rugby-world-cup-scored-social-media

Who will win the Rugby World Cup if scored by social media?

The Rugby World Cup 2015 would see New Zealand beat England in the final if the competition was based on social media audiences.

The Rugby World Cup 2015 would see New Zealand beat England in the final if the competition was based on social media audiences.

New Zealand’s 4.51 million followers is nearly double that of England’s 2.26 million. South Africa (1.38 million) and Ireland (0.89 million) would be the losing semi-finalists based on data compiled by RadiumOne.

Former England coach, Sir Clive Woodward recently said social media was the teams’ “new enemy” in terms of squad harmony, but engaging the fan community socially is a hugely powerful ‘sixteenth man’ for any team and the brands supporting them,” says Rupert Staines, RadiumOne’s European MD. “The Social Score shows the relative reach of each nation’s team and reflects the potential audience it can unlock for the official bodies, teams, sponsors and commercial partners.

Rugby World Cup The Social Score

Social Media