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Sports Preview

Wednesday 07 February 2018

Posted on February 07, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Wednesday 07 February 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day – Irish Lucky Numbers

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FOOTBALL

Wednesday Feb 7

FA Cup Fourth Round ReplayTottenham Hotspur v Newport County AFC, 7:45pm, BT Sport 2

WSLLiverpool Ladies v Arsenal Women, 7pm

Copa del ReySevilla v Leganes, 8:30pm

German DFB CupEintracht Frankfurt v Mainz 05, 5:30pm, BT Sport 1 – FC Schalke 04 v VfL Wolfsburg, 7:45pm, BT Sport 3

French Coupe de FranceChambly v US Granvillaise, 5:30pm – Lens v Troyes, 5:30pm – Metz v Caen, 5:30pm – Montpellier v Lyon, 8pm

Dutch Eredivisie – six games, three at 5:30pm and three at 7:45pm – the live games are PSV Eindhoven v Excelsior, 5:30pm, Sky Sports Football, and Roda JC Kerkade v Ajax, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Ludlow, 1:40pm – Abandoned

Fairyhouse, 1:45pm – Racing goes ahead, A seven-race card

Carlisle, 1:50pm – Abandoned

Chelmsford, 1:55pm – A six-race card

Fakenham, 2pm – Abandoned

Wolverhampton, 4:55pm – An eight-race card

They also race in India at Mysore (10:30am); later in the shops it is San Isidro (6pm) in Argentina

The Turf TV USA line-up is: Gulfstream, 5:35pm, Mahoning Valley, 5:45pm, Tampa Bay Downs, 5:50pm, Sam Houston Race Park, 6:20pm and Turf Paradise, 7:40pm

The South African meeting is Greyville (10am, 9 races)

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

11:01am – CENTRAL PARK

11:03am – SWINDON

11:09am – ROMFORD

11:11am – NEWCASTLE

2:06pm – MONMORE

2:08pm – BELLE VUE

2:12pm – HOVE

6:22pm – SUNDERLAND

6:27pm – DONCASTER

6:37pm – HARLOW

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BASKETBALL

There are six NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from midnight on Wednesday to 3:30am on Thursday – i.e. late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

Live games:

Minnesota Timberwolves @ Cleveland Cavaliers, 1am, BT Sport 1 – i.e. late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

South Florida Bulls @ Conneticut Huskies, midnight, BT Sport 2

Wake Forest Demon Deacons @ Miami Hurricanes, midnight, BT Sport ESPN

Iowa State Cyclones @ Texas Tech Raiders, 2am, BT Sport 2, – i.e. late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

Texas A&M Aggies @ Auburn Tigers, 2am, BT Sport ESPN, – i.e. late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

California Golden Bears @ Colorado Buffaloes, 4am, BT Sport 2, – i.e. late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

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BOXING/UFC

Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

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CRICKET

Wednesday Feb 7

International Test Match SeriesBangladesh v Sri Lanka, day one (of five), 3:30am – i.e. late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning

One-Day International SeriesSouth Africa v India, 11am, Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Main Event and, from 10:55am, Sky Sports Mix

Sheffield ShieldQueensland v Tasmania, midnight on Wednesday – South Australia v Victoria, midnight on Wednesday – Western Australia v New South Wales, 2:30am – late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

T20IAustralia v England, Coverage of the Twenty20 match in the Trans-Tasman Tri-Series, 8:15am, BT Sport 1

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DARTS

Next main event:

Unibet Premier League Darts, Week 2, Thursday 8 February, Cardiff, Wales – live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action

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GAA

Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Next games:

Today:

Sigerson Cup quarter-finals
UCC v NUIG, Mardyke, 4.30pm
DCU v UCD, DCU Sportsgrounds, 7pm

Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals
DCU v Mary I, DCU Sportsgrounds, 7pm
IT Carlow v LIT, IT Carlow, 7pm

Thursday 8 February

Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals
UL v UCC, UL Grounds, 2.30pm
UCD v DIT, Belfield, 7pm

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GOLF

USPGA TourAT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, USA – live on Thursday from 8pm on Sky Sports Golf and (featured groups) at 4pm on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf (the same times and channels on Friday too) – On Saturday, the action is live Sky Sports Golf from 7pm and Sky Sports Main Event from 8pm – On Sunday, it is 6pm on Sky Sports Golf and 7pm on Sky Sports Main Event

PGA European TourISPS Handa World Super 6, Perth, Australia, Feb 8-11 – live on Thursday from 5am (Thursday morning) on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf (the same times and channels apply on Friday morning) – On Saturday, the action is also live on Sky Sports Golf and Sky Sports Main Event from 5am (Saturday morning) – On Sunday, it is 4am (i.e. early on Sunday morning) on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf

USLPGA Tour – The next tournament is the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, Adelaide, Australia, February 15-18

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

There are three NHL games scheduled for today, with start times ranging from 00:30am on Thursday to 3:30am on Thursday – i.e. late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

Live games:

Nashville Predators @ Toronto Maple Leafs, 00:30am on Thursday, eir Sport 2, – i.e. late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

Edmonton Oilers @ Los Angeles Kings, 3:30am on Thursday, eir Sport 2, – i.e. late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Next games:

Thursday February 8

Super LeagueHuddersfield Giants v Warrington Wolves, 7:45pm, and Leeds Rhinos v Hull KR, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Arena

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RUGBY UNION

Next games:

Friday 9 February

PremiershipBath v Northampton, 7:45pm, BT Sport 1

Pro14Connacht v Ospreys, 7:45pm – Edinburgh v Leinster, 7:35pm – Dragons v Glasgow, 7:45pm – Ulster v Southern Kings, 7:45pm

ChampionshipBedford v Jersey, 7:45pm

Live from the Six Nations Under-20s ChampionshipEngland v Wales, 7:30pm, Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Mix

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SNOOKER

Next up:

Coral Shoot Out, Watford, England, Feb 8-11

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TENNIS

ATP Ecuador Open, Feb 5-11

ATP Sofia Open, Feb 5-11

ATP Open Sud de France, Feb 5-11

Fed Cup World Group First Round, Feb 10-11, as follows:

Belarus v Germany – France v Belgium – Czech Republic v Switzerland – USA v Netherlands

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OTHER SPORT

CyclingDubai Tour – stage two, which features a 190km journey from Skydive Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates and 6 Days of Copenhagen, 8:15pm, day 6, Eurosport 2

Sunday 04 February 2018

Posted on February 04, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Sunday 04 February 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day –

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FOOTBALL

Sunday Feb 4

Premier LeagueCrystal Palace v Newcastle, 2:15pm, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League ROI, and Liverpool v Tottenham, 4:30pm, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League ROI

La LigaGetafe v Leganes, 11am, Sky Sports Football – Espanyol v Barcelona, 3:15pm, Sky Sports Football – Girona v Athletic Bilbao, 5:30pm, Sky Sports Football – Atletico Madrid v Valencia, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Football

BundesligaFC Augsburg v Eintracht Frankfurt, 2:30pm, BT Sport ESPN – Hamburg v Hannover 96, 5pm, BT Sport 1

Serie A – 7 games in total – Hellas Verona v Roma, 11:30am, BT Sport 3 and eir Sport 1 – five games at 2pm, including Udinese v AC Milan, eir Sport 1, and Juventus v Sassuolo, BT Sport 3 – and Benevento v Napoli, 7:45pm, BT Sport 3

Ligue 1 Rennes v Guingamp, 2pm – Caen v Nantes, 4pm, BT Sport 3 – Monaco v Lyon, 8pm, BT Sport 1 and eir Sport 1

Belgian First DivisionAnderlecht v Mechelen, 1:30pm – Club Brugge v Sporting de Charleroi, 5pm – SV Zulte Waregem v KV Oostende, 7pm

A-LeagueCentral Coast Mariners v Western Sydney Wanderers, 6am, BT Sport ESPN, and Brisbane Roar v Melbourne City, 8am, BT Sport ESPN

EredivisieExcelsior v FC Utrecht, 11:30am – AZ Alkmaar v Roda JC Kerkrade, 1:30pm – Sparta Rotterdam v Willem II, 1:30pm – VVV-Venlo v Feyenoord, 1:30pm, Sky Sports Mix – Ajax v NAC Breda, 3:45pm

Portuguese Primeira LigaFeirense v GD Chaves, 4pm – Tondela v Moreirense, 4pm – Vitoria Guimaraes v Pacos de Ferreira, 8:15pm

FA Women’s Cup – One tie at midday, 14 at 2pm and one at 3pm

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Leopardstown, 12:40pm – where it is day two of the two-day Dublin Racing Festival (€1.525m in prize-money is on offer over the weekend); live coverage is on At The Races, RTE2 (from 1pm) and in shops; today’s line-up is as follows:

12:40pm – €75,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Paddy Mullins Mares Handicap Hurdle (Grade B), 2m2f

1:15pm – €100,000 Tattersalls Ireland Spring Juvenile Hurdle – Grade 1, 2 miles

1:50pm – €100,000 Deloitte Novice Hurdle – Grade 1, 2 miles

2:25pm – €75,000 William Fry Handicap Hurdle (Grade B)(Rated 0-150), three miles

3pm – €100,000 Flogas Novice Steeplechase – Grade 1, 2m5f

3:35pm – €200,000 Unibet Irish Gold Cup – Grade 1, three miles

4:10pm – €100,000 Chanelle Pharmaceutical Handicap Steeplechase (Grade A), 2m5f

4:40pm – €75,000 Coolmore NH Sires Mares INH Flat Race – Grade 2, 2 miles

Musselburgh, 12:50pm – The feature races are the £25,000 Bet365 Scottish Triumph Hurdle Trial (Listed race, 1:25pm), the £20,000 Sky Bet Supreme Scottish Trial Novices’ Hurdle (2pm), the £20,000 Albert Bartlett Scottish Trial Novices’ Hurdle (2:35pm), in which Ireland’s Alan Fleming runs Wonderoftheworld (Tom Cannon) and the £20,000 Pertemps Series Qualifier (3:10pm), in which Alan Fleming runs Chain Gang (Tom Cannon)

Taunton, 1:05pm – On a Bathwick Tyres-sponsored card, the most-valuable race is the £16,200 handicap chase at 3:”5pm; Richard Johnson, Sam Twiston-Davies and Tom Scudamore are among the jockeys riding on the card; the last two races are for conditional riders

They also race in India at Mumbai (10:45am) and in France at Pau (12:15pm); later in the shops it is Valparaiso (4:12pm) in Chile

The Turf TV USA line-up is: Gulfstream, 5pm, Tampa Bay Downs, 5:44pm, Aqueduct, 5:50pm, Santa Anita, 7pm, Golden Gate Fields, 7:15pm and Sunland Park, 7:30pm

The South African meeting is Scottsville (10:55am, eight races)

