Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby, Tyne Wear Sport, Falcons Community Foundation and Newcastle Rugby Foundation are teaming up to give you the chance to try Wheelchair Rugby in the North East with an exciting taster session in October.

The session is open to any disabled person over 16 and chairs, equipment and coaching is all provided. So whether you are a complete beginner or have played before come down and enjoy a great session delivered by experienced coaching staff.


14th October

11:00 – 12:30 (Whickham School & Sports College)

13:30-14:30 (Percy Hedley School)


Whickham School & Sports College, Burnthouse Lane, Whickam, NE16 5AR

Percy Hedley School, West Lane, Killingworth, NE12 7BH


For further details or to register to take part please contact Dale Thompson, GBWR Regional Development Officer at

The event posters can be seen: Whickham Taster, Percy Hedley