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Vote for @NottinghamRugby to make Twitter history

The RFU Championship is continuing to pave the way in innovation, leading on from Sky Sports' behind the scenes footage and RefCam with a live Twitter stream of a Round 22 game, as voted for by supporters.

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In what will be a first in rugby worldwide, the RFU Championship, the second tier of English professional rugby, will stream a game live on Twitter during the final weekend of league fixtures on Saturday April 20, in association with the Rugby Paper.

Continuing to bring supporters closer to the action, which game is streamed live through the social networking site will be chosen by public vote.

The final weekend of games offers up some fascinating encounters, with in form Nottingham facing a tough away trip to Leeds Carnegie, Newcastle - already guaranteed a place in the semi-finals - hoping to end the league stage without dropping a match,and Cornish Pirates seeing off the league stage with a visit from survival hopefuls Jersey.

RFU live streamSo the Green and Whites are calling on all supporters and @NottinghamRugby Twitter followers - which total nearly 6,000 on the popular social network site - to starting voting for their team.

Speaking about the new initiative, RFU Head of Digital Nick Shaw commented:

"This is another fantastic piece of innovation from the RFU Championship. The league offers us a real opportunity to get closer to the action and importantly, involve supporters throughout. Rather than us predict which game we think supporters will want to see, we've chosen to ask them directly, which is a first for the Union.

"In addition, the streaming on Twitter is a first in rugby worldwide, and in professional sport in the UK. "

So if you want to watch Nottingham make history simply visit www.RFU.com/FanVote and register your vote. The game with the highest number of votes will be streamed live via @RFUChampionship on Saturday April 20.

Voting is now open and will close at midnight, Sunday April 14. Any submissions received after this time will not be counted.  The chosen game will be announced on Monday April 15.

Full round of fixtures that you can vote for...

Leeds Carnegie Vs. Nottingham 15:00 Headingley
Newcastle Falcons Vs. Bristol Rugby, 15:00, Kingston Park
Cornish Pirates Vs. Jersey 15:00 The Mennaye
Doncaster Knights Vs. Plymouth Albion 15:00 Castle Park
Moseley Vs. Bedford Blues 15:00 Billesley Common
Rotherham Titans Vs. London Scottish 15:00 Clifton Lane

 

2013-03-28T11:30:00

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