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Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby BR » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:48 pm

Not sure Scotland were that convincing. 15 v 15 would have been a very different game imho
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Joe Schmo » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:50 pm

BR wrote:Not sure Scotland were that convincing. 15 v 15 would have been a very different game imho
i missed the red card, was it the correct decision?
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Shan » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:57 pm

BR wrote:Not sure Scotland were that convincing. 15 v 15 would have been a very different game imho


Convincing on the scoreboard.

England don't wolf Samoa as much as I thought they would. Still, a comfortable win.
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby BR » Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:07 pm

Joe Schmo wrote:
BR wrote:Not sure Scotland were that convincing. 15 v 15 would have been a very different game imho
i missed the red card, was it the correct decision?

Seemed clearcut at the time. I think the ref only reviewed it looking for mitigation.
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby connachtfan » Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:50 pm

222toHounslow wrote:The fact that the FIRFU sold the rights knowing full well Nordie supporters had no access to a free to air option pretty much sums up what they think of us.


Well RTE seem convinced you boys are watching, every time they have a competition for
future fixture tickets they give viewers from NI a number to call. Maybe some distinguished gentlemen on here just aren't that tech saavy?
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Russ » Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:44 pm

connachtfan wrote:
222toHounslow wrote:The fact that the FIRFU sold the rights knowing full well Nordie supporters had no access to a free to air option pretty much sums up what they think of us.


Well RTE seem convinced you boys are watching, every time they have a competition for
future fixture tickets they give viewers from NI a number to call. Maybe some distinguished gentlemen on here just aren't that tech saavy?
RTE player definitely doesnt work with a BT postcode

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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby BR » Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:45 pm

connachtfan wrote:
222toHounslow wrote:The fact that the FIRFU sold the rights knowing full well Nordie supporters had no access to a free to air option pretty much sums up what they think of us.


Well RTE seem convinced you boys are watching, every time they have a competition for
future fixture tickets they give viewers from NI a number to call. Maybe some distinguished gentlemen on here just aren't that tech saavy?

It's not about tech savvy. Most of us *could* receive an RTE2 signal; the question becomes - is it worth the outlay in varying ones standard tech set up in order to watch 3 matches/year?
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Shan » Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:06 pm

BR wrote:It's not about tech savvy. Most of us *could* receive an RTE2 signal; the question becomes - is it worth the outlay in varying ones standard tech set up in order to watch 3 matches/year?


So there is access and it is really a question of choice. No issue therefore.
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby BR » Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:09 pm

Shan wrote:
BR wrote:It's not about tech savvy. Most of us *could* receive an RTE2 signal; the question becomes - is it worth the outlay in varying ones standard tech set up in order to watch 3 matches/year?


So there is access and it is really a question of choice. No issue therefore.

Well we could all just subscribe to sky sports too. That would be the cheaper option for many. (Or go to the pub ...)
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Rooster » Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:56 pm

BR wrote:
Shan wrote:
BR wrote:It's not about tech savvy. Most of us *could* receive an RTE2 signal; the question becomes - is it worth the outlay in varying ones standard tech set up in order to watch 3 matches/year?


So there is access and it is really a question of choice. No issue therefore.

Well we could all just subscribe to sky sports too. That would be the cheaper option for many. (Or go to the pub ...)
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby 222toHounslow » Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:04 pm

I’m with Rooster
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Shan » Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:04 pm

BR wrote:Well we could all just subscribe to sky sports too. That would be the cheaper option for many. (Or go to the pub ...)


Indeed. We have lots of options. We are pretty lucky really.
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Shan » Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:15 pm

Rooster wrote:Or just say FU IRFU


Yeah why not. Shur yiz have plenty of practice by now with that one. :D
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Shan » Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:17 pm

So anyway France drew with Japan. Jaynee O'Feck.
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Re: Autumn Internationals - TV coverage?

Postby Aird » Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:45 pm

Slightly off topic but relevant. I see from Irish Times that RTE have lost the free to air rights for the 6 Nations.
To the best of my knowledge there is no TV3 signal in Northern Ireland unless you are living close to the border and get a leaked signal.
Will the BBC be covering all Irelands matches or just those covering the Home Nations or are the Nortnern Province being forgotten once again ?
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