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    Rovers dundalk probably

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    Good to see the Dublin-based media venturing far from the Pale for their coverage as usual.

    Bohemians on TV for 2 out of the first 3 games ? Really ?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    Good to see the Dublin-based media venturing far from the Pale for their coverage as usual.

    Bohemians on TV for 2 out of the first 3 games ? Really ?!
    Would you rather see Limerick v Bray on TV? I'm sure that would attract a huge viewership to make it worthwhile for Eir Sport.

    The same tired arguments every year around TV coverage. I'm just glad to see a game on this Friday night.

    There are many worse things to complain about with the TV coverage than what teams are shown.

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    Bray on telly sounds great craic.

    Imagine Tony O'Donoghue doing his pitch-side interviews.

    "So Dave, 2-0 down coming up to the break, but can I ask you to comment on this press release your chairman has just sent out?"

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    Between RTÉ and eir, Bohs will feature in 4 of the first 6 games to be televised:
    Full SSE Airtricity League TV schedule:-

    16/02/2018 - Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers, 7.30pm, RTE
    02/03/2018 - Cork City v Bohemians, 7.30pm, RTE
    09/03/2018 - Dundalk v Cork City, 8pm, eirSport
    23/03/2018 - Waterford v Shamrock Rovers, 7.30pm, RTE
    13/04/2018 - Shamrock Rovers v Bohemians, 8pm, eirSport
    20/04/2018 - Bohemians v Cork City, 8pm, eirSport

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    I think you mean rovers and cork are on 2 and 3 times each against a random opposition club.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pineapple stu View Post
    Bray on telly sounds great craic.
    Especially if those North Korean cheerleaders turn up!
    Hello, hello? What's going on? What's all this shouting, we'll have no trouble here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    Good to see the Dublin-based media venturing far from the Pale for their coverage as usual.

    Bohemians on TV for 2 out of the first 3 games ? Really ?!
    First game is the biggest derby in LOI football.

    Second game features last year's champions.

    Third game is between the two teams expected to finish in the top 2.

    No problem with any of that tbh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    Good to see the Dublin-based media venturing far from the Pale for their coverage as usual.

    Bohemians on TV for 2 out of the first 3 games ? Really ?!
    In fairness to the TV networks, Dalymount is one of the few grounds that looks half decent on TV, by LOI standards. For a big game (like the derby or Cork, Dundalk) the Jodi would be at capacity or thereabouts and the Des Kelly carpets end will also be quite full, so on TV at least it will look like a good crowd. Also I think it's worth noting that it's one of the few grounds in the league where the camera position is at a good height and distance from the pitch, which makes it easier to watch on TV.

    Good to see a match being tevelised from Waterford also, they've a fine ground down there and I think it will look well on tv, even if the running track takes away from it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nigel-harps1954 View Post
    Would you rather see Limerick v Bray on TV? I'm sure that would attract a huge viewership to make it worthwhile for Eir Sport.

    The same tired arguments every year around TV coverage. I'm just glad to see a game on this Friday night.

    There are many worse things to complain about with the TV coverage than what teams are shown.
    I'd rather see Dundalk v Derry on the 20th April, for example, which is undoubtedly the stand out game that day. But instead we're getting Bohs (again).

    Anyone who tries to pretend that broadcasters in Ireland don't try their damnedest to stay as close to Dublin as they can when it comes to LOI live fixtures is in denial.

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    Quote Originally Posted by osarusan View Post
    First game is the biggest derby in LOI football.

    Second game features last year's champions.

    Third game is between the two teams expected to finish in the top 2.

    No problem with any of that tbh.
    You expect Bohs to finish in the Top 2 ?! Only in the TV appearances league

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post

    Anyone who tries to pretend that broadcasters in Ireland don't try their damnedest to stay as close to Dublin as they can when it comes to LOI live fixtures is in denial.
    Boll*x mate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by osarusan View Post
    Third game is between the two teams expected to finish in the top 2.
    You expect Bohs to finish in the Top 2 ?! Only in the TV appearances league
    He said the third game, not the fifth game.

    Last edited by pineapple stu; 13/02/2018 at 1:42 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    You expect Bohs to finish in the Top 2 ?! Only in the TV appearances league
    We must be looking at different lists. I'm looking at the list in post 26, which is for both RTE and Eir.

    Or maybe you are making some joke that I don't get.

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    I think Blues v Rovers is only the third league game ever shown live from Waterford. One in 98 v Shels and 03 v Derry. A few cup games and a play-off but never league games.

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    Quote Originally Posted by osarusan View Post
    We must be looking at different lists. I'm looking at the list in post 26, which is for both RTE and Eir.

    Or maybe you are making some joke that I don't get.
    Your response was to my reply on the list shown in Post #22

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    Quote Originally Posted by WeAreRovers View Post
    Boll*x mate.
    A well-argued response there "mate" Corr blimey guvnor, innit.
    Last edited by EatYerGreens; 13/02/2018 at 3:22 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodquayBoy View Post
    Between RTÉ and eir, Bohs will feature in 4 of the first 6 games to be televised:
    Full SSE Airtricity League TV schedule:-

    16/02/2018 - Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers, 7.30pm, RTE
    02/03/2018 - Cork City v Bohemians, 7.30pm, RTE
    09/03/2018 - Dundalk v Cork City, 8pm, eirSport
    23/03/2018 - Waterford v Shamrock Rovers, 7.30pm, RTE
    13/04/2018 - Shamrock Rovers v Bohemians, 8pm, eirSport
    20/04/2018 - Bohemians v Cork City, 8pm, eirSport
    Bohemians must have the biggest appeal outside of the regular top 4.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    I'd rather see Dundalk v Derry on the 20th April, for example, which is undoubtedly the stand out game that day. But instead we're getting Bohs (again).
    I'd agree with that alright. Would've thought all games involving the consistent top 4 of recent seasons would be the best for promoting the league and attracting more viewers etc.

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