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Official Wallabies 2013 app gives fans access in the palm of their hand

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By ARU Media Unit

Rugby fans will be able to experience the thrill of the DHL Australia 2013 Lions Tour from the palm of their hand after the Official Wallabies 2013 Lions Tour application was launched. 
Available as a free download from the Apple App Store and the Android market, the app has been designed to provide the ultimate fan experience during the highly anticipated Lions Tour to Australia this June and July.
Developed by the Qantas Wallabies Official Technology Consulting partner, Accenture, in partnership with ARU, the app has been designed to keep fans up-to-date with everything they need to know during the Tour that’s been 12 years in the making.
From the palm of their hand fans will be able to access the latest on and off-field news, including live play-by-play commentary, real-time scores, exclusive video content and post-match analysis.
Through integration with social media, fans can stay close to all the action live throughout the nine-match Tour in Australia even if they aren’t able to make it to the games. 
Fans will also be able to download a host of information including real-live data as it happens, with access to real-time stats and social media commentary during each match. 
Key features of the Official Wallabies 2013 Lions Tour app include:
  • News, fixtures and results, including match previews and reviews plus kick-off times and venue details for each match;
  • Live scores and match statistics;
  • Qantas Wallabies and British & Irish Lions Team information, including individual player profiles and statistics live throughout the games; and
  • Exclusive video, including interviews, game analysis and behind the scenes footage.
The app will provide a vastly different experience of the 2013 Lions Tour compared to 12 years ago, with digital and app technology not existing during the Wallabies historic 2-1 series victory in 2001.
The Official Wallabies 2013 Lions Tour app can be downloaded for free now.