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#1 Richard_S

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 10:08 AM

Yippeeeeeeee :D

- 5 year deal (2013 - 2017)
- Every game from every round
- At least 6 live with 2 delayed each week
- Every game from the play-offs
- Grand Final live (previously this was on SKY)
- State or Origin series (Queensland v New South Wales) best of 3 exclusive and live (previously this was on SKY)
- All Star game
- Anzac Test Match
- Archive of classic Grand Finals and State of Origin will air
- NRL Full-time, the round up program will air every Tuesday evening. (Previously on SKY)
- No free viewing on streaming or betting sites.

I just hope that the subscription doesn't shoot up to pay for all this....

#2 peterworth

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 10:21 AM

Good news indeed, since BT Vision were rumoured to be in for it. I would think they'll increase the cost and maybe introduce a HD channel on their spare Sky slot.

#3 Matt J

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 07:56 PM

Not bad at all!

Cummins Out.

#4 Steve Slater

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:50 PM

Good news if you watch NRL, bad news if you only want to watch Championship... Unless it means more pubs & clubs will subscribe to Premier!
I can't understand why they don't do Pay-per-view for the customers who don't watch much Telly?

#5 elppaxr2i

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 07:56 PM

Cant imagine there would be much demand for hunslet vs doncaster on ppv for example

#6 jamescolin

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 08:20 PM

Just renewed my subscription. Gone up to £95.50p for the year. Still broadcasting on Thursdays the Championship games. Fev tnext Thursday. NRL in addition. Easy Peasy. I just cancel Sky Sports at end of rugby season and then renew when season starts. Saves 3 months subs. Premier runs March to March. So renew just as season starts in Championship. Cracking games all round. Cost of Premier Sports net around £25 to £30 for the year.