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BBC one Wales showing the game this Saturday at 5:15pm! 

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Widnes Vikings also to get a franchise - RIGHT

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3 minutes ago, jannerboyuk said:

BBC one Wales showing the game this Saturday at 5:15pm! 

Saw this on YouTube recently. Belter. 

Surprised it’s on BBC1 on a Saturday evening though, I thought Wales hates RL because their best players went North. Is it the full game?  

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I went to this game and it is probably my favourite match that I have seen live. Incredibly tough game. Never seen it on TV so looking forward to it

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7 hours ago, Man of Kent said:

Saw this on YouTube recently. Belter. 

Surprised it’s on BBC1 on a Saturday evening though, I thought Wales hates RL because their best players went North. Is it the full game?  

Ancient history for most welshies ime.

prog is on for 138 mins so looks like the full game, available on iplayer straight after broadcast

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Predictions for the future -

Crusaders RL to get a franchise for 2012 onwards -WRONG

Widnes Vikings also to get a franchise - RIGHT

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

http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/cardiffdemonsrlfc/

http://www.walesrugbyleague.co.uk/

I promise to pay �10 to the charity of Bomb Jacks choice if Widnes Millionaires finish above the battling underdogs Crusaders RL. I OWE A TENNER!

http://www.jaxaxe.co...89/Default.aspx

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Remember watching this on Live TV at the time. Absolutely brutal game with an unbelievable atmosphere even on TV. 

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I was there! My mate had a stand ticket but I had to queue for ages to get in on the terrace behind the sticks. 

Great, great game. Mind you, I spent much of the game explaining to the Taffs what was going on as they were mostly union boyos. 

"No, it's only four for a try. No, really..." 

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35 minutes ago, jannerboyuk said:

prog is on for 138 mins so looks like the full game, available on iplayer straight after broadcast

Wow. Saturday night prime time!

Perhaps Covid isn’t all bad 😜

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I'll be watching that! https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000kzs4 🙂 


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Remember watching these games tucked away on some random satellite TV station. Cant recall the name, though remember they also had topless darts at is main and most popular sport on the network.

Live TV, that was it (thank google). Owned by the Mirror Group.

As an after thought the BBC agreed to show a full tournament highlights programme after the World Cup had finished. As they showed nothing other than a few live games during the tournament.

Remember feeling really excited and hopeful at the participation of teams like Fiji, South Africa, Tonga and Samoa..


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52 minutes ago, EastLondonMike said:

Remember watching these games tucked away on some random satellite TV station. Cant recall the name, though remember they also had topless darts at is main and most popular sport on the network.

Live TV, that was it (thank google). Owned by the Mirror Group.

As an after thought the BBC agreed to show a full tournament highlights programme after the World Cup had finished. As they showed nothing other than a few live games during the tournament.

Remember feeling really excited and hopeful at the participation of teams like Fiji, South Africa, Tonga and Samoa..

L!ve TV was the actual name. I'd love to get at their archive, if it still exists, because there were a few RWC matches that the majority of fans never got to see. The Tonga v PNG game was reported as an absolute belter, for one.

That Wales v Western Samoa is being shown this weekend may indicate that the L!ve archive is still in existence, but someone on Twitter claimed he'd watched it at the time on S4C. If that's true and S4C took an option to show this one match, it doesn't mean any of the other footage survives anywhere.


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1 minute ago, Futtocks said:

The Tonga v PNG game was reported as an absolute belter, for one.

Okay, scratch that one. Someone with a familiar name has uploaded that to YouTube.

 

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2 hours ago, Futtocks said:

L!ve TV was the actual name. I'd love to get at their archive, if it still exists, because there were a few RWC matches that the majority of fans never got to see. The Tonga v PNG game was reported as an absolute belter, for one.

That Wales v Western Samoa is being shown this weekend may indicate that the L!ve archive is still in existence, but someone on Twitter claimed he'd watched it at the time on S4C. If that's true and S4C took an option to show this one match, it doesn't mean any of the other footage survives anywhere.

A good few of the matches are on Youtube, including this one:

 

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I watched this match and was in the tunnel with the players as they came off the field. If I remember correctly Vila Matautia had an absolute stormer of a game. He was like a man possessed. My brother and I watched the drugs testing team moving in as the players left the field and we laughed as they collared Matautia. He was so outstanding, they were bound to pick him! As far as I know he was clean.  

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Bump - less than an hour away.

For those outside Wales who want to watch it, you need to set your iPlayer app's region settings temporarily to BBC Wales. 

Watching via an internet browser on your computer is simpler - just find the BBC1 Wales live stream.

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this was a great welsh team.


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So many familiar names on both sides. No quarter asked or given.


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Fantastic game and atmosphere. Still feel Wales could be a key league nation ala new zealand! Frustrating.

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Predictions for the future -

Crusaders RL to get a franchise for 2012 onwards -WRONG

Widnes Vikings also to get a franchise - RIGHT

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

http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/cardiffdemonsrlfc/

http://www.walesrugbyleague.co.uk/

I promise to pay �10 to the charity of Bomb Jacks choice if Widnes Millionaires finish above the battling underdogs Crusaders RL. I OWE A TENNER!

http://www.jaxaxe.co...89/Default.aspx

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The last Welsh side before the end of shamateurism, when several code-switchers returned to RU. Some of the best of them on show here.


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The sand-bucket and the baggy shirts will be pressing plenty of nostalgia buttons.


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