Episode 2632: The Lesser-Spotted UNESCO Hurling Championship
There seemed to be at the heart of much of the commentary around Sky Sports’ deal to show the GAA over the course of the last 5 years a sense of latent anti-British sentiment. But judging by the explosion of discontent over the last 48 hours about the new pay-per-view arrangement with GAA GO, we can at least say our disgruntlement knows no borders.
We talk to our lead analysts Jamie Wall and Paul Flynn about why the Munster hurling championship has existed almost exclusively on GAA GO, why pay-per-view is going nowhere, and why they might nevertheless regret how the opening weeks of this year’s championships have played out.
We also find time to analyse Cork’s 4 goals that got them the draw against Tipp in that Saturday night classic – and then there’s also Real Madrid/Man City, through the eyes of Don Diego Torres.
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.@gcooney93 joins us in studio to talk about the FAI’s request for a new distribution of betting tax to involve sports other than horse and greyhound racing. Can anyone say for sure where the govt funds for horse/greyhound racing are coming from? https://t.co/e2Z40uFv1z pic.twitter.com/KpqCvhjIqQ
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