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The Forecast: Premier League Returns And Irish Medal Hunt Heats Up

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We’re reaching the end of the summer and although the days are getting a little bit cooler and shorter, we can at least look forward to the Premier League kicking off this weekend.

There is also another bumper weekend of GAA action and the European Athletics Championships are also taking place so there is no shortage of quality sport to get your teeth stuck into.

Here we provide you with everything you need to know for this weekend’s sporting action, in association with the RNLI.

Thursday:

What?

The PGA Championship

When?

Thursday, August 9 – Sunday, August 12

Where?

Bellerive Country Club, Missouri

Where to Watch? 

Eleven Sports [You can watch for free via their app, Facebook page or website].

What? 

Europa League Third Round Qualification: Cork City v Rosenborg

When? 

19:45

Where?

Turner’s Cross, Cork

Where to Watch? 

RTÉ2

Selected Events: European Athletics Championships

What? 

European Championships

When? 

Thomas Barr – 400m hurdles Final – 19:15

Leon Reid – 2oom Final – 20:05

Where?

Berlin, Germany.

Where to Watch? 

RTÉ2 and BBC Two

Friday: 

What?

Premier League: Manchester United v Leicester City

When?

20:00

Where?

Old Trafford, Manchester.

Where to Watch? 

Sky Sports

Selected Events: US PGA Championship, European Athletics Championships, Montauban v Leinster

Saturday: 

What? 

Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Semi-Final: Galway v Meath

When? 

15:30

Where?

Croke Park

Where to Watch?

TG4

What? 

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final: Dublin v Galway

When? 

17:00

Where?

Croke Park

Where to Watch?  

RTÉ and Sky Sports

Selected Events: European Championships, US PGA Championship, Brive v Connacht.

Sunday:

What?

Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Semi-Final: Kerry v Monaghan

When?

13:30

Where?

Croke Park

Where to Watch? 

TG4

What? 

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final: Monaghan v Tyrone

When?

15.30

Where?

Croke Park

Where to Watch? 

RTÉ and Sky Sports

Selected Events: European Athletics Championships, US PGA Championship, Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Quarter Finals: Galway v Mayo and Dublin v Kerry.

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