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Discussion in 'NRL Media Watch' started by Perth Red, Nov 27, 2019.

  1. Perth Red

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    Which makes nrls rush to sign a SEVEN year deal seem even stranger.
     
  2. Perth Red

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    What’s with this dick spamming every post?
     
  3. sensesmaybenumbed

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    All cleaned up now
     
  4. colly

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    It's completely wrong to say the Foxtel, NRL have signed a seven year deal. You have no proof of that. They have a remaining contract with 2 years to run ( renegotiated ) and a NEW five year deal. How do i know? Because the parties said so. Also if a completely new deal was in operation ( now) the NRL could offer now, as opposed to end 2022 season streamed games to Stan to sweeten the deal for Nine.
     
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    it’s actually. 3 year renegotiated deal (20-22) and a new 5 year extension (23-27) But hey ho.
     
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    Like I said " 2 years to run." Date 12 Jan 2021 Contract ends 2022.
     
  7. Rugged Rigid Robust Roy

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    Its time we squashed the Lettice leaf AFL totally. We should demand in our next contract that Foxtel don't show any AFL else we take our brand and create our own platform.

    This is a war and NRL smashes the AFL in ratings and it's time v'Landys and co turned the screw and smashed the AFL back to the Melbourne suburbs where it belongs.

    Heck the Melbourne Storm even outrated the AFL in some games last year so no one watches that stupid game any more.
     
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    Once old Rupert carks it, I can see Lachlan throwing all of Fox TVs resources into Rugby League and totally destroying AFL.

    Lachlan has openly said he hates AFL and would happily send it back to the suburban grounds of Melbourne where it belongs.

    It will be Rugby League UTOPIA
     
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    Don't think so.
     
  11. Perth Red

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    yeh as fox has been such a Good friend to rugby league! Lachlan was in charge of ch10 when the 2013 rights were being negotiated and guess what, he didn’t go hard enough for them to beat Ch9. Murdoch will do what best for fox sports, not what’s best for NRL.
     
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    'Complete crap': V'landys comes out firing on first day back at work
    Andrew Webster
    January 18, 2021 — 7.45pm
    ARL Commission chairman Peter V’landys returned to the office on Monday after a well-deserved holiday.

    He resisted moonwalking through the front door and high-fiving staff in the corridor, although he could have if he wanted to. His stocks have never been higher.

    But you’re only as good as your last gushing tribute piece, and V’landys understands there’s still more work to do with this venomous, multi-headed snake called rugby league.

    “It’s surreal,” he said of the praise he received at end of last year for rescuing the game. “But I’ve always said you’re in the penthouse for a short period, so I’m not furnishing it. I’ll be back down in the basement very quickly.”

    It’s such a V’landys thing to say, the dag that he is, although it's wide of the mark. Barring some sort of scandal, his descent is a long way off — if at all. He agreed in November last year to see out another three-year term, which will be ratified at next month’s annual general meeting.

    He has many acolytes in the media, meaning even when he does make a mistake, he won’t be condemned for it.

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    Back at it ... Peter V'landys has returned to work.SMH

    For instance, when the commission decided last year to banish the national anthem before State of Origin, some commentators skewered chief executive Andrew Abdo because they didn’t want to skewer the chairman.

    When no less than Prime Minister Scott Morrison intervened and the commission backflipped, V’landys was lavished with praise for his “agility” in changing the policy.

    Todd Greenberg was supposedly made of Teflon but this guy is bulletproof.

    Then again, Greenberg didn’t or couldn’t harass state and federal governments into allowing rugby league to restart on May 28 last year, beating every other major code in the world to the punch.

    V’landys also elicits varying opinions from readers. Criticise him and you will be branded “elitist” or accused of “running a Channel Nine agenda”. Applaud him and some will bombard you with suspicious emails: “For the life of me I don’t know what V’landys has over you!”

    Me neither. It scares me to think.

    V’landys crashed his way through 2020, partly because that is his manner, but also because it was required. Life should be easier this season but there was a raft of issues in his diary when he got his feet under the desk at Racing NSW, which he seemingly runs in his lunch break.

    The first is finalising the collective bargaining agreement with the RLPA. He dismisses talk players will have to take a seven per cent pay cut, saying it's less.