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

11:01am – DONCASTER

11:03am – BELLE VUE

11:09am – HARLOW

11:11am – SUNDERLAND

2:06pm – KINSLEY

2:08pm – HENLOW

2:12pm – PERRY BARR

3:17pm – MULLINGAR

6:04pm – POOLE

6:11pm – TOWCESTER

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles – live on BBC1 at 11:15pm and from 10pm on Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Action, and from 11pm on Sky Sports Main Event

College Football

No games listed as being live in Ire/UK

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BASKETBALL

There are six NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from 5pm to 8pm on Sunday

Live games:

Los Angeles Lakers @ Oklahoma City Thunder, 7pm, BT Sport 2

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Live action – 5pm, and 9pm on BT Sport ESPN

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BOXING/UFC

Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

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CRICKET

Sunday Feb 4

One-Day International SeriesSouth Africa v India, 8am, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket

Australian Big Bash League finalTBC v TBC, 5:30am, BT Sport 2

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DARTS

Today:

UK Open Qualifier 3, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

Next main event after this:

Unibet Premier League Darts, Week 2, Thursday 8 February, Cardiff, Wales – live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action

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GAA

Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Sunday 4 February

Allianz FL Division 1 round 2

Kildare v Monaghan, Newbridge, 2pm
Donegal v Galway, Letterkenny, 2.30pm

Allianz FL Division 2 round 2
Down v Cork, Pairc Esler, 1.30pm
Tipperary v Roscommon, Semple Stadium, 2pm
Meath v Clare, Pairc Tailteann, 2pm

Allianz FL Division 3 round 2

Fermanagh v Offaly, Brewster Park, 2pm
Sligo v Wexford, Markievicz Park, 2pm
Longford v Derry, Pearse Park, 2pm
Westmeath v Armagh, TEG Cusack Park, 2.30pm

Allianz FL Division 4 round 2

London v Wicklow, Ruislip, 1pm
Waterford v Antrim, Fraher Field, 2pm
Leitrim v Laois, Pairc Sean MacDiarmada, 2pm
Limerick v Carlow, Newcastlewest, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 1A round 2

Kilkenny v Clare, Nowlan Park, 2pm
Wexford v Cork, Innovate Wexford Park, 2pm – live on TG4

Allianz HL Division 1B round 2

Offaly v Limerick, O’Connor Park, 2pm
Antrim v Dublin, Dunloy, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 2A round 2
Westmeath v Kildare, TEG Cusack Park, 12.30pm
Kerry v Carlow, Austin Stack Park, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 2B round 2
Donegal v Derry, Letterkenny, 12.30pm
Armagh v Mayo, Athletic Grounds, 2pm
Down v Wicklow, Ballycran, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 3A round 2

Monaghan v Roscommon, Inniskeen, 2pm

Louth v Tyrone, Darver, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 3B round 2

Leitrim v Lancashire, Ballinamore, 1pm

Cavan v Sligo, Breffni Park, 2pm

All-Ireland club IHC final
Ballyragget (Kilkenny) v Kanturk (Cork) or Middletown (Armagh), Croke Park, TBC

All-Ireland club JHC final
Fethard (Wexford) v Ardmore (Waterford) or Setanta (Donegal), Croke Park, TBC

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GOLF

USPGA TourWaste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, February 1-4 – final day, 4:15pm, Sky Sports Main Event, and 6pm, Sky Sports The Open

USLPGA Tour – The next tournament is the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, Adelaide, Australia, February 15-18

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

There are three NHL games scheduled for today, which are:

Vegas Golden Knights @ Washington Capitals, 5:30pm, eir Sport 2

Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadiens, 6pm

San Jose Sharks @ Carolina Hurricanes, 6pm

Live games:

See above

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Sunday February 4th

Super LeagueWidnes Vikings v Catalans Dragons, 3pm

Championship – Four games, all at 3pm, including Leigh Centurions v Toronto Wolfpack, eir Sport 2

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RUGBY UNION

Today….

HSBC Sevens World Series – The New Zealand Sevens, 11:30pm, Sky Sports Main Event, 6am

Six Nations Rugby Championship – Round 1

Sunday 4 February – Italy v England, 3pm, ITV, UTV and TV3

PremiershipWasps v Leicester, 1pm, BT Sport 1

Women’s Six Nations Rugby – Italy v England, 5:30pm, Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Arena

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SNOOKER

Next up:

German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany – the final is live on Eurosport 1 at 12:45pm and 6:45pm

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TENNIS

WTA St Petersburgh Ladies Trophy, St Petersburgh, Russia, Jan 29 to Feb 4 – the final, live on BT Sport 2 at 1:30pm

WTA Taiwan Open, Taipei City, Taiwan, Jan 29 to Feb 4, the final, 5am, BT Sport 1

Davis Cup World Group Round One, Feb 2nd to Feb 4th:

Australia v GermanyBelgium v HungaryCroatia v CanadaFrance v NetherlandsJapan v ItalyKazakhstan v SwitzerlandDerbia v USASpain v Britain

There is live Davis Cup action on BBC2 at 10am (Spain v Britain)

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OTHER SPORT

Cycling6 Days of Copenhagen, day four, 3:30pm, Eurosport 2, and stage five of the Volta a la Communitat, 2pm, Eurosport 2

Saturday 03 February 2018

Posted on February 03, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Saturday 03 February 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day – Euro Lucky Numbers

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FOOTBALL

Saturday Feb 3

Premier League – seven games in total – Burnley v Man City, 12:30pm, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League ROI, then five games at 3pm, including Brighton v West Ham, Sky Sports Premier League ROI, then Arsenal v Everton, 5:30pm, BT Sport 1

Championship – 11 games, all at 3pm, except for Wolves v Sheff Utd, 5:30pm, Sky Sports Main Event AND Sky Sports Football

League One – 12 games, all at 3pm

League Two – 12 games, all at 3pm

National League – 5 games, all at 3pm

National League North – 7 games, all at 3pm

National League South – 9 games, all at 3pm

Scottish Premiership – six games, Kilmarnock v Celtic, 12:30pm, BT Sport 1, then five games at 3pm

FA Trophy – 8 ties, all at 3pm

Scottish Championship – 5 games, all at 3pm

Scottish League One – five games, all at 3pm

Scottish League Two – five games, all at 3pm

Northern Irish Cup, Sixth Round – the eight ties kick off at 3pm

La LigaEibar v Sevilla, midday, Sky Sports Football – Real Betis v Villarreal, 3:15pm – Alaves v Celta Vigo, 5:30pm, Sky Sports Football Reed Button – Levante v Real Madrid, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Football

Bundesliga – 5 games at 2:30pm, followed by Borussia M’Gladbach v Red Bull Leipzig, 5:30pm, BT Sport 2

Serie ASampdoria v Torino, 5pm, BT Sport 3 and Inter Milan v Crotone, 7:45pm, BT Sport 2

Ligue 1Lille v Paris Saint-Germain, 4pm – Amiens v St Etienne, 7pm – Montpellier v Angers, 7pm – Nice v Toulouse, 7pm – Strasbourg v Bordeaux, 7pm – Troyes v Dijon, 7pm

Belgian First DivisionLokeren SNW v Standard Liege, 5pm – KAS Eupen v AA Gent, 7pm – Sint-Truidense VV v KV Kortrijk, 7pm – Mouscron-Peruwelz v Genk, 7:30pm

EredivisieHeerenveen v FC Twente, 5:30pm – PSV Eindhoven v PEC Zwolle, 6:45pm, Sky Sports Mix – Heracles Almelo v ADO Den Haag, 7:45pm

Portuguese Primeira LigaBenfica v Rio Ave, 6:15pm, Estoril v Sporting Lisbon, 8:30pm, FC Porto v Braga, 8:30pm

A-LeagueNewcastle Jets v Melbourne Victory, 6:35am, BT Sport 1 – Adelaide United v Perth Glory, 8:50am, BT Sport 1

International FriendlyKorea Republic v Latvia, 2:30pm

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Sandown, 12:40pm – It is Betfred Day, where the card will include the £55,000 Grade 1 Scilly Isles Novice Chase (2:25pm), the ‘Contenders Hurdle’ (1:50pm) in which reigning champion hurdle Buveur d’Air will face just two opponents, the £100,000 Betfred Heroes Handicap Hurdle (3pm) in which Ireland’s Gordon Elliott runs Folsom Blue (Barry Geraghty), a £50,000 handicap chase (3:35pm) and a £30,000 handicap chase at 1:15pm

Lingfield Park, 12:50pm – It is Betway Winter Derby Trials day; the Winter Derby is due to be run on Saturday 24 February (also at Lingfield); today’s Winter Derby Trial (3:05pm) carries £45,000 in prize-money; at 2pm is the £45,000 Listed Cleves Stakes in which Germany’s Mario Hofer runs Princess Asta; Ireland has a runner on the card – Joseph O’Brien’s Paparazzi (12:50pm, Adam Kirby); Ryan Moore is among the jockeys riding on the card

Musselburgh, 12:55pm – It is day one of Bet365 Scottish Cheltenham Trials Weekend at the track with the features being the £30,000 Scottish County Hurdle (2:05pm), the £21,800 Scottish Champion Chase (2:45pm) and the £40,000 Edinburgh National Handicap Chase (3:15pm); the closing race on the card is a hunters’ chase in which Paul Nicholls runs Wonderful Charm and Kim Bailey runs Gallery Exhibition

Wetherby, 1pm – The feature races are the Tote-sponsored £35,000 Towton Novices’ Chase (2:40pm) and a £20,000 handicap chase (1:35pm); race 6, the penultimate race, is a hunters’ chase and the finale is a bumper

Leopardstown, 1:10pm – where it is day one of the two-day Dublin Racing Festival (€1.525m in prize-money is on offer); live coverage is on At The Races, RTE2 and in shops; today’s line-up is as follows:

1:10pm – €100,000 Nathaniel Lacy & Partners Solicitors Novice Hurdle – Grade 1, 2m6f

1:45pm – €100,000 Coral Dublin Steeplechase – Grade 2, 2m1f

2:20pm – €100,000 Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Steeplechase – Grade 1, 2m1f

2:55pm – €75,000 Sandyford Handicap Steeplechase (Grade B)(Rated 0-150), 2m1f

3:30pm – €150,000 BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle – Grade 1, 2 miles

4:05pm – €100,000 Coral.ie Hurdle (Extended Handicap Hurdle – Rated 0-150, Grade B, 2 miles

4:40pm – €75,000 Goffs Future Stars (colts and geldings) INH Flat Race – Grade 2, 2 miles

Kempton Park, 5:45pm – The feature is a £15,000 seven-furlong handicap at 7:15pm, in which Ryan Moore is set to ride the favourite, Morning Has Broken, for David Elsworth

