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CHANNEL 4 /LIVE RUGBY LEAGUE

Started by: GOLDEN BEAR (4314) 

I would like to ask my fellow rugby league Expert's what are your view's on the news that super league will televise 10 live matches this is a first time ever.Starting next year with opening game between LEEDS RHINOS v WARRINGTON WOLVES on 12 th FEBRUARY 2022 it will be first time ever for channel 4 in its 26 year history. " A FREE TO AIR SPORT"" AS FOR ME
I BELIEVE IT COULD BE A GOOD IDEA GIVING A HELL OF A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO DON'T HAVE SKY /CABLE OR WHAT HAVE YOU !!! This could hopefully spread the game away from it's cloth cap northern image ( i hope it does ) I AM KEEN TO READ SOME OF YOUR COMMENTS ......GB

Started: 24th Nov 2021 at 15:30

Posted by: roylew (3417)

Brilliant for the game…and let’s hope the commentary is brilliantly done as well

Replied: 24th Nov 2021 at 19:51

Posted by: whups (7288) 

if that,s right then the fear is that sky are going to drop rugby league from it,s format ? .

Replied: 24th Nov 2021 at 23:57

Posted by: roylew (3417)

Let’s hope ch4 expand the coverage ????????

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 07:22

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1775)

bet Jarvis can't wait

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 09:20
Last edited by Handsomeminer: 25th Nov 2021 at 09:21:04

Posted by: whups (7288) 

i,m sure there will be a responce colin .

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 11:57

Posted by: builderboy (2334)

The more opportunities to see SL matches the better. Sky's output remains the same so these are extra fixtures for the viewing public.

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 13:53

Posted by: mortarmillbill (730)

It is great news as lots of armchair fans like me cannot afford Sky charges and rely on the weekly update on BBC.

I can't wait to be able to watch full matches on Channel 4.

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 14:10

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (4314) 

WHUPS ,, I for one would not give a flying fig if SKY sod off ,because they have been robbing the rugby league for many a score years ,WHAT they pay for showing live super league games is a PITTANCE AND HAD BEEN FOR A LONG TIME . Also the coverage has got worse too. I appreciate football is the leader in sport globally , having said that we have been selling ourselves very short for years ,after it's a live sport and we should be well numerated for it .SO WHUPS DON'T FEAR SKY PULLING OUT MIGHT DO US A POWER OF GOOD ..............GB.

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 14:10

Posted by: whups (7288) 

it may do alan but how long are channel 4 going to do it ? .

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 14:19

Posted by: peter g (2889) 

If Sky pulled out of RL I would quit sky altogether and use my Firestick all the time new films are all crap and footie is on firestick I can only watch a few of most live matches anyway due to my work anyway i have to record them anyway

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 16:34

Posted by: wigvet (3480)

''if Sky pulled out of RL''...........there would be no professional RL to watch

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 17:33

Posted by: roylew (3417)

You could always go along to a game

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 18:20

Posted by: Joe Maplin (439) 

I wont be going along to any matches at 12.30 on a Saturday dinner time...

Replied: 25th Nov 2021 at 18:52

Posted by: broady (17440) 

Wigvet the voice of reason. As they used to say “ half a loaf is better than nowt”

Replied: 26th Nov 2021 at 13:10

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (4314) 

JOE ,, WHERE ARE THESE 12.30 DINNER TIME KO COME FROM ???? GB

Replied: 28th Nov 2021 at 13:55

Posted by: jarvo (30161) 

Does it matter who televises it?

It's fixed anyway.

Replied: 28th Nov 2021 at 14:02

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1775)

He can't resist

Replied: 28th Nov 2021 at 21:14

Posted by: Joe Maplin (439) 

GB..the first match is Warrington v Leeds with a 12.30 start

Replied: 29th Nov 2021 at 10:59

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (4314) 

BLOODY HELL CAN YOU TELL ME WHY ??? there is no reason for it at all !
GB.

Replied: 30th Nov 2021 at 14:06

Posted by: broady (17440) 

Maybe the same reason football has a 12.30 kick off. Better viewing figures? Football cannot screen 3pm kick offs on a Saturday in case it affects attendances at the other matches. Maybe rugby has the same rule.

Replied: 30th Nov 2021 at 14:25

Posted by: Joe Maplin (439) 

bit different in RL as not many saturday matches
FYI Wigan v Salford sat 24th April 13.00hrs

Replied: 30th Nov 2021 at 15:50

Posted by: broady (17440) 

He who pays the fiddler etc.

Replied: 30th Nov 2021 at 17:32

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1775)

Hope the commentators/presenters are better than the sky ones

Replied: 30th Nov 2021 at 18:49

 

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