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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby jimbobjoe » July 29th, 2019, 2:47 pm

neill_m wrote:
jimbobjoe wrote:Do C4 have the rights to all Irelands warm up games in the UK?

Delighted if they do after I had a shocker tryin to get NowTV to work on Saturday morning.


Channel 4 have the home games and the away game in Cardiff. The game at Twickenham is on Sky Sports Main Event / Action.


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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby LeRouxIsPHat » July 29th, 2019, 3:37 pm

neill_m wrote:
LeRouxIsPHat wrote:So nothing this weekend... :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:


There is Currie Cup action from South Africa, can be added to the list if you wish.


Okay at least there's something if I need my fix!

Thanks again for your updates Neil :happy clapper:
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » July 29th, 2019, 3:50 pm

LeRouxIsPHat wrote:
neill_m wrote:
LeRouxIsPHat wrote:So nothing this weekend... :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:


There is Currie Cup action from South Africa, can be added to the list if you wish.


Okay at least there's something if I need my fix!

Thanks again for your updates Neil :happy clapper:


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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » August 5th, 2019, 9:38 am

Fri Aug 9 - Fri Aug 16

Rugby Championship

Sat Aug 10 10:45am Australia v New Zealand Sky Sports Action
Sat Aug 10 8:40pm Argentina v South Africa Sky Sports Main Event / Action

Rugby World Cup warm up games

Sat Aug 10 2pm Ireland v Italy Channel 4 / RTE2
Sun Aug 11 2pm England v Wales Sky Sports Action / Main Event

Pacific Nations Cup

Fri Aug 9 4am Tonga v Canada
Sat Aug 10 5:35am USA v Japan (in Fiji)
Sat Aug 10 8:15am Fiji v Samoa

All PNC games on World Rugby Youtube Channel.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » August 12th, 2019, 2:18 pm

Sat Aug 17 – Sat Sep 7 - Rugby World Cup warm up games

Rugby World Cup warm up games

Sat Aug 17 8:35am New Zealand v Australia Sky Sports Main Event / Action
Sat Aug 17 2:15pm Wales v England Sky Sports Action / Main Event / Channel 4
Sat Aug 17 4:05pm South Africa v Argentina Sky Sports Arena
Sat Aug 17 8:00pm France v Scotland Premier Sports 1
Sat Aug 24 1:10pm Scotland v France Premier Sports 2
Sat Aug 24 3pm England v Ireland Sky Sports Action / Main Event
Sat Aug 31 2:30pm Wales v Ireland Channel 4
Sat Aug 31 5pm Georgia v Scotland Premier Sports 1
Fri Sep 6 7:30pm Scotland v Georgia Premier Sports 1
Fri Sep 6 7:45pm England v Italy Sky Sports Action
Sat Sep 7 3:35am New Zealand v Tonga Sky Sports Action
Sat Sep 7 2pm Ireland v Wales Channel 4 / RTE2
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby Ruckedtobits » August 13th, 2019, 7:52 pm

neill_m wrote:Sat Aug 17 – Sat Sep 7 - Rugby World Cup warm up games

Rugby World Cup warm up games

Sat Aug 17 8:35am New Zealand v Australia Sky Sports Main Event / Action
Sat Aug 17 2:15pm Wales v England Sky Sports Action / Main Event / Channel 4
Sat Aug 17 4:05pm South Africa v Argentina Sky Sports Arena
Sat Aug 17 8:00pm France v Scotland Premier Sports 1
Sat Aug 24 1:10pm Scotland v France Premier Sports 1
Sat Aug 24 3pm England v Ireland Sky Sports Action / Main Event
Sat Aug 31 2:30pm Wales v Ireland Channel 4
Sat Aug 31 5pm Georgia v Scotland Premier Sports 1
Fri Sep 6 7:30pm Scotland v Georgia Premier Sports 1
Fri Sep 6 7:45pm England v Italy Sky Sports Action
Sat Sep 7 3:35am New Zealand v Tonga Sky Sports Action
Sat Sep 7 2pm Ireland v Wales Channel 4 / RTE2


Great line-up and good opportunity to place your bets by the end of all that
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby Fireworks » August 15th, 2019, 6:57 pm

Did I hear right. Eir sports channel is now going to be available on Virgin. If that is right I would imagine there is a bit of depression in TG4 offices as there will be a serious drop in their viewer numbers for the PRO14 games.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby Morf » August 15th, 2019, 11:28 pm

Fireworks wrote:Did I hear right. Eir sports channel is now going to be available on Virgin. If that is right I would imagine there is a bit of depression in TG4 offices as there will be a serious drop in their viewer numbers for the PRO14 games.


