11 Twitter Accounts to Follow During #RWC2011

With the 2011 RWC finally here, we thought it would be a good time to put together a list of our suggestions for who to follow on Twitter during the World Cup.

The All Black players have been banned from tweeting in their personal capacity, but you can follow their group twitter account, which seems like it’s going to be pretty accurate.

Catch the Springbok updates with our two favourites SA rugby twitter accounts, one official, one unofficial. We’ve included the Official Wales, Irish and Wallabies accounts and the Russian team’s Twitter account  (since it’s their first World Cup), as well as the Real NZ Festival, official RWC and Auckland pages for good measure!

@irfurugby
The official Irish Rugby page on Twitter.

@allblacks
The official home of the All Blacks and New Zealand Rugby on Twitter.

@rugbyworldcup
The official Twitter site for Rugby World Cup 2011, New Zealand.

@realnzfestival
Welcome to the biggest festival ever held in New Zealand. Celebrate our arts, culture, sport, wine, food & business during Rugby World Cup 2011.

@bokrugby
The Official Twitter page of SA Rugby and the Springboks.

@what_the_ruck
What The Ruck is freelance rugby journalist Ryan Shahin’s blog and Twitter account.

@qantaswallabies
Official home of the Qantas Wallabies on Twitter.

@russiarugby
Rugby Union of Russia. Official English Twitter account. (Твиттер Союза регбистов России на русском языке)

@gwladrugby
Fiercely unofficial Welsh rugby fans’ website and online community of misfits.

@ruggerbits
Rugby Rugby Rugby

@auckland2011
Official Twitter page for Auckland, the hub of Rugby World Cup 2011, with updates on what’s happening, events and activities.

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