For many people, Rugby is a foreign sport that is just similar to football or soccer, with the only difference being that players can use their hands to carry the ball in this sport. However, Rugby is much bigger than what people think of it, and as a fact, Rugby stands among the Ten most popular sports in the world!
Rugby has over 405 million fans worldwide and over 10 million people playing the game in 221 countries. The last world cup, hosted in Japan, boasted television viewing figures of 857 million, making it the fifth most-watched sporting event on the planet, securing the sport’s place as one of the most popular.
Rugby is an aggressive sport; however, fans still love it because of the game’s rules. Every Rugby game is filled with amazing moments. The game is so unpredictable that till the last second of the game, anything can happen.
As a sport with such intense popularity, why not turn it into a Fantasy sport? A Rugby Fantasy Sports App will be a blessing for Rugby fans and enthusiasts and will be surely successful. In this article, we will look at, what is Fantasy Rugby app, how to develop a Fantasy Rugby Mobile App, and other related topics. Let’s get started!
What is a Fantasy Rugby App?
The Fantasy Rugby App is a game of knowledge and prediction skills of the players. Players have to create a virtual team for the upcoming Rugby games, and points are gained based on the real performance of the players in that game.
The players have to draft a team of 18 members (15 main players and 3 substitutes). The player who gets the most point will be declared the winner and win a huge prize. Fantasy games have multiple winners, so there will be several winners who will get different prizes based on their ranks.
With Fantasy Rugby App, fans can convert their knowledge and skills into money-earning skills.
In short, Fantasy Rugby = Create a great team – earn the most points – Win!
How does Fantasy Rugby App work?
A Fantasy Rugby App is about how much you know about the sport and the players. It tests your skills on how much you can predict the player’s performance. You have to create the ultimate team to win the game. Here is a step-by-step guide on how Fantasy Rugby App works:
- Step 1 – Select a match:
After the player downloads the app, they can see the list of all the upcoming and ongoing matches. The player has to select a match to proceed.
- Form a Team:
In this step, the player is required to create a team of 18 with 15 main players and 3 substitutes. They get a total of 250 credits to form a team.
As the player clicks on the player’s name, detailed information about the player’s statistics will open that the users can use to help them select the players in the team.
The buying points of each player change with each match. A good performance will increase their buying points, and a bad performance will decrease their buying points.
- Choose Captain and Supersub:
As the player has created the team, they must choose their team’s captain and the super sub. This is a very important step as it can greatly impact their final score. The captain will be chosen from the 15 main players and should be the best player on the team according to the player. The supersub will be nominated from the 3 substitutes, and if the supersub plays, he can be your best player.
Captain: The user will get 2x points for the captain.
Supersub: The user will get 3x points for the supersub.
- Form multiple teams:
A player can create a maximum of six teams but can play the game with only one team.
A player can modify the team until the deadline of the match. There can be no changes or modifications in the team once the deadline for the game is reached.
Business Model of Fantasy Rugby App
Several business models can be used to earn via your Fantasy Rugby App. They are:
The players have to pay an entry fee to play the Fantasy Rugby game. The fee is the same for all the players. However, the prize is given only to the winners of the game.
The Fantasy Rugby app is the one that allows the players to play the fantasy game, and so the app will charge a commission from the total sentry amount. The normal commission rate is 20% of the total entry fees of the match. The rest of the money will be given to the winners.
Your Fantasy Rugby App can promote many brands. You can earn hefty amounts by promoting those brands in your app. Exclusive contracts will help increase your profits.
If your app becomes famous, you can also sell exclusive products of your brand on your app. You can also sell the products of the brands and leagues that you are affiliated with and earn from their sales.
Although it is not suggested to use advertisements in Fantasy Apps, as they can hinder the in-app experience of the players, you can always use the Advertisement method if you want to earn more from your app. You can use the least annoying advertisement methods, like banner ads that can be placed in some corners, and thus they will not hinder the users’ experience.
Fantasy Rugby Leagues
Players can use your app only if a real game happens in some Rugby League. So, if you want multiple games daily, you must include multiple Rugby Leagues in your app.
Here are some of the Rugby Leagues you should have in your fantasy Rugby App.
- Rugby World Cup
- Rugby World Cup Seven
- HSBC Seven Series
- Women’s Rugby World Cup
- Rugby Africa
- Asia Rugby
- Irish Rugby
Why should you develop a Fantasy Rugby App?
The popularity of the Rugby Sport
Rugby is considered one of the top 10 sports and is the best aggressive sport. The popularity of this sport makes it a perfect one to be used as a fantasy Sport. All the fans of this sport will become your target audience. There are multiple Rugby Leagues, so you can host various matches daily.
Fantasy sports is a legal form of betting as it is purely skill-based and not luck-based. The players have to use their knowledge and expertise in the sport and the players to create their team and win the game. The fans will love your app as they can now use their Rugby knowledge to earn real money.
Power to the players
Unlike other games where the game’s ending is pre-determined, no one can determine the results of real sports. All the players that are playing have full power. They have to decide the match and create the team; therefore, when the players have full power in their hands, they enjoy the game the most.
