TG4 will broadcast or live stream 52 GAA matches over the first three months of 2020.
The first action of the new year will be live coverage of the AIB All-Ireland Club Semi-Finals on Saturday 4th January.
Corofin v Nemo Rangers, Ballyboden St. Endas v Kilcoo, Ballyhale Shamrocks v Slaughtneil and Borris-Ileigh v St. Thomas’ will get the season off to a flying start before most pitches are even open again after the Christmas break.
TG4’s Allianz Leagues coverage starts on Sunday 26 January with coverage of Waterford v Cork and Kilkenny v Dublin in the first round of the Hurling League.
GAA BEO will continue to be the home of live and exclusive coverage of all the major finals including the Allianz Football League Finals, Allianz Hurling League Final, AIB All Ireland Club Finals, Electric Ireland Sigerson, Fitzgibbon and Second Level Finals.
TG4 will also provide a comprehensive service for the GAA Community on the Spórt TG4 YouTube page with live coverage from no less than 13 different events and games including the AIB All Ireland Intermediate and Junior Club Football and Hurling Finals, All Ireland Scór na nÓg and Scór Sinsir Finals, Electric Ireland Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup Finals, Gourmet Food Parlour O’Connor Cup Ladies Football Final and the All Ireland Colleges Football and Hurling Finals.
“We are looking forward to another great season in 2020 and providing weekly coverage to GAA fans all over the country on free to air television,” said TG4 Head of Sport Rónán Ó Coisdealbha.
“We are proud that our station has a long history of providing comprehensive GAA coverage at this time of the year.”
“TG4 have been a mainstay GAA broadcast partner since the station was established in 1996 and uniquely distribute coverage of our games across the 12 months of the year in live, deferred and highlights format,” added Peter McKenna, Commercial and Marketing Director of the GAA.
“Sunday afternoon’s and the planned triple-header match broadcasts during the Allianz League in particular signal another bumper year for both the Association and TG4 in terms of 2020 coverage.”
GAA Beo is produced by Waterford based production company and fellow Sport for Business member Nemeton TV and the series will be presented by Micheál Ó Domhnaill with commentary by Brian Tyers, Mac Dara Mac Donncha, Marcus Ó Buachalla and Cuán Ó Flatharta.
The channel’s highlights show, GAA 2020, also returns for another season, broadcasting exclusive highlights every Monday evening at 8 pm starting on the 6th January.
Join Rónán Ó Coisdealbha and many more leaders from the Sport for Business Community at our Sporting Year Ahead event in Dublin on the morning of January 23rd. Reserve your place today before they are all gone.
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