This Week in Sport: 13th June − 19th June 2022

The Golden State Warrior's Steph Curry celebratesSports 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: England 

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 

News: NHL 

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

Statistics: Tennisuptodate

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

Video: Youtube

Merchandise: Saracens 

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

News: WTF1 

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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