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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4710 on: July 10, 2017, 11:19:58 AM »
Thought Tomas Quinn was excellent tonight.

RTE must be under severe pressure from sponsors to get back in Dublins good books.

Like ffs, the Commercial and Marketing Manager for Dublin GAA brought on as a pundit on the show.Can nobody see the irony of this after the ass Jim Gavin made of himself a couple of weeks ago. I could only laugh when I seen him talking about zoomed in grainy footage of Cillian O'Connor that shows nothing


I completely forgot he was in that role. That HAS to be a pander to Dublin GAA to try to smooth relations. Could you imagine if they invited on the Mayo PRO as an analyst ffs!
You're spot on about the Cillian O'Connor incident - even zoomed in, there is nothing to see, yet they choose to highlight that over the many ACTUAL red card incidents that occurred in games over the weekend.
Dublin and Kerry men trying to sew the seed in referees minds for further down the line - their media machines are working very nicely. Des Cahill is either complicit in it or doesn't even see what's going on around him   ::)
Darn it, Dublin's master plan has been unveiled. It's only a matter of time until they find the hypnotist who tricked Harrison into going UFC on the Clare player on Saturday ::)

I didn't suggest that the Harrison incident shouldn't have been highlighted - I referred to the O'Connor incident which you've conveniently ignored. And it's not like Dublin are above wheeling out their media figures to try to influence officials is it?
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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4711 on: July 10, 2017, 11:24:59 AM »
Lone Shark and Captain Scarlet, that's the point I've been banging on about for two years.

The ould lads from Carlow NEVER got to see their team play on TV until Sky showed them this year.

There are ould lads the length and breadth of the country who never get to see their team. But the hurling on Saturday was a great game that Duignan's ould lad wanted to see so it's a different matter.
Sky's entrance to the world GAA  is not responsible for increasing coverage of games.
Sky took over the entire TV3 package including commentators and pundits.
Same nr of games.


UK GAA viewers already had and still have access to many GAA games, easily available on Premier Sports for GBP10 p/m.

In the old system, that hurling game would have been fta  on TV3 and watched by hundreds of thousands.
In this current system, a Sky only game musters  a much lower figure of some thousands of viewers in Ireland  and pathetic viewing figures in the UK.

The Sky subscriber package has had a negative effect on access to the same televised games that were once covered fta with professionalism by TV3  and there's no extra revenue for the  GAA.

Though I presume with Sky revamping their sports channels into packages, a viewer should be able to select a GAA package for lower cost than present, Sky see some future with more subscribers in  Irl and uk


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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4712 on: July 10, 2017, 11:38:10 AM »
MMA style throws, hands on officials, red cards, moral panics abound and not a Tyrone man in sight. The world's couped.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4713 on: July 10, 2017, 11:54:27 AM »
Lone Shark and Captain Scarlet, that's the point I've been banging on about for two years.

The ould lads from Carlow NEVER got to see their team play on TV until Sky showed them this year.

There are ould lads the length and breadth of the country who never get to see their team. But the hurling on Saturday was a great game that Duignan's ould lad wanted to see so it's a different matter.
Sky's entrance to the world GAA  is not responsible for increasing coverage of games.
Sky took over the entire TV3 package including commentators and pundits.
Same nr of games.


UK GAA viewers already had and still have access to many GAA games, easily available on Premier Sports for GBP10 p/m.

In the old system, that hurling game would have been fta  on TV3 and watched by hundreds of thousands.
In this current system, a Sky only game musters  a much lower figure of some thousands of viewers in Ireland  and pathetic viewing figures in the UK.

The Sky subscriber package has had a negative effect on access to the same televised games that were once covered fta with professionalism by TV3  and there's no extra revenue for the  GAA.

Though I presume with Sky revamping their sports channels into packages, a viewer should be able to select a GAA package for lower cost than present, Sky see some future with more subscribers in  Irl and uk

Sky's viewing figures are in the toilet. No one is watching the games. While the rte coverage is poor at least it is free to air. As part of the next tv deal GAA could insist on an additional highlights show midweek.
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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4714 on: July 10, 2017, 12:46:09 PM »
The sky coverage is better for sure. I guess a lot of people watch the games in the pub or stream them.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4715 on: July 10, 2017, 02:28:05 PM »
Thought Tomas Quinn was excellent tonight.

RTE must be under severe pressure from sponsors to get back in Dublins good books.

