Steve Morris wrote on 3/4/97:
>>>I have been waiting for sky sports to come up with a programme for all
>>>the 1st/2nd divi teams but no chance, are all those teams going to fade
>>>away and become just a blot on the landscape. Come on all you RL fans get
>>>your fingers out and tell sky what we want. At least one programme for 2
>>>hours per week for the lower divisions and a proper result service and
>>>league update, they are ***on this topic and you are all letting them
>>>get away with it OR ARE YOU JUST ARMCHAIR SUPPORTERS WITH AN ATTITUDE OF
>>>MY TEAM IS ALL RIGHT JACK up yours or are we realy expanding!!!!!!!
>>>I think not.In my oppinion if coverage is not extended then we will loose
>>>a great chance to expand the game and then ,ost of you armchair whingers
>>>will start on about the lack of coverage just like the old days whan the
>>>BEEB had the game in their control. React ASAP and tell Sky .
>>Interesting technique to get people to help you. Cajoling to start with
>>then insulting the hell out of them. Or were you on your fifth litre by
>>the time you started shouting?
>There should be a niche for lower division RL, although I heard a Five
>Live game involving Swinton & Keighley (sp?) over Easter. Are five
>getting better or is it wishful thinking?
Believe it or not I heard a trailer for the *new* Superleague slot on a Sunday
night on Five Live during half-time of the Scotland-Austria match last night.
I think it's full commentary on the Eagles v Tigers. I gathered that this will be a
regular for the rest of the season
>But let's not mistake it, Divisons one and two are probably not a great
>shop window. Let people get turned onto RL through the big boys then
>maybe they might want to follow a local club