GAA streaming service GAAGO to show non-televised Allianz League games

By Conor Martin

GAA streaming service GAAGO has announced they will exclusively stream up to 23 games from the upcoming return of Allianz League action. A move that will give people across Ireland the chance to support their county despite them not being in the stands in person.

Previously available outside of Ireland only, the service will for the first time allow GAA fans at home to stream inter-county GAA games live or on demand and was brought in to help deal  Covid-19 restrictions, and ensures that fans can watch their counties matches from the comfort of their homes.

 Games from every division of the Allianz Football League will be available on the platform, including the finals of the Allianz Hurling League Divisions 2A, 2B and 3B are also among the games being streamed on GAAGO. Matches broadcast on domestic TV will continue to be available outside of Ireland only. Pay-per game coverage starts at €5, with county boards across Ireland supplying match passes for hospitals and care homes. The coverage will be produced by RTÉ Sport and Nemeton TV, and will see the familiar voices of Marty Morrissey, Ger Canning and John Kenny providing the commentary.

With the news sure to be welcomed by GAA fans across the 32 counties GAA President John Horan said: “Providing viewing access to games, albeit through a screen rather than in person for many of our members, has been of utmost importance in recent months and GAAGO’s first step into the domestic streaming market for upcoming Allianz League matches is a continuation of this endeavour. We are delighted to balance broadcast coverage of our remaining fixtures on GAAGO and our linear TV partner stations TG4, eir Sport and RTÉ. The distribution of complimentary match passes to hospitals and care homes in partnership with relevant GAA County Boards is also a very important and positive development.”

GAAGO*.ie Allianz League schedule*

Saturday 17 October

Div 4 Football – Wicklow v Antrim, Aughrim 12.30pm

Div 1 Football – Monaghan v Kerry, Inishkeen 2pm

Div 2 Football – Westmeath v Laois, Cusack Park 2pm 

Div 3 Football – Cork v Louth, Páirc Úi Chaoimh 4pm

Div 3 Football – Down v Leitrim, Páirc Esler 4pm 

Div 3 Football – Derry v Longford, Celtic Park 4.30pm 

Div 4 Football – Carlow v Sligo, Dr Cullen Park 5pm

Sunday 18 October

Div 2 Football – Clare v Fermanagh, Cusack Park 1pm 

Div 3 Football – Tipperary v Offaly, Semple Stadium 1pm

Div 4 Football – Limerick v Wexford, Rathkeale 1pm

Div 2A Hurling Final – Antrim v Kerry, O’Connor Park 1.30pm

Div 3B Hurling Final – Sligo v Leitrim, Connacht Centre of Excellence 1.30pm

Div 2B Hurling Final – Down v Derry, Athletic Grounds 2pm

Remaining games on both days will be shown on TV in Ireland, and on overseas.

Weekend of 24/25 October

GAAGO to stream all non-televised games in Ireland (and all games overseas).

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