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Football shafted for Royal Wedding

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Captain of the Gate, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. Captain of the Gate

    Captain of the Gate Active Member

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    Channel 9 has dumped Friday Night Football for the Royal Wedding. What a load of horse****. Who cares?
    Apparently they are playing the games on Gem so they don't get done for anti-siphoning. From what I've heard the lead game in both NSW & QLD will be Broncos v Bulldogs followed by Rabbitohs v Sharks on replay.
    What can I say, I'm still pissed. I understand why the network is doing it, cause its a big event that will rate, but honestly the royal family could not bore me anymore and I have 0 interest in the wedding
     
  2. Blake

    Blake Active Member

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    The wedding will still get a much higher rating count than football ever will.
    Sad, but true.
     
  3. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Captain I would suggest you are not in their target market...
     
  4. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member

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    Not when it'll be on 5 or 6 channels.

    Nein take absolutely no responsibility for the sports they buy the rights to. All they're interested in doing is preventing anybody else having the rights so they can pick & choose what they show & when.
     
  5. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    As long as its on Gem I don't care what they show on their main channel, even if it is soft British porn.  Hopefully there's fewer adverts.
     
  6. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Almost,Almost,Almost ......There we are
    Well done
     
  7. Jono

    Jono Well-Known Member

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    Problem is: I don't have access to Gem and neither do a lot of people I know so that's BS. Would have been better on GO
     
  8. Brookie4eva

    Brookie4eva Well-Known Member

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    At least on GEM hopefully it will be in HD.

    And for you people who don't have access to GEM, if Regional I understand, but if you're in the City then just spend $40 to get a set top box.

    I suspect anyone on here spends alot more than that throughout the year to support Manly.
     
  9. Cameron

    Cameron Cambo

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    we all know jono struggles to find box
     
  10. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    Nothing quite like a royal shaft.
     
  11. ayjay007

    ayjay007 Well-Known Member

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    All the major rural centres have digital TV now.Same as metro-just a digital or HD TV or set top box required.
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    Well,Katie's certainly going to find out about that!(if she hasn't already)
     
  12. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

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    I thought they outsourced the shafting.
     
  13. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Not when it'll be on 5 or 6 channels.

    Nein take absolutely no responsibility for the sports they buy the rights to. All they're interested in doing is preventing anybody else having the rights so they can pick & choose what they show & when.
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    I bet you it does.
     
  14. Manly To Win!

    Manly To Win! Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Stupid decision, shows why Channel 9 don't deserve the rights, but if it's going to be on Gem, then there's nothing to complain about.
     
  15. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    The NRL should have scheduled the Titans match that night . . . so we could see Prince Scott.
     
  16. sydsider

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    Royal shaft finds box.
     

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