They also race in India at Hyderabad (10:30am) and Mumbai (10:45am) and in the UAE at Meydan (midday); later in the shops it is Hipo Chile (5:15pm) in Chile and Philadelphia (5:55pm) in the USA

The Turf TV USA line-up is: Gulfstream, 5pm, Tampa Bay Downs, 5:43pm, Aqueduct, 5:50pm, Turf Paradise, 7:40pm, Santa Anita, 8:30pm, and Golden Gate Fields, 8:45pm

The South African meetings are Turffontein (10:30am, 10 races, including Grade 3 races at 2pm and 2:35pm and a Listed Race at 1:25pm) and Durbanville (10am, eight races) races)

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

10:16am – TOWCESTER

10:29am – ROMFORD

10:36am – CRAYFORD

10:38am – PERRY BARR

2:03pm – DONCASTER

2:04pm – NEWCASTLE

2:12pm – TRALEE

6:09pm – SHEFFIELD

6:27pm – HOVE

6:33pm – MONMORE

6:39pm – ROMFORD

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles

College Football

No games listed as being live in Ire/UK

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BASKETBALL

There are nine NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from 8:30pm on Saturday to 3am on Sunday – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning

Live games:

Houston Rockets @ Cleveland Cavaliers, 1:20am, BT Sport 1 – late Saturday night/early Sunday morning

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Live action – 5pm, 7pm, 9pm, 11:15pm, 1:15am and 3:15am on BT Sport ESPN

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BOXING/UFC

Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

This week’s fights include –

Gilberto Ramirez, the WBO super-middleweight champion v Habib Ahmed, a top-five 5 world-rated contender – Today, in Texas

Ben Jones v Reece Bellotti for the Commonwealth featherweight title, Today, O2 Arena, London, where topping the bill is Lawrence Okolie v Isaac Chamberlain in a bout for the WBA Continental Cruiserweight title, which will be live on Sky Sports Main Event from 7:40pm and Sky Sports Action from 7pm

Live on ITV4 at 6:45pm, Murat Gassiev v Yunier Dorticos in a bout for the IBF World and WBA Super World cruiserweight title, in Adler, Russia – a place in the finals of the ‘Super Series’ is on offer

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CRICKET

International Test Match SeriesBangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3:30am, final day – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning

International T20 SeriesAustralia v New Zealand, 8:20am, BT Sport 2

One-Day International SeriesSouth Africa v India, 11am

New Zealand One-Day CupNorthern Districts v Canterbury, 10pm – Otago v Central Districts, 10pm – Wellington v Auckland, 10pm

Aussie Women’s Big Bash League finalTBC v TBC, 1:20am – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning – live on BT Sport 2

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DARTS

Coming up:

Today – UK Open Qualifier 2, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

February 4th – UK Open Qualifier 3, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

Unibet Premier League Darts, Week 2, Thursday 8 February, Cardiff, Wales – live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action

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GAA

Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Today

Allianz FL Division 1 round 2

Tyrone v Dublin, Healy Park, 7pm
Mayo v Kerry, MacHale Park, 7pm – live on eir Sport 1

Allianz FL Division 2 round 2

Cavan v Louth, Breffni Park, 7pm

Allianz HL Division 1A round 2
Tipperary v Waterford, Semple Stadium, 7pm – live on eir Sport 2

Allianz HL Division 1B round 2
Laois v Galway, O’Moore Park, 7pm

Allianz HL Division 2A round 2

London v Meath, Ruislip, 1pm

Allianz HL Division 3A round 2
Warwickshire v Longford, Pairc na hEireann, 1pm

All-Ireland club JFC final
Multyfarnham (Westmeath) v Knocknagree (Cork), Croke Park, 2pm – live on TG4 Youtube

All-Ireland club IFC final
Michael Glavey’s (Roscommon) v Moy (Tyrone), Croke Park, 3:45pm – live on TG4 Youtube

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GOLF

USPGA TourWaste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, February 1-4 – day three, 7pm, Sky Sports The Open

PGA European TourMaybank Championship, Saujana G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 1-4 – the final day is live on Sky Sports The Open from 2:30am – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning

USLPGA Tour – The next tournament is the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, Adelaide, Australia, February 15-18

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

There are 13 NHL games scheduled for today, with start times ranging from 6pm on Saturday to 3:30am on Sunday – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning

Live games:

New Jersey Devils v Pittsburgh Penguins, midnight – live on eir Sport 2

Calgary Flames v Chicago Blackhawks, 3am – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning – live on eir Sport 2

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Saturday February 3rd

ChampionshipToulouse v Swinton Lions, 2pm

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RUGBY UNION

Today….

HSBC Sevens World Series – The New Zealand Sevens, 11:30pm, Sky Sports Main Event and 9:50pm on Sky Sports Arena and then at 4:55am (i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning) on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena

Six Nations Rugby Championship – Round 1

Wales v Scotland, 2:15pm, TV3 and BBC1, and France v Ireland, 4:45pm, TV3 and BBC1

Women’s Six Nations ChampionshipFrance v Ireland, 8pm, RTE2

Then….

Six Nations Rugby Championship – Round 1

Sunday 4 February – Italy v England, 3pm, ITV and TV3

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SNOOKER

Next up:

German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany – day 4 action (opening semi-final) is live on Eurosport 1 at 12:45pm, with the second semi-final at 6:45pm on the same channel

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TENNIS

WTA St Petersburgh Ladies Trophy, St Petersburgh, Russia, Jan 29 to Feb 4 – live on BT Sport 3 at 11am (semi-finals)

WTA Taiwan Open, Taipei City, Taiwan, Jan 29 to Feb 4, 7am and 9am, BT Sport ESPN (semi-finals)

Davis Cup World Group Round One, Feb 2nd to Feb 4th:

Australia v GermanyBelgium v HungaryCroatia v CanadaFrance v NetherlandsJapan v ItalyKazakhstan v SwitzerlandDerbia v USASpain v Britain

There is live Davis Cup action on BBC2 at 1pm (Spain v Britain)

