Sporting Apps On The Today Show

With a huge sporting weekend coming up, thought I would share some of my favourite sporting applications for your smartphone. I’ve just touched the tip of what is on offer here; there are plenty more than what are on my list.

Heineken’s Live Kick

  • Kick for your country at the world cup
  • Ever dreamt of kicking the winning goal at the Rugby World Cup? Now you can be part of the on-field action and kick real penalty goals and conversions, live, as they happen.
  • Feel the same pressure, as you take the same kick, from the same spot, in the same conditions.
  • Training Challenge - hone your skills and try to score as many penalty goals as you can to climb the leaderboard. Three misses and you're out.
  • Replay - every match of the 2011 Rugby World Cup will be stored.
  • Play any game for any team 24 hours after the full-time whistle has blown in the live match.
  • Free

iSwing Golf

  • Golf Swing Analysis at your fingertips that allows you to record, analyse and improve game
  • Number 1 Sports App January 2010.
  • Avid golfers and PGA professionals have used iSwing.
  • PRO Videos ($3.99)
  • A suite of 16 shot swing videos of PGA Tour Pro Adam Scott to compare your swing side-by-side.
  • All videos were shot in real-time and slow-motion.
  • $2.99

Official AFL 2011 App

  • Ability to customise your App depending on which Club you support for quick access to all your club's news and information
  • Live scores (shake to update)
  • Live game commentary
  • Streaming radio (In App purchase required; only available whilst games are live)
  • Live stats (player, match, season and Dream Team) player profiles
  • The latest AFL and club news
  • The Score Worm
  • Fixtures
  • The ladder
  • Access to your Dream Team and AFL tipping
  • Cost: $2.99

Official NRL 2011 App

  • Video highlights on demand (In App purchase required)
  • The latest NRL news
  • Live Scoreboards (shake to update)
  • Stats (player, match, season - it's all here)
  • The ladder
  • Fixtures
  • Match reports
  • Ball control charts
  • Player Profiles
  • Team listsStreaming radio (In App purchase required; only available whilst games are live)
  • Links to the official Toyota NRL Dream Team and Bundaberg NRL Tipping competitions
  • Cost: $0.99c