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BBC Sport NI will have live TV coverage of six matches in the Men’s Ulster Senior Football Championship this summer and for the first time will live stream the Ulster Ladies’ Senior Football Championship.

All four matches in the Ladies’ Championship will be streamed on BBC iPlayer and world-wide on the BBC Sport NI website starting with Armagh v Monaghan this Friday (18 June). 

Oisin Langan will be on commentary and will be joined by All-Star Caoimhe Morgan for her verdict and viewpoints.

The Championship presenter, Mark Sidebottom, with reporter Tessa Fleming and analyst Oisin McConville.
The Championship presenter, Mark Sidebottom, left, with reporter Tessa Fleming and analyst Oisin McConville.



BBC Sport NI will also stream the first semi-final, between Cavan and Donegal, on Saturday 19 June, the second semi-final on Friday 2 July and the Final on Friday 6 August. 

The TV coverage of the Men’s Championship will start with the preliminary round match between Down and Donegal on Sunday 27 June. BBC Sport NI also has live coverage of the quarter finals - Monaghan v Fermanagh, Armagh v Antrim, Derry v Down/Donegal, the semi-final on Sunday 18 July as well as the Ulster Final on Sunday 01 August. All the games will be broadcast on BBC Two Northern Ireland. 

There will also be full deferred coverage of the other two games (Tyrone v Cavan, Saturday 10 July and the semi-final on Saturday 17 July) on BBC Two Northern Ireland later on those days.

Mark Sidebottom will present the television coverage and will be joined by All-Ireland winners Oisin McConville, Peter Canavan and Mickey Harte. Donegal’s Martin McHugh, who lifted the Sam Maguire in 1992, will also provide analysis, as will former All-Star and All-Ireland finalist Martin Clarke. 

Thomas Niblock will be on commentary with Thomas Kane providing live updates from the sideline. 

Award winning broadcaster, Tessa Fleming, who has won club Championships in Meath, Louth and Monaghan, will be interviewing the players and managers before and after the matches.

There will also be live commentary of every game in the Men’s Ulster Senior Football Championship on BBC Radio Foyle digital platforms and comprehensive previews, match-reports and analysis on the BBC Sport NI website and digital channels.

On radio, Orla Bannon will present BBC Radio Ulster’s coverage which will include live commentary of every game in the Men’s Ulster Senior Football Championship starting with the Down v Donegal tie.

The GAA Social podcast, available on BBC Sounds, will continue to tackle what’s trending with GAA fans each week with a host of big-name special guests focusing on contemporary issues that are shaping the sport.

Irish language commentary will also be available for the Men’s Ulster Final via the BBC Sport NI website.

BBC Sport NI Coverage

Ladies’ Ulster Senior Football Championship. Live on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport NI website

Armagh v Monaghan Friday 18 June  
Semi-Final Cavan v Donegal Saturday 19 June

Semi-Final Friday 2 July

Final  Friday 6 August. 

Men’s Ulster Senior Football Championship

Preliminary Round Down v Donegal Sunday 27 June (Live on BBC Two Northern Ireland)

Quarter Final Monaghan v Fermanagh (Live on BBC Two Northern Ireland)

Quarter Final Armagh v Antrim (Live on BBC Two Northern Ireland)

Quarter Final Tyrone v Cavan (Full deferred coverage on BBC Two Northern Ireland)

Quarter Final Derry v Down/Donegal (Live on BBC Two Northern Ireland)

Semi-Final Saturday 17 July (Full deferred coverage on BBC Two Northern Ireland)

Semi-Final Sunday 18 July (Live on BBC Two Northern Ireland)

Ulster Final Sunday 01 August (Live on BBC Two Northern Ireland)

BBC Radio Ulster

Live commentary of every game in the Men’s Ulster Senior Football Championship

BBC Radio Foyle Digital Platforms

Live commentary of every game in the Men’s Ulster Senior Football Championship

Podcast

GAA Social

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