Rugby World cup started yesterday in Newzealand, while we have the English Premier League, Rugby evokes high spirits among its lovers the world over. Its on that note that yUmobile launched an SMS service that enables subscribers receive regular updates on the tournament.
yUmobile subscribers will hence recieve the timely updates by sending the word “Rugby” to 334, a service that will be charged at Kshs. 2/ daily. This means that if you cannot follow the game you will be able to celebrate with the other fans at a very minimal cost.
Rugby World Cup 2011 is set to be the biggest international sporting event in New Zealand’s history, from both an economic and tourism point of view. The sporting event will take place from 9th September and runs through until the 23rd October. The 2011 Rugby World Cup will be the seventh Rugby World Cup, a quadrennial international rugby union competition inaugurated in 1987. TheInternational Rugby Board (IRB) selected New Zealand as the host country in preference to Japan and South Africa at a meeting in Dublin on 17 November 2005.