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Suncorp QLD Cyclones Crowned 2013 Champions

The Suncorp QLD Cyclones arose victorious and claimed their second NWRC Title also being the champions in 2012.Tournament runners-up Victoria Protect Thunder played valiantly and were strong opponents but only one team could go on to win the cup and in the end QLD proved worthy Champions.more

2013 GIO National Wheelchair Rugby Championships

Round 2 Wrapmore

2013 GIO National Wheelchair Rugby Championships

Round 1 Wrapmore

Stirling Mortlock annnounced as Ambassador

Announcing Stirling Mortlock as Ambassador of the 2013 GIO National Wheelchair Rugby Championshipsmore

Battle For Top Wheelie Team

Media Release: 2013 GIO National Wheelchair Rugby Championshipsmore

Wheelchair Sports NSW - Win $1000

You can win a $1,000 Visa Card by entering the competition AND then come down to the Championships and meet Stirling Mortlock and the NSW GIO Gladiators.more
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2013 GIO National Wheelchair Rugby Championships

The GIO National Wheelchair Rugby Championships is coordinated by Wheelchair Sports NSW in partnertship with AAWD and sponsored by GIO. The event attracts teams from QLD, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, NSW and New Zealand. Catch all the action live from 14th - 16th August at the State Sports Centre, Sydney Olympic Park.more

Enforcers Defeat QLD to take Tournament 2 Honours

2013 National Wheelchair Rugby Series Tournament 2
17 - 19 Maymore

2013 National Wheelchair Rugby Series Tournament 2

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Victoria Protect Thunder Storm Grabs Tournament 1 Honours in Thrilling Style

2013 National Wheelchair Rugby Series Tournament 1
12 - 14 Aprilmore

2013 NWRS Registration is Open

Registrations for the 2013 National Wheelchair Rugby Series are open today. Make sure you register to be part of the 2013 NWRS season!more

Steelers Claim Ultimate Prize

AUSTRALIA has won its first ever gold medal in the blue ribbon Paralympic sport of wheelchair rugby, emphatically defeating Canada in the gold medal play-off to complete a near-flawless tournament.more

Steelers convincing win against Canada

In front of a bumper crowd, including the top-ranked United States team - who watched every move the Australians made - Canada scored first but Australia then led for the rest of the match, yet never by much.more

Greg Smith to carry Aussie flag for London 2012

Wheelchair rugby player and four-time Paralympian Greg Smith will carry the Australian flag into the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony on August 29.more

2012 NWRC Photos

2012 National Wheelchair Rugby Championships photos ready for viewing.more

JETSTAR GOLD COAST TITANS WHEELCHAIR RUGBY TEAM NEW CHAMPIONS IN UNEXPECTED VICTORY

In an action packed 2012 National Wheelchair Rugby Championships, the event had an unexpected turn of events. Previous champions GIO NSW Gladiators, who have held the title for 6 consecutive years, had to reluctantly pass the crown to the new champions for 2012 the Jetstar Gold Coast Titans Wheelchair Rugby Team.more

Welcome Message from GIO

Sport is part of the Australian way of life, and Wheelchair Sports NSW plays an important role in supporting and conducting wheelchair sporting events and programs across NSW & ACTmore

2012 Canada Cup Results

The Australian Steelers have won bronze in their final international hit out before the 2012 London Games.more

2012 Canada Cup

The 2012 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament tips off 21 June 2012. The Australian Steelers will go head to head with Belgium (12:00) and Canada (17:00), and will meet Sweden tomorrow 20 June (12:00)more

2012 National Wheelchair Rugby Championships

It is with pleasure that we would like to confirm the 2012 National Wheelchair Rugby Championships. The dates have changed and are now Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th August 2012. The event will be hosted by WSNSW in conjunction with GIO and will be held at the State Sports Centre in Sydney Olympic Park.more

Australian Steelers team named for London 2012

Six Paralympic debutants have been named in the Australian wheelchair rugby team aiming to win that elusive gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.more

Australia sweeps Japan and Wheelchair Rugby Series

The Australian Steelers have sent a resounding warning to their rivals ahead of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, by sealing a five-nil series victory over Japan in Sydney.more

Australia bulldozers Great Britain on home soil

In a positive sign of things to come for Australian wheelchair rugby, the Steelers have tasted sweet victory at the Paralympic wheelchair rugby venue in London.more

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London 2012 Test Event

The London 2012 Games venue for wheelchair rugby has proven to be a happy hunting ground for Australia after day one of the Paralympic Test Event.more

NWRS Tournament 2 cancelled

Due to insufficient player entries, Tournament 2 of the 2012 NWRS has been cancelled. Please contact your State Organisations for further information. 

Preparations for the 2012 National Wheelchair Rugby Championships being hosted in Sydney are underway. 

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New IWRF Website Launched

The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has unveiled its completely revised website at www.iwrf.com

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Australia vs. Japan 2012 Wheelchair Rugby Test Series

Support the Australian Wheelchair Rugby Team as they battle against Japan in a final clash before the 2012 London Paralympic Games. 

Friday 4 - Saturday 5 May 2012

Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre

Entry via Gold Coin Donation

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2012 NWRS Round One Wrap Up

During this year, the National Wheelchair Rugby League changed to become a development series called the 2012 National Wheelchair Rugby Series (NWRS) to allow greater player participation and development opportunities. The National Wheelchair Rugby Series incorporates two stand alone 3 day tournaments (March and May) and one National Wheelchair Rugby Championships

 

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2012 National Wheelchair Rugby Series

At the 2011 Wheelchair Rugby Workshop hosted by Wheelchair Sports Australia, the decision was made to focus on development and player participation for the 2012 National Wheelchair Rugby League.

In 2012, the League will change to become a development series (National Wheelchair Rugby Series - NWRS) to allow greater player participation and development opportunities. We are once again very excited about the upcoming season and are looking forward to a great year. 

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2011 IWRF Asia-Ocenia Championships

The Australian Steelers qualify for London 2012!

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NWRL 2011 Survey

As part of a review of the 2011 NWRL, WSA has prepared a short survey for participants to provide feedback

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GIO NSW Gladiators - NWRL Champions

The NWRL came to an exciting end on the weekend as the GIO NSW Gladiators secured their sixth consecutive National Championship title in Adelaide on 17 July 2011. 

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NWRL Finals on the Aurora Community Channel

The forthcoming NWRL finals will be filmed by Aurora Community Channel

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2010 Season Review

Details from the 2010 NWRL Season

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