This Week in Sport: 6th June − 12th June 2022

The Queensland Maroons' Kayln Ponga celebratesThe first full week of June is shaping up to be an incredibly exciting prospect for sports fans. On Monday, the Edmonton Oilers go up against the Colorado Avalanche in a game that could see the Avalanche advance to the Stanley Cup Final. The following day, Germany play host to England in the UEFA Nations League with both teams looking to improve on their first matches in the competition. On Wednesday, the New South Wales Blues go head-to-head with the Queensland Maroons in the first of 3 State of Origin games.

On Thursday, the LIV Golf Invitational Series gets underway at the Centurion Club after a very controversial build up to the event. The following day, on the other side of the Atlantic, the Boston Celtics take on the Golden State Warriors in game 4 of their NBA Finals match-up.

There is no shortage of exciting sport taking place at the weekend either. On Saturday, UFC heads to Singapore for UFC 275, the card for which includes two title fights. Finally, on Sunday, Formula 1 heads to Azerbaijan for round 8 of the Championship, a race fans do not want to miss.


NHL: Edmonton Oilers v Colorado Avalanche

Monday 6th June 12AM (7th) GMT/6PM Local Time

Rogers Place, Edmonton

After an incredibly strong performance in the first 3 games of their Western Conference Final against the Edmonton Oilers, the Colorado Avalanche lead 3-0. Can the Avalanche win game 4 and advance into the Stanley Cup Final?

Viewing: NHL Live 

News: NHL 

Fantasy: NHL Fantasy

Merchandise: NHL Shop

Blog: Copper and Blue 

Blog: Mile High Hockey 


UEFA Nations League: Germany v England

Tuesday 7th June 6:45PM GMT/8:45PM Local Time

Allianz Arena, München

Germany will play host to England in Munich on Tuesday, after they drew 1-1 with Italy. England will be keen to put their loss to Hungary in their first game behind them and give their fans something to cheer about at the Allianz.

Official Site: UEFA 

News: Sportsmole 

Statistics: UEFA 

Merchandise: Germany 

Merchandise: England 

News: The Guardian 


State of Origin Series: New South Wales Blues v Queensland Maroons

Wednesday 8th June 10:10AM GMT/8:10PM Local Time

Stadium Australia, Sydney

Often referred to as Australian sport’s greatest rivalry, the State of Origin Series will see New South Wales take on Queensland in the 3 game series. New South Wales have won 3 of the last 4 series and will look to take their second consecutive State of Origin win.

News: The Sydney Morning Herald

Statistics: Finder

Merchandise: The Supporters Store

News: ​​ABC

Videos: Youtube

News: Fox News  


LIV Golf Invitational Series: London

Thursday 9th June 1PM GMT/2PM Local Time

​​Centurion Club, Hemel Hempstead

48 players will tee it up at the Centurion Club this week for the first event of the controversial new LIV Golf Invitational Series. With Dustin Johnson headlining the field, fans will be interested to see who takes the win in the new shotgun start 54 hole event. 

Tickets: LIV Golf

News: BBC Sport

Podcast: No Laying Up

News: Sky Sports

Draft: LIV Golf 

News: The Guardian 


NBA: Boston Celtics v Golden State Warriors

Friday 10th June 1AM (11th) GMT/9PM Local Time

TD Garden, Boston

With the series currently tied at 1-1, both teams will be keen to get the upper hand in game 4 of the NBA Finals. After a strong performance by the Golden State Warriors in game 2, in which they won by 19 points, Steve Kerr’s side will look to take something away from the two consecutive games in Boston.

Official site: NBA

Merchandise: NBA Store

Viewing: NBA TV

Podcast: ​​Open Floor: NBA Show

Blog: Golden State of Mind

Blog: Celtics Blog 


UFC 275: Teixeira v Procházka

Saturday 11th June 2AM (12th) GMT/10AM Local Time

Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore

UFC heads to Singapore for UFC 275 which is headlined by a hotly anticipated Light Heavyweight title bout between Glover Teixeira and Jiří Procházka. Other fights on the card include a Strawweight rematch between Zhang Weili and Joanna Jędrzejczyk, with the first fight between the pair widely considered one of the greatest fights in women's MMA history.

Official Site: UFC

Viewing: UFC Fight Pass 

Blog: MMA Mania

Video: UFC

News: MMA News 

Merchandise: UFC Store


Formula 1: Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Sunday 12th June 11AM GMT/3PM Local Time

Baku City Circuit, Baku

After an action packed race around the streets of Monaco, Formula 1 heads to the now familiar streets of Baku for round 8 of the Championship. Baku City Circuit is a fan and driver favourite, with the tight 2nd sector a contrast from the long straight which often sees overtaking into turn 1. Who will come out on top?

Viewing: Formula 1 TV

News: WTF1 

Merchandise: Formula 1 Store

Statistics: Stats F1

Fantasy: F1 Fantasy

Blog: Scuderia Fans


Photo by: Queensland Maroons

Written and information correct on 5th June 2022 at 10pm GMT

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