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Opening Ceremony itself - 'Blanked' by the BBC


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#1 Banbury Wolf

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 01:10 PM

Knew this would happen - squeezing just a 30-min build-up into the start of programme.

Means that we don't get to see the opening ceremony itself and the aura of a big occasion that would present on national telly.

 

Anyway - still excited for the match itself/matches themselves.

 

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#2 Jim from Oz

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 01:17 PM

Doing the same on 7mate here in Australia! :-<

#3 Gary Coyle

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 01:20 PM

Watching it on Premier Sports, you seriously missing nothing, very very poor so far



#4 Heritage XIII

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 01:23 PM

Yeah 7mate showing none of the ceremony. Pretty poor but goodness its great not listening to Rabs 'old fart' Warren



#5 DiH68

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 01:25 PM

Matt King's hair is looking particularly impressive!
And its good of them to squeeze a couple of interviews in between the ads :-(

#6 jannerboyuk

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 02:26 PM

It was great in the ground
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Posted 26 October 2013 - 02:27 PM

Watching it on Premier Sports, you seriously missing nothing, very very poor so far


Absolutely breathtaking live :O

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#8 MidlandsRugbyLeague

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:51 PM

It was fantastic!

#9 Trojan

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:54 PM

Watching it on Premier Sports, you seriously missing nothing, very very poor so far

agree with this, TBH I don't see the point of dancers etc. Get some kids to play two games across the pitch. Get someone to make a short speech declaring it open - national anthems - end of.

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#10 jannerboyuk

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:30 PM

Welcome to the modern world
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#11 Gary Coyle

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:34 PM

14 floating golf balls, WOW.



#12 jannerboyuk

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:36 PM

The difference between those who came to the game and the miserable gits who didn't
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Crusaders RL to do the double over Widnes and finish five places ahead of them -WRONG
Widnes Vikings NOT to dominate rugby league in years to come! STILL TO COME

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#13 RugbyLeagueGeek

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 04:37 PM

agree with this, TBH I don't see the point of dancers etc. Get some kids to play two games across the pitch. Get someone to make a short speech declaring it open - national anthems - end of.

The man in the white suit leading a community sing-song?



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Posted 26 October 2013 - 05:25 PM

agree with this, TBH I don't see the point of dancers etc. Get some kids to play too games across the pitch. Get someone to make a short speech declaring it open - national anthems - end of.

I assume you were knocked back for entertainment director?

#15 FatherTed

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 05:26 PM

Hi all,first post but been reading for a while,just so dismayed by the coverage from the bbc,no coverage of the opening ceremony at all,ok the F1 qualifiers were on but they didn't even give the option of watching it with the red button!moto GP was on instead,I think they class RL in the same bracket as say Hockey or netball!

#16 Trojan

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:10 PM

The man in the white suit leading a community sing-song?

I just don't see the point. I didn't see the point of the giant sumo wrestlers at the 1995 World Cup. I didn't see the point of the Olympics Opening Ceremony - or Closing Ceremony for that matter, it's sport, ger on wi't'game!

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#17 MidlandsRugbyLeague

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:24 PM

14 floating golf balls, WOW.


Well there were 15 for a start, grumpy.

#18 FatherTed

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:36 PM

The difference between those who came to the game and the miserable gits who didn't



#19 Trojan

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:38 PM

The difference between those who came to the game and the miserable gits who didn't

I'd have liked to have gone, but it's a five hour drive from Leeds. I also looked at staying Friday at my daughters at Salisbury and getting the train to Cardiff, the last time I travelled to my daughter's be train, in July, the train I caught to Bristol from Salisbury terminated at Cardiff, but for some reason not on Saturday October 26th.

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 06:39 PM

The difference between those who came to the game and the miserable gits who didn't


Is what? Is this an opening day quiz?




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