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Dublin: 15 °C Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Don’t go anywhere… here’s the sport on TV this weekend…

The Heineken Cup returns, Tim Tebow rises again and everything else between.

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GIVEN UP ON the new year fitness buzz already?

Still a week or more til pay-day? Tired of spending time with your friends and family?

Us too! join us on the sofa for the weekend.. here’s what’s on the box:

  • One sit in for: At the risk of repeating ourselves… you have to watch Tebow v Tom Br… I mean the Broncos v the Patriots. Do it.
  • One to Sky-plus: You may lose your job if you stay up to watch the tennis from Melbourne on Sunday night.
  • One to skip: The Joburg Open doesn’t have me getting the popcorn in the microwave if I’m honest, Jeff… unless Damien McGrane hangs on in there at the top of the leaderboard.

Today

Cricket: Test, Australia v India, (Sky Sports 1, 2.25am, Sat).

Darts: BDO World Championship, (ESPN, 6.30pm).

Golf: Joburg Open, day two, (Sky Sports 2, 8am, Sky Sports 1, noon) Sony Open from Honolulu, (Sky Sports 2, midnight, Sat).

Motor racing: Dakar Rally, (Eurosport, 6pm).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Ulster v Leicester, (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm); Rugbaí Corn Heineken, (TG4, 11pm).

Tomorrow

American football: NFL divisional play-off, New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers, (Sky Sports 3, 9.30pm); followed by the Denver Broncos at the New England Patriots.

Cricket: Australia v India, (Sky Sports 2, 2.25am, Sun) ODI from East London, South Africa v Sri Lanka, (Sky Sports 3, 7.55am).

Darts: BDO World Championship semi-finals, (BBC1, 2.30pm, ESPN, 5pm).

Football: Premier Soccer, (RTÉ Two, 8pm), Clydesdale Bank Premier League, St Johnstone v Rangers, (ESPN, 11.45am) npower Championship, Watford v Reading, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm) Primera Division, Real Mallorca v Real Madrid, Valencia v Real Sociedad, (Sky Sports 1, 7.55pm).

GAA: GAA Handball Show, (TG4, 10.45am)

Golf: Joburg Open, (Sky Sports 1, 10am, Sky Sports 4, 1pm) Sony Open from Honolulu, (Sky Sports 1, midnight, Sun).

Horse racing: Channel 4 Racing, (Channel 4, 1.55pm).

Ice hockey: Detroit Red Wings v Chicago Blackhawks, Montreal Canadiens v Ottawa Senators, Calgary Flames v Los Angeles Kings, (Setanta Ireland, 5.30pm, midnight, Sun, 3am, Sun).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Scarlets v Northampton, Munster v Castres, Harlequins v Gloucester, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm) Rugbaí Corn Heineken, (TG4, 9.05pm).



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SUNDAY

American football: NFL divisional play-offs, Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens followed by New York Giants at the Green Bay Packers, (Sky Sports 2 from 5.30pm).

Cricket: Test, Australia v India, (Sky Sports 1, 2.25am).

Darts: BDO World Championship final, (BBC2, 5.45pm).

Football: Barclays Premier League, Newcastle v QPR, Swansea v Arsenal, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm) Serie A, Lazio v Atalanta, Juventus v Cagliari, AC Milan v Inter Milan, (ESPN, 11.30am, 1.45pm, 7.15pm) Primera Division, Sporting Gijon v Malaga, Barcelona v Real Betis, (Sky Sports 1, 6.30pm).

Golf: Joburg Open, (Sky Sports 3, 10am).

Rugby: Heineken Cup, Glasgow v Leinster, Saracens v Biarritz, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm) Rugbaí Corn Heineken, (TG4, 5pm).

Snooker: Masters, (BBC2, 1pm).

Tennis: Australian Open, (Eurosport midnight, as in… Monday).

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