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OTHER SPORT

Cycling6 Days of Copenhagen, day three, 8:15pm, Eurosport 2

Friday 02 February 2018  

Posted on February 02, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW 
Friday 02 February 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day – Euro Lucky Numbers
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FOOTBALL
Friday Feb 2
Championship – Bolton Wanderers v Bristol City, 8pm, Sky Sports Football/Mix
International Friendly – Azerbaijan v Kosovo, 3pm
La Liga – Real Sociedad v Deportivo la Coruna, 8pm, Sky Sports Football Red Button
German Bundesliga – Cologne v Borussia Dortmund, 7:30pm, BT Sport 2
French Ligue 1 – Marseille v Metz, 7:45pm, BT Sport 3 and eir Sport 1
A-League – Sydney FC v Wellington Phoenix, 8:50am, BT Sport ESPN
Belgian First Division – Royal Antwerp v Waasland-Beveren, 7:30pm
Eredivisie – Vitesse v FC Groningen, 7pm
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HORSERACING
Today’s meetings:
Chepstow, 1:10pm – Jockeys in action include Richard Johnson, Harry Skelton, Sam Twiston-Davies, Sean Bowen, Nico de Boinville, Gavin Sheehan, Noel Fehily, Tom Scudamore, Johnny Burke and Harry Cobden; seven races, with field-sizes of 11-7-7-8-13-10 and 6
Catterick, 1:20pm – Seven races, the last of which is a handicap hurdle for conditional riders; the mares’ handicap chase at 3:30pm is worth £16,800; field-sizes are 7-5-5-6-4-6 and 6; Ireland is represented on the card by James Nash’s Alomahara (1:20pm, Aidan Coleman) and Scheu Time (1:50pm, Aidan Coleman); the in-form trainer Donald McCain has three runners on the card
Lingfield, 1:30pm – A six-race card that consists of a fillies’ handicap, a claimer, two novice stakes races (one for 3yos, over 10f, and one for 3yo+, 5f),  a Conditions Stakes race (4yo+, two miles) and a handicap for apprentices; field-sizes are 7-6-6-6-4 and 6; jockeys in action include Oisin Murphy, Hollie Doyle, Martin Harley, Robert Winston, Martin Dwyer, Rob Havlin, Joe Fanning, Tom Marquand and Jamie Spencer
Dundalk, 5pm – with the main race being the €17,000 Parkview Provisions Handicap (7f, 4yo+); eight races to look forward to – a claimer, a Rated Race, three handicaps, a seven-furlong maiden and then two more handicaps; trainers Joseph O’Brien, Pat Martin, Anthony McCann and Ado McGuinness have started the year well at the track
Wolverhampton, 5:45pm – A seven-race card that consists of five handicaps (one of them, the opening race, for apprentices), a claimer and a novice stakes race (3yo, 8.5f), in which the runners include Round The Buoy, a close relation to the dual Group/Grade 1-winner, Kalanaisi, a Godolphin newcomer called Sportswriter and a nicely-bred colt, Stealth, who owned by Cheveley Park Stud; field-sizes are 12-9-7-12-13-10 and 9;  jockeys in action include Tony Hamilton, Rob Havlin, Adam Kirby, Fran Berry, PJ McDonald, Franny Norton, Andrew Mullen, Richard Kingscote, Tom Marquand, Shane Kelly and Cam Hardie
They also race India at Bangalore (10:15am) and Kolkata (10:30am) and in France at Pau (12:10pm, nine races, a flat card) and in Germany at Dortmund (4:”5pm); later in the shops it is Club Hipico (5:30pm) in Chile
The Turf TV USA line-up is: Laurel Park, 5:30pm, Gulfstream, Tampa Bay Downs, 5:44pm, Aqueduct, 5:50pm, Golden Gate Fields, 8:45pm, and Santa Anita, 7:40pm
The South African meetings are Fairview (10:35am, nine races) and Greyville (2:15pm, eight races)
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GREYHOUNDS
Today’s line-up:
10:29am – HARLOW
10:36am – CRAYFORD
11:09am – KINSLEY
11:11am – SWINDON
2:06pm – MONMORE
2:08pm – NEWCASTLE
2:12pm – HOVE
6:22pm – NOTTINGHAM
6:27pm – ROMFORD
6:37pm – CENTRAL PARK
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AMERICAN FOOTBALL
Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles
College Football
The State Farm All-Star Football Challenge – 2am, BT Sport ESPN – i.e. late Friday night/early Saturday morning
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BASKETBALL
There are nine NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from midnight on Friday to 3:30am on Saturday – i.e. late Friday night/early Saturday morning
Live games:
No games listed as live in Ire/UK
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Live action – midnight, BT Sport 1 and midnight on BT Sport ESPN and 2am (i.e. early Saturday morning) on BT Sport 1
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BOXING/UFC
Check out this website - http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/
This week’s fights include –
Gilberto Ramirez, the WBO super-middleweight champion v Habib Ahmed, a top-five 5 world-rated contender – Sat 3 Feb in Texas
Ben Jones v Reece Bellotti for the Commonwealth featherweight title, Sat 3 Feb, O2 Arena, London, where topping the bill is Lawrence Okolie v Isaac Chamberlain in a cruiserweight contest
Ronald Ellis v Junior Younan – both fighters are unbeaten super-middleweights – Friday 2 February, Sloan, Iowa, USA
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CRICKET
Thursday Feb 1
International Test Match Series – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3:30am, day four (of five) – i.e. late Friday night/early Saturday morning
T20 – Prime Minister’s XI v England, 8:15am
Australian Big Bash League, semi-final – Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Renegades, 8:40am, BT Sport 2
Under-19 World Cup final – Australia v TBC, 1am, Sky Sports Cricket AND Sky Sports Main Event– i.e. late Friday night/early Saturday morning
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DARTS
Coming up:
Today – UK Open Qualifier 1, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan
February 3rd – UK Open Qualifier 2, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan
February 4th – UK Open Qualifier 3, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan
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GAA
Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com
Saturday 3 February
Allianz FL Division 1 round 2
Tyrone v Dublin, Healy Park, 7pm
Mayo v Kerry, MacHale Park, 7pm - eir sport 1
Allianz FL Division 2 round 2
Cavan v Louth, Breffni Park, 7pm
Allianz HL Division 1A round 2
Tipperary v Waterford, Semple Stadium, 7pm - eir sport 2
Allianz HL Division 1B round 2
Laois v Galway, O’Moore Park, 7pm
Allianz HL Division 2A round 2
London v Meath, Ruislip, 1pm
Allianz HL Division 3A round 2
Warwickshire v Longford, Pairc na hEireann, 1pm
All-Ireland club JFC final
Multyfarnham (Westmeath) v Knocknagree (Cork), Croke Park, 2pm – live on TG4 Youtube
All-Ireland club IFC final
Michael Glavey’s (Roscommon) v Moy (Tyrone), Croke Park, 3:45pm – live on TG4 Youtube
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GOLF
USPGA Tour – Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, February 1-4 – day two, 2:15pm and 10:30pm, Sky Sports Main Event, and 2:!5pm and 8pm on Sky Sports The Open
PGA European Tour – Maybank Championship, Saujana G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 1-4 – day two is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports The Open from 7:30am; day three is live on Sky Sports The Open from 2:30am – i.e. late Friday night/early Saturday morning
USLPGA Tour – The next tournament is the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, Adelaide, Australia, February 15-18
USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11
Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC
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ICE HOCKEY
There are four NHL games scheduled for today, with start times ranging from midnight on Friday to 1am on Saturday – i.e. late Friday night/early Saturday morning
Live games:
Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals, midnight – live on eir Sport 2
Calgary Flames @ Chicago Blackhawks, 3am – i.e. late Friday night/early Saturday morning – live on eir Sport 2
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RUGBY LEAGUE
Next up:
Friday February 2nd
Super League – Salford Red Devils v Wigan Warriors, 7:30pm, live on Sky Sports Action, St Helens v Castleford Tigers, 7:45pm, and Hull KR v Wakefield Trinity, 8pm
Championship – Dewsbury Rams v Sheffield Eagles, 7:45pm
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RUGBY UNION
Next ….
Today’s live U20s Six Nations match – France U20s v Ireland U20s, 8pm, RTE2
HSBC Sevens World Series – The New Zealand Sevens, 9:50pm, Sky Sports Arena, and 4:55am, Sky Sports Arena –  – i.e. late Friday night/early Saturday morning
Premiership – Northampton v Harlequins, 7:45pm, BT Sport 1
Then….
Six Nations Rugby Championship – Round 1
Saturday 3 February - Wales v Scotland, 2:15pm, and France v Ireland, 4:45pm, both games on BBC and TV3
Sunday 4 February – Italy v England, 3pm, ITV and TV3
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SNOOKER
Next up:
German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany – day three action is live on Eurosport 1 at 12:45pm (second round) and 6:45pm (quarter-finals)
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TENNIS
Upcoming tournaments:
WTA St Petersburgh Ladies Trophy, St Petersburgh, Russia, Jan 29 to Feb 4 – live on BT Sport 1 at 10am
WTA Taiwan Open, Taipei City, Taiwan, Jan 29 to Feb 4, 5am, BT Sport 3, quarter-finals
Davis Cup World Group Round One, Feb 2nd to Feb 4th:
Australia v Germany – Belgium v Hungary – Croatia v Canada – France v Netherlands – Japan v Italy – Kazakhstan v Switzerland – Derbia v USA – Spain v Britain
There is live Davis Cup action on BBC2 at 1pm (Spain v Britain)
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OTHER SPORT
Cycling – the third stage of the Volta a la Comunitat, 2pm, Eurosport 2 – 6 Days of Copenhagen, day two, 7pm, Eurosport 2

Thursday 01 February 2018

Posted on February 01, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Thursday 01 February 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day

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FOOTBALL

Thursday Feb 1

WSL – Chelsea v Manchester City, 7pm, BT Sport 1

Then:

Friday Feb 2

Championship – Bolton Wanderers v Bristol City, 8pm, Sky Sports Football/Mix

International Friendly – Azerbaijan v Kosovo, 3pm

La Liga – Real Sociedad v Deportivo la Coruna, 8pm, Sky Sports Football Red Button

German Bundesliga – Cologne v Borussia Dortmund, 7:30pm, BT Sport 2

French Ligue 1 – Marseille v Metz, 7:45pm, BT Sport 3

A-League – Sydney FC v Wellington Phoenix, 8:50am

Belgian First Division – Royal Antwerp v Waasland-Beveren, 7:30pm

Eredivisie – Vitesse v FC Groningen, 7pm

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Wincanton, 1:20pm – A seven-race National Hunt card where the feature race is the £25,000 Dick Hunt Handicap Chase at 3:35pm (race 5, 4 runners); field-sizes on the card are 12-3-9-5-6-3 (a hunters’ chase, although the field includes Paul Nicholls’ Unioniste and Alan Hill’s Supreme Danehill) and 9 (a bumper); jockeys in action include Richard Johnson, Tom Scudamore, Aidan Coleman and Sam Twiston-Davies

Southwell, 1:30pm – A six-race card on the all-weather track, with all races being handicaps, the last of them being for apprentice riders; field-sizes are 12-11-8-4-9 and 12 and jockeys in action include Tony Hamilton, PJ McDonald, Andrew Mullen, James Sullivan, Tom Marquand, Hollie Doyle, Robert Winston, Paul Hanagan, Fran Berry and Paul Mulrennan

Towcester, 1:40pm – A six-race National Hunt card that consists of two novice hurdles (one of them for mares, in which Spice Girl will be bidding to win for the fifth time in her last six runs), two handicap hurdles and two handicap chases (one of them for conditional jockeys), with field-sizes being 7-5 (a handicap hurdle worth £13,400)-14-9-7 and 13; jockeys in action include Nico de Boinville, Johnny Burke, Daryl Jacob, Jerry McGrath, Gavin Sheehan, Harry Skelton, James Bowen, Seab Bowen, Wayne Hutchinson and Nick Scholfield

Kempton, 5:55pm – A six-race card consisting of five handicaps and a novice stakes race (4yo+, one mile); field-sizes are 7-3-8-11-7 and 12; jockeys in action include Dougie Costello, Adam Kirby, Rob Havlin, Luke Morris, Josephine Gordon, Martin Harley and Nicola Currie, to name just a few

They also race in India at Chennai (10:30am), in France at Chantilly (11:25am), where trainer Criquette Head-Maarek will have her final runners as a trainer after an illustrious career that has included the dual Arc de Triomphe winner, Treve, and in the UAE at Meydan (3:05pm, although there is a Group 1 race for Arab-bred horses at 2:30pm), where there are Group 2 races at 3:05pm and 4:50pm – jockeys in action include Silvestre de Sousa, Oisin Murphy, Pat Cosgrave, James Doyle, William Buick, Mickael Barzalona, Jim Crowley, Andrea Atzeni and Christophe Soumillon; later in the shops it is Hipo Chile (5:30pm) in Chile

The Turf TV USA line-up is: Gulfstream, 5:35pm, Aqueduct, 5:50pm, Golden Gate Fields, 8:45pm, and Santa Anita, 9pm

The South African meeting is Vaal (10:10am, nine races)

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

11:01am – CENTRAL PARK

11:03am – SUNDERLAND

11:09am – HENLOW

11:11am – PERRY BARR

2:06pm – CRAYFORD

2:08pm – SHEFFIELD

2:12pm – ROMFORD

6:22pm – NEWCASTLE

6:27pm – HOVE

6:28pm – YARMOUTH

6:37pm – MONMORE

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles

College Football:

No games listed as live in Ire/UK

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BASKETBALL

There are five NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from midnight on Thursday to 3:30am on Friday – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

Live games:

Houston Rockets @ San Antonio Spurs, 1am, BT Sport 1 – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

Oklahoma City Thunder @ Denver Nuggets, 3:30am, BT Sport 1 – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Wichita State Shockers @ Temple Owls, midnight on Thursday, BT Sport 3

Liu Brooklyn Blackbirds @ Sacred Heart Pioneers, 2am, BT Sport ESPN – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

San Francisco Dons @ Saint Mary’s Gaels, 4am, BT Sport ESPN – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

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BOXING/UFC Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

This week’s fights include –

Gilberto Ramirez, the WBO super-middleweight champion v Habib Ahmed, a top-five 5 world-rated contender – Sat 3 Feb in Texas

Ben Jones v Reece Bellotti for the Commonwealth featherweight title, Sat 3 Feb, O2 Arena, London, where topping the bill is Lawrence Okolie v Isaac Chamberlain in a cruiserweight contest

Ronald Ellis v Junior Younan – both fighters are unbeaten super-middleweights – Friday 2 February, Sloan, Iowa, USA

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CRICKET

Thursday Feb 1

One-Day International Series – South Africa v India, 11am, Sky Sports Main Event/Cricket

International Test Match Series – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3:30am, day three (of five) – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

International T20 – Prime Minister’s XI v England, 11pm

Australian Big Bash League – Perth Scorchers v TBC, 8:40am, BT Sport 2

Aussie Women’s Big Bash League – TBC v TBC, 3:45am – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

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DARTS

Coming up:

Premier League – 3Arena, Dublin, Week 1, Thursday, February 1st, 7pm, Sky Sports Mix/Action

February 2nd – UK Open Qualifier 1, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

February 3rd – UK Open Qualifier 2, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

February 4th – UK Open Qualifier 3, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

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GAA Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Midweek games:

Thursday 1 February

Fitzgibbon Cup round 3 Mary I v NUIG, Mary I Grounds, 2pm Trinity College v IT Carlow, Santry Avenue, 2pm WIT v UL, WIT, 7pm Garda College v LIT, Templetuohy, 7pm

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GOLF

USPGA Tour – Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, February 1-4 – day one, 2:15pm and 8pm, Sky Sports The Open

PGA European Tour – Maybank Championship, Saujana G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 1-4 – day one is live on Sky Sports The Open from 5:30am (i.e. early on Thursday morning) and from 7:30am on Sky Sports Main Event, day two is live on Sky Sports The Open from 5:30am, Sky Sports The Open

USLPGA Tour – The next tournament is the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, Adelaide, Australia, February 15-18

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

There are 12 NHL games scheduled for today, with start times ranging from midnight on Thursday to 3am on Friday – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

Live games:

Toronto Maple Leafs @ New York Rangers, midnight – live on eir Sport 2

Chicago Blackhawks @ Vancouver Canucks, 3am – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning – live on eir Sport 2

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Next up:

Super League returns on Thursday Feb 01 with the following matches:

Super League – Warrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Min Event/Arena – Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants, 8pm

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RUGBY UNION

Next ….

