South Australia look to secure a fourth straight title at Invacare 2019 Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival

South Australia look to secure a fourth straight title at Invacare 2019 Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival

All eyes will be on South Australia at the Invacare 2019 Invacare Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival as they chase their fourth consecutive victory in the annual tournament, this time with the advantage of playing on home soil for the first time. SA team member, Brodie Healy gives us his thoughts about the upcoming competition!

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Victoria eager to prove their talent at the Invacare 2019 Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival

Victoria eager to prove their talent at the Invacare 2019 Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival

Coming from the spiritual home of AFL, the Victorian team have been medal winners at every Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival since the inaugural Championship in 2016; yet the all-important gold has continued to elude them. Victorian team athlete Louis Rowe gives his take on Team Victoria’s chances at the Invacare 2019 Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival!

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Australian Defence Force teams prepare for competition at the Invacare 2019 Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival

Australian Defence Force teams prepare for competition at the Invacare 2019 Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival

The Invacare 2019 Wheelchair Aussie Rules National Carnival welcomes back the Australian Defence Force (ADF) teams who will take the court in Adelaide in the fourth instalment of the national carnival.

Disability Sports Australia sat down with captain of the two 2018 ADF sides, Able Seaman Mark Daniels to discuss!

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Matt Wells appointed Referee Commissioner for NWBL and WNWBL

Matt Wells appointed Referee Commissioner for NWBL and WNWBL

A past referee, educator and advocate for wheelchair basketball, Matt Wells has been appointed as the referee commissioner for Australia's national wheelchair leagues, the NWBL and WNWBL.

Wells' involvement in the sport of wheelchair basketball has spanned over 20 years including refereeing at three Paralympics.

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Wheelchair Rugby Wrap-up - 2017 GIO Wheelchair Rugby National Championship

Wheelchair Rugby Wrap-up - 2017 GIO Wheelchair Rugby National Championship

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.

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Welcome, Bangladesh, to the Wheelchair Rugby family!

Welcome, Bangladesh, to the Wheelchair Rugby family!

Hot steamy conditions welcomed us to the colourful chaos that is Dhaka, Bangladesh in early April. Thanks to funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Australia, via support from Disability Sports Australia, the IWRF was able to bring a development clinic to Bangladesh.

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500 days to 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

500 days to 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

Disability Sports Australia (DSA) today marked the 500 day countdown to the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) GIO 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship to be held in Sydney, August 2018 with the announcement of a historic corporate partnership and appointment of the Championship Patron at Government House, Sydney.Write here...

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Are you the Rollers next Head Coach?

Are you the Rollers next Head Coach?

Basketball Australia is on the hunt for a new Head Coach for the Aussie Rollers men's Wheelchair Basketball team.

The Rollers have enjoyed success at Paralympic and World Championship level (current back to back World Champions) and the men's Wheelchair program includes an U23 National team (Spinners). The Rollers Head coach will have an influential role in both programs.

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New Zealand Wheelchair Rugby Seeking Head Coach

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

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