Feel the Spark this winter as RTÉ Sport brings you more live GAA Championship action than ever before

In a year like no other, RTÉ Sport will bring fans more live GAA Championship action than ever before, across television, radio and online. Coverage will include 20 games on the Sunday Game Live and 16 games available in Ireland through GAAGO, building to the All Ireland Football Final on December 19, taking place under lights in Croke Park.

RTÉ Sport will bring you action from all four provinces over the next two months, beginning with the return of the Allianz Football League this Saturday as Armagh host Roscommon in the Athletic Grounds on Saturday GAA Live (Saturday 17 October, 5.15pm on RTÉ2 & RTÉ Player) and then the first of the championship action with the Munster Senior Hurling quarter-final meeting of Clare and Limerick in Thurles (The Sunday Game Live, Sunday 25 October, RTÉ2 & RTÉ Player). (See notes for full Championship TV schedule.) 

RTÉ’s unrivalled GAA football and hurling panels will keep fans informed and entertained, with Cora Staunton, Eamon Fitzmaurice and Micheál Donoghue joining a formidable line-up including Brid Stack, Oisin McConville, Tomás Ó Sé, Kevin McStay, Denise Masterson, Ciaran Whelan, Valerie Mulcahy, Ursula Jacob, Brendan Cummins, John Mullane, Brian Carroll, Anne Marie Hayes, Shane McGrath, Anthony Daly, Jackie Tyrrell, Donal Óg Cusack, Henry Shefflin, Colm Cooper, Colm O’Rourke, Pat Spillane, Tomás Mulcahy, Michael Duignan, Derek McGrath, Seán Cavanagh, Bernard Flynn, Eamon O’Hara and Aidan O’Rourke.

Declan McBennett, Group Head of Sport, RTÉ, says: “If the public health situation allows, RTÉ Sport will produce more live games this year than ever before, across television, radio and online, in addition to working with our partners in GAAGO to ensure supporters have access to our national games in an exceptional year. Bringing additional games to the public during this uncertain time is core to RTÉ’s public service remit, and we look forward to working with BBC Northern Ireland to ensure the maximum number of games are made available to the audience.” 

Details include -

  • 20 live games on RTÉ One, RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player
  • 12 live Championship games streamed on GAAGO
  • 4 live games on the RTÉ News channel
  • All live games also available on-demand on RTÉ Player, alongside additional clips and extras for each game.
  • Exclusive national coverage of every match in both codes on RTÉ Radio 1’s Saturday Sport and Sunday Sport
  • Camogie quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player with Championship highlights on the Sunday Game
  • 16 live Allianz Leagues games streamed on GAAGO
  • Live TV coverage of the Joe McDonagh Cup final for the first time on the Sunday Game Live
  • 60 live games across football and hurling on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.
  • Across its digital platforms, RTÉ Sport will have coverage of every moment of the All-Ireland Football and Hurling Championships, with reporters at every single game 
  • Live updates on every score via rte.ie/sport and the RTÉ News Now app.