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GWS is shown in Canberra because it's the Sydney feed of 7, which gets all swans and gws games live.

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With foxtel on its knees and Nine being tossers, I don't see why the NRL and ARL don't look into producing their own broadcasts ala what the FFA are looking to do with the A-League. You'd save so so much money and could either sell the content to other networks or create their own 'rugby league Netflix'. Then things like Broncos hogging our screens does not become so much of a problem anymore.

I think sporting codes controlling their own production and going down the route of streaming services is what sport will look like in the future and is already happening worldwide. It happens with the Aus Open and then they sell their production to Channel 9. Signing a 7 year contract with Fox/Nine is a risky call IMO.

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Raider47 wrote:With foxtel on its knees and Nine being tossers, I don't see why the NRL and ARL don't look into producing their own broadcasts ala what the FFA are looking to do with the A-League. You'd save so so much money and could either sell the content to other networks or create their own 'rugby league Netflix'. Then things like Broncos hogging our screens does not become so much of a problem anymore.

I think sporting codes controlling their own production and going down the route of streaming services is what sport will look like in the future and is already happening worldwide. It happens with the Aus Open and then they sell their production to Channel 9. Signing a 7 year contract with Fox/Nine is a risky call IMO.
This is the way forward. They can then sell online content straight to the consumer, and individual time slots to broadcast companies. Nein might like Friday night. Seven might like a Thursday night, ten a Saturday afternoon, fox a number if not all.

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-TW- wrote:GWS is shown in Canberra because it's the Sydney feed of 7, which gets all swans and gws games live.

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Dr Zaius wrote:
May 23, 2020, 11:59 am
Raider47 wrote:With foxtel on its knees and Nine being tossers, I don't see why the NRL and ARL don't look into producing their own broadcasts ala what the FFA are looking to do with the A-League. You'd save so so much money and could either sell the content to other networks or create their own 'rugby league Netflix'. Then things like Broncos hogging our screens does not become so much of a problem anymore.

I think sporting codes controlling their own production and going down the route of streaming services is what sport will look like in the future and is already happening worldwide. It happens with the Aus Open and then they sell their production to Channel 9. Signing a 7 year contract with Fox/Nine is a risky call IMO.
This is the way forward. They can then sell online content straight to the consumer, and individual time slots to broadcast companies. Nein might like Friday night. Seven might like a Thursday night, ten a Saturday afternoon, fox a number if not all.

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Botman wrote:
May 22, 2020, 9:36 pm
gergreg wrote:
May 22, 2020, 9:35 pm
Like I said elsewhere who the hell wants to watch the Bulldogs play more than the Raiders.
The Bulldogs fans
Who substancially outnumber the Raiders fans.
There have been Bulldogs fans making comments in other places that they are embarrassed they have more games than us. Especially after that disgusting round 1 showing.
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raiderskater wrote:
Botman wrote:
May 22, 2020, 9:36 pm
gergreg wrote:
May 22, 2020, 9:35 pm
Like I said elsewhere who the hell wants to watch the Bulldogs play more than the Raiders.
The Bulldogs fans
Who substancially outnumber the Raiders fans.
There have been Bulldogs fans making comments in other places that they are embarrassed they have more games than us. Especially after that disgusting round 1 showing.
They must be equally excited about the prospect of re-signing Josh Reynolds. Will make a cracking halves combination with Foran.

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OK reading this I understand why they wanted to minimise the number of stadiums
https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/inside ... 54vhw.html

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'We argue for more every year': Why the Canberra Raiders can't get a fair crack on FTA

Eyebrows have been raised over Canberra's lack of free-to-air television exposure in the revised NRL draw.

"There is no doubt that we are not going to rate well in Sydney compared to Wests or Parramatta," Raiders chief executive Don Furner explains. "Nine owns Nine Sydney and Nine Brisbane. The [regional] ratings [don't] matter for them... One of the great things about the NRL taking back control of the scheduling [sic] was that it wasn't just about ratings in Sydney. It was a fairer distribution of coverage. I hope it goes back to that next year because we are disadvantaged."

Read more: https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/we-arg ... 54vwt.html
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