Today:

Leinster Schools Rugby – St Fintan’s High School v St Gerard’s School, 2:55pm, eir Sport 1

Six Nations Rugby Championship – Round 1

Saturday 3 February – Wales v Scotland, 2:15pm, and France v Ireland, 4:45pm, both games on BBC and TV3

Sunday 4 February – Italy v England, 3pm, ITV and TV3

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SNOOKER

Next up:

German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany – day two action is live on Eurosport 1 at 9am, 1:45pm and 6:45pm

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TENNIS

Upcoming tournaments:

WTA St Petersburgh Ladies Trophy, St Petersburgh, Russia, Jan 29 to Feb 4 – live on BT Sport 1 at 10am

WTA Taiwan Open, Taipei City, Taiwan, Jan 29 to Feb 4, 5am, BT Sport 3

Davis Cup World Group Round One, Feb 2nd to Feb 4th:

Australia v Germany – Belgium v Hungary – Croatia v Canada – France v Netherlands – Japan v Italy – Kazakhstan v Switzerland – Derbia v USA – Spain v Britain

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OTHER SPORT

Cycling – the second stage of the Volta a la Comunitat, 2pm, Eurosport 2 – 6 Days of Copenhagen, opening day, 8:30pm, Eurosport 2

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Posted on January 30, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Tuesday 30 January 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day – Euro Lucky Numbers

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FOOTBALL

Tuesday Jan 30

Premier LeagueSwansea City v Arsenal, 7:45pm – West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace, 7:45pm – Huddersfield Town v Liverpool, 8pm, BT Sport 1

Scottish PremiershipCeltic v Hearts, 7:45pm

Scottish Cup, Fourth Round ReplayInverness CT v Dundee, 7:45pm

Championship – seven games, all at 7:45pm, including Sheffield Utd v Aston Villa, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football

League OneBlackburn Rovers v Walsall, 7:45pm – Rochdale v Wigan Athletic, THIS GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED – WATERLOGGED PITCH

League Two – five games, all at 7:45pm

National LeagueGateshead v Wrexham, 7:45pm

International FriendliesKorea Rep v Jamaica, 11am – Azerbaijan v Moldova, 4pm

National League NorthGainsborough Trinity v Chorley, 7:45pm

National League SouthPoole Town v Chippenham Town, 7:45pm – Weston–S-Mare v Bath City, 7:45pm

Scottish League TwoBerwick Rangers v Peterhead, 7:45pm

Northern Irish PremiershipColeraine v Linfield, 7:45pm

Coppa Italia (semi-final, 1st leg)Atalanta v Juventus, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Mix

DFB Pokal Quarter-Final SC Paderborn v Bayern Munich, 5:30pm, BT Sport 1

French Coupe de la Ligue Semi-FinalRennes v Paris Saint-Germain, 8:05pm, BT Sport 3

Portuguese Primeira LigaBraga v Desportivo Aves, 7pm – Estoril v Tondela, 7pm

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Lingfield, 1pm – A seven-race National Hunt card that begins with two divisions of the mares’ bumper (which will be run on the all-weather track); field-sizes are 9-9-5-12-6-6 and 10 and jockeys in action include Sam Twiston-Davies, Leighton Aspell, Aidan Coleman, Wayne Hutchinson, Harry Skelton, Paddy Brennan, Harry Cobden, Richie McLernon, Gavin Sheehan and Jerry McGrath

Punchestown, 1:15pm – A seven-race card consisting of a handicap chase, a beginners’ chase, a mares’ maiden hurdle, a mares’ handicap hurdle, a maiden hurdle (in which Willie Mullins runs Redhotfillypeppers and Gordon Elliott runs Monition, a full-brother to Champagne Fever, who won the Champion Bumper at the Cheltenham Festival in 2013 and the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at the Festival the following year), a novices’ handicap hurdle and a handicap hurdle, in which Poormans Hill, a winner at Fairyhouse three days ago, will bid to win for the sixth time from nine runs since joining trainer Gordon Elliott in September

Newcastle, 1:20pm – A six-race National Hunt card at which Richard Johnson, Tom Scudamore, Brian Hughes, Danny Cook and Will Kennedy will all be riding; the most-valuable race is the £12,700 handicap chase at 2:30pm; field-sizes are 8-7-6-8-6 and 8

Southwell, 1:40pm – A six-race flat card which consists of four handicaps, a 3yo, one-mile novice stakes race and a claimer; field-sizes are 6-12-6-12-7 and 9; jockeys in action include Luke Morris, PJ McDonald, Phillip Makin, Rob Havlin, Richard Kingscote and Fran Berry

They also race in France at Pau (11:25am); later in the shops it is Philadelphia (5:25pm) in the USA

The Turf TV USA line-up is: Mahoning Valley, 5:45pm, Louisiana Downs, 7pm, Sunland Park, 7:30pm, Turf Paradise, 7:40pm, and Portland Meadows, 8:30pm

The South African meeting is Vaal (11:35am, eight races)

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

11:01am – CRAYFORD

11:03am – NOTTINGHAM

11:09am – CENTRAL PARK

11:11am – KINSLEY

2:06pm – MONMORE

2:08pm – SUNDERLAND

2:12pm – HOVE

6:22pm – SHEFFIELD

6:27pm – HENLOW

6:28pm – POOLE

6:33pm – CRAYFORD

6:56pm – TRALEE

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles

College Football:

No games listed as live in Ire/UK

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BASKETBALL

There are nine NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from midnight on Tuesday to 3:30am on Wednesday – i.e. late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning

Live games:

Oklahoma City Thunder @ Washington Wizards, midnight on Tuesday, BT Sport 1

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

North Carolina Tar Heels @ Clemson Tigers, midnight on Tuesday, BT Sport 3

There is a game scheduled to be live at midnight on BT Sport ESPN

Vanderbilt Commodores @ Kentucky Wildcats, 2am, BT Sport 3 – i.e. late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning

Baylor Lady Bears @ Oklahoma State Cowgirls, 2am, BT Sport ESPN – i.e. late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning

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BOXING/UFC

Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

This week’s fights include –

Gilberto Ramirez, the WBO super-middleweight champion v Habib Ahmed, a top-five 5 world-rated contender – Sat 3 Feb in Texas

Ben Jones v Reece Bellotti for the Commonwealth featherweight title, Sat 3 Feb, O2 Arena, London, where topping the bill is Lawrence Okolie v Isaac Chamberlain in a cruiserweight contest

Ronald Ellis v Junior Younan – both fighters are unbeaten super-middleweights – Friday 2 February, Sloan, Iowa, USA

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CRICKET

Tuesday Jan 30

International Test Match SeriesBangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3:30am, day one (of five) – i.e. late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning

New Zealand One-Day CupCentral Districts v Canterbury, 10pm – Northern Districts v Auckland, 10pm – Wellington v Otago, 10pm

Under-19 World Cup – Seventh-place play-off, 9:30pm, New Zealand v England and semi-final number 2, Pakistan v India – with live coverage of a game on Sky Sports Cricket from 9:25pm and Sky Sports Main Event from 11:30pm

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DARTS

Coming up:

Premier League – 3Arena, Dublin, Week 1, Thursday, February 1st

February 2ndUK Open Qualifier 1, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

February 3rd – UK Open Qualifier 2, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

February 4th – UK Open Qualifier 3, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

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GAA

Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Midweek games:

Tuesday 30 January

Sigerson Cup round 1
Queen’s v IT Tralee, The Dub, 2pm
UL v Cork IT, UL Grounds, 2pm

Fitzgibbon Cup round 3

UCD v Cork IT, Belfield, 7pm

Wednesday 31 January

Sigerson Cup round 1
St Mary’s v UUJ, St Mary’s, 2pm
DkIT v DCU, TBC, 7pm
Garda College v UCC, TBC, 7pm

DIT v IT Carlow, Grangegorman, 7pm

Thursday 1 February

Fitzgibbon Cup round 3
Mary I v NUIG, Mary I Grounds, 2pm
Trinity College v IT Carlow, Santry Avenue, 2pm
WIT v UL, WIT, 7pm
Garda College v LIT, Templetuohy, 7pm

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GOLF

USPGA TourWaste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, February 1-4

PGA European TourMaybank Championship, Saujana G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 1-4

USLPGA Tour – The next tournament is the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, Adelaide, Australia, February 15-18

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

There are 12 NHL games scheduled for today, with start times ranging from midnight on Tuesday to 3am on Wednesday – i.e. late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning

Live games:

San Jose Sharks @ Pittsburgh Penguins, midnight on Tuesday, eir Sport 1

Anaheim Ducks @ Boston Bruins, midnight on Tuesday, eir Sport 2

Colorado Avalanche @ Vancouver Canucks, 3am, eir Sport 2 – i.e. late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Next up:

Super League returns on Thursday Feb 01 with the following matches:

Super LeagueWarrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Arena – Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants, 8pm

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RUGBY UNION

Next ….

