England, Ireland and Wales all in football action

By Liam Coleman

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Lion: Wayne Rooney will hope to be among the goals for England against Lithuania
Lion: Wayne Rooney will hope to be among the goals for England against Lithuania

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International football, a much-anticipated boxing rematch and Premiership rugby are all a part of the best sport to show in the pub this weekend.

Football: Ireland v Wales (Friday 7.45pm) - Sky Sports 1

The weekend begins with Wales making the short trip across the Irish Sea for a World Cup qualifier. As the Six Nations proved, there is a decent number of Wales and Ireland fans willing to visit their local to cheer on their country so this is a great chance for a boost in Friday night trade.

Boxing: Jorge Linares v Anthony Crolla (Saturday, 7pm) - Sky Sports 1

Saturday night sees Mancunian Anthony Crolla attempt to regain the WBA lightweight title in his hometown. Crolla's Venezuelan opponent, Linanres, is hot favourite for the fight, but the bout between these two last year proved to be a very close one. There is no box office subscription needed for this fight so all licensees with Sky Sports will be able to show both the under card and main fight at no additional charge.

Rugby union: Saracens v Bath (Sunday, 3pm) - BT Sport 1

For anyone that needs their rugby fix in the aftermath of the Six Nations, this tussle between two of the Premiership's top four teams ought to whet their appetite. 

Football: England v Lithuania (Sunday, 5pm) - ITV

England will hope to continue on the path to the 2018 World Cup in Russia by overcoming Lithuania at Wembley Stadium. With this match being on terrestrial TV, all licensees with a TV set-up can bring in the extra custom that will come with this match – regardless of additional sport subscriptions.

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