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Bud Wiser

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Sunday Independent Sport
« on: April 16, 2017, 06:29:19 PM »
The Sunday Independent today had 16 pages of "Sport".   A copy and paste of all the English soccer matches, a regurgitated article about Diarmuid Connolly and Lee Keegan and the rest was about Rugby.  There was not one inch given to the League Hurling Semi-Finals, not a mention and Iarnrod Eireann ran a train service that arrived in McDonagh Station at 4pm.  There were 20,000 at the game and probably 140,000 watching it on TV but these gob5hite5 dont want to know about our national sport on an Easter Sunday.
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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2017, 08:46:15 PM »
The Sunday Independent today had 16 pages of "Sport".   A copy and paste of all the English soccer matches, a regurgitated article about Diarmuid Connolly and Lee Keegan and the rest was about Rugby.  There was not one inch given to the League Hurling Semi-Finals, not a mention and Iarnrod Eireann ran a train service that arrived in McDonagh Station at 4pm.  There were 20,000 at the game and probably 140,000 watching it on TV but these gob5hite5 dont want to know about our national sport on an Easter Sunday.
Very poor form. They probably needed the space for the arselicking of Trump Og and the latest news about Prince George
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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2017, 09:15:55 PM »
The Sunday Independent today had 16 pages of "Sport".   A copy and paste of all the English soccer matches, a regurgitated article about Diarmuid Connolly and Lee Keegan and the rest was about Rugby.  There was not one inch given to the League Hurling Semi-Finals, not a mention and Iarnrod Eireann ran a train service that arrived in McDonagh Station at 4pm.  There were 20,000 at the game and probably 140,000 watching it on TV but these gob5hite5 dont want to know about our national sport on an Easter Sunday.

I solved that problem nearly 8 years ago. I stopped buying the Sunday Independent. I stopped buying papers! I care not what most journalists think. It's hard not to read a (former player) Journalist without seeing his agenda. Count yourself lucky that you don't (I presume) buy The (Horrible) Sunday World or the (nearly worse) Mail on Sunday.

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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2017, 11:30:23 PM »
Tbf, it's your own fault for buying the Indo.

Don't usually buy the paper but at home for the weekend and my folks have the Sunday times - 7 pages of soccer, 4 rugby, 2 gaa, 1 horse racing, golf & motor sport.

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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2017, 04:53:10 AM »
Do people still buy newspapers

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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2017, 08:41:38 AM »
Sunday Times sports section used to be really good.
They have cut it back in size by about half I would say over the past few years & it's not worth buying anymore as a result.

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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2017, 11:00:35 AM »
There was half a page on the hurling semi finals but I agree wasn't great coverage.

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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2017, 04:34:42 PM »
The Sunday Independent today had 16 pages of "Sport".   A copy and paste of all the English soccer matches, a regurgitated article about Diarmuid Connolly and Lee Keegan and the rest was about Rugby.  There was not one inch given to the League Hurling Semi-Finals, not a mention and Iarnrod Eireann ran a train service that arrived in McDonagh Station at 4pm.  There were 20,000 at the game and probably 140,000 watching it on TV but these gob5hite5 dont want to know about our national sport on an Easter Sunday.

What do you expect them to do? Not give coverage to Rory McIlroys stag in Miami or Roz getting her pussy shaved
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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2017, 04:51:43 PM »
Sindo sales have been falling for a few years and advertising has migrated to Facebook. Soccer articles are cheap.
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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2017, 07:38:28 PM »
RT sport on 6 o'clock News wetting themselves over a rugby junket if a makes upon team playing meaningless friendlies next Summer.
Not a word about GAA affairs.
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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2017, 08:02:02 PM »
RT sport on 6 o'clock News wetting themselves over a rugby junket if a makes upon team playing meaningless friendlies next Summer.
Not a word about GAA affairs.

In fairness the Lions announcement is probably bigger news than Galway preparing to sht the bed in another national final..
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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2017, 12:51:08 PM »
RT sport on 6 o'clock News wetting themselves over a rugby junket if a makes upon team playing meaningless friendlies next Summer.
Not a word about GAA affairs.

In fairness the Lions announcement is probably bigger news than Galway preparing to sht the bed in another national final..

 ;D ;D ;D

Roscommon's appearances in recent finals haven't gone down too well, have they? More like going down too easy...

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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2017, 03:27:05 PM »
Could never understand the Lions thing

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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2017, 06:16:10 PM »
Could never understand the Lions thing

Probably a lot would prefer them to still be called the British Lions
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Re: Sunday Independent Sport
« Reply #14 on: April 20, 2017, 06:41:32 PM »
Could never understand the Lions thing

Yeah, it seemed to me to over-rate the southern hemisphere teams that we have to send an amalgamation of the Triple crown teams to give them a game.