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#1 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 05 June 2010 - 04:41 PM

Just been watching the Sky Sports "Battle for the Super League (1996)" dvd and the intro music had me going, my dad was sat laughing in the chair as it came up with the system activate icon.

The original super league sky sports intro
http://www.youtube.c...feature=related

Give me the above over the Frankie Goes To Hollywood one that's used now, although I used to like the big league intro for skysports games (1994) --> .





#2 hindle xiii

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Posted 05 June 2010 - 05:33 PM

On YouTube there is also the one from 2004(+) [it says] where there are dudes running round a steel mill.

There was also the intro inbetween yours and the one I mention where 3 or 4 players, including Leon Pryce and Terry Newton I think, were stood being 'scanned'... however I haven't seen this on YouTube

I really like the current one.

I always like this try music which I think they may still use.

Edit: The one before the current one had this music Lostprophets - Start Something.

Edited by hindle xiii, 05 June 2010 - 05:35 PM.

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#3 eminence

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Posted 06 June 2010 - 12:01 AM

QUOTE (hindle xiii @ Jun 5 2010, 06:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
On YouTube there is also the one from 2004(+) [it says] where there are dudes running round a steel mill.

There was also the intro inbetween yours and the one I mention where 3 or 4 players, including Leon Pryce and Terry Newton I think, were stood being 'scanned'... however I haven't seen this on YouTube

I really like the current one.

I always like this try music which I think they may still use.

Edit: The one before the current one had this music Lostprophets - Start Something.


The classic Sky Sports Super League anthem, Carpe Diem by edrenalin, is now available as an MP3 download on Amazon.co.uk.

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#4 Bulliac

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 09:54 AM

My favourite was the 'Search for the hero', which showed some classic big hits, all timed to the stressed beat of the music. Super stuff. The newer attempts don't come near it imo.
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#5 Wendall

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 10:19 AM

You cant beat 'Seize the day'!

It got to number 38 in the charts if I can remember! biggrin.gif



#6 PREPOSTEROUS

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 11:32 AM

Funnily enough, Iíve been searching for the intro music for the Sky Sports RL live games circa 2003/2004. It was a rock/metal track and Iíve never been able to find out what it was called. Anybody know?

(At work so unable to access you tube so not sure if the answer to my question has already been provided in any of the above links)


#7 shrek

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 11:36 AM

I always found the player shots just after the introduction of the big screen were upon scoring a try you saw them sat on what must have been an exercise bike head bobbing up and down like a Churchill dog!

#8 hindle xiii

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 11:48 AM

QUOTE (PREPOSTEROUS @ Jun 7 2010, 12:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Funnily enough, Iíve been searching for the intro music for the Sky Sports RL live games circa 2003/2004. It was a rock/metal track and Iíve never been able to find out what it was called. Anybody know?

(At work so unable to access you tube so not sure if the answer to my question has already been provided in any of the above links)

I my have answered it for you already above, 'Lostprophets - Start Something'? Although it is the full song and Sky only used some parts without lyrics.

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#9 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 10:23 PM

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http://www.youtube.c...feature=related

Coverage from the first ever season in which Sky showed Rugby League.

#10 Bilko

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:50 PM

Another Old Sky Intro -

They should bring that music back to their try replays. The modern version is rubbish!

Edited by Bilko, 30 August 2010 - 06:52 PM.


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Posted 31 August 2010 - 03:57 PM

QUOTE (PREPOSTEROUS @ Jun 7 2010, 12:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Funnily enough, Iíve been searching for the intro music for the Sky Sports RL live games circa 2003/2004. It was a rock/metal track and Iíve never been able to find out what it was called. Anybody know?

(At work so unable to access you tube so not sure if the answer to my question has already been provided in any of the above links)


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#12 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 31 August 2010 - 08:57 PM

QUOTE (Bilko @ Aug 30 2010, 07:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Another Old Sky Intro -

They should bring that music back to their try replays. The modern version is rubbish!


Amen to that mate and a good find, I can just about remember the 93/94 intro, oh the days of fighting off my mum to keep control of the remote just so I could watch the live Rugby League games on Sky.




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