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Rugby Fans Were Up In Arms Over ITV's "Useless" Rugby World Cup Coverage

Rugby Fans Were Up In Arms Over ITV's "Useless" Rugby World Cup Coverage
By Mikey Traynor
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Eyebrows were raised when it was announced that ITV would be the main broadcaster for the Rugby World Cup in the United Kingdom, and while TV3 were offering an alternative to Irish viewers, those who were watching the opening match of the tournament were left less than impressed by a series of errors.

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Firstly, the feed cut to an ad break right before the Fijian 'Cibi', their answer to the 'Haka' (which you can watch here), and that enraged a lot of viewers, then, issues with the placement of the score made it impossible to see for many, then they didn't put a timer on the yellow card so nobody knew when the Fijian player was out of the bin, and finally the commentary team were boring viewers to tears.

And then they are putting out fantastic infographics such as this:

We'll be sticking with TV3, thanks very much.

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