FOOTBALL: LGFA and TG4 confirm bumper summer schedule of Championship fixtures
THE Ladies Gaelic Football Association and Championship sponsors, TG4, are delighted to confirm a sizzling Summer schedule of 14 live fixtures.
TG4 will screen 13 games from the 2022 TG4 All-Ireland Championships, as well as providing live coverage of the historic TG4 Leinster Senior Final from Croke Park on Saturday, May 28.
Live coverage of the 2022 TG4 All-Ireland Championships commences on Saturday June 11 with two live games from Round 1 of the Senior Championship.
There are two Round 2 Senior Championship games pencilled in for live coverage on Sunday June 19, followed by two Round 3 Senior Championship ties on Saturday, June 25.
The action continues with two TG4 Senior Championship quarter-finals live on Saturday, July 9, while the two Senior semi-finals from Croke Park on Saturday July 16 will also receive the TG4 live treatment.
The 2022 inter-county season concludes back at Croke Park on Sunday, July 31, when TG4 will provide live and exclusive coverage of the TG4 All-Ireland Junior, Intermediate and Senior Finals.
The Junior Final will get underway at 11.45am, the Intermediate decider will commence at 1.45pm, and the Senior Final will throw in at 4pm.
Peil na mBan Beo will be available to audiences globally on the TG4 Player at www.tg4.ie/beo and on the TG4 Mobile and Smart TV App.
Former Galway star Máire Ní Bhraonáin will lead TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage once again for the forthcoming Championship season. The commentary team will be headed up by Brian Tyers.
They will be joined by expert panellists including former Cork stars Rena Buckley and Rhóna Ní Bhuachalla, ex-Waterford ace Michelle Ryan, former Dublin player Sinéad Finnegan, current TG4 Senior Players’ Player of the Year and 2021 All-Ireland Senior medallist Vikki Wall from Meath, and current Donegal player Emer Gallagher.
TG4’s coverage will be produced by Waterford-based production company, Nemeton TV.
Rónán Ó Coisdealbha, TG4 Head of Sport, said: “TG4 is delighted to once again make these games from the TG4 All-Ireland Championships available to a global audience, free to air, across our various viewing platforms. For over twenty years, TG4 has been the home of live and exclusive television broadcasting of Ladies Gaelic Football, and we continue to lead the way in the broadcasting of women’s sport in Ireland. TG4 ensure that women’s sport is front and centre for television audiences and we are delighted to confirm these live fixtures, following on from our coverage of games from the 2022 Lidl National Leagues, along with the currentaccount.ie All-Ireland Senior Club Final earlier in the year.”
Mícheál Naughton, LGFA President, said: “We are delighted to reveal the full set of fixtures that fans of Ladies Gaelic Football can look forward to live on TG4 during the 2022 TG4 All-Ireland Championships. We’ve already been treated to some spectacular action during the concluding stages of the currentaccount.ie All-Ireland Club Championships and the Lidl National Leagues, and we’re already underway with our TG4 provincial Championships. We’re very much looking forward to Championship fare throughout the summer months and right up until Sunday, July 31, which, barring replays, will mark the conclusion of our 2022 TG4 All-Ireland Championships. We’re all set for another spectacular season of Championship action, with TG4 on board once again to provide more insightfull and innovative coverage.”
TG4’s live schedule:
- Saturday May 28: TG4 Leinster Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, 2.30pm
- Saturday June 11: TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship, Round 1 – 5pm and 7.15pm
- Sunday June 19: TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship, Round 2 – 1.45pm and 3.45pm
- Saturday June 25: TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship, Round 3 – 5pm and 7.15pm
- Saturday July 9: TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship, Quarter-Finals – 5pm and 7.15pm
- Saturday July 16: TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship, Semi-Finals – 4pm and 6pm
- Sunday July 31: TG4 All-Ireland Junior, Intermediate and Senior Finals – 11.45am, 1.45pm, 4pm
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