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Hard luck to Corofin but congratulations on a great run. May never see the likes of it again.

Trump2020 (Galway) - Posts: 999 - 30/09/2020 12:12:48    2294868

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Galway SHC and SFC Finals this weekend, both Finals should be good games and would be suitable for a Sunday TG4 Double bill.
SHC Final
St.Thomas' v Turloughmore.........Thomas'
SFC Final
Mountbellew/Moylough v Moycullen...Mountbellew

katser (Galway) - Posts: 939 - 30/09/2020 19:13:28    2294935

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Replying To katser:  "Galway SHC and SFC Finals this weekend, both Finals should be good games and would be suitable for a Sunday TG4 Double bill.
SHC Final
St.Thomas' v Turloughmore.........Thomas'
SFC Final
Mountbellew/Moylough v Moycullen...Mountbellew"
Some good matches there for sure. A few short years ago Turloughmore were involved in some sort of disagreement with Beagh over playing an ineligible player or players but they've come far since then. Best of luck to all involved and stay safe.

Trump2020 (Galway) - Posts: 999 - 30/09/2020 20:34:06    2294943

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Replying To katser:  "Galway SHC and SFC Finals this weekend, both Finals should be good games and would be suitable for a Sunday TG4 Double bill.
SHC Final
St.Thomas' v Turloughmore.........Thomas'
SFC Final
Mountbellew/Moylough v Moycullen...Mountbellew"
I understand that neither final is on TG4 and the reason for that probably is because of the high uptake on live streaming in Galway. If TG4 covered them nobody would bother subscribing to the live streaming and there would be less money going back to the county board and onto the clubs. Some people will complain and give out about it but that's the reality.

PoolSturgeon (Galway) - Posts: 1425 - 01/10/2020 00:42:11    2294959

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Replying To PoolSturgeon:  "I understand that neither final is on TG4 and the reason for that probably is because of the high uptake on live streaming in Galway. If TG4 covered them nobody would bother subscribing to the live streaming and there would be less money going back to the county board and onto the clubs. Some people will complain and give out about it but that's the reality."
Yeah I think Kerry took a similar approach. It's a bit of a balls for older folk who might not have the technology available to them. But on the other hand you can understand the county board's approach. They're desperate for any sort of revenue streams in the current climate.

The Donegal final (for now) is due to take place next Wednesday night. I'm assuming it will be streamed live aswell.

Lockjaw (Donegal) - Posts: 6946 - 01/10/2020 09:49:01    2294979

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Replying To PoolSturgeon:  "I understand that neither final is on TG4 and the reason for that probably is because of the high uptake on live streaming in Galway. If TG4 covered them nobody would bother subscribing to the live streaming and there would be less money going back to the county board and onto the clubs. Some people will complain and give out about it but that's the reality."
A lad from South Connemara told me, that TG4 would have to pay the County Board 1/3 of the profit from viewers tuning into watch it on TG4.
If 200,000 viewers Nationwide watched it..that's worth more to the County Board than individuals paying €6 to stream it live.

katser (Galway) - Posts: 939 - 01/10/2020 09:59:21    2294983

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Replying To katser:  "A lad from South Connemara told me, that TG4 would have to pay the County Board 1/3 of the profit from viewers tuning into watch it on TG4.
If 200,000 viewers Nationwide watched it..that's worth more to the County Board than individuals paying €6 to stream it live."
Sounds like you have reliable sources there alright.

catch22 (USA) - Posts: 1496 - 01/10/2020 10:11:23    2294986

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Replying To katser:  "A lad from South Connemara told me, that TG4 would have to pay the County Board 1/3 of the profit from viewers tuning into watch it on TG4.
If 200,000 viewers Nationwide watched it..that's worth more to the County Board than individuals paying €6 to stream it live."
TG4 is not a profit-making station and it never will be. It is basically run on a government subvention as a cultural necessity. I doubt if televising 2 Galway senior county finals would bring in anywhere near a 200k viewership. If it did they'd be able to sell advertising and might be able to outbid the streaming service but that's a big if. They very seldom have more than a couple of adverts which tells you how small their viewership is even when covering GAA games.

PoolSturgeon (Galway) - Posts: 1425 - 01/10/2020 11:22:41    2295015

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Replying To PoolSturgeon:  "TG4 is not a profit-making station and it never will be. It is basically run on a government subvention as a cultural necessity. I doubt if televising 2 Galway senior county finals would bring in anywhere near a 200k viewership. If it did they'd be able to sell advertising and might be able to outbid the streaming service but that's a big if. They very seldom have more than a couple of adverts which tells you how small their viewership is even when covering GAA games."
Well it makes no difference to me either way because I'll be streaming both games but its unfortunate for some older generation who might not have the capability to stream it.
The Galway Co. Finals in both Hurling and Football is a very attractive Fixture and it would draw alot of viewers and interest from a National point.

katser (Galway) - Posts: 939 - 01/10/2020 12:30:06    2295033

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The streaming has been outstanding, and with county games coming up you would expect county boards to be streaming they're home games.

Will be interesting what each county board makes this year in revenue.

Yourjoking (USA) - Posts: 515 - 01/10/2020 16:26:02    2295094

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Between the Galway Hurling and Football Finals this weekend....I'd say about 30,000 Galway people will pay to Stream Live at about 6-10 Euro a pop!
Over €250,000 for a couple of hours on a Sunday!

katser (Galway) - Posts: 939 - 01/10/2020 16:56:20    2295098

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What games will be covered on RTE and TG4 at weekend?

MicktheMiller (Offaly) - Posts: 26 - 01/10/2020 18:25:33    2295120

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