Friday, June 15th, 2012 - PlayUp
PlayUp offers sport fans the unique chance to talk with sports stars this weekend during the NBA Finals, AFL and the Wallabies v Wales International Rugby Series.

PlayUp, the first social network app exclusively for live sport announced today it has teamed up with the biggest names in national and international sport to provide sport fans with a unique way to watch this weekends NBA Final Series, AFL action and Wallabies v Wales International Rugby Test series.

When today's (11am AEST) Game 2 of the NBA finals tips off Aussie fans can join other fans around the world in talking to current Milwaukee Bucks NBA guard Brendon Jennings. The third-year veteran is coming off his best season to date, playing in all 66 games of the lockout-shortened NBA season, scoring 19.1 ppg and dishing out 5.5 apg game, while also shooting the best field goal percentage in his young career, at .418.

Tomorrow from 8pm (AEST) during the Wallabies and Wales 2nd Rugby Union Test popular Australian Forum Green and Gold Rugby will again feature former Wallaby captain Rocky Elsom and ex-Wallaby and media personality Adam Freier in the App for this important match-up.

And during tonight's important AFL Friday night match-up between finals bound teams the Adelaide Crows and St Kilda Saints former Hawthorn player Daniel Harford will be providing his insights and talking to fans as the action kicks off from 8.40pm (AEST).

"PlayUp is once again offering fans an incredible opportunity to connect with some superstars of international sport in what is sure to be an exciting and memorable weekend of sport," said PlayUp Marketing Director Andrew Mathwin. "We are extremely proud to offer a platform for Brandon, Harf, Rocky and Adam to showcase their great personalities to fans."

PlayUp launched in October and enables sports fans to follow their choice of more than 36,000 live games while simultaneously discussing the action with fellow fans on their mobile devices. The free app includes real-time scoring and stats, along with the option to create private rooms to discuss the action with friends or join public rooms to interact with fans from around the world – play by play for every AFL, Rugby League and Union match as well as a variety of international leagues from around the globe.

The PlayUp app is available on Android and iOS and can be downloaded for free in the Google Play and in the iTunes Store. For more information, visit www.playup.com

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Since its launch in 2007, PlayUp has become a top 10 free sports in 40 countries worldwide – peaking at number two in Australia, as well as number one in Hong Kong and China, three in the USA, four in Korea and India and seven in Japan to name a few.
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