RUGBY and FOOTBALL on BBC ALBA
It’s a busy week at the Nemeton office in Scotland as we prepare for women’s international rugby, Scottish Championship and Premiership football on BBC ALBA.
First up we are live from Scotstoun as Scotland Women take on Canada in the 2nd match of their Three-Test Campaign.
We then head over to Tannadice for live coverage of Dundee United v Ayr United. With Robbie Neilson’s side pushing for promotion to the Premiership, they will need to be at their best in order to get a result against current leaders Ayr.
Finally we head to Rugby Park for full match deferred coverage of Kilmarnock v Hibernian which is sure to be a…
Ian Burke looks ahead to Connacht Final
Féachann Ian Burke go dtí an Domhnach nuair a thugann a fhoireann Corofin aghaidh ar Ballintubber i gCluiche Ceannais Peile Chonnacht! Beidh an Cluiche BEO ar an Domhnach ó 13:30 ar TG4.
Ian Burke looks ahead to Sunday when his team Corofin take on Ballintubber in the Connacht Football Final! The game will be live on Sunday from 13.30 on TG4.
St Mirren v Heart of Midlothian
Our attention this weekend is on the Scottish Premiership as St Mirren take on Heart of Midlothian at the Simple Digital Arena.
After a well-deserved point against Dundee before the international break, St Mirren will be aiming to maintain a foothold in the Premiership. Hearts on the other hand will be wanting to make up for the home loss against Kilmarnock and will be keen to keep up the pressure on Celtic by picking up the 3 points in Paisley.
In our extended feature interview at half-time, we hear from ex-St.Mirren goalkeeper Craig Samson who spoke to us shortly before he announced his retirement from playing to take up a…
INTERNATIONAL & CUP FOOTBALL on BBC ALBA
It’s an exciting week of football action for us at the Nemeton office in Scotland.
We kick off with live coverage of women’s international football on BBC ALBA. Scotland welcome the Women’s World Champions USA to Paisley. With both teams preparing for the Women’s World Cup next summer, the match will be insight for Scotland into some of the quality teams they could find themselves up against following December’s draw.
We then head over to Hampden Park where the first Challenge Cup quarter final of the season takes place with Queen’s Park going head to head with Welsh side Connah’s Quay Nomads. Both teams will be…
Crokes & Corofin dominate
Dr. Crokes of Killarney are through to the AIB Munster Club Football Final after they easily overcame Cork city club St. Finbarr’s on Sunday. Reigning All-Ireland champions Corofin powered past a low scoring Clann na nGael side and they will now face Ballintubber in the Connacht final.
PREMIERSHIP BATTLE on BBC ALBA
There’s the anticipation of a nail biting Saturday in prospect for us this weekend as we bring you all the action between Dundee v St Mirren.
Dundee’s Jim McIntyre is still looking for his first win of the season as ‘The Dark Blues’ boss after taking over from Neil McCann last month. In our half-time feature he discusses the task at hand of keeping his new club in the Scottish top flight. We also speak to new St Mirren defender Anton Ferdinand as he gets settled into life in Scottish football.
With a point separating Oran Kearney’s men from replacing Dundee at the bottom of the table. Will they be able to open up the…