TG4 are set to broadcast 150% more games from the 2021 LGFA Lidl Ladies National Football Leagues.
The increase in coverage from four to ten games confirms TG4’s dedication to Ladies Gaelic Football, as the station continues to blaze a trail for the broadcast of women’s sport.
The station will broadcast four group games from Division 1A and Division 1B, in addition to the semi-finals for Division 1. All four Divisional finals will be shown live on the
weekend of June 26/27, with Division 1 and 2 finals airing on TG4, and the Division 3 and 4 finals broadcast on Spórt TG4’s YouTube Channel.
TG4 announces major increase in coverage of the 2021 Lidl Ladies National Football Leagues
Increase in coverage from four to ten games again confirms TG4’s dedication to Ladies Football
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— Ladies Football (@LadiesFootball) May 11, 2021
In addition to the station’s extensive coverage and sponsorship of the Peil na mBan championship series, TG4 is delighted to give these games the exposure on a broadcast platform that is free to air on national television and via Spórt TG4’s YouTube channel. The matches will be available to watch globally via the TG4 Player App.
Peil na mBan Beo will continue to be the home of live and exclusive ladies’ football action on TG4. The series will be presented by former Galway footballer Máire Ní Bhraonáin, whowill be joined by an expert panel for analysis.
The panel includes Waterford’s Michelle Ryan, Dublin’s Sorcha Furlong and Sinéad Finnegan, Cork’s Rena Buckley and Rhóna Ní Bhuachalla, Meath star and current TG4 Intermediate Player of the Year Vikki Wall. The commentary team will be led by Brian Tyers.
TG4 Head of Sport, Rónán Ó Coisdealbha, said ‘’For over twenty years TG4 has been the
home of live and exclusive television broadcasting of Ladies Gaelic Football. #With TG4’s
increased coverage of the 2021 Lidl National Leagues, we continue to lead the way in
broadcasting of women’s sport in Ireland and ensures that women’s sport is front and
centre for audiences. TG4 is delighted to make even more games available to the public on free to air on television.''
TG4’s 2021 coverage of the Lidl Ladies National Football Leagues will get underway on May 21, with Division 1’s Cork v Tipperary clash broadcast live at 7.30pm. The following day will see neighbours Galway and Mayo lock horns at 7.30pm.