Six Nations Rugby Championship – Round 1

Saturday 3 February – Wales v Scotland, 2:15pm, and France v Ireland, 4:45pm, both games on BBC and TV3

Sunday 4 February – Italy v England, 3pm, ITV and TV3

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SNOOKER

Next up:

China Open Qualifiers, Jan 27-30 – Barnsley, England

German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany

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TENNIS

Upcoming tournaments:

WTA St Petersburgh Ladies Trophy, St Petersburgh, Russia, Jan 29 to Feb 4 – day two action is live on BT Sport 1 at 10am

WTA Taiwan Open, Taipei City, Taiwan, Jan 29 to Feb 4 – day three action is live on BT Sport 2 at 4am – i.e. late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning

Davis Cup World Group Round One, Feb 2nd to Feb 4th:

Australia v GermanyBelgium v HungaryCroatia v CanadaFrance v NetherlandsJapan v ItalyKazakhstan v SwitzerlandDerbia v USASpain v Britain

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OTHER SPORT

CyclingSix Day Berlin, final day, 8pm, Eurosport 2

Monday 29 January 2018

Posted on January 28, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Monday 29 January 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day – Monday Lucky Numbers

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FOOTBALL

Monday Jan 29

Scottish CupAlbion Rovers v St Johnstone, 7:45pm

Portuguese Primeira LigaPacos Ferreira v Feirense, 7pm – Portimonense v Rio Ave, 7pm – Belenenses v Benfica, 9pm

La LigaCelta Vigo v Real Betis, 8pm, Sky Sports Mix

Northern Irish PremiershipCliftonville v Glenavon, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football

Bundesliga 2VFL Bochum v Arminia Bielefeld, 7:30pm, BT Sport 1

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Hereford, 1:40pm – The last race on the card is a hunters’ chase; field-sizes on the card are 12 (a maiden hurdle)-7 (a beginners’ chase)-12 (a handicap hurdle)-5 (the £17,259 Westons Cider Chase , a novices’ limited handicap)-8 (the £23,190 Darren Linn Memorial Handicap Chase)-11 (a bumper) and 13 (a hunters’ chase)

Plumpton, 1:55pm – It is At The Races day at the track, with the feature on a six-race card being the £11,000 Follow @AtTheRaces on Twitter Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle (a series qualifier) at 3:25pm (race 4 at 3:25pm); field-sizes are 10-10-4-8-6 and 11

Wolverhampton, 4:50pm – The card starts with two races for Amateur Riders; field-sizes are 12-11-6-6 (which is a £27,000 fillies’ handicap)-6-5 and 12

They also race in India at Hyderabad (10:25am) and in France at Cagnes-Sur-Mer (11:25am, an eight-race flat card); later in the shops it is Philadelphia (5:25pm) in the USA and Club Hipico (5:30pm) in Chile

The Turf TV USA line-up is: Mahoning Valley, 5:45pm, Louisiana Downs, 7pm, Turf Paradise, 7:40pm, and Portland Meadows, 8:30pm

The South African meeting was scheduled to be Flamingo Park but it has been abandoned

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

11:01am – CENTRAL PARK

11:03am – PERRY BARR

11:09am – HENLOW

11:11am – SWINDON

2:06pm – MONMORE

2:08pm – SHEFFIELD

2:12pm – ROMFORD

6:22pm – YARMOUTH

6:27pm – DONCASTER

6:28pm – NOTTINGHAM

6:33pm – HARLOW

6:56pm – YOUGHAL

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles

College Football:

No games listed as live in Ire/UK

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BASKETBALL

There are six NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from midnight on Monday to 2am on Tuesday – i.e. late Monday night/early Tuesday morning

Live games:

No games listed as live in Ire/UK

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Notre Dame Fighting Irish @ Duke Blue Devils, midnight on Monday, BT Sport ESPN

Kansas Jayhawks @ Kansas State Wildcats, 2am on Tuesday, BT Sport ESPN – i.e. late Monday night/early Tuesday morning

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BOXING/UFC

Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

This week’s fights include –

Gilberto Ramirez, the WBO super-middleweight champion v Habib Ahmed, a top-five 5 world-rated contender – Sat 3 Feb in Texas

Ben Jones v Reece Bellotti for the Commonwealth featherweight title, Sat 3 Feb, O2 Arena, London, where topping the bill is Lawrence Okolie v Isaac Chamberlain in a cruiserweight contest

Ronald Ellis v Junior Younan – both fighters are unbeaten super-middleweights – Friday 2 February, Sloan, Iowa, USA

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CRICKET

Monday Jan 29

Under-19 World Cup, second semi-finalAustralia v Afghanistan, 9:30pm – live coverage is on Sky Sports Cricket from 9:25pm and Sky Sports Main Event from 11pm

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DARTS

Coming up:

Premier League – 3Arena, Dublin, Week 1, Thursday, February 1st

February 2ndUK Open Qualifier 1, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

February 3rd – UK Open Qualifier 2, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

February 4th – UK Open Qualifier 3, Robin Park Tennis Centre, Wigan

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GAA

Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Midweek games:

Tuesday 30 January

Sigerson Cup round 1
Queen’s v IT Tralee, The Dub, 2pm
UL v Cork IT, UL Grounds, 2pm

Fitzgibbon Cup round 3

UCD v Cork IT, Belfield, 7pm

Wednesday 31 January

Sigerson Cup round 1
St Mary’s v UUJ, St Mary’s, 2pm
DkIT v DCU, TBC, 7pm
Garda College v UCC, TBC, 7pm

DIT v IT Carlow, Grangegorman, 7pm

Thursday 1 February

Fitzgibbon Cup round 3
Mary I v NUIG, Mary I Grounds, 2pm
Trinity College v IT Carlow, Santry Avenue, 2pm
WIT v UL, WIT, 7pm
Garda College v LIT, Templetuohy, 7pm

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GOLF

USPGA TourWaste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, February 1-4

PGA European TourMaybank Championship, Saujana G&CC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 1-4

USLPGA Tour – The next tournament is the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, Adelaide, Australia, February 15-18

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

The NHL season continues with matches this week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

Live games:

N/A

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Next up:

Super League returns on Thursday Feb 01 with the following matches:

Super LeagueWarrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Arena – Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants, 8pm

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RUGBY UNION

Next ….

Six Nations Rugby Championship – Round 1

Saturday 3 February – Wales v Scotland, 2:15pm, and France v Ireland, 4:45pm, both games on BBC and TV3

Sunday 4 February – Italy v England, 3pm, ITV and TV3

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SNOOKER

Next up:

China Open Qualifiers, Jan 27-30 – Barnsley, England

German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany

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TENNIS

Upcoming tournaments:

WTA St Petersburgh Ladies Trophy, St Petersburgh, Russia, Jan 29 to Feb 4 – day one action is live on BT Sport 1 at 10am

WTA Taiwan Open, Taipei City, Taiwan, Jan 29 to Feb 4 – day two action is live on BT Sport 2 at 4am – i.e. late Monday night/early Tuesday morning

Davis Cup World Group Round One, Feb 2nd to Feb 4th:

Australia v GermanyBelgium v HungaryCroatia v CanadaFrance v NetherlandsJapan v ItalyKazakhstan v SwitzerlandDerbia v USASpain v Britain

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OTHER SPORT

CyclingSix Day Berlin, day 4, 8pm, Eurosport 2

Sunday 28 January 2018

Posted on January 28, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Sunday 28 January 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day

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FOOTBALL

FA Cup Fourth RoundChelsea v Newcastle United, 1:30pm, BT Sport 2 – Cardiff City v Man City, 4pm, live on BBC1 and eir Sport 1

Scottish PremiershipRoss County v Rangers, 2pm, Sky Sports Mian Event and Sky Sports Football

La LigaLeganes v Espanyol, 11am, Sky Sports Football – Atletico Madrid v Las Palmas, 3:15pm, Sky Sports Mix & Football Red Button – Sevilla v Getafe, 5:30pm, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football – Barcelona v Alaves, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football

BundesligaBayer Leverkusen v Mainz, 2:30pm, BT Sport 1 – Hannover 96 v Wolfsburg, 5pm, BT Sport 1

Serie A – eight games, Spal v Inter Milan, 11:30am, BT Sport 3 – five games at 2pm, including Napoli v Bologna, BT Sport 3 – AC Milan v Lazio, 5pm, BT Sport 3 – Roma v Sampdoria, 7:45pm, BT Sport 3

Ligue 1 Lille v Strasbourg, 2pm, BT Sport ESPN – Bordeaux v Lyon, 4pm, BT Sport 2 – Marseille v Monaco, 8pm, BT Sport 1

Belgian First DivisionAA Gent v Club Brugge, 1:30pm – Standard Liege v Anderlecht, 5pm, eir Sport 2 – KV Oostende v Lokeren SNW, 7pm

A-LeaguePerth Glory v Western Sydney Wanderers FC, 9:30pm, BT Sport ESPN

EredivisieFC Utrecht v Ajax, 11:30am, Sky Sports Mix/Football Red Button – Feyenoord v ADO Den Haag, 1:30pm, Sky Sports Football Red Button – Roda JC Kerk v Excelsior, 1:30pm – Willem ll v AZ Alkmaar, 3:45pm

International FriendlyUSA v Bosnia and Herzegovina, 00:30am, i.e. late Sunday night/early Monday morning

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Sedgefield, 1:10pm – The most-valuable races are both worth £13,100 – the Brian Ellison Racing Chase (for novices) at 1:40pm and the Happy Birthday Rebecca Tallentire Handicap Chase (a series qualifier) at 3:10pm; jockeys riding on the card include Danny Cook, who rode Definitly Red to big-race success at Cheltenham on Saturday (for Brian Ellison, one of three runners for him on the card – although he doesn’t have a runner in the race he sponsors)), Brian Hughes, Sam Twiston-Davies and Will Kennedy

Naas, 1:20pm – where the feature races are the €32,500 Grade 3 Limestone Lad Hurdle (1:50pm, 2 miles, 5yo+ that have not won a Grade 1 weight-for-age hurdle race since 1st May 2016) and the €45,000 Grade 3 Woodlands Park 100 Club Novice ‘Chase (2:20pm, 3 miles, 5yo+)

Fontwell, 1:30pm – This meeting has been called off following heavy rain

They also race in India at Hyderabad (10:40am); later in the shops it is Monterrico (7pm) in Peru

The Turf TV USA line-up is: Gulfstream, 5pm, Aqueduct, 5:20pm, Tampa Bay Downs, 5:25pm, Portland Meadows, 8pm, Santa Anita, 8:30pm, and Golden Gate Fields, 8:45pm

The South African meeting is Scottsville (10:45am, 9 races, with a Listed race at 2:45pm – for 3yo+, the Michael Roberts Handicap over one mile and half-a-furlong; the race each carry the name of a jockey, those jockeys being John “Johnny” McCreedy, Frankie Dettori, Yutaka Take, Steve Cauthen, Pat Eddery, Yves Saint-Martin, Lester Piggott, Bill Shoemaker, plus Michael Roberts)

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

11:01am – DONCASTER

11:03am – BELLE VUE

11:09am – HARLOW

11:11am – SUNDERLAND

2:06pm – KINSLEY

2:08pm – HENLOW

2:12pm – PERRY BARR

3:17pm – MULLINGAR

6:04pm – POOLE

6:11pm – TOWCESTER

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Sunday 28th January

Pro Bowl – AFC @ NFC, 8pm, Sky Sports Action

Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles

College Football:

