From New Zealand to Glasgow
“If I’m being honest, I never thought I would play rugby in Glasgow for the Warriors… Once I thought about it, I couldn’t stop thinking about it!” - Callum Gibbins, Glasgow Warriors
Both rugby and football is on the agenda for this week’s BBC ALBA coverage from Nemeton TV in Scotland.
This evening, we look forward to the PRO14 Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Blues game at 19:25 on the channel.
In our VT this week, we chat to the Warriors’ new fan favourite Callum Gibbins on settling in after his move from New Zealand and why head coach Dave Rennie was so important in his decision to come to Glasgow.
Bridging the Gap
As part of our sports coverage, we provide some exciting features to look forward to, where you learn more about each club, their players, ambitions and challenges.
In this week’s teaser clip, which you can watch here right now, we catch up with the Hibernian Ladies new head coach Kevin Milne on how he strives to close the gap with Glasgow City. He’s confident the team can go one better next season after the experience gained in this year’s campaign.
You can watch the full interview on BBC ALBA as part of our coverage of the Women’s Scottish Cup Final - Glasgow City v Hibernian Ladies on Sunday 26th November at…
Connacht and Munster Football Finals
Ar an Domhnach beag seo beidh cath mór millteanach idir fathaigh an Iarthair Cora Finne ó Gaillimh agus Caisleán an Bharraigh ó Maigh Eo.
I ndiaidh an cluiche sin beidh muid ag taispeáint clúdach iarbheo den gcluiche ceannais peile na Mumhan idir curraidh Chorcaí Raonaithe Nemo agus buaiteoirí Chiarraí, Na Crócaigh Cill Airne.
Beo ó 13.30 ar TG4.
Sunday sees the next instalment in the epic battle between between western giants Corofin of Galway and Castlebar Mitchels of Mayo.
This game is followed by full deferred coverage of the Munster club football final as Cok champions Nemo Rangers take on Kerry winners Dr.…
Leinster welcome the Dragons to the RDS
Tá Leo Cullen tar éis a bheith gan a chuid réalta móra le cuid mhaith don séasúr. Bhí brú curtha ar doimhneacht a phanéil. Ach tá dream óg, cumasach aige agus iad ag bláthú faoin a stiúr. Anocht cuireann sé fáilte roimh Bernard Jackman. Beirt sean-chara ag dul in iomaíocht lena chéile. Féach ar an chluiche ar TG4 ó 19:20.
Leo Cullen has been without most of his internationals this season, but Leinster’s young guns have developed nicely. Tonight they get another chance to impress as Leo welcomes former team-mate Bernard Jackman and the Newport Gwent Dragons back to the RDS. See it live on TG4 from 19:20.
More Club Championship Action
Ag an deireadh seachtaine, beidh Baile Mhic Gonair (Port Láirge) ag tabhairt aghaidh ar Na Piarsaigh (Luimneach) sa chluiche ceannais iomána na Mumhan. Agus beidh Cuala (Áth Cliath) ag bualadh le Naomh Máirtín (Loch Garman) sa chluiche leathcheannais iomána Laighean. Féach ar an t-aicsean go léir ar TG4 ó 13:30!
This weekend Ballygunner (Waterford) and Na Piarsaigh (Limerick) meet in the Munster Senior Hurling Final; and Cuala (Dublin) and St. Martin’s (Wexford) meet in the Leinster Hurling Semi-Final.
Check out all the action on TG4 from 13:30!
Ambition at Hibs
Tomorrow, Saturday 18th November, we’ll be covering the SPFL Premiership game Hibernian v St Johnstone at 18:00 on BBC ALBA.
In our VT this week, Hibernian midfielder John McGinn reflects on his involvement with the National team and why this has helped him become a better player. The 23-year-old is enjoying his domestic football with the Leith club, but wants to ensure he can play at the highest level possible.
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