Wheelchair Rugby

International Wheelchair Rugby Federation launches new Athletes' Council

By Paul Osborne

The IWRF has named the seven members of a new IWRF Athletes' Council ©IWRFThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has announced the seven players chosen to form the inaugural Athletes' Council.

GB Wheelchair Rugby signs three year partnership with BT

By Paul Osborne

BT has signed a three year partnership with GB Wheelchair Rugby ©BTGB Wheelchair Rugby has signed a three year partnership with BT, it was announced today.

Australian wheelchair rugby team shortlisted for AIS Sport Performance award

By Daniel Etchells

Australia's success at the 2014 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation World Championship has been recognised by the AIS ©IWRF/Brian MouridsenAustralia's wheelchair rugby team has been shortlisted for Team of the Year at the inaugural Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Sport Performance Awards (ASPAs) after winning the 2014 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation World Championship title in Odense, Denmark.

Finland targeting first European medal at home Wheelchair Rugby Championships

By Nick Butler

The 2015 European Wheelchair Rugby Championships will take place in Finland ©Pajulahti 2015Finland are seeking to reap the rewards of home advantage when they host the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) 2015 European Championship Division A in September.

London 2012 wheelchair rugby skipper Steve Brown praises supporters of wheelchair sport charity

By Paul Osborne

Paralympian Steve Brown leads the GB Wheelchair Rugby team at London 2012 ©WheelPowerGreat Britain's wheelchair rugby star Steven Brown held a talk with some of WheelPower's top supporters and donors to thank them for the impact they have made to the lives of disabled people.

New European wheelchair rugby tournament structure announced for Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

The IWRF has announced a new divisional structure to determine European qualification for Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation has announced a new divisional structure in Europe that will include three fully sanctioned tournaments with the aim of allowing countries the opportunity to progress to the top division and a chance to qualify for Rio 2016. 

Brazil take top spot at Big Maximus Championships to secure qualification to Toronto 2015

By Paul Osborne

Brazil have won the 2014 Big Maximus Championships in Niteroi, Brazil ©Chelsea Jerome/IWRFBrazil have secured qualification to the wheelchair rugby event at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games after winning the Big Maximus Championships in Niteroi.

Australia secure Wheelchair Rugby World Championship title with win over Canada

By Paul Osborne

Australia have won the IWRF World Championship title ©IWRF/Brian MouridsenAustralia have won the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) World Championship title with a convincing 67-56 victory over Canada in Odense, Denmark.

Overtime win sees Canada defeat US to set up final with Australia at Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Canada secured a World Championship final spot with a dramatic win over the United States ©Brian Mouridsen/Danish NPCA dramatic overtime victory against reigning champions the United States saw Canada reach the final of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships, where they will meet Australia, after they saw off Japan at the Arena Fyn in Odense, Denmark.
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