While it's good to have the access to Pro 14 rugby to more people I really don't get the hate for TG4 rugby*.

*Not necessarily here but fairly commonly expressed

Apart from it being in Irish they big up rugby at all opportunities like RTE when they had it often didn't.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » August 16th, 2019, 8:58 am

Fireworks wrote:Did I hear right. Eir sports channel is now going to be available on Virgin. If that is right I would imagine there is a bit of depression in TG4 offices as there will be a serious drop in their viewer numbers for the PRO14 games.


Not all TG4 games are also on live on Eir Sport, so if you want to watch all the games TG4 is more than useful. I don't mind watching the games on TG4, there is the obvious language barrier which is not a major issue for me.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby Oldschool » August 17th, 2019, 1:29 pm

Aug 17 - Just noticed.
Wales v England game is also on Sky 1 now.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby Oldschool » August 23rd, 2019, 4:37 pm

A repeat of the Scotland v France games is available on Freesports at 10 am on Sunday, 25th Aug.
Freesports is free to air AND it's on channel 435 on your (well mine anyway) Sky Box.

BTW there's a good chance that any game being broadcast by Premier Sports, in Neill_m's list above will be repeated on Freesports.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » August 27th, 2019, 11:45 am

RWC Warm Up Games

Fri Aug 30 8:10pm France v Italy Premier Sports 1 (Freesports Mon Sep 2 10am)
Sat Aug 31 2:30pm Wales v Ireland Channel 4
Sat Aug 31 5pm Georgia v Scotland Premier Sports 2 (Freesports Sun Sep 110am)
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » September 2nd, 2019, 9:55 am

Currie Cup Final

Sat Sep 7 4pm Cheetahs v Lions Sky Sports Arena

Rugby World Cup warm up games

Fri Sep 6 7:30pm Scotland v Georgia Premier Sports 1 (Freesports Sat Sep 7 10am)
Fri Sep 6 7:45pm England v Italy Sky Sports Action
Sat Sep 7 3:35am New Zealand v Tonga Sky Sports Action
Sat Sep 7 10:30am Australia v Samoa Sky Sports Arena
Sat Sep 7 2pm Ireland v Wales Channel 4 / RTE2
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » September 10th, 2019, 9:50 am

Rugby World Cup

Fri Sep 20 11:45am A Japan v Russia ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI) / RTE2 (ROI)
Sat Sep 21 5:45am D Australia v Fiji ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Sat Sep 21 8:15am C France v Argentina ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Sat Sep 21 10:45am B New Zealand v South Africa ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Sun Sep 22 6:15am B Italy v Namibia ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Sun Sep 22 8:45am A Ireland v Scotland ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI) / RTE2 (ROI)
Sun Sep 22 11:15am C England v Tonga ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Mon Sep 23 11:15am D Wales v Georgia ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Tue Sep 24 11:15am B Russia v Samoa ITV4 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Wed Sep 25 6:15am D Fiji v Uruguay ITV4 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Thu Sep 26 8:45am B Italy v Canada ITV4 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
Thu Sep 26 11:45am C England v USA ITV1 (UK) / Eir Sport (ROI)
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby jimbobjoe » September 10th, 2019, 10:05 am

That first Saturday :D
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » September 11th, 2019, 10:44 am

RTE showing Japan v Russia and France v Tonga as their non-Irish pool games.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby johng » September 16th, 2019, 11:12 am

I think you can add itv to an irish sky box. No pause or record. Will test later and report back.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby Dave Cahill » September 16th, 2019, 11:25 am

johng wrote:I think you can add itv to an irish sky box. No pause or record. Will test later and report back.


You can add all the ITV channels to an Irish Sky Box alright, but as you say no pause or record. Boards.ie have an excellent thread with all the tuning frequencies for these and other channels
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby neill_m » September 16th, 2019, 12:09 pm

johng wrote:I think you can add itv to an irish sky box. No pause or record. Will test later and report back.


You may get the blue screen treatment and be unable to watch it given how the tv rights are for the tournament.
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Re: Rugby on the Box

Postby Dave Cahill » September 16th, 2019, 12:25 pm

neill_m wrote:
johng wrote:I think you can add itv to an irish sky box. No pause or record. Will test later and report back.


You may get the blue screen treatment and be unable to watch it given how the tv rights are for the tournament.



Unless Freeview have changed their technnology, then channels broadcast in the clear won't be geo-locked
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