The changing face of television coverage

Thursday, 27 July 2017

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TWO men who have become synonymous with the SuperCupNI - formerly the Milk Cup - have spoken of their long relationship with the event.
BBC reporters Jackie Fullerton and Stephen Watson have been commentating on the tournament since the start back in 1983.
Both will be back again this year.
“I remember commentating on the first final back in 1983 - this year marks the 35th tournament," said an incredulous Fullerton at the launch of this year's competition.
“That first year we did a highlights programme with UTV and I was so pleased to have done that first year.
“I never thought the event would enjoy the growth it did and there's no doubt that it has brought millions into the economy over the years," he added.
His BBC NI colleague, Stephen Watson, admitted the competition would always have a fond place in his heart.
*Read the full story in this week's Chronicle


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