11 Most Favourable Rugby World Cup Apps

11 Most Favourable Rugby World Cup Apps
11 Most Favourable Rugby World Cup Apps


Are you a Rugby Fan? You must have watched, or many of you might have been, in the Rugby Eighth World Cup ceremony inaugurated at Twickenham Stadium.

The Six Nations championship has been flagged off with a stunning English victory over the old enemy Wales in Cardiff. And this September, the UK will be hosting the World Cup for just the second time in its history.

There is a wind of excitement and craze when talking about rugby. As a Rugby enthusiast, you do not wish to miss out on anything.

Rugby Mobile Apps have now made things easier for you. This year, you will have access to the best smartphone devices and apps for iOS and Android, which will keep you hooked on rugby matches.

See also: FIFA World Cup – Where to Watch and Bet in NZ

1. Official Rugby World Cup App

Available for iOS / Android

Official Rugby World Cup 2015 App
Official Rugby World Cup App

The Official Rugby World Cup App is free to download from iTunes and Play Google App Store. This App comes in English, French, Spanish and Japanese, providing fans with all the information they need in the lead-up and throughout the Rugby World Cup.

Features of this App

  • Weekly video quiz
  • Trivia quiz
  • The social buzz from all #RWC teams
  • Latest News
  • Fixtures
  • Pools
  • Interactive match centre
  • Live audio of all RWC match
  • Dream Team game
  • Add the RWC match schedule to your calendar and get notifications on where to watch.
  • Follow the Webb Ellis Cup as it travels the UK and Ireland in its countdown to the RWC Trophy Tour’s kick-off.
  • Check out which RWC matches still have tickets available
  • Receive push notifications based on your location.
  • You can personalise it to the country you’re following in touch with the App.

2. Rugby Nations 16

Available for iOS / Android

Rugby Nations 16
Rugby Nations 16

This App has been released lately on 9th September and is available at iTunes and Google Play store for $7.49.

Features of this App

  • It is also on the Apple Watch for iPhones.
    Unique, optimized Phoenix technology that drives fantastic 3D visuals
  • New Touch Control
  • Interactive Tournaments with Live Games
  • Scoring Animations
  • Earning Points for Your Team
  • Taunt Support or Share
  • Excellent presentation

3. Ultimate Rugby

Available for iOS / Android

Ultimate Rugby
Ultimate Rugby

You can download this App free from iTunes and the Play Google Store. It is available in English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, and Turkish.

Features of this App

  • Real-time LIVE scores for all Tier One professional rugby matches worldwide. Includes post-match video highlights
  • In the game Vines, you see the action unfold right as it happens.
  • uScore, the new feature on the App, allows users to score any rugby game anywhere at any time and brings a new level of coverage to the grassroots game.
  • Find your club or school on uScore, keep supporters up to date with all the latest scores, and match events like never before.
  • Player Profile cards with stats connecting you with your favourite players
  • Team and Player Twitter Integration and the new ability to share the score via Twitter and Facebook
  • Personalization: Identify and follow your favourites
  • Massively improved post-match experience, including scoring stats and improved highlights packages
  • Breaking news via push notifications for your favourited teams
  • Ticket availability and stadium maps are in the pre-match centre.
  • Notifications on squad announcements, kick-off times and match results.
  • Live chat with other fans before, during and after matches.

Ultimate Rugby is brilliant, providing comprehensive coverage throughout the tournament.

4. ITV Rugby World Cup

Available for iOS / Android

ITV Rugby World Cup 2015
ITV Rugby World Cup

Available at iTunes and Google Play Store, this App is free to download

Features of this App

  • Video highlights of every game
  • In-game clips
  • Latest news
  • Fixtures
  • Results and standings.
  • Live Mode (Available only on Live Tournaments)
  • Brand New Kicking Game

The broadcaster will also use the app to poll fans at crucial moments.

5. Rugby World Magazine

Available for iOS

Rugby World Magazine
Rugby World Magazine


Rugby World Magazine App is available on iTunes for free download. Established in 1960, Rugby World magazine offers you unique, monthly access to rugby union national and international stars.