No games listed as live in Ire/UK

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BASKETBALL

There are seven NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from 8:30pm to midnight on Sunday

Live games:

Milwaukee Bucks @ Chicago Bulls, 8:30pm, BT Sport 2

Philadelphia 76ers @ Oklahoma City Thunder, 11pm, BT Sport 2

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Games at 9pm and 11pm on BT Sport ESPN and 1am on BT Sport 1 (i.e. late Sunday night/early Monday morning)

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BOXING/UFC

Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

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CRICKET

International Test Match SeriesSouth Africa v India, 8am, final day (if required), 9:15am on Sky Sports Cricket

International T20New Zealand v Pakistan, 6am, Sky Sports Cricket

Under-19 World CupTBC v TBC, 11:30pm, opening semi-final, Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Main Event

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DARTS

Unibet Masters – Arena MK, Milton Keynes, January 26-28, final day, live on ITV4 at 12:45pm (quarter-finals) and 7pm (semi-finals and final) and eir Sport 1 from 12:45pm and 7pm

Challenge Tour, 1 and 2 – January 28, Wigan, England

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GAA

Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Sunday 28 January

Allianz FL Division 1 round 1
Kerry v Donegal, Fitzgerald Stadium, 2pm
Monaghan v Mayo, Clones, 2pm
Galway v Tyrone, Pearse Stadium, 2.30pm

Allianz FL Division 2 round 1
Louth v Down, Gaelic Grounds, 2pm
Roscommon v Meath, Hyde Park, 2.30pm

Allianz FL Division 3 round 1
Fermanagh v Wexford, Brewster Park, 2pm
Offaly v Longford, O’Connor Park, 2pm
Armagh v Sligo, Athletic Grounds, 2pm
Derry v Westmeath, Celtic Park, 2.30pm

Allianz FL Division 4 round 1
Antrim v Leitrim, Corrigan Park, 2pm
Wicklow v Waterford, Aughrim, 2.30pm

Allianz HL Division 1A round 1
Clare v Tipperary, Cusack Park, 2pm – live on TG4
Waterford v Wexford, Walsh Park, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 1B round 1
Galway v Antrim, Pearse Stadium, 12.30pm
Limerick v Laois, Gaelic Grounds, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 2A round 1
London v Kerry, Ruislip, 1pm
Kildare v Meath, Newbridge, 2pm
Carlow v Westmeath, Netwatch Cullen Park, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 2B round 1
Wicklow v Armagh, Aughrim, 12.30pm
Derry v Down, Celtic Park, 12.30pm
Mayo v Donegal, MacHale Park, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 3A round 1 
Roscommon v Louth, Hyde Park, 12.30pm
Tyrone v Warwickshire, Healy Park, 1pm
Longford v Monaghan, Pearse Park, 2pm

Allianz HL Division 3B round 1
Sligo v Leitrim, Markievicz Park, 2pm
Lancashire v Fermanagh, Randalstown, 2pm

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GOLF

USPGA Tour – Farmers Insurance Open, Torrey Pines GC, USA – January 25-28, final day, 9:45pm on Sky Sports Main Event, and 6pm, Sky Sports The Open

PGA European Tour – Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Emirates GC, UAE, January 25-28, final day, 8:30am on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports The Open

USLPGA Tour – The Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic, Paradise Island, Bahamas, January 25-28, final day

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

There are two NHL matches scheduled for today, which are All-Star games:

Metropolitan @ Atlantic, TBD

Central @ Pacific, TBD

Live games:

Live action is on eir Sport 2 at 8:30pm

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Next up:

Super League returns on Thursday Feb 01, with the following matches:

Super LeagueWarrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Arena – Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants, 8pm

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RUGBY UNION

Sunday Jan 28

HSBC Sevens World SeriesSydney Sevens, day threewo, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action, 6am

Top 14 – Stade Francais v Section Paloise, 11:30am, and Clermont Auvergne v Montpellier, 3:50pm

English Championship – Three games at 3pm, including Bristol v Bedford, Sky Sports Action

The Six Nations Championship begins on Saturday February 3rd

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SNOOKER

Next up:

Championship League, Group 6 – Jan 25-26, Coventry, England

China Open Qualifiers, Jan 27-30 – Barnsley, England

German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany

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TENNIS

Australian Open, Mon Jan 15 to Sun Jan 28

Live coverage:

Eurosport 1 – 8am: men’s singles final, Roger Federer v Marin Cilic

WTA Tennis: Taipei – 4am early on Sunday morning, day one, BT Sport 2

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OTHER SPORT

World Indoor BowlsOpen Singles final, BBC2, 2:30pm

Ping PongWorld Championship, Sky Sports Mix, 5:30pm, and Sky Sports Arena, midday and 5:30pm

Motor Racing – the 24 Hours of Daytona, final stages, 6:45pm, Eurosport 2, and Rallye Monte Carlo, 11am, BT Sport 2, final day, and 8am, BT Sport 3

Netball: Quad SeriesAustralia v New Zealand, 9:30am, Sky Sports Mix and South Africa v England, 12:30pm, Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Action

 

Saturday 27 January 2018

Posted on January 27, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Saturday 27 January 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day – Irish Lucky Numbers

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FOOTBALL

Saturday Jan 27

FA Cup Fourth Round – 12 games, Peterborough United v Leicester City, 12:30pm, BT Sport 2 – 9 games at 3pm, including Middlesbrough v Brighton, eir Sport 1, then Newport County AFC v Tottenham Hotspur, 5:30pm, BT Sport 2 and Liverpool v West Brom, 7:45pm, BT Sport 2

Championship – six games, all at 3pm

League One – nine games, all at 3pm

League Two – eight games, all at 3pm

National League – 12 games, all at 3pm

National League North – 11 games, all at 3pm

National League South – 11 games, all at 3pm

Scottish Premiership – five games, all at 3pm – Aberdeen v KilmarnockCeltic v HibernianHamilton v DundeeHearts v MotherwellSt Johnstone v Partick Thistle

Scottish Championship – four games, all at 3pm

Scottish League One – five games, all at 3pm

Scottish League Two – five games, all at 3pm

Northern Irish Premiership – four games, all at 3pm

La LigaDeportivo La Coruna v Levante, midday, Sky Sports Football – Valencia v Real Madrid, 3:15pm – Malaga v Girona, 5:30pm, Sky Sports Football Reed Button – Villarreal v Real Sociedad, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Football

Bundesliga – six games, all at 2:30pm, except for Werder Bremen v Hertha Berlin, 5:30pm, BT Sport 1

Serie ASassuolo v Atalanta, 5pm – Chievo v Juventus, 7:45pm, BT Sport 1

Ligue 1Paris Saint-Germain v Montpellier, 4pm – Angers v Amiens, 7pm – Guingamp v Nantes, 7pm – Metz v Nice, 7pm – St Etienne v Caen, 7pm – Toulouse v Troyes, 7pm

Belgian First DivisionCharleroi v Antwerp, 5pm – KV Kortrijk v KAS Eupen, 7pm – Waasland Beveren v Zulte-Waregem, 7pm – Genk v Sint-Truidense VV, 7:30pm

EredivisieGroningen v Heracles Almelo, 5:30pm – FC Twente v PSV Eindhoven, 6:45pm, Sky Sports Mix/Football Red Button – PEC Zwolle v Vitesse Arnhem, 6:45pm – NAC Breda v VVV-Venlo, 7:45pm

A-LeagueWellington Phoenix v Adelaide United, 6:35am, BT Sport 1 – Central Coast Mariners v Brisbane Roar FC, 8:50am, BT Sport 1

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Cheltenham, 12:40pm – It’s Cheltenham Festival Trials day at the track – four Grade 2 races and a Grade 3

Doncaster, 12:55pm – it is Sky Bet Yorkshire Chase day, where the card also contains three Grade 2 contests

Fairyhouse, 1:05pm – where the feature race is the €32,500 Grade 3 Solerina Mares Novice Hurdle (1:35pm)

Lingfield, 1:25pm –

Uttoxeter, 1:45pm –

Kempton, 5:45pm –

In the USA, the $16million Pegasus World Cup is set to be run at Gulfstream Park in Florida on Saturday 27 January

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The Turf TV USA line-up is: , 5:20pm, , 5:35pm, , 8:30pm, and , 9pm

The South African meetings are Kenilworth (9:50am, with Grade 1 races at 1pm, 1:35pm (the Cape Derby), 2:15pm and 3:15pm (the Sun Met), a Grade 2 at 3:50pm and a Listed Race at 10:25pm for two-year-olds) and Greyville (2:05pm)

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

10:16am – TOWCESTER

10:29am – ROMFORD

10:36am – CRAYFORD

10:38am – PERRY BARR

2:03pm – DONCASTER

2:04pm – NEWCASTLE

2:12pm – TRALEE

6:27pm – HOVE

6:33pm – MONMORE

6:39pm – ROMFORD

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Sunday 28th January

Pro Bowl – AFC @ NFC, 8pm

Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles

College Football:

No games listed as live in Ire/UK

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BASKETBALL

There are seven NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from 10pm on Saturday to 2am on Sunday – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning

Live games:

Boston Celtics @ Golden State Warriors, 1:30am, BT Sport 2 – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Games at 5:15pm and 7:15pm on BT Sport 3 and 11pm and midnight on BT Sport ESPN

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BOXING/UFC

Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

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CRICKET

Saturday Jan 27

One-Day International SeriesAustralia v England, 3:20am – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning – BT Sport 1

International Test Match SeriesSouth Africa v India, 8am, day four (of five), from 1pm on Sky Sports Main Event and 8am on Sky Sports Cricket

Australian Big Bash LeagueMelbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes, 5:10am, BT Sport 2 and Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades, 8:20am, BT Sport 2

Aussie Women’s Big Bash LeagueHobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Stars, 1am – i.e. late Saturday night/early Sunday morning – followed by Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades, 3am, Sydney Sixers v Adelaide Strikers, 3am, and Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat, 4am

Under-19 World CupTBC v TBC, 9:30pm, Sky Sports Cricket

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DARTS

Unibet Masters – Arena MK, Milton Keynes, January 26-28, day two is live on ITV4 and eir Sport 1 from 7pm

Challenge Tour, 1 and 2 – January 27, Wigan, England

Challenge Tour, 1 and 2 – January 28, Wigan, England

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GAA

Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Next games:

Saturday 27 January

Allianz FL Division 1 round 1
Dublin v Kildare, Croke Park, 7pm – eir Sport 2

Allianz FL Division 2 round 1
Clare v Cavan, Cusack Park, 2pm
Cork v Tipperary, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, 5pm – eir Sport 2

Allianz FL Division 4 round 1
London v Carlow, Ruislip, 1pm
Laois v Limerick, O’Moore Park, 7pm

Allianz HL Division 1A round 1
Cork v Kilkenny, Páirc Ui Chaoimh, 7pm – eir Sport 1

