Rugby World Cup 2011 App for Blackberry released

If you need your Blackberry to keep you posted on all things Rugby World Cup, you can now go and download the official Rugby World Cup app from the Blackberry Appworld. The app will feature live match commentary via text, include videos after half time and full time, stats and score updates.
The best part is that a lot of this functionality is integrated right into the BBM IM client, so you will be constantly updated should you choose to do so. Events are also built into the calendar, so you can plan your day around the the games you really cannot afford to lose out on.
Here is the full feature rundown:

  • Add fixtures for any match to your built-in calendar or add all the fixtures for your favourite team.
  • BBM 6 integration provides real-time content sharing, automatic status updates and live match in-app chat.
  • Access the Match Centre for live match coverage, including real-time live commentary, stats and video highlights.
  • Get the latest news and keep up to date with the RWC 2011 Daily video.
  • In New Zealand and want to know what to do? Go to the Fan Zone section to find out what events are on near where you are right now.
  • Going to the match? Check out stadium locations, seating plans and facilities.

RWC 2011 starts on 9 September, so go and download it today here. With SA’s rugby crazy culture and the phenomenal popularity of the Blackberry, this app is sure to be a hit!
Related: Check out Blackberry’s new Curve, Bold and Torch models which should arrive in SA soon.