Limerick vs Kilkenny on TV: details from Sky Sports


It’s the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final in just a few hours.

Limerick are defending their title against Kilkenny, the team that have won the most over the years.

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It promises to be an extremely exciting clash.

If you want to tune in to watch the final, you’re probably wondering what channel it’s airing on.

Here’s everything you need to know:

When is the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final?

The final is due to take place today (July 17).

Limerick will face Kilkenny.

It is the first meeting in a Kilkenny and Limerick final since 2007.

What time is the throw-in?

The final is due to start at 3:30 p.m. today.

The throw-in is scheduled for this time.

Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Where is he?

The final will take place at Croke Park in Dublin.

It has been the regular host of the final since 1910.

The final has only been played at a venue outside Croke Park twice in 112 years.

Is the final on television?

It is set to air on television in Ireland and the UK.

Is the hurling final on Sky Sports?

In the UK and Ireland, Sky Sports will present the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship.

What Sky channel is it on and when does coverage start?

It will air on Sky Sports Arena/Arena HD.

TV coverage will begin at 2:30 p.m., one hour before the 3:30 p.m. launch.

Is it also on RTE?

The final will also be shown on free-to-air television in Ireland.

It will be live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ2 HD – channel 2.

In Northern Ireland, RTÉ2 is on channel 55 on Freeview.

Can you watch the game live?

If you can’t watch it on a TV, there’s the RTÉ2 Player and NowTV.

For NowTV you will have to buy a sports pass – either 24 hours or a month.

Who is the favourite?

Defending champions Limerick are bookies favorites with odds of 4/9 to win.

Kilkenny is at odds of 9/4 and there are odds of 9/1 on a draw.

What is the trophy called?

The winner will lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

It is named after Liam MacCarthy, who donated the trophy to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).

The trophy was designed in the style of aa mether, an ancient Irish drinking cup.

Why is the final so early?

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final was traditionally contested on the first or second Sunday in September.

However, in 2018 the GAA rescheduled the schedule.

This year’s finale is the first of the year it has ever taken place.

The final takes place so early in order to allow the club’s season to resume in the second half of the year.

What happens if the final is a draw?

The match will last 70 minutes.

If at the end of this period there is a tie, 20 minutes of extra time will be played.

Then, if the scores are still tied at that time, the final will be replayed at a later date.


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