From Friday, 5 - Sunday, 7 October 2018, the GIO NSW Gladiators, Suncorp QLD Cyclones, Victoria Protect Thunder and the Australian Invictus Wheelchair Rugby Team met at Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre for three hard-hitting days of the best wheelchair rugby Australia has to offer!Read More
From 2-5 August 2017, six (6) of the world’s finest teams showed why wheelchair rugby is ‘Not just your regular seat at the rugby’. Two Championships were on offer - the 2017 GIO Wheelchair Rugby National Championship and the GIO 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship Official Test Event.Read More
From August 2 - 5, six of the world’s finest wheelchair rugby teams, including three international teams, will do battle on court in the 2017 GIO Wheelchair Rugby National Championship and the GIO 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship Official Test EventRead More
NZ Wheelchair Rugby is seeking applications for the role of Head Coach for the New Zealand National Team, namely the Wheel Blacks.
The applicant will have an understanding of the game of wheelchair rugby and team performance.
You’ll work with athletes from diverse levels of experience, so your excellent communication skills and ability to lead a team will be valuable assets in this role. Planning and organising a programme to achieve success internationally is key to this role.
Term of Appointment
The term of appointment will be effective from completion of the 2016 Paralympic Games to completion of the World Championships 2018.
Pending a successful review at the conclusion of the 2018 World Championships, the coach may be offered a further extension, by mutual agreement between themselves and NZWR, and through to the 2020 Paralympics.
Applications close 2nd October 2016
Disability Sports Australia (DSA), the national body representing athletes with a physical disability, has won an international bidding process to host the International Wheelchair Rugby World Championships in Sydney in August 2018.Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has joined forces with Disability Sports Australia (DSA) in a new partnership to foster and promote the development of Wheelchair Rugby in Australia.
The partnership will aim to drive Wheelchair Rugby participation and develop pathways within the sport at state, local and national levels, as well as developing coaching and officiating accreditation frameworks and programs.Read More
Sometimes things don’t always turn out how you imagine. That’s why it’s good to have a Plan B, and if you’re in Bali have a Plan C too. Best laid plans can be quashed in an instant when a volcano decides to spew ash across the airport.Read More
I could think of worse places to go for a wheelchair rugby tournament than the island paradise of Bali. It is a holiday hot spot, famed worldwide for its beach side resorts, tropical hinterlands and friendly hospitality. Would I like to join a touring team of Australians heading over for a rugby development tournament? Where do I sign up?Read More