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  • RBS 6 Nations Championship app offers live analytics, integrated Twitter and more
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    RBS 6 Nations Championship app offers live analytics, integrated Twitter and more

    By 20 January 2014

    The Six Nations Championship is just 12 days away and this year's app is already set to guide you through the rugby action. The 2014 RBS 6 Nations Championship app has been updated to improve audience participation and interaction. Live analytical tools...

  • Samsung teams with rugby union champs Harlequins for Galaxy Note 2 training
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    Samsung teams with rugby union champs Harlequins for Galaxy Note 2 training

    By 12 December 2012

    Rugby union champions Harlequins have joined forces with Samsung to use the Galaxy Note II smartphone for training sessions. It will allow the coaching staff to use the S Pen and capturing software to illustrate team movements and tactics. Using the Android...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Rugby World Cup 2011 (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Rugby World Cup 2011 (iPhone)

    By 9 September 2011

    Ah, the humble sport of egg chasing. How we remember it fondly from our school days. Rugby isn't like football you see, it's a game for gentleman. You wouldn't see a rugby player feigning injury or bellowing expletives only inches from a referees face....

  • Three cuts overseas data rates for New Zealand-bound Rugby World Cup fans
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    Three cuts overseas data rates for New Zealand-bound Rugby World Cup fans

    By 6 September 2011

    UK mobile phone carrier Three has announced that it is cutting data roaming rates for fans travelling to New Zealand to follow the Rugby World Cup. The tournament starts with The All-Blacks playing Tonga on 9 September (Friday) and the provider will be...

  • What's on Sky 3D?
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    What's on Sky 3D?

    By 29 September 2010

    Due to launch on Friday (1 October), Sky 3D is set to pave the way for three-dimensional TV broadcasts. We've already covered the full list of 3D programmes announced by Sky earlier this week, which will include original programmes, sports and movies,...

  • Freesat to broadcast 6 Nations in HD
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    Freesat to broadcast 6 Nations in HD

    By 5 February 2010

    Freesat has announced that it'll be broadcasting the 6 Nations rugby tournament in high definition starting from 6 February. It'll be found on the BBC HD channel, which can be accessed by grabbing a Freesat box or compatible TV. The tournament, sponsored...

  • 6 Nations rugby to see live sports 3D debut
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    6 Nations rugby to see live sports 3D debut

    By 12 January 2010

    England's forthcoming rugby match against Wales is to be shot in, and then shown live in 3D at cinemas across the UK, in what will be Europe's first live sports broadcast in 3D. Team sponsor O2 has revealed the match, due to take place at Twickenham on...

  • Win two tickets to the Big Game 2: Harlequins vs. Wasps at Twickenham
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    Win two tickets to the Big Game 2: Harlequins vs. Wasps at Twickenham

    By 10 December 2009

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Vodafone 360 and Samsung to give you the chance of winning a pair of tickets to the Big Game 2, Harlequins vs. Wasps on 27 December at Twickenham Stadium. The new internet service from Vodafone, www.360.com , and Samsung...

  • Ralph Lauren offers design-your-own Rugby shirt iPhone app
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    Ralph Lauren offers design-your-own Rugby shirt iPhone app

    By 11 September 2009

    Ralph Lauren has launched an iPhone app that lets American consumers design their own unique rugby shirt on their handset, and then order the garment to be made up for them. The "Rugby App" follows the previous release of the Ralph Lauren Collection App,...

  • 6 Nations rugby free in HD with Freesat
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    6 Nations rugby free in HD with Freesat

    By 30 January 2009

    Freesat is reminding rugby fans that coverage of the 6 Nations tournament home matches will be broadcast "in glorious HD" and for free on the BBC's HD channel via Freesat, the free-to-air satellite TV service. Kicking off on Saturday 7 February, with...

  • Official "England Rugby Edition" DAB radio from Pure
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    Official "England Rugby Edition" DAB radio from Pure

    By 10 September 2007

    You can show support for Team England and stay close to the action with the official England Rugby branded digital radio by Pure. Exclusive to Comet, the palm-sized "England Rugby Edition" of Pure's portable Move will let you listen to coverage of matches...

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - planetrugby.com
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    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - planetrugby.com

    By 1 September 2006

    Today’s website of the day is planetrugby.com a website devoted to the noble sport of rugby union. We egg-chasers have had to wait a little longer than soccer fans for the start of proceedings but this weekend sees the opening games in both the Guinness...

  • Stash launch new range of sports gear
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    Stash launch new range of sports gear

    By 18 August 2006

    Stash are mostly known for rugby kit, however they have a funky range of gear for all your sporting needs. They have a range of technical gear in a range of colours and designs, and for those rugby fans, or rather players, they have all ranges of kit,...