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Sky sports

# sky-sports - Friday 18 April, 2014

Sky Sports land five-year deal to show Top 14 rugby from next season

The British broadcaster previously tied up a deal to show the Pro12 from September onwards.

# sky-sports - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Time for ‘lazy’ RTÉ to up their game as Sky come to town for GAA challenge

The contrast between RTÉ’s analysis of hurling and football has also been raised by Mayo star Aidan O’Shea.

# sky-sports - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Paraic Duffy: Making games accessible to Irish abroad our main priority in Sky Sports deal

GAA President Liam O’Neill and Director-General Paraic Duffy appeared before an Oireachtas committee today.

As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal

GAA President Liam O’Neill and Director-General Paraic Duffy appeared before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications.

# sky-sports - Monday 14 April, 2014

O’Neill and Duffy to face Oireachtas Committee tomorrow over new GAA TV deal with Sky Sports

The GAA President and Director-General will appear before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications.

# sky-sports - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Opinion: Peace in European rugby hits fans in the pocket

European rugby will live on next season, but you’ll have to pay extra to keep watching it.

# sky-sports - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Frank Murphy: RTÉ coverage has let down the GAA

The Cork county board kingpin says Sky Sports will force the state broadcaster to up its game.

# sky-sports - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

VIDEO: Gary Neville brilliantly highlights Arsenal’s flaws against Everton

The Sky pundit was scathing in his assessment of Arsene Wenger’s men.

MDMA, Pillar, Bugler and Cadogan give their verdict on the Sky Sports-GAA TV deal

The Dublin, Clare and Cork take on the arrival of Sky Sports.

# sky-sports - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

RTÉ responds as GAA blasts its ‘shocking’ coverage of Sky Sports deal

“If there was anything negative they could throw at us, they did,” GAA President Liam O’Neill said today.

‘Finance was not our priority’ – Paraic Duffy on GAA’s TV deal with Sky

The association’s director general appeared on Prime Time last night to defend their latest agreement.

GPA welcomes Sky Sports deal but cautions against exploitation of players’ images

Spokesperson Sean Potts is pleased that international coverage of GAA is set to increase but notes it is ‘regrettable’ that TV3 lost out on broadcasting rights.

# sky-sports - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the Sky Sports GAA deal Social Media This post contains images

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the Sky Sports GAA deal

There has been mixed feelings to today’s groundbreaking announcement.

Bad start for Sky Sports – they think Mayo won last year’s All-Ireland… And It's Live

Bad start for Sky Sports – they think Mayo won last year’s All-Ireland…

It’s either a bad blooper or some brilliant trolling on day one of the GAA’s new era.

TV3 disappointed with GAA’s ‘preference for a pay television strategy’

The GAA, meanwhile, have defended the decision, arguing that it’s not primarily financially motivated.

Is this how GAA will sound on Sky Sports?

This morning’s Gift Grub was particularly excellent and even more relevant given this evening’s news.

The pundits fancied to be drafted in by Sky Sports for their new-look GAA coverage

Who would you like to see in the Sky studio this summer?

Open thread: Are you in favour of the GAA’s deal with Sky?

Some TDs have already voiced their opposition to the move, while former GAA President Nicky Brennan recently played down concerns.

Unbelievable, Ger! 11 things Sky Sports will bring to GAA coverage

‘He’s hit the beans on toast at the Canal End’.

Sky Sports set to broadcast GAA championship games this summer as TV deal announced

The GAA have announced the new package to cover the period 2014-2017.

# sky-sports - Monday 31 March, 2014

Bookies suspend betting on Sky Sports’ GAA anchor as punters back Rachel Wyse

The 28-year-old is expected to be the face of Sky’s coverage.

# sky-sports - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Bayern’s Thiago ruled out of Man United clash

Bayern coach Pep Guardiola told Sky Sports that the 22-year-old will probably need an operation.

# sky-sports - Friday 28 March, 2014

GAA are urged to make all championship games free-to-air on TV

There has been speculation that Sky Sports is about to enter the GAA TV rights market.

# sky-sports - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

VIDEO: Paul Scholes didn’t hold back in his analysis of Arsenal tonight

‘A typical week for Arsenal really’, says Scholesy.

# sky-sports - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Kevin Phillips hilariously struggles to pronounce Gylfi Sigurdsson LOL

Kevin Phillips hilariously struggles to pronounce Gylfi Sigurdsson

Who in God’s name is Silev Gudjedsen?

# sky-sports - Monday 17 March, 2014

Keira Knightley thinks Gary Neville is ‘just amazing’

The ex-Man United player appeared flattered by the praise, retweeting a link to the story.

# sky-sports - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Andy Gray set to return as commentator for BT Sport following latest sexism row – reports

The 58-year-old is preparing to commentate on the FA Cup tie between Liverpool and Arsenal.

# sky-sports - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Plan on watching the next Lions Tour? You’ll need a Sky subscription

The broadcaster has tied up six long-term rights agreements as it bids to keep BT Sport at bay.

Being the annoying fan on Sky Sports’ Transfer Deadline Day coverage: A How-To Guide

You too can be the gurning football fan on telly.

# sky-sports - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

VIDEO: Gary Neville compares 4-4-2 with Opal Fruits on MNF

We would have gone for the Marathon bar to Snickers analogy ourselves.

# sky-sports - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Raheem Sterling ‘right’ to go down to win penalty at Stoke – Neville

The England winger was criticised by some after going down easily under Marc Wilson’s challenge at the weekend.

# sky-sports - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Heartwarming scenes as brave Skerries teenager meets Chelsea heroes

Oran Tully, who suffers from a rare bowel problem, will be the star of the show on Sky Sport’s My Special Day programme tomorrow.

Seamus Coleman makes Neville and Carragher’s Premier League Best XI

The Sky Sports pundits chose line-ups of the finest performers of the season so far.

# sky-sports - Sunday 22 December, 2013

BT Sport aiming to sponsor Irish provinces

The UK-based broadcaster is planning to expand its rugby empire as the battle with Sky continues.

# sky-sports - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

GAA needs to handle pay-per-view talk carefully, Dubs warn

“Overall we must ensure a greater spread of wealth from central coffers,” writes John Costello in his annual report.

# sky-sports - Monday 25 November, 2013

Rooney hits back at Sky Sports pundits over Cardiff criticism

The Manchester United striker isn’t happy with Graeme Souness and Martin Tyler after they claimed he should have been sent off yesterday.

# sky-sports - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Sky Sports could bid for GAA championship rights

Croke Park chief Peter McKenna admits the British broadcasting giant could air hurling and Gaelic football games in the future.

# sky-sports - Monday 28 October, 2013

School of Hard Knocks: The TV show making a difference, one small step at a time

Sky’s documentary-turned-charity is focused on getting the basics right to break a vicious cycle.

# sky-sports - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Sky’s School of Hard Knocks to size up Ireland for next series

The documentary-turned-charity considered Belfast and Limerick for recent series and will return to those option.

# sky-sports - Saturday 5 October, 2013

From player to pundit: rugby’s real transition

Stuart Barnes and Scott Quinnell both enjoyed excellent playing careers before moving into the media.

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