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News: Ch 10 tackles Ch 9 for NRL television rights

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    <p><a href="http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/nrl/channel-ten-tackles-channel-nine-for-nrl-television-rights/story-e6frfgbo-1225844025953" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"></a></p>
    CHANNEL 10 has entered a $1 billion bidding war with rival television networks Nine and Seven to broadcast rugby league from 2013.</p>


    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/4647-tv-rights.html">Read the full article</a>
     
  2. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    wonder what commentary team they woud use, watch em offer Ray Hadley &  Graham Hughes big dollard s
     
  3. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Regardless of who gets it I hope that part of the agreement is a full seasons fixtures (same as AFL) are announced at the start of theb year.

    I guess it's a professional interest I have in this BUT it's the bain of life at present...but don't start me on that!!
     
  4. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

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    Gallop will probably sell it to the lowest bidder.
     
  5. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Mark it isn't just you, I have yet to meet a footy fan who likes not knowing the game details until 5 weeks before.

    Especially now that I am a regional supporter i know how frustrating it is trying to plan a trip to watch the footy
     
  6. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    it never fully meets the 5 weeks before anyway. Round 6 was announced last week, less than 5 weeks before and the end of last year some games were less than 4 weeks
     
  7. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    so if fox have to pay more it will mean we as public will get slugged more
    so the comment from the Nine source that Nine won't -ose the rights means they are going to pay overs
     
  8. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    I hope there is a bidding war to end all bidding wars
     
  9. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    if they pay overs they will want an increased say in what goes on, do we really want Nien with MORE power in the game??
     
  10. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    FYI AFL have stopped doing the rounds in advance for round 22 on wards

    I do not like but get it
     
  11. Mcatmos

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    I'd sooner see SBS or some community station get it over channel 9 !

    As long as 10 doesn't put in a bid for that knob Andrew Voss they'll be credible..
     
  12. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    Gallop has been practising his 'pick up the soap bar in the Long Bay showers' routine in preparation for the negotiations. I expect to be disappointed.
     
  13. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    I hope you are wrong MB as it is it is a sh*tfight....try organising what I do with 4 weks notice.
     

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