Weekend Sport on RTÉ Radio 1

Weekend Sport on RTÉ Radio 1

Weekend Sport brings eight hours of live sport every weekend to listeners on RTÉ Radio 1.

The show is presented by Joanne Cantwell and Des Cahill on Saturday and Jacqui Hurley and Darren Frehill on Sunday. Together with a team of correspondents they cover all of the live GAA, Soccer, Rugby, Horse Racing and more.

The show, which runs from 2pm to 6pm, has a listenership of 213,000 on Saturdays and 183,000 on Sundays. Previous sponsors have included Finance Ireland and The Sunday Times.



  • 10 x sponsor credited stings between 2pm and 6pm every weekend
  • 1 x sponsor credited sting at the beginning of both sponsored show podcasts for the duration of the sponsorship term – to see an example click here
  • Sponsor presence on both Saturday & Sunday Sport homepages

Sponsorship Fee

Sponsorship Length Cost
6 months €75,000
12  months €120,000

For more information please contact:

Brian.Geraghty@rte.ie 01 208 2606