RTÉ secure further Premier League rights


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Bill O'Herlihy asks the questions, while Johnny Giles and Eamon Dunphy pull no punches with their answers

Thursday, 3 June 2010

RTÉ Television has secured the rights to broadcast Barclays Premier League soccer highlights for three seasons up to and including the 2012/2013 season.

RTÉ TV's team of analysts and commentators will deliver in excess of 40 programmes per season covering the widest possible range of Premier League matches throughout the next three years.

Ryle Nugent, Deputy Head of Sport of RTÉ Television said: 'We're delighted to continue to show the best of the Barclays Premier League action so that the widest possible audience can enjoy the success of Irish footballers in the league along with all the top class football free-to-air.

'The strength of our expert analysis and the uniquely Irish perspective that our pundits offer on the league continues to prove a favourite for fans, with over 200,000 viewers tuning in to the top-rated programme last season.'

Richard Scudamore, Chief Executive, Premier League said: 'The Premier League is extremely pleased that RTÉ has invested in our highlights rights for seasons 2010/11 - 2012/13. They will continue to provide excellent coverage of the Barclays Premier League to our many fans across Ireland.'


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thats good to hear
i enjoy the bitching that goes on in the studio
between the 3 boys (above mentioned)
may it long continue