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#On the box

# on-the-box - Monday 7 October, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha On The Box

TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha

Seb Coe told Gabby Logan to ‘go back to Match of the Day’, but the Beeb’s coverage wasn’t nearly as harsh as it ought to have been.

# on-the-box - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win On The Box

TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win

Jamie Heaslip and Brent Pope were reaching for the positives after a stuttering World Cup win.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From The42 Donegal, Antrim and Clare club games get RTÉ and TG4 coverage this weekend On The Box

Donegal, Antrim and Clare club games get RTÉ and TG4 coverage this weekend

Ryan McHugh, Neil McManus and Podge Collins are involved in big games for their respective sides.

# on-the-box - Monday 23 September, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Jamie Heaslip steps up to the plate as RTÉ's World Cup coverage gets off to a flyer On The Box

TV Wrap - Jamie Heaslip steps up to the plate as RTÉ's World Cup coverage gets off to a flyer

There has been some highly-watchable tension between the ex-Irish star and Eddie O’Sullivan.

# on-the-box - Friday 20 September, 2019

From The42 RWC TV Guide: The games and pundits you'll be watching across RTÉ, eir Sport and ITV On The Box

RWC TV Guide: The games and pundits you'll be watching across RTÉ, eir Sport and ITV

It’s time to watch too much rugby. so here are all the details you’ll need.

# on-the-box - Monday 16 September, 2019

From The42 Over 1.1 million people watched Dublin's All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry On The Box

Over 1.1 million people watched Dublin's All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry

There were also record numbers for the ladies football finals on TG4.

From The42 TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage On The Box

TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage

The two broadcasters have learned from each other and now there’s little difference in their approach.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From The42 From Cardiff heartache to the presenter's chair, Bowe relishing new World Cup role On The Box

From Cardiff heartache to the presenter's chair, Bowe relishing new World Cup role

‘It’s going to be mad and intense but it’s presenting a World Cup. It’s a bit of a dream.’

# on-the-box - Monday 9 September, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Cartoonish rage and unfair comments overshadow Keane's interesting side at Bord Gáis Theatre On The Box

TV Wrap - Cartoonish rage and unfair comments overshadow Keane's interesting side at Bord Gáis Theatre

The Irish legend has caused ructions with comments about Jon Walters and Alex Ferguson at an Off The Ball event with Gary Neville.

# on-the-box - Monday 2 September, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - RTÉ analysis veers toward a circus as Kerry assert old swagger against the Dubs On The Box

TV Wrap - RTÉ analysis veers toward a circus as Kerry assert old swagger against the Dubs

There was much disagreement over Johnny Cooper’s red card, while Pat Spillane talked about ‘unknown unknowns.’

# on-the-box - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Here's what we know about Darklands, the new 'ultra-violent' gangland drama set in Bray On The Box This post contains videos

Here's what we know about Darklands, the new 'ultra-violent' gangland drama set in Bray

The show is written by Cardboard Gangsters writer Mark O’Connor.

# on-the-box - Thursday 22 August, 2019

From The42 RTÉ announces deal to show All-Ireland club championships for first time On The Box

RTÉ announces deal to show All-Ireland club championships for first time

The national broadcaster enters the club market alongside TG4 this Autumn.

# on-the-box - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From The42 ITV4 to show Barcelona's La Liga opener in continuation of rights deal On The Box

ITV4 to show Barcelona's La Liga opener in continuation of rights deal

The broadcaster screened weekly matches for the final months of the last campaign.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

From The42 Mickey Harte: Sky's introduction to GAA has resulted in 'more insightful analysis' On The Box

Mickey Harte: Sky's introduction to GAA has resulted in 'more insightful analysis'

The Tyrone boss dismisses the common refrain that all big games should be free-to-air.

From The42 TV Wrap - Amazon's stunning new football docuseries an antidote to Premier League nonsense On The Box

TV Wrap - Amazon's stunning new football docuseries an antidote to Premier League nonsense

The streaming service has — in partnership with Starbucks — released a new six-part series of films called This is Football.

# on-the-box - Monday 29 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Donal Óg draws in mention of the Brits as The Sunday Game finds itself in a culture war On The Box

TV Wrap - Donal Óg draws in mention of the Brits as The Sunday Game finds itself in a culture war

‘The last remnants of British culture on these islands’ got the blame for criticism of the sweeper system in hurling.

From The42 Crunch Super 8s clash between Mayo and Donegal set for Sky Sports coverage On The Box

Crunch Super 8s clash between Mayo and Donegal set for Sky Sports coverage

The TV details for this weekend’s football games have been confirmed.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

From The42 Sky unveil pricing details of new package that includes BT Sport On The Box

Sky unveil pricing details of new package that includes BT Sport

‘Sports Extra’ will carry BT Sport and Premier Sport in Ireland, meaning a record 233 Premier League matches will be available live.

