With the finals of the 2013 GAA Championship finals around the corner, it is now time to start thinking about where you will watch the biggest days in the Irish sporting calendar.
The Hurling Senior and Minor Final (September 8), Clare v Cork and Galway vs Waterford, and the Gaelic football (September 22) will see Mayo back in Croke Park to shake off the gypsy curse once and for all and finally take ownership of the coveted Sam Maguire Cup. They will have a fight on their hands against Dublin. With so much at stake, both GAA Finals are set to be guaranteed edge of the seat viewing.
For those who cannot be home in Ireland at this time of the year, the next best option has always been to watch the championships at a local pub or restaurant. Throughout the years, Irish sporting fans as well as pubs and other establishments in America will testify just how difficult it has been to obtain reliable and quality coverage for Irish soccer, rugby, boxing and the Gaelic sports fixtures here in the states.
An issue that Irishman Shane O’Rourke, a resident of San Francisco, encountered and set out to resolve. He developed Premium Sports so that missing out or missing parts of an important sporting fixture would no longer be an issue for Irish fans.
Since its inception, Premium Sports has grown from strength to strength and is now the leading provider of Irish sporting fixtures as well as being the one stop provider for full GAA coverage in bars, restaurants and clubs across the country. Watching the National Championship finals in an Irish pub on an early Sunday morning is a rite of passage for Gaelic fans living in America but is not for all. Premium Sport, understands that due to family commitments or personal preferences, some Gaelic fans can’t or don’t want to watch the games at their local establishment and now offers those fans reliable and quality coverage of the National Championship from the comforts of their own home.Fans wishing to tune in from home can avail of the residential coverage for $29.99 per finals day (Sept 8th and 22nd ) and includes the Minor and the Senior matches.
For either option you can locate your nearest bar or club showing the GAA at www.premiumsports.tv or you can tune in with Ustream.tv’s online service at www.ustream.tv/gaappv.