NSW Rugby Union is proud to announce the launch of the NSW Rugby TV app, a standalone streaming platform dedicated to community rugby across NSW. The app, which launched today, will now complement the online streaming platform (nswrugby.tv) where fans can easily watch on a dedicated mobile space.
NSW Rugby TV will present over 1,500 live and on-demand replays of 15s and 7s rugby each year across a host of NSW Rugby affiliated syndicates and programmes, including but not limited to NSW Suburban Rugby , NSW Country Rugby, NSW Junior Rugby 9 including the NSW Junior State Championships), NSW Women’s Rugby and Gen Blue and School Representative Trials.
NSW Rugby TV will be powered by Cluch, who will provide in-house technology and support for the app, ensuring viewers get quality coverage of community rugby at their fingertips and from the comfort of their living room.
The NSW Rugby TV app and website will be a game-changer for community rugby with the unprecedented exposure and awareness it provides to local clubs and schools and the exciting business opportunities that can be generated through live streaming. continuity of their matches.
NSW Rugby TV is also proudly built by rugby for rugby, ensuring that revenue generated is plowed back into the base of the game in NSW.
NSW Rugby CEO Paul Doorn said: “This is an extremely exciting time for community rugby and the access that NSW Rugby TV provides, not just to clubs and schools, but also to family members and to friends who might have trouble getting the game, is amazing. The NSW Rugby TV app will ensure you never miss a moment, wherever you are.
“Through NSW Rugby TV, Community Rugby has a fantastic opportunity to promote its sponsors and partners through a range of commercial opportunities including TVCs, billboards and program integrations, enabling all levels of rugby in NSW to directly and indirectly reap the benefits.
“The majority of revenue generated from the service will also be retained by the game to be reinvested in the development of the game and a host of rugby programs in the future.
“The NSW Rugby TV app is a giant step forward for community rugby and we are proud to be leading the way in broadcasting community sport through our Cluch partners.”
Hamish Bayliss, Cluch’s Chief Commercial Officer, added: “Cluch is delighted to extend our partnership with NSW Rugby and launch the NSW Rugby TV app. The NSW Rugby TV app will combine a world-class streaming experience for fans with a powerful data and analytics solution only possible through the aggregation of multiple competitions.
“The NSW Rugby community has embraced our streaming platform and we are delighted to expand our content offering this year, particularly in the regional areas via the inclusion of the regular Country Zone Rugby season which will include several Year 1 competitions.”
The Apple app has arrived at the perfect time for viewers to watch NSW Suburban Rugby competitions this weekend.
The app offers subscription pricing models to suit all needs, ranging from day passes to tournament passes to annual subscriptions.
The NSW Rugby TV app is available to download via the Apple App Store and can be streamed on iPhone and iPad – coming soon to Android Mobile, Android TV and Apple TV – viewers can subscribe and tune in from n any country in the world.