Eir Sport to show all nine classic Setanta Sports Cup finals this week

Mon, Mar 23 2020

Shamrock Rovers boss Michael O'Neill celebrates his side's 2011 success over Dundalk with players Stephen Rice, Pat Flynn, Karl Sheppard and Ciaran Kilduff. Credit: Extratime Team (ETPhotos)

The Setanta Sports Cup may be long but it’s far from forgotten as eir Sport will air nine classic finals over seven evenings this week.

The cross-border competition took place over nine seasons between 2005 and 2014 with Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United each picking up two trophies.

Eir Sport 1 will now broadcast all nine finals during the week in chronological order beginning with the 2005 final between Linfield and Shelbourne on Monday night at 8.30pm.

Subsequent finals will be shown at 8.30pm each night from Tuesday to Friday, while back-to-back games will be shown on Saturday and Sunday at 7.30pm and 9.15pm respectively.

Eir Sport 1 is available to Virgin Media customers on channel 410.

Full schedule:

Monday, March 23 - Linfield v Shelbourne, 8.30pm

Tuesday, March 24 - Drogheda United v Cork City, 8.30pm

Wednesday, March 25 - Linfield v Drogheda United, 8.30pm

Thursday, March 26 - Cork City v Glentoran, 8.30pm

Friday, March 27 - Bohemians v St. Patrick's Athletic, 8.30pm

Saturday, March 28

Shamrock Rovers v Dundalk, 7.30pm

Crusaders v Derry City, 9.15pm

Sunday, March 29

Shamrock Rovers v Drogheda United, 7.30pm

Sligo Rovers v Dundalk, 9.15pm