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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:51 pm
Posted by Clearwing on Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:51 pm
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Strange scheduling by Sky, I was of the impression they'd be happy to screen this fixture half a dozen times a season at least. Phil Clarke will be gutted though I expect it'll get a mention should Wigan lead at any point :D
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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:25 pm
Posted by [Gareth] on Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:25 pm
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Clearwing wrote:
Strange scheduling by Sky, I was of the impression they'd be happy to screen this fixture half a dozen times a season at least. Phil Clarke will be gutted though I expect it'll get a mention should Wigan lead at any point :D


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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:21 pm
Posted by ThePrinter on Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:21 pm
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They’d rather show Leeds in a relegation match, proof if any were needed how much a SL-less Leeds would impact with regards to Sky and any future tv deal.
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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:31 pm
Posted by Jack Napier on Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:31 pm
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First time it has ever happened in Super League, apparently.
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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:11 pm
Posted by Jake the Peg on Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:11 pm
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Relegation scrap far more interesting than watching saints put 40 points on wigan
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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:56 pm
Posted by bramleyrhino on Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:56 pm
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Jake the Peg wrote:
Relegation scrap far more interesting than watching saints put 40 points on wigan


Relegation scrap also more important than the 19th Super League meeting between two teams in less than five years.
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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:59 pm
Posted by MorePlaymakersNeeded on Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:59 pm
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They’d rather show Leeds in a relegation match, proof if any were needed how much a SL-less Leeds would impact with regards to Sky and any future tv deal.

Nothing to do with the diminishing quality and boring forward driven game we have, then. We've been of reduced interest to Sky for some time now, which is not all about how good or bad Leeds have been.
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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:26 pm
Posted by AS108 on Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:26 pm
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The two form sides in what could potentially end up being the Grand Final game or 9th vs 11th? It’s a ridiculous choice by sky, the idea that Leeds have to be on because they’re in danger of going down is also ridiculous.
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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:06 pm
Posted by reffy on Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:06 pm
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The two form sides in what could potentially end up being the Grand Final game or 9th vs 11th? It’s a ridiculous choice by sky, the idea that Leeds have to be on because they’re in danger of going down is also ridiculous.


Think of it as a bonus, you can watch your game, record the TV game and watch it later.
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Post Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:11 pm
Posted by Judder Man on Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:11 pm
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Nothing to do with the diminishing quality and boring forward driven game we have, then. We've been of reduced interest to Sky for some time now, which is not all about how good or bad Leeds have been.


Well they certainly are not interested in promoting our game for both parties. If SKY insist on showing basement games from now on with poor standards of play then could SKY be devaluing our next TV deal.
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