Features of this App

  • Provides insiders-view of the sport
  • Explosive Images
    Subscription periods for Rugby World Magazine
  • Day to Day News during World Cup

6. Flick Nations Rugby

Available for iOS / Android

Flick Nations Rugby
Flick Nations Rugby

Features of this App

• Full HD resolution on iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus.
• Choose from 15 of the world’s top rugby nations.
• Kick conversions under pressure.
• Kick-to-touch to gain territory on the field.
• Hit the goalposts in a classic test of precision.
• Earn XP & level up your skills.
• Game Center leaderboards and achievements.
This addictive App offers a broader category of flick-sports games, such as football and American football, in which you swipe to boot and then steer the ball.

7. All Blacks: Rugby Union App

Available for iOS / Android

All Blacks Rugby Union App
All Blacks Rugby Union App

This app is free at iTunes and Google Play stores and is considered the best app!

Features of this App

  • Apple Watch
  • Latest news on Rugby Union and the All Blacks
  • Great videos of incredible ABs in action
  • The live match screen
  • Fixtures and scores for a vast range of competitions such as Super Rugby, The Rugby Championship, the ITM Cup and International tests from around the world
    Team lineups and player information with lovely profile pictures, bio information and season stats.
  • A slick Timeline to keep you up to speed with news, videos, Tweets, Fixtures and interesting stats from the world of Rugby Union
    View past season fixtures as well as upcoming games.
  • Stats for each game,
  • Calendar integration allows you to keep track of the matches you care most about: the mighty All Blacks or your favourite Super Rugby Team.
  • Notifications—set these up to receive notifications about new team lineups, Match Kickoffs, Halftime Scores, and Final Scores.

8. Rugby World Cup Programmes

Available for iOS

Rugby World Cup 2015 Programmes
Rugby World Cup Programmes

This recently released app is available on iTunes for free in English, Danish, French, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Traditional Chinese.

Features of this App

  • Download the latest issue before every match or subscribe for the tournament and receive your copy as soon as it’s published.
  • If you can’t make it to the match, you can still show your support and download one or all 48 digital versions of the tournament programmes to keep yourself up-to-date.
  • Each jam-packed issue brings you the hottest news, interviews, player info, match coverage, in-depth history and much more.
  • Magazine Subscriptions are available for purchase inside this App.

Thus, in this App, you can get your hands on the official programs in digital form. Charged via subscription, there’ll be 48 programs over the next month.

9. Rugby Manager

Available for iOS / Android

Rugby Manager
Rugby Manager

This free App can be downloaded from iTunes and Google Play store. It is available in English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, and Turkish.

Features of this App

  • Exciting competitions: championships, cups, tournaments, etc.
  • Advanced individual training of your players
  • Recruiting new players in a fun live bidding system
  • Individual strategic instructions for the optimal performance of your players
  • An innovative tool for creating realistic team strategies
  • Amazing real-time matches!

Create your rugby club, train your players, prepare the best strategy and win the championship. Play against your friends or other players in competitions and show off your management skills!

10. World Rugby Laws of Rugby

Available for iOS

World Rugby Laws of Rugby
World Rugby Laws of Rugby

This App is available on iTunes for free.

Features of this App

  • You can watch video examples and animations to help you understand how the World Rugby Laws of the Game are applied on the field of play.
  • 80 embedded videos, and over 200 more which can be viewed over the internet, this Application includes information on Laws 1 -22 of the World Rugby Laws of the Game
  • Seven-a-side and Under 19 Variations
  • 49 referee signals are detailed in words, pictures and video.
  • This App is a must-have for all coaches, referees, players and Rugby enthusiasts.

11. Rugby Kicks 2

Available for iOS / Android

Rugby Kicks 2
Rugby Kicks 2

Rugby Kicks 2 is a free iTunes and Google Play Store app.

Features of this App

  • Supercharged Tournament-Themed Game Mode
  • Take on Follow Rugby Fans
  • Phoenix Powered Graphics
  • Rugby Pro Approved Mechanics
  • Exclusive Country Customization and Match Day Specials

If you love the kicking heroes of Rugby and want to see them in action, then this App is for you.

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Kamal Kaur

Kamal Kaur

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Born in India and later migrating to New Zealand, she effortlessly blends her cultural insights with a deep love for gaming.

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