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The Sunday Game - Awful Coverage

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Replying To ballydalane:  "She's got no sense of humour either, unlike Lyster. Zero craic in the studio. I know it's not always about "the craic" but there needs to be a bit of enjoyment."
She hasn't adapted well to the anchor role at all.Maybe she'll improve.Who else is there as an alternative anchor for the Sunday game.If RTE want to stick with a woman,Evanne Ni Chuilinn might be good.

endgame (Roscommon) - Posts: 1149 - 11/08/2019 11:02:58    2223859

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Replying To lilylanger:  "That's ridiculous. Sure most of the pundits are former players and have friends still playing. Cooper, Donaghey, O'Sé, Canavan, Whelan, Connell etc. Are you going to accuse them all of showing unbalanced punditry?"
Well they aren't going to be critical of them that's for sure.

Thelonesomegoose (Leitrim) - Posts: 204 - 11/08/2019 11:30:25    2223874

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It's very poor now. Cantwell spends all her time trying to get one over on Brolly and the programme just doesn't work with her as presenter. She has no sense of humour whatsoever. I would bring Des Cahill in as presenter.

Ulsterman (Antrim) - Posts: 9194 - 11/08/2019 11:34:41    2223880

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Replying To Ulsterman:  "It's very poor now. Cantwell spends all her time trying to get one over on Brolly and the programme just doesn't work with her as presenter. She has no sense of humour whatsoever. I would bring Des Cahill in as presenter."
God No.

thelongridge (Offaly) - Posts: 1157 - 11/08/2019 12:08:05    2223898

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Brolly was very rude to Cantwell yesterday, their relationship is so toxic, the show is not working

suckvalleypaddy (Galway) - Posts: 1280 - 11/08/2019 12:21:15    2223902

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Living in North Monaghan. Can no longer get RTÉ coverage. That says a lot about the station. They've cut off our Northern brethren and they have cut us off in doing so.

border Gael (Monaghan) - Posts: 726 - 11/08/2019 12:45:27    2223919

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Replying To border Gael:  "Living in North Monaghan. Can no longer get RTÉ coverage. That says a lot about the station. They've cut off our Northern brethren and they have cut us off in doing so."
You should be ok with Saorview?

PatdeVerse (Dublin) - Posts: 102 - 11/08/2019 12:59:35    2223925

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Replying To Ulsterman:  "It's very poor now. Cantwell spends all her time trying to get one over on Brolly and the programme just doesn't work with her as presenter. She has no sense of humour whatsoever. I would bring Des Cahill in as presenter."
NO way , keep Dublin Dessie away from the gig anyway, he's always pushing Dublin agendas.

Give Dara O'Cinneda the gig. He's brilliant and totally unbiased, he did a great job with séo spoirt .

KingdomBoy1 (Kerry) - Posts: 9695 - 11/08/2019 13:04:32    2223930

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Replying To ballydalane:  "She's got no sense of humour either, unlike Lyster. Zero craic in the studio. I know it's not always about "the craic" but there needs to be a bit of enjoyment."
Dari O Cinniede would be the best one around to present i think. Whelan is a very good analyst and John Casey is quiet good on the radio. The whole thing needs a revamp. They should have a couple ex managers involved aswell like the hurling

centerfield (Mayo) - Posts: 305 - 11/08/2019 13:25:35    2223939

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Replying To endgame:  "She hasn't adapted well to the anchor role at all.Maybe she'll improve.Who else is there as an alternative anchor for the Sunday game.If RTE want to stick with a woman,Evanne Ni Chuilinn might be good."
Dara O Cinneide

centerfield (Mayo) - Posts: 305 - 11/08/2019 13:26:54    2223941

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Replying To KingdomBoy1:  "Totally agree, McStay gushing over the dubs is so cringey, at one stage rock had a 21 meter free in front of the goals and you'd sware it was a 60 meter kick to win an allireland."
He's looking at the greatest team to ever play the game, do you want him to be bitter and hateful to him like kerrymen are?
And on the free, he was talking about his freetaking in general not that particular free

achara (Monaghan) - Posts: 392 - 11/08/2019 13:40:45    2223944

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Replying To suckvalleypaddy:  "Brolly was very rude to Cantwell yesterday, their relationship is so toxic, the show is not working"
It was a two way street. She was just as rude back

Thelonesomegoose (Leitrim) - Posts: 204 - 11/08/2019 14:58:33    2223979

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Replying To KingdomBoy1:  "NO way , keep Dublin Dessie away from the gig anyway, he's always pushing Dublin agendas.

Give Dara O'Cinneda the gig. He's brilliant and totally unbiased, he did a great job with séo spoirt ."
Dara is very good I would agree and has the respect of most Gaels.

Ulsterman (Antrim) - Posts: 9194 - 11/08/2019 15:07:05    2223986

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Dessie Dolan stealing a living as a pundit, captain obvious. I'll say the same things for half the price

Thelonesomegoose (Leitrim) - Posts: 204 - 11/08/2019 15:46:15    2224011

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Rock stole 10+ meters on 2 first half frees. Not a mention on commentary.

ExiledForSins (Mayo) - Posts: 13 - 11/08/2019 16:15:12    2224033

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Cantwell "brilliant Tyrone half" really!!

arock (Dublin) - Posts: 4178 - 11/08/2019 16:15:20    2224034

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Replying To Thelonesomegoose:  "Dessie Dolan stealing a living as a pundit, captain obvious. I'll say the same things for half the price"
Agreed.No insight at all.Do RTE consider or review these things.Dessie should be,like the rest of us,watching the match at home.

endgame (Roscommon) - Posts: 1149 - 11/08/2019 16:17:59    2224038

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Was it advertised, how many interviews held, Daragh Maloney is the person

supersub15 (Carlow) - Posts: 1949 - 11/08/2019 16:31:57    2224052

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I have again switched over to Sky for commentary - fed up with RTE commentators saying every free for pulling and dragging is "for very little". Just call a spade a spade and if there is a lot of fouling name it. I hate the euphemism of "letting the game flow" when in fact it means ignoring blatant fouls.

Mayfair (Galway) - Posts: 41 - 11/08/2019 16:33:13    2224053

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Replying To Thelonesomegoose:  "Dessie Dolan stealing a living as a pundit, captain obvious. I'll say the same things for half the price"
When your senior intercounty football career ends and you've a provincial medal, an All Star , played Compromise Rules and earned the respect of your peers give RTE a shout.....

GreenandRed (Mayo) - Posts: 5498 - 11/08/2019 16:48:09    2224070

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