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Encyclopedia > Setanta Sports North America
Setanta Sports
Launched April 26, 2005
Owned by Ireland Setanta Sports Group
Website www.setanta.com
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 615
Globecast Channel 752
Star Choice Channel 239
Shaw Comm. Channel 154

Setanta Sports North America is a television channel launched in 2005 by the Irish sports broadcaster Setanta Sports. While still offering a pay-per-view subscription for events at commercial venues, customers in the US can now enjoy live and tape-delayed events in their homes. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that was founded in 1994. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Star Choice is a direct broadcast satellite television distributor in Canada which is majority-owned by cable TV operator Shaw Communications Inc. ... Setanta Sports (pronounced ) is an international sports broadcaster, operating 12 channels in 24 countries. ...


On August 4, 2006 Setanta announced it would be showing more than 90 live Barclay's Premiership matches during the 2006/2007 season and raised its monthly fee to $14.99(USD). Currently, it is available via DIRECTV, DISH Network, and Globecast World TV satellite providers. is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Setanta also offers a broadband subscription service, Setanta Broadband, allowing customers with a high speed internet connection to view some of the Setanta Sports channel content on their computers. The monthly rate is $14.99(USD). The annual service fee of $149.99(USD) includes access to all pay-per-view events as well. Portuguese League soccer is available exclusively on Setanta Broadband. Barclays Premier League matches are also broadcast starting the 2007-08 season on Setanta Broadband. The Portuguese Liga (pron. ...


The channel has exclusive North American rights to delayed Manchester United and Chelsea matches on MUTV and Chelsea TV, which are shown in segments within the channel. Any given broadcaster can only gain access to a maximum of 2 club channels under the current Premier League international TV rights. MUFC redirects here. ... Chelsea Football Club (also known as The Blues or previously The Pensioners) are an English professional football club based in west London. ... For MUTV at the University of Missouri, see University of Missouri TV. MUTV (Manchester United Television) is an English subscription based television channel, operated by Manchester United F.C.. The channel offers Manchester United fans exclusive interviews with players and staff, full matches, including all Premier League games (broadcast generally... Chelsea Football Club (also known as the Blues, previously known as the Pensioners), founded in 1905, is a Premier League football team that plays at Stamford Bridge football ground in South west London. ...

Contents

Programming

Setanta Sports Channel (Domestic system for residential and commercial viewing featuring live events)

Soccer

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Rugby League and Rugby Union

  • Live Rugby World Cup.
  • Live Guinness Premiership, rugby union club competition of England.
  • Live Magners League, rugby union clubs of Ireland,Scotland, & Wales.
  • Live Heineken Cup, rugby union club cup competition for 6 top European nations.
  • Live Super League, rugby league clubs of England & France.
  • Live Super 14, rugby union clubs of Australia, New Zealand, & South Africa.
  • Live NRL, rugby league clubs of Australia & New Zealand.
  • Live IRB U-19 World Cup.
  • Live Currie Cup, rugby union club cup competition for South Africa.

For the rugby league competition, see Rugby League World Cup. ... The Guinness Premiership is a professional league competition for rugby union clubs in the top division of the English rugby system. ... For other uses, see Rugby (disambiguation). ... The Celtic League can refer to either: A league of professional Rugby Union clubs involving teams from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. ... The Heineken Cup sponsored by Heineken (known as the H Cup in France due to alcohol advertising laws) is an annual rugby union competition involving leading club, regional and provincial teams from England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... Super League is the name of various sports competitions in different disciplines: // Football (soccer) Football Association of Malaysia Swiss Super League Turkish Premier Super League. ... Rugby league football is a full-contact team sport played with a prolate spheroid-shaped ball by two teams of thirteen on a rectangular grass field. ... The Super 14 is the largest rugby union football club championship in the southern hemisphere, consisting of four state teams from Australia (Queensland, New South Wales, ACT, and Western Australia), five New Zealand franchises, each of which is comprised by a number of provinces (the resulting teams are based in... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... For the cricket competition originally known as the Currie Cup, see SuperSport Series. ...

Other Events

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Setanta Premium (Live Pay-Per-View in bars only, some content shown delayed on Domestic System)

This service charges fans a cover charge of $10-$20 per head, depending on the match, to see games live in pubs in the USA. For other uses, see GAA (disambiguation). ... The Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League commonly known as the Scottish Premier League, Premier League or SPL is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top level of the Scottish football league system - above the Scottish Football League. ... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... The RBS 6 Nations Championship, (referred to as RBS 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons) known before 2000 as the Five Nations Championship, is an annual international rugby union competition held between six European sides: France, England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... The 2008 European Football Championship (EURO 2008) will take place in Austria and Switzerland. ... UEFA Champions League, which replaced the European Champions Cup, is a seasonal club football competition organised by UEFA since 1992 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... The UEFA Cup (also known as European Cup 3, CE3 or C3) is a football competition for European club teams, organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). ...


Setanta Sports Xtra

Since buying Barclays Premier League rights, Setanta has offered the Setanta Sports Xtra Channel at no extra charge to DirecTV customers. This channel only broadcasts extra BPL matches that otherwise would not be shown at all. Due to space constraints on other platforms, DIRECTV is the only provider that currently has this channel (670). Any matches shown are later rebroadcast on the main channel. A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that was founded in 1994. ...


Setanta Mobile

Setanta Mobile from Setanta Sports delivers all the latest scores, results, news and interviews, direct to your US mobile phone.


Other Info

In late March 2006 it was announced that Setanta North America had picked up the American rights to the principal Australian rules football league, the Australian Football League, from Fox Sports, after Fox Soccer Channel declined to cover the AFL in 2006. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... High marking is a key skill and spectacular attribute of Australian rules football Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Australian rules football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of... This article is about the national league in Australian rules football. ... For Fox Sports in Australia see Fox Sports (Australia). ... Fox Soccer Channel is a United States digital cable network, owned by News Corporation, that specializes in soccer. ...


Scheduling Abbreviations [1]

JIP = Joined In Progress, SDC = Same Day Coverage


External links

Setanta Sports (pronounced ) is an international sports broadcaster, operating 12 channels in 24 countries. ... Setanta Sports 1 & 2 are the two main Channels for Setanta Sports in the Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom, carrying coverage of association football (including the English Premier League, Scottish Premier League, top-flight European leagues and UEFA Cup), boxing, golf, motorsport, coverage of the Gaelic Athletic Association and... Setanta Sports 1 & 2 are the two main Channels for Setanta Sports in the Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom, carrying coverage of association football (including the English Premier League, Scottish Premier League, top-flight European leagues and UEFA Cup), boxing, golf, motorsport, coverage of the Gaelic Athletic Association and... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Racing UK is a subscription-only channel similar to attheraces, airing races from courses not shown on attheraces. ... Racing UK is a subscription-only channel airing horse racing from 31 UK courses. ... For other teams called Rangers F.C. please see, Rangers F.C. (disambiguation) Rangers Football Club is a football club from Glasgow, Scotland, which plays in the Scottish Premier League. ... Celtic TV is the official television channel of Celtic Football Club. ... LFC TV is the dedicated channel for English football club Liverpool Football Club which launched on 20 September 2007. ... Arsenal TV is a planned sports television channel devoted to coverage of the English football club Arsenal. ... NASN, (North American Sports Network), is a television channel available in Ireland and the UK, and now across Europe. ... Setanta Sports News is a forthcoming television channel from Virgin Media Television and Setanta Sports. ... Setanta Sports is a proposed Canadian category 2 digital cable specialty television channel, to be owned by Rogers Media in partnership with Ireland-based Setanta Sports. ...

 
 

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