Accenture teams up with RBS 6 Nations


26 Jan 2012

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John Feehan, chief executive of RBS 6 Nations and Mark Ryan, country managing director, Accenture Ireland

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Global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture has teamed up with the RBS 6 Nations to be its official technology partner for the 2012 and 2013 RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championships.

This means Accenture will deliver the official RBS 6 Nations Championship free mobile app for iPhone, which has been designed to provide fans with stats, team news, video highlights and up-to-date scores throughout the rugby tournament.

“Through a collaborative contract with Accenture we have been able to deliver the new mobile app ahead of this year’s first championship game on Saturday, 4 February, between France and Italy," said John Feehan, chief executive of the RBS 6 Nations.

"The app will provide broadcasters, journalists, coaches and rugby fans with the latest news, such as team line-ups and live text commentary throughout the championship.”

Mark Ryan, country managing director, Accenture Ireland, said Accenture Mobility Services was tapped to help the RBS 6 Nations respond to the needs of its changing consumers and to enhance the experience of rugby fans.