# on-the-box - Monday 22 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph On The Box

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph

Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.

# on-the-box - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air On The Box

TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air

Elsewhere, viewers were annoyed by the Sunday Game. Again.

# on-the-box - Monday 8 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics On The Box

TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics

Elsewhere, a few classic Irish tropes emerged on The Sunday Game.

From The42 All football Super 8s games and hurling quarter-finals to be televised this weekend despite clashes On The Box

All football Super 8s games and hurling quarter-finals to be televised this weekend despite clashes

Get ready for a huge weekend of mouth-watering GAA action.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

From The42 Eir Sport announce live TV coverage for four European games involving Irish clubs On The Box

Eir Sport announce live TV coverage for four European games involving Irish clubs

It’s good news if you’re a supporter of Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers or St Patrick’s Athletic.

# on-the-box - Monday 1 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage On The Box

TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage

The England boss has been the breakout star, and thankfully, TG4 and the state broadcaster have been around to bring it to us.

# on-the-box - Monday 3 June, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Jose and Arsene come together to star on Champions League final night On The Box

TV Wrap - Jose and Arsene come together to star on Champions League final night

Once enemies, Mourinho and Wenger were the stars of the show as Michael Owen painted the town beige on BT Sport.

# on-the-box - Monday 27 May, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game On The Box

TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game

The best argument for tiering the football championships is that it will end the talk of tiering the football championships.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Good news for rugby fans as Pro14 final to be shown free-to-air Rugbai Beo

Good news for rugby fans as Pro14 final to be shown free-to-air

TG4 will show live coverage of Leinster’s clash with Glasgow Warriors this weekend.

# on-the-box - Monday 20 May, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph On The Box

TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph

Gary Lineker would have been better off saying ‘another win for the bloodless and efficient use of capital’ and cutting straight to the Eurovision.

# on-the-box - Monday 13 May, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait On The Box

TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait

For all of its new gadgets and approach, the show still left lots of people annoyed.

# on-the-box - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From The42 Where to watch Saturday's Champions Cup final as Leinster chase history On The Box

Where to watch Saturday's Champions Cup final as Leinster chase history

The game is available live on free-to-air TV on Virgin Media.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night On The Box

TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night

George Hamilton got his prediction (almost) right while Jurgen Klopp was stuck for words.

# on-the-box - Monday 29 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Keane shows Neville how to do it in compelling Sky Sports appearance On The Box

TV Wrap: Keane shows Neville how to do it in compelling Sky Sports appearance

While Neville is a much better analyst, Keane proved more adept at talking about Manchester United.

From The42 Dara Ó Cinnéide's new TV series looks at the worth and value of GAA - and how it's changing Gaa Eile

Dara Ó Cinnéide's new TV series looks at the worth and value of GAA - and how it's changing

GAA Eile begins tonight at 8.30pm on RTÉ One.

# on-the-box - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 From provincial action to All-Ireland finals - Sky announce 2019 GAA coverage On The Box

From provincial action to All-Ireland finals - Sky announce 2019 GAA coverage

It’s nearly that time of year again…

# on-the-box - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments On The Box

TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments

Meanwhile, Paul Merson serves up the best bit of telly all week.

# on-the-box - Monday 15 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans On The Box

TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans

Woods was subjected to a bizarre Butler Cabin interview after his remarkable triumph, while the FAI story became about one man.

# on-the-box - Monday 8 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Gordon Strachan's ignorance shows the Premier League is not beyond the UK's madness On The Box

TV Wrap: Gordon Strachan's ignorance shows the Premier League is not beyond the UK's madness

Elsewhere, the GAA disappears from our screens for a month.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Ignore those who say Carragher's wild reaction to Liverpool's latest drama was unprofessional On The Box

TV Wrap: Ignore those who say Carragher's wild reaction to Liverpool's latest drama was unprofessional

Elsewhere, Tim Sherwood is very alarmed at Tottenham’s ‘unthinkable’ slump.

# on-the-box - Monday 1 April, 2019

From The42 TG4's legendary GAA series Underdogs is coming back - are you the next big star? The Search Is On

# on-the-box - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 TV and ticket details revealed for hurling league semi-final double-header in Nowlan Park On The Box

TV and ticket details revealed for hurling league semi-final double-header in Nowlan Park

Limerick take on Dublin while Galway face Waterford in the final-four ties.

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