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#tv wrap

# tv-wrap - Monday 7 October, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha On The Box

TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha

Seb Coe told Gabby Logan to ‘go back to Match of the Day’, but the Beeb’s coverage wasn’t nearly as harsh as it ought to have been.

# tv-wrap - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win On The Box

TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win

Jamie Heaslip and Brent Pope were reaching for the positives after a stuttering World Cup win.

# tv-wrap - Monday 23 September, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Jamie Heaslip steps up to the plate as RTÉ's World Cup coverage gets off to a flyer On The Box

TV Wrap - Jamie Heaslip steps up to the plate as RTÉ's World Cup coverage gets off to a flyer

There has been some highly-watchable tension between the ex-Irish star and Eddie O’Sullivan.

# tv-wrap - Monday 16 September, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage On The Box

TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage

The two broadcasters have learned from each other and now there’s little difference in their approach.

# tv-wrap - Monday 9 September, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Cartoonish rage and unfair comments overshadow Keane's interesting side at Bord Gáis Theatre On The Box

TV Wrap - Cartoonish rage and unfair comments overshadow Keane's interesting side at Bord Gáis Theatre

The Irish legend has caused ructions with comments about Jon Walters and Alex Ferguson at an Off The Ball event with Gary Neville.

# tv-wrap - Monday 2 September, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - RTÉ analysis veers toward a circus as Kerry assert old swagger against the Dubs On The Box

TV Wrap - RTÉ analysis veers toward a circus as Kerry assert old swagger against the Dubs

There was much disagreement over Johnny Cooper’s red card, while Pat Spillane talked about ‘unknown unknowns.’

# tv-wrap - Monday 26 August, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - VAR's emotion-sapping interference a consequence of years of television analysis Video Nasty

TV Wrap - VAR's emotion-sapping interference a consequence of years of television analysis

The system might learn something from the GAA.

# tv-wrap - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Amazon's stunning new football docuseries an antidote to Premier League nonsense On The Box

TV Wrap - Amazon's stunning new football docuseries an antidote to Premier League nonsense

The streaming service has — in partnership with Starbucks — released a new six-part series of films called This is Football.

# tv-wrap - Monday 29 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Donal Óg draws in mention of the Brits as The Sunday Game finds itself in a culture war On The Box

TV Wrap - Donal Óg draws in mention of the Brits as The Sunday Game finds itself in a culture war

‘The last remnants of British culture on these islands’ got the blame for criticism of the sweeper system in hurling.

# tv-wrap - Monday 22 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph On The Box

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph

Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.

# tv-wrap - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air On The Box

TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air

Elsewhere, viewers were annoyed by the Sunday Game. Again.

# tv-wrap - Monday 8 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics On The Box

TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics

Elsewhere, a few classic Irish tropes emerged on The Sunday Game.

# tv-wrap - Monday 1 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage On The Box

TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage

The England boss has been the breakout star, and thankfully, TG4 and the state broadcaster have been around to bring it to us.

# tv-wrap - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Remembering RTÉ's 1994 World Cup coverage in Eamon Dunphy's absence Retro

TV Wrap - Remembering RTÉ's 1994 World Cup coverage in Eamon Dunphy's absence

The broadcaster experimented with a ‘football forum’, filled with people from all walks of Irish life.

# tv-wrap - Monday 3 June, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Jose and Arsene come together to star on Champions League final night On The Box

TV Wrap - Jose and Arsene come together to star on Champions League final night

Once enemies, Mourinho and Wenger were the stars of the show as Michael Owen painted the town beige on BT Sport.

# tv-wrap - Monday 27 May, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game On The Box

TV Wrap: Too much well-worn talk, not enough action on The Sunday Game

The best argument for tiering the football championships is that it will end the talk of tiering the football championships.

# tv-wrap - Monday 20 May, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph On The Box

TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph

Gary Lineker would have been better off saying ‘another win for the bloodless and efficient use of capital’ and cutting straight to the Eurovision.

# tv-wrap - Monday 13 May, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait On The Box

TV Wrap: The Sunday Game returns with a new approach and an age-old trait

For all of its new gadgets and approach, the show still left lots of people annoyed.

