Pat Spillane: “Promotion of Gaelic games my arse.” – The Kerry man doesn’t hold back on RTE .. 😬

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The former Kerry footballer Pat Spillane isn’t happy with RTE and their coverage of the Euros compared to that of our national games ..

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The eight time All-Ireland winner was writing in his piece for the Sunday World and said the following;

The Saturday Game on RTÉ is a great idea. Last Saturday, it was shown from 10.50pm until midnight. Only the diehards would stay up that late to watch it.

Why? We had one hour of analysis after the inconsequential Italy v Albania Euro 2024 match. That’s why…

The two All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals were played early yesterday afternoon. This was originally down to the fact RTÉ was contracted to show the URC final.

In the event, the URC final featuring the Bulls and Glasgow was shown on the RTÉ News channel, but the hurling was still sidetracked because Euro 2024 got the prime-time evening slots.

Promotion of Gaelic games my arse.

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