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.
- 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.
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
- 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
- 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
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