Wheelchair Rugby

England star joins Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby as first ambassador

By Duncan Mackay

England rugby star Mike Brown is to work with Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby as an ambassador ©Getty ImagesJanuary 17 - Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR) has announced Harlequins and England's Mike Brown as its first ambassador. 

US announces squad for 2014 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

December 12 - Nick Springer (centre) has been named in the 16-man USA squad for the 2014 IWRF World Championships in Denmark ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe 16-strong squad that will represent the United States at next year's International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) World Championships in Odense, Denmark, has been announced as James Gumbert's side look to consolidate their position as world number one.

IWRF confirms 12 nations for 2014 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

December 5 - The US squad will be looking to claim a fifth World Championship crown in Odense next year © AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has confirmed the 12-team line-up for next year's World Championships in Odense, Denmark, with New Zealand, Finland and France receiving wild card spots.

Australia take Asia Oceania while Japan seals 2014 World Championship spot

By Gary Anderson

November 24 - Paralympic champions Australia claimed their sixth Asia Oceania crown by defeating Japan in the final © Getty Images Reigning Paralympic champions Australia overcame Japan and a bout if sickness that afflicted their squad to add the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Asia Oceania Championship crown to their London 2012 success.

Australia look to seal sixth title at 2013 IWRF Asia Oceania Championships

By Paul Osborne

The 2013 IWRF Asia Oceania Championships gets underway in South Africa this week ©IWRFNovember 17 - The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation's (IWRF) Asia Oceania Championships is due to get underway in South Africa this week as teams from New Zealand, Australia and Japan join the host nation for their chance to qualify for next year's World Championships.

USA Wheelchair Rugby and USA Rugby announce new partnership

By Gary Anderson

November 14 - USA Wheelchair Rugby is set to benefit from a new partnership with USA Rugby © Getty Images USA Wheelchair Rugby and USA Rugby have announced a new partnership agreement to increase awareness and support of wheelchair rugby in the country at the end of a year which has seen the Paralympic side dominate the international stage.

United States secure home victory over Canada at IWRF Americas Championship

By Gary Anderson

October 19 - The victorious USA clinched their third successive Americas Championship in BirminghamThe United States sealed their third consecutive International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Americas Championship with a comprehensive 63-40 win over old rivals Canada at the Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham, Alabama.

United States hoping it will be Sweet Home Alabama as they aim for third consecutive Americas title

By Gary Anderson

October 14 - The USA will be out to make it three Amercias Championships in succession in Alabama this weekThe United States will be hoping to make home advantage count as they seek to win the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Americas Championship for the third time in succession when the action gets underway in Birmingham, Alabama, this week.

United States overcome hosts Australia to take wheelchair rugby Tri-Nations title

By Gary Anderson

September 20 - The USA and Australia battled it out under lights outdoors in Sydney during the Tri-Nations finalThe United States came out on top against Paralympic champions Australia in a close final of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Tri-Nations tournament in Sydney.
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