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# on-the-box - Friday 13 March, 2020

TV Wrap - ITV can't hit the right note as the shameful staging of Cheltenham is laid bare
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TV Wrap - ITV can't hit the right note as the shameful staging of Cheltenham is laid bare

Mar 13th 2020, 6:51 PM 96,640 Views 118 Comments

ITV tried to cover the festival like it was any other year…but this year is far from normal.

# on-the-box - Monday 9 March, 2020

5 highlights from the first part of RTÉ's Boys in Green documentary
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5 highlights from the first part of RTÉ's Boys in Green documentary

Mar 9th 2020, 10:37 PM 11,751 Views 20 Comments

From Eamon Dunphy’s shame to John Aldridge’s embarrassment, via an oddly bad John Giles prediction.

TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend
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TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend

Mar 9th 2020, 8:30 AM 34,197 Views 2 Comments

The biggest game in Europe was in an empty stadium, other events were cancelled and Roy Keane bantered with Micah Richards. Thank heavens for France.

# on-the-box - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'English newspapers were writing about the Irish fans, wondering why their fans couldn't behave like that'
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'English newspapers were writing about the Irish fans, wondering why their fans couldn't behave like that'

Mar 8th 2020, 8:00 AM 65,556 Views 28 Comments

The Jack Charlton Years are remembered in a new, two-part documentary on RTÉ.

# on-the-box - Thursday 27 February, 2020

RTÉ to show Sunday's All-Ireland camogie club finals for the first time
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RTÉ to show Sunday's All-Ireland camogie club finals for the first time

Feb 27th 2020, 1:02 PM 5,985 Views 4 Comments

Slaughtneil are chasing four-in-a-row, with that one available to watch on RTÉ News Now and RTÉ Player.

# on-the-box - Monday 24 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Bono gets it in the neck as Ireland's problems are exposed in Twickenham horror show
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TV Wrap - Bono gets it in the neck as Ireland's problems are exposed in Twickenham horror show

Feb 24th 2020, 6:45 AM 55,208 Views 35 Comments

While the Irish public rushed to blame the U2 frontman, the pundits worryingly found plenty of different issues on the pitch.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Six different League of Ireland clubs to be shown live on television next month
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Six different League of Ireland clubs to be shown live on television next month

Feb 19th 2020, 3:34 PM 4,490 Views 6 Comments

Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians, Sligo Rovers, Shelbourne and St Patrick’s Athletic all picked by eirSport in March.

# on-the-box - Monday 10 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales
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TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales

Feb 10th 2020, 8:45 AM 41,550 Views 33 Comments

Mattie took some flak for his comments on another stellar outing for Virgin Media’s rugby panel.

# on-the-box - Monday 3 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Rebuilding of Schmidt's reputation begins as Ireland stutter against Scotland
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TV Wrap - Rebuilding of Schmidt's reputation begins as Ireland stutter against Scotland

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 25,399 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, Dylan Hartley impresses as Matt Williams sticks the boot into Eddie Jones.

# on-the-box - Monday 20 January, 2020

TV Wrap - UFC and Vegas get rich selling Conor McGregor's redemption, but are you buying it?
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TV Wrap - UFC and Vegas get rich selling Conor McGregor's redemption, but are you buying it?

Jan 20th 2020, 10:09 AM 48,733 Views 119 Comments

The Dubliner took less than a minute to finish off Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday night.

# on-the-box - Monday 13 January, 2020

TV Wrap - Declan Rice the latest caught out as VAR fury hits boiling point
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TV Wrap - Declan Rice the latest caught out as VAR fury hits boiling point

Jan 13th 2020, 5:24 PM 9,572 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, Joe Brolly has made a surprise return to television punditry.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

RTÉ announce 2020 league coverage details, starting with All-Ireland final rematch
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RTÉ announce 2020 league coverage details, starting with All-Ireland final rematch

Jan 8th 2020, 2:24 PM 9,318 Views 3 Comments

The national broadcaster will again show some league clashes live.

# on-the-box - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

TV Wrap - The top 10 sporting TV moments of 2019
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TV Wrap - The top 10 sporting TV moments of 2019

Dec 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 23,961 Views 9 Comments

Drum roll please, as we celebrate the best in television analysis, entertainment…and eejitry.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

15 live games across 7 weekends - eir sport announce 2020 league coverage details
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15 live games across 7 weekends - eir sport announce 2020 league coverage details

Dec 10th 2019, 1:50 PM 12,419 Views 4 Comments

A mouthwatering triple-header kicks eir’s football and hurling league coverage off, as they feature 16 counties.