Like ffs, the Commercial and Marketing Manager for Dublin GAA brought on as a pundit on the show.Can nobody see the irony of this after the ass Jim Gavin made of himself a couple of weeks ago. I could only laugh when I seen him talking about zoomed in grainy footage of Cillian O'Connor that shows nothing


I completely forgot he was in that role. That HAS to be a pander to Dublin GAA to try to smooth relations. Could you imagine if they invited on the Mayo PRO as an analyst ffs!
You're spot on about the Cillian O'Connor incident - even zoomed in, there is nothing to see, yet they choose to highlight that over the many ACTUAL red card incidents that occurred in games over the weekend.
Dublin and Kerry men trying to sew the seed in referees minds for further down the line - their media machines are working very nicely. Des Cahill is either complicit in it or doesn't even see what's going on around him   ::)

The paranoia is setting in early this year.
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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4716 on: July 10, 2017, 02:35:00 PM »
Some bullshit being spouted on here about Sky. There are more games covered live now than 10 or 15 years ago. The main games as always are still on RTE. Sky have taken on a package of games and to my mind do them well. I for one would like to see more on Sky. We no longer live in a world where nothing costs money and GAA games have a value. If that 80 yo all fella had to fill the car or take the bus/train buy his lunch and ticket it would have cost him more than a month's subscription to Sky. Putting on games cost money, having 100 youngsters playing in Semple, The Athletic Grounds, Croke Park etc costs money, if the GAA can sell the product why not. RTE and BBC is not free to air any way you pay your license and through your taxes.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4717 on: July 10, 2017, 02:52:37 PM »
Thought Tomas Quinn was excellent tonight.

RTE must be under severe pressure from sponsors to get back in Dublins good books.

Like ffs, the Commercial and Marketing Manager for Dublin GAA brought on as a pundit on the show.Can nobody see the irony of this after the ass Jim Gavin made of himself a couple of weeks ago. I could only laugh when I seen him talking about zoomed in grainy footage of Cillian O'Connor that shows nothing


I completely forgot he was in that role. That HAS to be a pander to Dublin GAA to try to smooth relations. Could you imagine if they invited on the Mayo PRO as an analyst ffs!
You're spot on about the Cillian O'Connor incident - even zoomed in, there is nothing to see, yet they choose to highlight that over the many ACTUAL red card incidents that occurred in games over the weekend.
Dublin and Kerry men trying to sew the seed in referees minds for further down the line - their media machines are working very nicely. Des Cahill is either complicit in it or doesn't even see what's going on around him   ::)

The paranoia is setting in early this year.

Do you not see how ridiculous it looks two weeks after Jim Gavin makes such a huge issue out of the Sunday Game coverage of Diarmuid Connolly,  that Mossy Quinn the Dublin GAA Commercial and Marketing Manager appears as a pundit on the very same program and tries to make an issue of a nothing incident involving Cillian O'Connor.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4718 on: July 10, 2017, 07:01:15 PM »
a "nothing" incident involving Cillian O'Connor.

 ::)

You should be thankful that none of the pundits pointed out how your darling innocent lad very cynically threw himself to the ground as though he had been shot immediately after raising his hands to the Clare lad's face in order to avoid getting sent off during that highlighted incident.

Dirty players like CoC deserve to have their antics exposed and shamed.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4719 on: July 10, 2017, 07:16:09 PM »
a "nothing" incident involving Cillian O'Connor.

 ::)

You should be thankful that none of the pundits pointed out how your darling innocent lad very cynically threw himself to the ground as though he had been shot immediately after raising his hands to the Clare lad's face in order to avoid getting sent off during that highlighted incident.

Dirty players like CoC deserve to have their antics exposed and shamed.

Jaysus how did Miissy miss that one. And to think the county board are paying him for this shit

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4720 on: July 10, 2017, 09:07:58 PM »
The 'analysis' of Meath v Donegal was pathetic tbh.
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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4721 on: July 10, 2017, 09:16:18 PM »
But but but it was free to air so it was grand.
I see Carlow are on Sky again this weekend. What about the poor aul lads??
62 seconds of highlights again for him on Sunday will do him grand...

I know I am being a shithead there the way I am making the point but it bothered me how the Ordinary GAA Fan was being held up due to a hurling game being missed but F all said when Kildare v Meath was on Sky for example.
I just think get your own house in order before you go on the attack.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4722 on: July 10, 2017, 10:00:13 PM »
The 'analysis' of Meath v Donegal was pathetic tbh.

They showed how Murphy scored an important point for Donegal, but nobody mentioned that he took seven steps to make space.

Two Big football counties, a good tight hard fought game and we get trickles of moments that looked very disjointed in showing the flow of the game.


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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4723 on: July 10, 2017, 11:54:28 PM »
If Soccer Republic can show decent highlights from every League of Ireland match on a Monday night, why cant The Sunday Game or RTE do similar? The crowds at intercounty matches dwarf those of LOI soccer yet we have to put up with a shite production. 60 second highlights , mickey mouse interviews with managers that are often cutoff mid sentence and frequently highlights edited missing some of the key scores or incidents in games. Some of the footage looks like it's been taken with a water damaged camera phone. You can give out all you like about Sky but at least the product is high quality.

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Re: The Sunday Game
« Reply #4724 on: July 11, 2017, 12:40:58 AM »
If Soccer Republic can show decent highlights from every League of Ireland match on a Monday night, why cant The Sunday Game or RTE do similar? The crowds at intercounty matches dwarf those of LOI soccer yet we have to put up with a shite production. 60 second highlights , mickey mouse interviews with managers that are often cutoff mid sentence and frequently highlights edited missing some of the key scores or incidents in games. Some of the footage looks like it's been taken with a water damaged camera phone. You can give out all you like about Sky but at least the product is high quality.

+1.  Savage post Lily!