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#1 bearman

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 10:36 PM

Has anyone signed up for this? They are saying 16 games a month which is good value.
The downside is the NRL season will soon be over and there is a one off set up charge of £5 I think.
there is only a 30 day notice required to unsubscribe, so I guess it makes sense to knock it on the head for the winter
I suspect however, that a lot of people will be thinking that we pay enough in subscriptions ( My Misses certainly does).
I'm tempted anyone else?
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#2 Northern Sol

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 11:19 PM

Will think about it for next year but don't see much point for this year.

#3 Johnoco

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 11:30 PM

QUOTE (Northern Sol @ Aug 2 2010, 12:19 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Will think about it for next year but don't see much point for this year.


Agree. Not that long left now, as good as it is.

#4 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 07:22 AM

QUOTE (bearman @ Aug 1 2010, 11:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Has anyone signed up for this? They are saying 16 games a month which is good value.
The downside is the NRL season will soon be over and there is a one off set up charge of £5 I think.
there is only a 30 day notice required to unsubscribe, so I guess it makes sense to knock it on the head for the winter
I suspect however, that a lot of people will be thinking that we pay enough in subscriptions ( My Misses certainly does).
I'm tempted anyone else?


It's 20 games a month, five a week after they have given us the Monday night live game and for next season we'll have the footy show and possible pre-season games.

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 08:55 AM

Does it have anything other than GAA and NRL?
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#6 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 08:58 AM

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Does it have anything other than GAA and NRL?

Sailing and some rallying

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#7 gingerjon

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 09:06 AM

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Sailing and some rallying


I'll pass I think.
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#8 thirteenthman

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 09:12 AM

I've been watching the matches on Premier all season, so I've signed up. The annoying thing is though, the most important match of the season, the Grand Final, won't even be on there. Sky are showing it.

Anyway it'll only be on for 2 months. Come October when the NRL and GAA have finished, they'll have nowt left to show anyway!



#9 brooza

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 09:46 AM

I'd get it if it was on Virgin

It's a rolling 1 month contract, as they realise that NRL/GAA fans would likely only want the channel for their respective sports so have made it easy for people to cancel during the off season

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#10 jackknife

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 10:36 AM

when does the free viewing run out? iv watched all season and when you think about it like £1.50 a week so i think il get it
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#11 shrek

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 10:38 AM

I'd get it if it filled the Rugby void over the Winter months, but 6.99 on top of my existing Sky subs becomes hard to justify.

On Friday 28th March I'm taking part in the Wigan Streetsleep, raising money for The Brick charity who try to ensure nobody in Wigan finding themselves homeless spends a 2nd night on the streets and providing help and support via a foodbank.  Every penny counts so if you can spare anything at all its much appreciated - this link will take you to my sponsorship page thanks.


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Posted 02 August 2010 - 10:53 AM

QUOTE (brooza @ Aug 2 2010, 10:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd get it if it was on Virgin

It's a rolling 1 month contract, as they realise that NRL/GAA fans would likely only want the channel for their respective sports so have made it easy for people to cancel during the off season


2 month minimum according to the Rugby press this morning

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#13 bendyas

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 11:05 AM

There's a nice places accross the tasman somewhere that shows the games / magazine shows. A little delayed but meh.



#14 brooza

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 11:23 AM

QUOTE (jackknife @ Aug 2 2010, 11:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
when does the free viewing run out? iv watched all season and when you think about it like £1.50 a week so i think il get it


Goes subscription on 05/08, I think

QUOTE (DemonUK @ Aug 2 2010, 11:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
2 month minimum according to the Rugby press this morning

Strange, that goes against comments made by one of the guys behind it recently

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#15 Northern Sol

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 11:26 AM

QUOTE (brooza @ Aug 2 2010, 12:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Goes subscription on 05/08, I think


Correct.

#16 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 01:04 PM

QUOTE (thirteenthman @ Aug 2 2010, 10:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I've been watching the matches on Premier all season, so I've signed up. The annoying thing is though, the most important match of the season, the Grand Final, won't even be on there. Sky are showing it.

Anyway it'll only be on for 2 months. Come October when the NRL and GAA have finished, they'll have nowt left to show anyway!


It'll be on MSK next year wink.gif

#17 Chariots

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 01:06 PM

With SKY doing the Thursdaynight highlights show now Im not as bothered

#18 Tommy The C5t

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 01:08 PM

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With SKY doing the Thursdaynight highlights show now Im not as bothered


That's about as much use as Martin Offiahs Super League round up.

#19 TBC

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 01:20 PM

It's worth it just for the commentary alone. Light years ahead of Eddie and Stevo.

#20 Amber Avenger

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 02:23 PM

QUOTE (Tommy The C5t @ Aug 2 2010, 02:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It'll be on MSK next year wink.gif


It will still be on Sky - IIRC it's part of the same deal that NRL signed with MSK - that Sky get State Of Origin, Round by Round Highlights and the Grand Final for the length of the contract that MSK has everything else
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