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

TV Wrap - Neville calls out Boris Johnson in high point for Sky's football coverage
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TV Wrap - Neville calls out Boris Johnson in high point for Sky's football coverage

Dec 9th 2019, 5:00 PM 50,654 Views 51 Comments

The British Prime Minister also bewilderingly claimed that a World Cup co-hosted in Ireland would be ‘bringing football home.’

New documentary tells tale of how Brian Kerr led a team of Bohs and Pat's players to Gaddafi's Libya
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New documentary tells tale of how Brian Kerr led a team of Bohs and Pat's players to Gaddafi's Libya

Dec 9th 2019, 8:45 AM 18,929 Views 11 Comments

In League with Gaddafi is on RTÉ One tonight at 9.35pm.

# on-the-box - Thursday 5 December, 2019

TV Wrap - A bit of the old magic remains as Dunphy, Brady and Giles reunite
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TV Wrap - A bit of the old magic remains as Dunphy, Brady and Giles reunite

Dec 5th 2019, 12:00 PM 33,492 Views 28 Comments

The band got back together for Irish fans as Amazon assembled English pundits in a kind of Tekken menu.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Where can you watch Amazon Prime's live Premier League games in Ireland?
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Where can you watch Amazon Prime's live Premier League games in Ireland?

Dec 3rd 2019, 8:01 PM 81,810 Views 41 Comments

Starting this midweek, the games will be available on Premier Sports – here are the details.

# on-the-box - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'I've been threatened to be killed' - have a look at this trailer for a documentary about the Sunday Game
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'I've been threatened to be killed' - have a look at this trailer for a documentary about the Sunday Game

Nov 30th 2019, 10:57 PM 17,547 Views 10 Comments

‘Sunday Best: 40 Years of The Sunday Game’ will be aired on RTÉ One this Wednesday.

# on-the-box - Monday 11 November, 2019

TV Wrap - Poppy displays hit new heights of absurdity while Jose anoints Liverpool as champions
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TV Wrap - Poppy displays hit new heights of absurdity while Jose anoints Liverpool as champions

Nov 11th 2019, 12:00 PM 52,592 Views 50 Comments

Elsewhere, Arsene Wenger turned up alongside Richard Keys and Andy Gray.

# on-the-box - Thursday 7 November, 2019

TV Wrap - A requiem for Aertel and Page 220
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TV Wrap - A requiem for Aertel and Page 220

Nov 7th 2019, 9:30 PM 42,355 Views 63 Comments

The service is being shuttered by RTÉ, so we remember its heyday.

# on-the-box - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

TV Wrap - Little sympathy for Granit Xhaka as Keane goes in two-footed on Spurs
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TV Wrap - Little sympathy for Granit Xhaka as Keane goes in two-footed on Spurs

Oct 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 9,758 Views 7 Comments

Ian Wright was among those to criticise the Arsenal captain, and called for the player to apologise.

# on-the-box - Friday 18 October, 2019

Record audience across the globe as 2019 Women's World Cup watched by over 1 billion people
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Record audience across the globe as 2019 Women's World Cup watched by over 1 billion people

Oct 18th 2019, 12:00 PM 2,977 Views 2 Comments

Fifa have released some interesting data in the wake of this summer’s history-making tournament.

# on-the-box - Thursday 17 October, 2019

RTÉ to televise Dublin club football semi-final double-header
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RTÉ to televise Dublin club football semi-final double-header

Oct 17th 2019, 4:19 PM 12,796 Views 14 Comments

On the weekend of 26/27 October, the Cork football and Kilkenny hurling finals will also receive TV billing.

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

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

Oct 7th 2019, 12:00 PM 71,117 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Updated Oct 3rd 2019, 9:34 PM 62,914 Views 76 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 24th 2019, 4:48 PM 8,680 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:00 PM 67,819 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 29,059 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 16th 2019, 1:41 PM 15,699 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2019, 12:00 PM 58,873 Views 34 Comments

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

Sep 11th 2019, 4:36 PM 6,712 Views 4 Comments

‘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

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

Sep 9th 2019, 3:36 PM 38,365 Views 77 Comments

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

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

Sep 2nd 2019, 9:30 PM 69,347 Views 64 Comments

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

Sep 1st 2019, 11:00 AM 39,688 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 2:30 PM 26,561 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 15th 2019, 9:11 PM 9,758 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Aug 6th 2019, 9:35 PM 39,701 Views 61 Comments

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

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

Aug 6th 2019, 3:02 PM 28,745 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jul 29th 2019, 5:00 PM 46,934 Views 55 Comments

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