All told, World Cup 2006 (RTE2, BBC1, ITV) has hardly gone down as one of the great competitions. The feebleness of Ronaldinho and the Brazilians, the low levels of goalscoring and the epidemic levels of cheating and injury-feigning have seen to that.
But you can always rely on RTE to make a bad tournament that little bit better.
The station’s coverage this year had a certain elegiac air about it, not least because we’re almost certainly...
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