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#21 HOLYMOLY

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:01 AM

Have L package on Virgin only but Premier and BT sports are all now showing,get in

#22 brooza

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:44 AM

I believe my parents have the M package so hopefully it will be on there too as that's where I'm basing myself for most of the RLWC.

 

They never record to that box either so I should be able to keep matches on there indefinately!


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#23 brooza

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:51 AM

Confirmed it's on the M/M+ package


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#24 John Drake

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:55 AM

Fantastic news! :)


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#25 GaryO

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 09:18 AM

Xmas has most definitely come early this year, I have VM's M package and Premier Sports is on there.  


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#26 League Express

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 09:28 AM

Premier Sports to be shown on Virgin Media in time for RLWC2013

http://www.totalrl.c...e-for-rlwc2013/

Premier Sports has announced an agreement with Virgin Media that will see RLWC2013 becoming available to the cable provider’s four million homes and bringing to an end years of negotiation.
The announcement comes three years after the station began showing Rugby League’s Championship and Championship One games, and after the Parliamentary Rugby League Group intervened by writing to the Chief Executive of Virgin Media imploring the provider to grant the station a slot on its platform in time for the tournament.
Premier Sports Executive Producer, Neal Coupland was quick to thank the Group for its assistance and its involvement saying "The Parliamentary Rugby League Group has been tremendous in its support for Premier Sports in drawing this saga to a close.  As soon as we got in touch with them, they sprang into action and I have no doubt that their pressure, combined the support of Rugby League fans who became aware of the issue, compelled Virgin Media to reconsider their position.”
The decision comes just in time to catch all Rugby League World Cup games and the opening ceremony at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium. This means Premier Sports is available to 14 million homes including the 10 million with Sky.
Chairman of the Parliamentary Group, Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland, praised the decision: “This is tremendous news for Rugby League and sports fans.  RLWC2013 will be a fantastic spectacle and one that as many people as possible can celebrate.  Virgin Media’s decision to show Premier Sports enables people to see Rugby League played at the highest level and is absolutely right for the athletes, fans, sponsors and the sport generally.  Well done to both sides in getting it done.
“Now – let’s look forward to the best ever World Cup!”


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#27 Blind side johnny

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 05:46 PM

Great news.

 

Even better I discovered this by accident when trawling the channels just after cancelling Sky Sports. Even if I have to pay a sub for Premier next year I will struggle to justify resubscribing to Sky again.

 

Maybe this will signal the end for SL?


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#28 oldhead

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 09:38 PM

I have the m package and its on my tv. Don't know if this is part of the free bt sports weekend or not ? Does anybody know ?

#29 The Bobster

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 10:29 AM

Its like being a kid at Christmas. Well done Virgin/Premier :D

 

Just told the wife and for some reason she isn't as impressed as me.


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#30 Blind side johnny

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 10:59 AM

According to the Virgin website it's free to ALL customers until the end of the year.

 

Great stuff - I can't see me renewing with Sky Sports now.


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