This Week in Sport: 13th June − 19th June 2022
Sports fans are in for a treat this week, with exciting sporting action taking place around the world. On Monday, the Golden State Warriors take on the Boston Celtics in game 5 of the NBA Finals. The following day, across the Atlantic, England host New Zealand in day 5 of the second Test which could be set for the a thrilling climax. On Wednesday, the Stanley Cup Final begins as the Colorado Avalanche go up against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Thursday will see the world’s best golfers descend on The Country Club Brookline for the 122nd U.S. Open. The following day, players at the Queen’s Club Championships will battle it out in the Singles Quarterfinals.
There is no shortage of exciting sport at the weekend either. On Saturday, Leicester Tigers go head-to-head with Saracens in the Premiership Rugby Final. Finally, on Sunday teams and drivers head to the familiar Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the Canadian Grand Prix, round 9 of the Championship.
NBA: Golden State Warriors v Boston Celtics
Monday 13th June 1AM (14th) GMT/6PM Local Time
Chase Center, San Francisco
After an entrawling series to date, game 5 of the NBA Finals will see the Warriors and Celtics return to the Chase Center. With the series currently tied at 2-2, whoever takes the win here will only need one more win to clinch this year’s NBA title.
Official site: NBA
Merchandise: NBA Store
Viewing: NBA TV
Podcast: Open Floor: NBA Show
Blog: Golden State of Mind
Blog: Celtics Blog
Cricket: England v New Zealand - Second Test, Day 5
Tuesday 14th June 10AM GMT/11AM Local Time
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
After an enjoyable Test so far, fans will not want to miss a minute of the 5th and final day. After a win in the first Test, England will be keen to take a commanding and unassailable lead in New Zealand’s three Test tour. Can New Zealand level the score?
Match Centre: ECB
News: BBC Sport
Merchandise: New Zealand
Weather: Met Office
Statistics: ESPN Cricinfo
NHL: Colorado Avalanche v Tampa Bay Lightning
Wednesday 15th June 12AM (16th) GMT/6PM Local Time
Ball Arena, Denver
After moving past the Edmonton Oilers and the New York Rangers respectively, the Colorado Avalanche and the Tampa Bay Lightning will fight it out in a 7 game series for the Stanley Cup title. The first game between the two top teams takes place at Ball Arena in Denver. Who will take first blood?
Viewing: NHL Live
Fantasy: NHL Fantasy
Merchandise: NHL Shop
Blog: Mile High Hockey
Blog: Raw Charge
Golf: U.S. Open
Thursday 16th June 10AM GMT/6AM Local Time
The Country Club Brookline, Brookline
After arguably the most controversial few weeks in golf history, players and fans will be hoping that a sense of normality can be restored at Brookline for this year’s U.S. Open. Can Rory Mclroy build on a strong performance at the RBC Canadian Open and take the win? Or will we see another player at the top of the leaderboard after 72 holes of play?
Official site: U.S. Open
Fantasy: PGA Tour
Merchandise: USGA Store
News: U.S. Open
News: Golf Digest
Podcast: The First Cut Golf
Tennis: Queen’s Club Championships
Friday 17th June 12PM GMT/1PM Local Time
The Queen’s Club, London
Established in 1889 the Queen’s Club Championships is one of the most popular and longest running events on tour. With its proximity to Wimbledon, the event is a great indicator of form heading into The Championships and one that players use to prepare themselves for the 3rd Grand Slam of the season.
Official site: LTA cinch Championships
News: Tennis Connected
News: LTA cinch Championships
Order of Play: LTA cinch Championships
Podcast: The Tennis Podcast
Premiership Rugby: Leicester Tigers v Saracens
Saturday 18th June 2PM GMT/3PM Local Time
Twickenham Stadium, London
After strong performances from both teams in their Semi-final matches, Leicester Tigers will go head-to-head with Saracens at Twickenham in the final game of the season. Both teams will be desperate for the win and to lift the trophy in front of their fans. Can the Tigers win an 11th Premiership title?
Official site: Premiership Rugby
News: The Telegraph
News: Premiership Rugby
Merchandise: Leicester Tigers
Formula 1: Canadian Grand Prix
Sunday 19th June 6PM GMT/2PM Local Time
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montréal
After a disappointing performance for both Ferrari’s in Baku, the team will be hoping they can use their blistering pace without hiccups at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix. Drivers will be hoping their teams can limit porpoising this weekend, especially down the long straights of Circuit Gilles Vileneuve. Will anyone end up in the wall of champions?
Viewing: Formula 1 TV
Merchandise: Formula 1 Store
Statistics: Stats F1
Fantasy: F1 Fantasy
Blog: Scuderia Fans
Photo by: Golden State Warriors
Written and information correct on 12th June 2022 at 10pm GMT
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