v West Indies, Chittagong; Second Test, Pakistan v New Zealand, Dubai.
GOLF: World Cup of Golf, Melbourne; Andalucia Open, Malaga.
HOCKEY: Men: Irish Senior Cup (R3): Belfast Harlequins v Cookstown, 4pm, Deramore Park; Corinthian v Banbridge, 3.30pm, Whitechurch Park; Cork C of I v UCD, 2.30pm, Garryduff; Kilkeel v YMCA, 1pm, Macauley Park; Pembroke v Clontarf, 2.30pm, Serpentine Avenue; Three Rock Rovers v Annadale, 3pm, Grange Road.
Irish Hockey Trophy (R2): Ashton v Rathgar, 2.30pm, Ashton School; NICS v Catholic Institute, 2.30pm, Stormont; North Down v Portadown, 2.40pm, Comber LC; Waterford v UCC, 2.30pm, Newtown School.
Women: EY Hockey League: Ards v Railway Union, 2.30pm, Londonderry Park; Belfast Harlequins v Old Alex, 2.30pm, Deramore Park; Loreto v Pembroke, 1pm, Grange Road; Muckross v Pegasus, 3.15pm, Muckross Park; UCD v Cork Harlequins, 1pm, Belfield.
EYHL Division 2 Pool 1: Corinthian v Queen’s, 1.30pm, Whitechurch Park; Trinity v UCC, 3.30pm, Santry Avenue Pool 2: Dungannon v Lurgan, 2.30pm, Royal School; Monkstown v Catholic Institute, 12.30pm, Rathdown.
Leinster Division 1: Rathgar v Naas, 12.30pm, High School; North Kildare v Our Lady’s, 1.30pm, The Maws; Avoca v Genesis, 4pm, Newpark. Munster Division One: Cork C of I v Belvedere, 12.30pm, Garryduff; Bandon v Waterford, 2pm, Bandon GS.
HORSE RACING: Gowran Park, Ascot, Haydock, Huntingdon, Lingfield, Wolverhampton.
MOTOR RACING: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying, 1pm. Carbery Navigation Trial, The Pike, Lisavaird, Clonakilty. 11.01pm.
RUGBY: International: Ireland v United States, Aviva Stadium, 6.30pm; England v Australia, Twickenham, 3pm; Scotland v Argentina, Murrayfield, 2.30pm; Wales v South Africa, Cardiff, 5.20pm; Italy v New Zealand, Padua, 2pm; France v Fiji, Paris, 8.05pm.
Gallagher Premiership: Exeter v Gloucester, 1pm, Sale v Northampton, 1pm, Wasps v Bristol, 1pm.
Guinness PRO14: Cheetahs v Benetton, 12.30pm.
Women’s international: England v Ireland, Twickenham, 5.40pm
(2.30pm unless stated)
AIL Div 1A: Dublin University v Shannon, College Park; U.C.C. v Clontarf, The Mardyke; U.C.D. v Cork Constitution, Belfield; Div 1B: Ballynahinch v Banbridge, Ballymacarn Park; City of Armagh v Old Belvedere, Palace Grounds; Mamethodist lone v Naas, Gibson Park; Old Wesley v Ballymena, Donnybrook; St. Mary’s College v Buccaneers, Templeville Road; Munster Junior League Div 2: Youghal v Waterford City, Youghal, 5.30pm.
SOCCER (3pm unless stated): Premier League: Brighton v Leicester, Everton v Cardiff, Fulham v Southampton, Man Utd v Crystal Palace, Tottenham v Chelsea, 5.30pm, Watford v Liverpool, West Ham v Man City; Sky Bet Championship: Brentford v Middlesbrough, 5.30pm, Hull v Nottm Forest, Leeds v Bristol City, Millwall v Bolton, Preston v Blackburn, Rotherham v Sheff Utd,12.30pm, Sheff Wed v Derby, Stoke v QPR, Swansea v Norwich, Wigan v Reading; Ladbrokes Premiership: Hamilton v Celtic, 12.30pm, Hibernian v Dundee, Motherwell v Aberdeen, Rangers v Livingston, St Johnstone v Kilmarnock, St Mirren v Hearts. TENNIS: Davis Cup final, France v Croatia, Villeneuv-d’ascq.