Allianz HL Division 1B round 1
Dublin v Offaly, Croke Park, 5pm – eir Sport 1

All-Ireland Intermediate Club FC semi-final

An Ghaeltacht v Moy Tir na nOg, 2pm, Semple Stadium

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GOLF

USPGA Tour – Farmers Insurance Open, Torrey Pines GC, USA – January 25-28, day three, 7:30pm on Sky Sports Main Event, and 7pm, Sky Sports The Open

PGA European Tour – Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Emirates GC, UAE, January 25-28, day three, 8:30am on Sky Sports Main Event and 8:30am, Sky Sports The Open

USLPGA Tour – The Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic, Paradise Island, Bahamas, January 25-28, day three

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

The next NHL matches are scheduled for Sunday

Live games:

N/A

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Next up:

Saturday Jan 28

Challenge Cup – 21 ties with start times ranging from 1pm to 3pm, plus, on Sunday, West Hull v Longhorns RL, 2pm

Super League returns on Thursday Feb 01, with the following matches:

Super LeagueWarrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Arena – Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants, 8pm

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RUGBY UNION

Saturday Jan 27

Anglo Welsh Cup – seven ties, all at 3pm, including Bath v Newcastle Falcons, BT Sport 3

English Championship – one game at 2pm and two at 3pm

Top 14 – Toulon v Bordeaux Begles, 1:45pm, Sky Sports Action, then three games at 5pm, followed by Castres v Racing 92, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Action

HSBC Sevens World SeriesSydney Sevens, day two, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action, 6am, and then day three from midnight on Sky Sports Main Event and 10:50pm on Sky Sports Action, and then 4:20am on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action – i.e. early on Sunday morning – with the Women’s Sydney Sevens on Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action at 2am – i.e. early on Sunday morning

Sunday Jan 28

Top 14 – Stade Francais v Section Paloise, 11:30am, and Clermont Auvergne v Montpellier, 3:50pm

English Championship – Three games at 3pm

The Six Nations Championship begins on Saturday February 3rd

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SNOOKER

Next up:

Championship League, Group 6 – Jan 25-26, Coventry, England

China Open Qualifiers, Jan 27-30 – Barnsley, England

German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany

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TENNIS

Australian Open, Mon Jan 15 to Sun Jan 28

Live coverage:

Eurosport 1 – 8am: women’s singles final, Simona Halep v Caroline Wozniacki, and 11am: men’s doubles final – and then 5am (early on Sunday morning) on Eurosport 1, the mixed doubles final

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OTHER SPORT

World Indoor BowlsOpen Singles semi-finals, BBC1, 2:30pm

CyclingSix Day Berlin, day 3, 8:30pm, Eurosport 2

Ping PongWorld Championship, Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Arena, midday, opening day

Motor Racing – the 24 Hours of Daytona, opening stages, 7pm, Eurosport 2, and Rallye Monte Carlo, 11:30am, BT Sport 1, day three

 

Thursday 25 January 2018

Posted on January 25, 2018
Category : SPORTS PREVIEW

SPORTS PREVIEW

Thursday 25 January 2018

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NUMBERS – 2 Daily Millions draws per day

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FOOTBALL

Thursday Jan 25

Copa del Rey, quarter-final, second legBarcelona v Espanyol, 8:30pm (Espanyol lead 1-0 from the first leg)

Coupe de France, Round of 32Strasbourg v Lille, 8pm

Belgian First DivisionClub Brugge v KV Oostende, 7:30pm

A-LeagueMelbourne City FC v Newcastle Jets, 8:50am, BT Sport 1

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HORSERACING

Today’s meetings:

Kelso, 12:45pm – A seven-race card

Gowran Park, 12:50pm, where it is €100,000 Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase day (3pm), with the weights being headed by last year’s winner Champagne West; also on the card is the €44,500 Grade 2 John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle (1:50pm), with Let’s Dance, Presenting Percy, Lieutenant Colonel, Alpha des Obeaux, Augusta Kate, Diamond Cauchois and Bacardys all among the field

Warwick, 12:55pm – A six-race card, the feature being the £16,400 Racing UK Free For A Month Handicap Hurdle (2:35pm); the 3:10pm is a hunters’ chase

Southwell, 1:05pm – A seven-race card

Chelmsford, 5:55pm – A seven-race card; the most-valuable race is a £15,000 6f handicap; Hakam (who comes into the race on the back of a narrow Newcastle defeat), Tropics (a Group 3 winner in his time) and Reckless Endeavour (formerly with Ger Lyons in Ireland)

They also race in India at Chennai (10:30am) and Mumbai (10:45am), in France at Cagnes-Sur-Mer (11:25am, a flat card) and at Meydan in the UAE (2:30pm); later in the shops it is Hipo Chile (5:05pm) in Chile

At Meydan, the card includes the UAE 2,000 Guineas Trial, Divisions One and Two, at 4:15pm and 5:25pm, respectively

The Turf TV USA line-up is: Aqueduct, 5:20pm, Gulfstream, 5:35pm, Golden Gate Fields, 8:30pm, and Santa Anita, 9pm

The South African meeting is Vaal (10:10am, 10 races)

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GREYHOUNDS

Today’s line-up:

11:01am – CENTRAL PARK

11:03am – SUNDERLAND

11:09am – HENLOW

11:11am – PERRY BARR

2:06pm – CRAYFORD

2:08pm – SHEFFIELD

2:12pm – ROMFORD

6:22pm – NEWCASTLE

6:27pm – HOVE

6:28pm – YARMOUTH

6:37pm – MONMORE

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Sunday 28th January

Pro Bowl – AFC @ NFC, 8pm

Super Bowl LII (i.e. 52) is scheduled for Sunday February 4th at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota – New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles

College Football:

No games listed as live in Ire/UK

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BASKETBALL

There are four NBA matches scheduled for today, with start times ranging from 00:30am on Friday to 3:30am on Friday – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

Live games:

Minnesota Timberwolves @ Golden State Warriors, 3:30am, BT Sport 2 – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Michigan Wolverines @ Purdue Boilermakers, midnight on Thursday, BT Sport E3

UCF Knights @ Wichita State Shockers, 2am on Friday, BT Sport 3 – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

BYU Cougars @ Saint Mary’s Gaels, 4am on Friday, BT Sport 3- i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

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BOXING/UFC

Check out this website – http://boxingschedule.boxingsociety.com/

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CRICKET

Wednesday Jan 24

Thursday Jan 25

One-Day International SeriesAustralia v England, 3:20am – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

One-Day International SeriesBangladesh v Sri Lanka, 8:30am

International Test Match SeriesSouth Africa v India, 8am, day two (of five), Sky Sports Main Event and from 9:45am, Sky Sports Cricket

International T20New Zealand v Pakistan, 6am, Sky Sports Mix

Australian Big Bash LeaguePerth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers, 8:40am, BT Sport 2

Under-19 World CupTBC v TBC, 9:30pm, and TBC v TBC, 9:30pm, one game live on Sky Sports Cricket

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DARTS

Next:

Coming up:

Unibet Masters – Arena MK, Milton Keynes, January 26-28

Challenge Tour, 1 and 2 – January 27, Wigan, England

Challenge Tour, 1 and 2 – January 28, Wigan, England

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GAA

Upcoming fixtures – see www.hoganstand.com

Next games:

Saturday 27 January

Allianz FL Division 1 round 1
Dublin v Kildare, Croke Park, 7pm

Allianz FL Division 2 round 1
Clare v Cavan, Cusack Park, 2pm
Cork v Tipperary, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, 5pm

Allianz FL Division 4 round 1
London v Carlow, Ruislip, 1pm
Laois v Limerick, O’Moore Park, 7pm

Allianz HL Division 1A round 1
Cork v Kilkenny, Páirc Ui Chaoimh, 7pm

Allianz HL Division 1B round 1
Dublin v Offaly, Croke Park, 5pm

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GOLF

USPGA Tour – Farmers Insurance Open, Torrey Pines GC, USA – January 25-28, day one, 6:45pm and 8pm, Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports The Open

PGA European Tour – Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Emirates GC, UAE, January 25-28, day one, 6am and 11:30am, Sky Sports The Open

USLPGA Tour – The next tournament will be the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic, Paradise Island, Bahamas, January 25-28, day one

USPGA Champions Tour –The next event is the Boca Raton Championship at The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida, February 9-11

Seniors Tour, Europe – TBC

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ICE HOCKEY

There are 15 NHL matches scheduled today, with start times ranging from midnight on Thursday to 3:30am on Friday – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

Live games:

Minnesota Wild @ Pittsburgh Penguins, midnight, eir Sport 2

Washington Capitals @ Florida Panthers, 00:30am, eir Sport 1 – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

New York Rangers @ San Jose Sharks, 3am, eir Sport 1 – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

Swedish Hockey League:

Lulea v Farjestad BK, 6pm, eir Sport 2

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RUGBY LEAGUE

Next up:

Saturday Jan 28

Challenge Cup – 21 ties with start times ranging from 1pm to 3pm, plus, on Sunday, West Hull v Longhorns RL, 2pm

Super League returns on Thursday Feb 01, with the following matches:

Super LeagueWarrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Arena – Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants, 8pm

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RUGBY UNION

Next games:

Friday Jan 26

Anglo Welsh Cup – Gloucester v Ospreys, 7:45pm

Saturday Jan 27

Anglo Welsh Cup – seven ties, all at 3pm

English Championship – one game at 2pm and two at 3pm

Top 14 – Toulon v Bordeaux Begles, 1:45pm then three games at 5pm, followed by Castres v Racing 92, 7:45pm

Sunday Jan 28

Top 14 – Stade Francais v Section Paloise, 11:30am, and Clermont Auvergne v Montpellier, 3:50pm

English Championship – Three games at 3pm

The Six Nations Championship begins on Saturday February 3rd

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SNOOKER

Next up:

Championship League, Group 5 – Jan 23-24, Coventry, England

Championship League, Group 6 – Jan 25-26, Coventry, England

China Open Qualifiers, Jan 27-30 – Barnsley, England

German Masters (Ranking tournament) – Jan 31 to Feb 4, Berlin, Germany

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TENNIS

Australian Open, Mon Jan 15 to Sun Jan 28

Live coverage:

8am on Thursday (Marin Cilic v Kyle Edmund, men’s semi-final), Eurosport 1 and 4am on Friday, Eurosport 2 (mixed doubles final) – i.e. late Thursday night/early Friday morning

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OTHER SPORT

World Indoor Bowls Ladies’ singles Final and matches from the second round of the Open Singles, BBC2, 1pm

Netball – Quad SeriesSouth Africa v New Zealand, 4:55pm, Sky Sports Mix

PSA SquashWomen’s and men’s finals, midnight, BT Sport 1

 

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