# tv-wrap - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night On The Box

TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night

George Hamilton got his prediction (almost) right while Jurgen Klopp was stuck for words.

# tv-wrap - Monday 29 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Keane shows Neville how to do it in compelling Sky Sports appearance On The Box

TV Wrap: Keane shows Neville how to do it in compelling Sky Sports appearance

While Neville is a much better analyst, Keane proved more adept at talking about Manchester United.

# tv-wrap - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments On The Box

TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments

Meanwhile, Paul Merson serves up the best bit of telly all week.

# tv-wrap - Monday 15 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans On The Box

TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans

Woods was subjected to a bizarre Butler Cabin interview after his remarkable triumph, while the FAI story became about one man.

# tv-wrap - Monday 8 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Gordon Strachan's ignorance shows the Premier League is not beyond the UK's madness On The Box

TV Wrap: Gordon Strachan's ignorance shows the Premier League is not beyond the UK's madness

Elsewhere, the GAA disappears from our screens for a month.

# tv-wrap - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Ignore those who say Carragher's wild reaction to Liverpool's latest drama was unprofessional On The Box

TV Wrap: Ignore those who say Carragher's wild reaction to Liverpool's latest drama was unprofessional

Elsewhere, Tim Sherwood is very alarmed at Tottenham’s ‘unthinkable’ slump.

# tv-wrap - Monday 18 March, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: FAI awards a damp squib while the tide begins to turn on Joe Schmidt Awards And Losses

TV Wrap: FAI awards a damp squib while the tide begins to turn on Joe Schmidt

Irish football’s big night was dominated by absences as Matt Williams called for some honest conversations around Irish rugby.

# tv-wrap - Monday 11 March, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Drenching of coverage in curious jargon among Schmidt's legacies in Irish rugby On The Box

TV Wrap: Drenching of coverage in curious jargon among Schmidt's legacies in Irish rugby

Elsewhere, Rio Ferdinand met PSG and Saturday Night Live disgraced themselves with a parody of the Premier League.

# tv-wrap - Monday 4 March, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Seamus Darby's Laochra Gael exposes what we demand of sports stars On The Box

TV Wrap: Seamus Darby's Laochra Gael exposes what we demand of sports stars

Elsewhere, Jerry Kiernan returned to our screens…and was totally brilliant.

# tv-wrap - Monday 25 February, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Terry's self-interest on show as Sky get analysis of Sarri/Kepa controversy wrong On The Box

TV Wrap: Terry's self-interest on show as Sky get analysis of Sarri/Kepa controversy wrong

The Carabao Cup final was marked by an amazing moment of television, but Sky had the wrong people analysing it.

# tv-wrap - Monday 18 February, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: Kilbane no-nonsense as Declan Rice saga finally reaches its end Tv Wrap

TV Wrap: Kilbane no-nonsense as Declan Rice saga finally reaches its end

Elsewhere, TG4 showed their latest innovation in covering sport.

# tv-wrap - Monday 11 February, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap: O'Gara rises above the bombast to show he's one of the best pundits around Rogcam

TV Wrap: O'Gara rises above the bombast to show he's one of the best pundits around

ROG proved his brilliance again over his final weekend on Virgin Media’s Six Nations coverage.

# tv-wrap - Monday 4 February, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Matt Williams' harsh words leaves a nation finding solace in the GAA Tv Wrap

TV Wrap - Matt Williams' harsh words leaves a nation finding solace in the GAA

Nobody saw defeat against England coming, which made it all the worse.

# tv-wrap - Monday 28 January, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - A winter of moaning finally ends while Brolly meets the new sheriff in town No Joe Show

TV Wrap - A winter of moaning finally ends while Brolly meets the new sheriff in town

Elsewhere, it seems that Jeff Stelling’s unforgettable trip to the 2017 All-Ireland final wasn’t so unforgettable after all.

# tv-wrap - Monday 21 January, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Jose lets slip his vulnerable side with Richard Keys Yesterday's Man

TV Wrap - Jose lets slip his vulnerable side with Richard Keys

The former United manager appeared on Bein Sports to talk about…himself.