Challenge Cup brings Northern Ireland club to Scotland
This weekend, viewers can look forward to a sport extravaganza on the BBC ALBA channel. We’re producing three exciting games, starting tonight, Friday 16th February. See below for full schedule:
16/02/2018 PRO14 - Glasgow Warriors v Cheetahs, 19:25
17/02/2018 SPFL Premiership - Hibernian v Aberdeen, 18:00
18/02/2018 SPFL Challenge Cup semi-final - Inverness CT v Crusaders, 17:05
For rugby fans, the Glasgow Warriors v Cheetahs game will be broadcast tonight from 19:25. In our half-time extended feature, Glasgow back-row forward Matt Smith, who this week signed a new contract with the Warriors and his sister Hannah, who…
GAA President launches new Laochra Gael series
Réalta peile agus iomána aitheanta sa séasúr nua Laochra Gael
Filleann an tsraith shuntasach CLG seo ar TG4 san Earrach le leagan amach nua uair a’ chloig. Beidh cúigear pearsa CLG faoi chaibidil, daoine go mbeadh clár uaire de dhíth chun cothrom na féinne a thabhairt dá scéalta pearsanta, lán d’eachtraí corraitheacha. Is fíor-laochra iad uilig agus a gcáil imithe rompu. Sa tsraith seo, áfach, gheobhfar léargas iomlán agus pearsanta orthu agus faoina ngaol lena spórt agus leis an saol mórthimpeall orthu. Insíonn an scéal spóirt na bun fíricí a bhí riamh i gceist i gcláracha Laochra Gael síos tríd…
Rugby on BBC ALBA
Happy Friday! In the Scotland office, we’re getting excited about producing tonight’s broadcast of the PRO14 Edinburgh v Leinster rugby game. Watch it live on BBC ALBA from 19:25.
In this week’s extended feature, Edinburgh Rugby’s Assistant Forwards Coach Roddy Grant discusses the transition between finishing as a player and starting life as a coach.
Watch a taster clip from the interview here.
New season for SWPL
Our SPFL Premiership coverage for BBC ALBA this weekend is the fixture Heart of Midlothian v St Johnstone, broadcast tomorrow, Saturday 3rd February, on the channel at 18:00.
Our extended feature at half-time this week covers the new Scottish Women’s Premier League (SWPL) season, which begins next weekend. Holders Glasgow City will face even tougher competition to retain the title for a 12th consecutive time.
For the first time in the league’s history, there will be prize money for all 16 clubs across SWPL 1 and SWPL 2.
A mouth-watering opening set of fixtures scheduled for Sunday the 11th of February, will see the first Old…
This weekend, we’re heading over to Aberdeen to cover the SPFL Premiership game Aberdeen v Kilmarnock, broadcast on BBC ALBA Saturday 27th January at 18:00.
In the extended half-time features, our Aberdeen and Kilmarnock players chat about their clubs, managers, hopes and challenges in their careers.
In Aberdeen, we catch up with Niall McGinn, as he begins his second spell with the Dons. The 30-year-old talks about the influence of Derek McInnes and his relief that Michael O’Neill will remain as Northern Ireland manager.
Kilmarnock youngster Calum Waters talks about the impact made by manager Steve Clarke, Kris Boyd’s…