ATHLETICS: Irish Life Health National Senior, U20 and Juvenile Even Age Cross Country Championships, Sport Ireland National Sports Campus. BASKETBALL: Women’s Super League: DCU Mercy v Pyrobel Killester, DCU Complex, 2.30pm; Singleton Supervalu Brunell v IT Carlow Basketball, Parochial Hall, 2.45pm.
CAMOGIE: AIB All-ireland Junior Club Championship final: Four Roads (Roscommon) v Kilmessan (Meath), Páirc Tailteann, 2.15pm;
AIB All-ireland Junior B Club Championship final: Clontibret (Monaghan) v Ratoath (Meath), Páirc Tailteann, Navan, 12.30pm.
CRICKET: Third Test, Sri Lanka v England, Colombo; First one-day international, Pakistan v England Lions, Dubai; First Test, Bangladesh v West Indies, Chittagong; Second Test, Pakistan v New Zealand, Dubai; Third T20 international, Australia v India, Sydney.
GAA: Munster club SFC final: Miltown-malbay (Clare) v Dr Crokes, Gaelic Grounds, 1.30pm; Munster club IFC final: Fermoy (Cork) v Kilcummin (Kerry), Mallow, 1.30pm;
Connacht club SFC final: Ballintubber (Mayo) v Corofin (Galway), Machale Park, 2pm; Leinster club SFC semi-finals: Mullinalaghta (Longford) v Eire Og (Carlow), Pearse Park, 1.30pm; Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin) v Portlaoise (Laois), Parnell Park, 2pm.
GOLF: World Cup of Golf, Melbourne; Andalucia Open, Malaga.
HOCKEY: Men: Neville Cup semi-finals: Corinthian v Clontarf, 2.30pm, Whitechurch Park; Kilkenny v Three Rock Rovers, 4pm, Kilkenny College Women: Leinster Division One: Trinity v Avoca, 1pm, Santry Avenue; Glenanne v Monkstown, 3pm, Glenanne Park; North Kildare v Corinthian, 4pm, The Maws.
HORSE RACING: Navan (2.30pm), Exeter, Uttoxeter.
MOTOR RACING: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, 1pm. Mondello Park Sports Club Rallycross, Mondello Park, Naas. 10.15am; Cavan Autocross, Latton Quarry, Cootehill. 10.30am.
RUGBY: Guinness PRO14: Zebre v Munster, 3.30pm, Dragons v Edinburgh, 5.30pm, Southern Kings v Connacht, 1pm; Gallagher Premiership: Leicester v Saracens
(2.30pm unless stated): Munster Junior League Division 1: Abbeyfeale v St. Senan’s, Abbeyfeale; Bandon v Crosshaven, Bandon; Clanwilliam v Newcastle West, Clanwilliam Park; Clonmel v Skibbereen, Clonmel; Kilfeacle v St. Mary’s, Kilfeacle; Richmond v Galbally, Richmond Park; Waterpark v Kanturk, Ballinakill; Div 2: Ballincollig v Mallow, Tanner Park; Castleisland v Thurles, Castleisland; Clonakilty v Fethard, Clonakilty; Cobh Pirates v Kinsale, Cobh; Fermoy v Charleville, Fermoy; Old Christians v Muskerry, Rathcooney; Div 3: Chorca Dhuibhne v Bantry Bay, Ballydavid; Dunmanway v Dungarvan, Dunmanway; Ennis v Killorglin, Ennis; Killarney v Douglas-carrigaline, Killarney; Tralee v Scariff, Tralee.
SOCCER: Premier League: Bournemouth v Arsenal, 1.30pm, Wolves v Huddersfield, 4pm; Sky Bet Championship: Aston Villa v Birmingham, 12pm.
TENNIS: Davis Cup final, France v Croatia, Villeneuv-d’ascq.