Fantasy Rugby App Features:
1. Live Rugby Match Score Updates
The Fantasy game is based on an ongoing match; therefore, we offer live Rugby match score updates so that all the players can be in the loop in real time.
2. Live Score API Integration
Our Fantasy Rugby App API provides easy-to-use, ready-made data that can be easily integrated into their platforms.
3. Real-Time Player Stats
To provide the users with the best experience, the player stats are updated in real-time to show the users the correct player stats.
4. Create/Join Tournaments
The players can integrate their social media accounts, and therefore, they can play with their family and friends by creating/joining a private tournament.
5. Create a Team
Use your expertise to create a team that will perform the best and becomes the number 1 player of the match.
6. Place high and low biddings
To attract all the users, the players can bid on any amount they want. This freedom to decide the bidding money will allow every person to bid.
7. Match Highlights
Our Fantasy Rugby apps are not only integrated to show the live score of the matches, but our app will also show the highlights of the match.
8. Player information with a performance history
To help the users in the team selection process, the player information with the performance history is provided in the app.
9. Score Prediction
As per the current performance of the team players, the app gives a score prediction to all users.
10. Match History
A history is created of all the matches the users have played and the amount they bid. Their win/loss amount is also shown.
11. GPS Location Tracking
This feature allows the app to detect your location and send users alerts and push notifications about upcoming and ongoing matches near their location.
12. Smart Push Notifications
The smart push notifications allow the app to send push notifications of all the updates of the game that the user is betting for.
13. Custom Mail Notifications
You can send mail notifications to your app users about upcoming or ongoing matches by using our Fantasy Rugby app.
14. Upcoming Tournament Notification
Notification about the upcoming tournaments will be sent to all the users to inform them about the same so they can seize the opportunity.
15. Quick and lucky draw daily reward points
To show the daily users that you appreciate them, quick and lucky draw daily reward points are given to them.
User Control Features for Fantasy Rugby App Development
The dashboard is a very important feature that shows you how your app performs against other apps.
- App settings and management
Various app settings are available, like the language, sound option, two-factor authentication, gameplay tutorials, notifications, etc, to change or edit the app’s experience.
- Role-Based User Management
Manage and control all users’ activity based on their roles using the Role-Based User Management feature. You can also remove a user if you sense something suspicious.
- Leaderboard Management
Showcase the most skillful and earning players on the leaderboard to inspire others and praise your app’s top players.
- Match Management
Manage the match and the betting amount of the betting in the match. The ultimate control of the match and all the related controls are in your hand.
- Category Management
This feature uses this feature to manage the category of all the ongoing and upcoming live Rugby matches. You can manage categories anytime you want.
- Payment and Wallet Management
The payment and wallet management feature will let you know how many coins have been bought and redeemed by the users.
- Referral Management
The app’s reach can be easily increased, providing rewards to players who refer their friends and family to download your app.
- Team Management
The users should only be able to select players that are going to perform in the live match; using this feature, you can allow only the playing players to be selected.
- Reward Point Management
Reward point management lets you create a loyalty program in your app. The player that uses your app daily will get bigger rewards than those who don’t.
- Ads Management
Control and manage ads as per your needs. You can use all types of ads anytime that you like. This feature provides you with complete control of all the in-app advertisements.
How to develop a Fantasy Rugby App
Developing an app is one thing and developing a ranking app is another. You want the perfect app that can stand out from the competition, so you have to hire some professionals for this task.
Backend team requirement for developing a Fantasy Rugby app:
- Business Analyst
- Project Manager
- UI/UX Designer
- Back-end Developer
- Android Developer
- iOS Developer
- QA Engineer
Technologies required to develop a Fantasy Rugby app:
- Kotlin for Android
- Swift for iOS
- Node.js for Back-end Development
- AWS or Azure for Cloud
- SQL or MongoDB or Cassandra for Database
- Azure Stream Analytics for Real-time analytics
- Socket.io for communication
- Rugby Live Match Rapid API
- Google Cloud Messaging & Apple push notifications service for Notifications
- Google Firebase
- Facebook SDK
How much does it cost to make a Fantasy Rugby App?
Fantasy rugby app development can cost around $25,000 to $30,000 for a single platform (Android or iOS) with basic functionality. If you wish to develop a fantasy cricket app with all the advanced features and functionalities, with support to multiple platforms, it may cost up to $80,000.
The cost also depends on the company that you choose.
- Charges of a small company: $15 – $40 / hour.
- Charges of an Intermediate company: $50 – $100 / hour.
- Charges of an Enterprise-level company: $100 – $300 / hour.
You can contact us if you are looking for a mobile app and development company to develop a Fantasy Rugby app. We have solid technical game developers who have developed various fantasy sports apps. Check out our portfolio to learn more about our Fantasy Rugby App development.
How much time will it take to develop a Fantasy Rugby App?
It will take around 12 weeks to develop a Fantasy Rugby app, and the timeline can increase to 20 weeks, depending on the features and number of platforms.
Develop Your Fantasy Rugby App with Experts
Based on a report, the fantasy sports market is expected to reach $43.35 billion in 2026 at a CAGR of 13.6%. The increasing number of youths entering the fantasy market is immensely contributing to this growth.
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