Ch 7 Commentary - is it intervention time?

Discussion in 'AFL - The Australian Football League' started by Luv_our_club, Apr 21, 2018.

Put it out there
  1. Luv_our_club

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    We know how bad they can be, but watching tonight they put me to sleep. Monotone, sparse, disinterested commentary.

    Darcy, Brayshaw, and Richo....

    It was a possible top 4 clash between the Cats and Power... and there was plenty of drama during the game. The Power were in the contest until the last 7 minutes.
     
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    They are horrible

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    I can't stand the way Darcy talks
     
  4. Priddis Is Done

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    Try watching Fat F****** Eddie today.

    When he groans when the eagles get a goal late twice.
     
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    Every single one of them go early. It's ******* embarrassing just call it as you see it. CH7 most likely love the shit monkeys. Useless
     
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    The whole industry has just become a big boys' club with the same few guys rotating through the various radio/television outlets that cover the game.
     
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    Has Bruce retired?
     
  8. Luv_our_club

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    I get it... but at least he has some interest and passion in the game he is watching
     
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    Bring in Jason Bennett ..

    and perhaps gee I don't know, call the damn game.
     
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    Hope so, also hope all the others retire or **** off
     
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    Clinton grybas, we miss you.
     

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    He has leukaemia
     
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    On Thursday night we had the WAFL on channel 7 and it was a pleasure listening to commentators simply commentating the game. Like old fashioned radio coverage. Too many commentators all thinking they need to talk endlessly about anything but the game in front of them.
     
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    95% of the media commentators suck.
    The problem is they think they need to make it entertaining. They don't. The game is what we want to see. Just call it, we dont need your personal flavour on it.
     
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    Be thankful BT wasn't there as well. Makes Friday night games close to unwatchable.
     
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    The fact that there are more than 2 commentators in the first place...
     
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    Think channel 7 should bring in Warwick Capper as the special comments commentator
     
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    Bruce is the best sports caller in the world.
     
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    Do they not have a focus group that gives feedback?, surely they would say it's ******* terrible
     
  20. Nostradumbass

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    Mute the TV and put some Black Sabbath on. Problem solved.
     
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    Nooo ! Hearing from Daisy Pearce on the sidelines about wether it’s raining or not is an essential part of the commentary
     
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    Can't stand the slavish reinforcing of every umpiring decision as 100% correct.
     
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    They hired Carey as a commentator, a man no one likes that has no charisma, intelligence or integrity purely because he could play footy. Channel 7 just don't have a clue. How do you regularly have commentators people absolutely hate and keep them for years? To some extent I get Taylor but a guy like Darcy?
     
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  24. Luv_our_club

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    If you listen to Terry Wallace on SEN, i think he has a segment on every program from breakfast to evenings.

    Darcy talks all week on MMM, then Talking Footy, then the Kick, then the TV broadcast.

    and so on...

    It seems that ownership of footy media has become concentrated in the hands of a few scrooges.

    Thank god for footy podcasts on the net. There should be live podcasts that commentate games.
     
  25. The Blueseum

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    Watching games from the 80s the commentators used to smash the umpires week in week out. Especially the ex-players, Richards, Skilton would hammer the umps every week.

    The times before control by the Politburo.