Virgin announce live TV coverage of three title run matches

Tommy Martin

Tommy Martin Credit: Michael P Ryan (ETPhotos)

Virgin Media Television have confirmed live tv coverage for three upcoming League of Ireland Men’s Premier Division matches.

First up is the Dublin Derby in Tallaght between Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians on Friday 1st September, followed by the Hoops trip to the Ryan McBride Brandywell to take on Derry City on 15th September.

The third live TV game will be St. Patrick’s Athletic v Dundalk on Friday 22nd September.

The broadcaster confirmed the coverage will be led by presenter Tommy Martin along with  Bernard O’Toole. Analysists will be Brian Kerr, Vinny Perth, Ian Morris and Keith Treacy.

Mark Scanlon, League of Ireland, Director, said: “We’re delighted to bring these three massive games live to Virgin Media Television as the title race picks up pace coming into the final weeks of the season.

"It has been exciting working with Virgin Media so far this season who have brought a new dimension to League of Ireland broadcasting and help bring our games to an even bigger audience. The three matches selected will have huge bearing on the title race and we can’t wait to get them televised to a national audience and see how it all plays out.”

The announcement of three matches brings the total of live games covered by Virgin to six this season.