    “The deal is a good one for the players,” he declares. “I’m all for the players. One thing I was adamant about, because I pride myself on fighting for the battler, is that the AFL cut three players from each roster. Their reduction is 9.5 per cent, if you want to compare apples to apples. We didn’t cut anyone. We still have the 30 contracted players and four development players. What the RLPA wanted to do was cut it by three. We weren’t party to that. I’ve protected those three players at each club. Otherwise, you would’ve had 16 clubs times three players (48) who would’ve lost their jobs.”

    And what of the AFL? Two days before Christmas, the rival code spruiked a new broadcast deal with Foxtel and Telstra, which, along with revenue from Seven, would “deliver $946m to the AFL industry” over the next two years.

    The NRL renegotiated and extended its deal with Foxtel out to 2027 for an undisclosed amount having also renegotiated its contract with Nine (which publishes this masthead) for a further two years. The AFL claims it’s struck a far better deal.

    “It’s complete crap, the whole thing,” V’landys bristles. “Our deal with Foxtel is for seven years. The AFL only did it for two years. It’s complicated in the sense that they were getting a lot of money from Telstra, and now they don’t. It’s a completely different negotiation. I can’t say the figure [of the NRL's deal with Foxtel] because I’m bound by confidentiality, but we’re getting more now than we were before.”

    Why can’t he divulge the figure if it’s so good? The NRL has in the past.

    “It's a good deal,” he insists. “For every week that we weren’t playing last year, it was costing us $13 million. Without Fox, there is no rugby league.”

    The alternative view is that without rugby league there is no Fox, but that’s another story for another time.

    Other items on the PVL agenda include the inclusion of a second Brisbane team, player behaviour and whether players will be returning to The Bubble. He shot down reports at the weekend that the idea of a second Brisbane team in 2023 was over.

    “Incorrect,” he says. “We have started analysis on a possible 17th team in Brisbane. There’s plenty of time to consider it, but the business case has to stack up.”

    In terms of player behaviour, especially in the wake of Broncos big man Payne Haas being arrested and charged for verbally abusing police, he says this: “I believe in due process and natural justice. I think the players are hard done by. Since my involvement in the game, most players have been great to deal with.”

    Will they be returning to The Bubble? Much depends on the federal government’s vaccination roll-out but he remains hopeful that the Warriors, who have relocated to NSW, will return to New Zealand.

    “It might not be April,” he says, “but at some stage they will be playing in Auckland.”

    It sounds like a pipedream, but dismiss the moonwalking V'landys at your own peril.

    https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/co...n-first-day-back-at-work-20210118-p56v13.html
     
  13. Perth Red

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    “It’s complicated in the sense that they were getting a lot of money from Telstra, and now they don’t.It’s a completely different negotiation.”

    buckle in for the bad news people
     
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    Glad to see PVL stick it to the News Ltd Broncos.
     
  15. Phil McGrawhan

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    Oh dear
    Didn't take long for the PVL hate negative/PR spin ... as usual
     
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    What the RLPA wanted to do was cut it by three. We weren’t party to that. I’ve protected those three players at each club. Otherwise, you would’ve had 16 clubs times three players (48) who would’ve lost their jobs.”

    What a bunch of greedy pricks the RL players are.
     
  17. Perth Red

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    time will tell if it’s spin or prophecy.
     
  18. Phil McGrawhan

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    Lol not with you .
    You've had him tried & found guilty since the tv deal was done .
     
  19. colly

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    I took that comment to mean 'the AFL were getting a lot of money and now they don't'. During PR conference, lots of talk of 5g at marvel but NO details on money from telstra to AFL. Due to Smiths mismanagement of negotiations NRL did NOT directly ( meaning none at all) get money from Telstra (for streaming) to the NRL. Foxtel swallowed it all, another dud contract clause from Smith.
     
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    not sure how you read it that way, in the afl releases it says Telstra re increasing their sponsorship investment and have:

    “Telstra, which will continue to have highlight, replay and on-demand rights, will also become the official technology and innovation partner of Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium for the next four years.”

    I read it he was talking about fox getting Telstra money, not afl. with telstra not paying fox, fox won’t be passing some of that on to nrl is how I read it. Smith didn’t negotiate the foxtel/telstra deal, that was grant and Greenberg.

    their new two year extension part of the deal breaks down to approx (on what I’ve seen in the press)

    seven $150mill
    Telstra $110mill
    Fox $213mill
     
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