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I'm really looking forward to this! I expect the coverage will be fairly basic, but still, a chance to get some national airtime for clubs like these is great.

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37 minutes ago, Futtocks said:

I'm really looking forward to this! I expect the coverage will be fairly basic, but still, a chance to get some national airtime for clubs like these is great.

Fixture list added.

 

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Think this is very positive for the game, we have always lacked media coverage, read somewhere this could make the coverage available to 18 million as it is on Sky (424) and Freeview (95), more than can watch Super League

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2 hours ago, Defender1 said:

Think this is very positive for the game, we have always lacked media coverage, read somewhere this could make the coverage available to 18 million as it is on Sky (424) and Freeview (95), more than can watch Super League

As far as FreeView is concerned, the channel will only be available to TVs or set-top boxes with FreeView HD. However, HD-compatible tuners will become far more commonplace (and cheaper) as time goes by.

But the potential reach has gone from zero to several million in one step. Not bad, by any standard!

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Well done to the NCL management - especially Trevor Hunt, who has worked tirelessly to bring some great sponsorship and value to the NCL competition!

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I missed it at the time, but Leigh East v Stanningly was shown yesterday on livestream.com and will apparently be re-streamed this evening, although it doesn't say exactly when.

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On 04/03/2018 at 12:00 PM, Futtocks said:

I missed it at the time, but Leigh East v Stanningly was shown yesterday on livestream.com and will apparently be re-streamed this evening, although it doesn't say exactly when.

Just checked your link. It's available to watch now. If it's like other Livestream events does it not stay "on demand"  until the broadcasters (Leigh East maybe) remove it??? Unsure about this but its still available. 

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50 minutes ago, yanto said:

Just checked your link. It's available to watch now. If it's like other Livestream events does it not stay "on demand"  until the broadcasters (Leigh East maybe) remove it??? Unsure about this but its still available. 

When I posted it, it wasn't available to play on demand. The 'watch again' link wasn't there, but it is now. Maybe they held that back 'til after the scheduled repeat.

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Does anybody know the logistics of how they will be doing the coverage, i.e.  are they fetching their own cranes with cameras like Sky, will Simmo be commentating at a Studio miles away, or be at the grounds ? or will it just be 2 blokes with cameras stood in the crowd, be interesting to see how they do it ? 

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I think the talk of cranes is a bit optimistic haha. From what I understand any club that doesn't have a vantage point for a camera (a lot do these days) then there will be a bit of scaff popped up as like a temporary gantry. Rugby AM team will be actually at the games though yeah. 

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Whats peoples grounds like after the snow flurry last night, Is Rochdale game v Egremont in doubt??. I have checked weather forecast and no further snow is due but just checking what peoples thoughts are due to last weeks games mostly called off.

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17 hours ago, hunsletgreenandgold said:

This is great! As good as any promo for a super league game. 

Mick Morgan??? Can't wait until he calls a ref a d*ckhead haha

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21 minutes ago, mickhornet said:

Why a 5pm ko?

TV schedules - the match fits between two live Ice Hockey games on Freesports.

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59 minutes ago, mickhornet said:

Why a 5pm ko?

Because the most captive audience is going to be other NCL clubs/fans so wouldn't make sense to play it whilst all the other games are on.

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40 minutes ago, hunsletgreenandgold said:

Because the most captive audience is going to be other NCL clubs/fans so wouldn't make sense to play it whilst all the other games are on.

Right thanks.

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Here we go - just a week late (thanks, Beast), but NCL Rugby is now on live, free-to-air- terrestrial, national TV! :cool: 

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Trevor Hunt and Mick Morgan in the commentary box.

Pitch looks very muddy in the middle, so any chips'n'grubbers into the boggy patch could cause chaos.

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Rochdale Mayfield 6:0 Egremont, after just over 4 minutes.

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