It’s the end of January and that means the start of the GAA season. For fans around the globe this year they can look forward to catching even more GAA action on GAAGO, starting this weekend with the Allianz Leagues, which is a new addition to the service.
This year GAAGO will be bringing fans more than double the number of games, streaming over 120 events to fans worldwide, including Allianz Leagues (44+ matches), The Sunday Game highlights show (20 shows), in addition to the GAA Football & Hurling Senior Championships (45+ matches worldwide, 25+ in GB) and other matches.
GAAGO has also introduced the 2015 Club Scheme, whereby all clubs outside of Ireland can get 10% of the price of a GAAGO Season Pass and GB Pass, when GAAGO customers use a club specific Promo Code when purchasing. Clubs will be issued with a club specific Promo Code on request. For full details, including how to register your club and terms and conditions of the Club Scheme, please visit www.gaago.ie.
Dónal Moriarty, Product Leader, GAAGO said “In addition to the GAA Football & Hurling Senior Championships, we are delighted to bring fans even more games this year, more than doubling the number of matches. The addition of Sunday Game highlights show and the Allianz Leagues to GAAGO’s offering for 2015 is a huge boost to the service, and one that we know fans will relish. There has been a great uptake for the 2015 Club scheme, and we would encourage as many clubs outside of Ireland to get involved so they can reap the benefits.”
Noel Quinn, Media Rights Manager, GAA said “Last year’s GAAGO offering proved extremely popular with our members all over the globe but the 2015 broadcast schedule, commencing this Saturday evening with two Allianz League games, provides an even greater narrative for international GAA viewers throughout the year. We welcome the addition of Setanta and TG4’s coverage to GAAGO over the coming months and look forward to bringing over 40 Allianz League matches to our Diaspora on a live and on-demand basis.”
A worldwide GAAGO Season Pass (excluding Ireland and Great Britain) is priced at €160 and will provide online access to over 100 televised matches, live and on-demand, as broadcast by RTÉ, TG4, Setanta and Sky Sports, in addition to 20 episodes of The Sunday Game highlights show.
For audiences in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales), a GB Season Pass is priced at €100 and will provide online access to over 80 matches, live and on-demand, as broadcast by RTÉ, TG4 and Setanta, in addition to the 20 episodes of The Sunday Game highlights show. Games broadcast by Sky Sports will only be available through Sky Sports.
Individual games can also be purchased for €10.
To purchase a GAAGO Season Pass or Pay-per-game visit www.gaago.ie.
In 2015, GAAGO will stream over 120 events to fans worldwide, including:
- The Sunday Game highlights show (20 shows)
- GAA Football & Hurling Senior Championships (45+ matches worldwide, 25+ in GB)
- Allianz Leagues (44+ matches)
- Electric Ireland GAA Football and Hurling Minor Championships (6 matches - semi-finals and finals)
- AIB GAA Senior Club Finals (Football & Hurling – 2 matches)
- Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling U21 Championship (1 match)
- GAA Football U21 Championship (1 match)
What’s on GAAGO this weekend?
The first weekend of the season has four cracking ties in store from Division 1 of the Allianz Football League, with two Ulster derbies on Saturday night, and a top class doubleheader on Sunday.
Donegal’s meeting with Derry and Tyrone’s clash with Monaghan are first up on Saturday. Both games are live on GAAGO with simultaneous throw-in times of 19:00 (Irish time).
Donegal v Derry sees the beaten All-Ireland and Allianz League finalists of 2014 respectively go head to head in Ballybofey, while recently crowned McKenna Cup champions Tyrone host the 2014 Division 2 Champions Monaghan in Omagh.
Sunday’s menu has a rematch of a classic from 2014 as Kerry host Mayo, with the westerners still smarting from their replay defeat to The Kingdom in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final. Live coverage from Killarney begins at 13:30 with throw-in at 14:00 (Irish time).
Our deferred match on week one sees reigning Allianz League Champions Dublin make the trip to Páirc Uí Rinn to take on Cork. Full match coverage gets underway at 15:40 (Irish time).
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