UK Sport Survey: Respond and Have Your Say on the Future of Elite Funding

UK Sport has launched an open public consultation on its future investment principles and how best to inspire the nation through elite success. The high performance funding agency is asking for views on how it best allocates its National Lottery and taxpayer funding post the Tokyo Games with the new funding strategy due to come into effect from April 2021. Members of the public, along with stakeholders in national governing bodies, grassroots sport and athletes, politicians and the media will be invited to take part ahead of decisions to be made later this year. GBWR has ...
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Super Series Division Two Round Up

Yorkshire Lions secured promotion to the Super Series Division One following a tense overtime victory over Westcountry Hawks at the weekend. The 2017/18 Super Series season came to a close at Leigh Sports Village at the weekend as six Division Two sides battled it out for the final league positions. Heading into the tournament West Coast Burn had all but sealed the league title after an impressive opening two rounds of games. But, with the side declining the chance of promotion it was still all to play for with Yorkshire, Hawks, Gloucester and Crushers all tied on ten poi...
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Richard Allcroft’s IWRF Presidential Candidacy Newsletter

Just ahead of the World Championships in Sydney, Richard Allcroft's July newsletter has now been published and can read in full here. Disability Sports Australia, as the Australian member organisation of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation has endorsed Richard's nomination, and this letter of endorsement can be read ...
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Super Series Division Two Preview

The 2017/18 Super Series draws to a close this weekend as Division Two heads to Leigh Sports Village on July 21st/22nd. With promotion to Division One up for grabs there is still plenty to play for when the teams head to Greater Manchester this weekend. League leaders West Coast Burn will entertain Westcountry Hawks and Caledonian Crushers in Pool A whilst Ospreys, Yorkshire Lions and Liverpool-RGC complete the line up in Pool B. Games will be between 9am-19:30pm on Saturday and 8:30am-16:00pm on Sunday. The event is free for spectators and we encou...
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Annual General Meeting 2018

Get the 19 September into your diaries and come to the AGM this year. Having consulted members on the best location for the AGM over two thirds went for the Midlands over London. So it will take place at the Marriott Hotel in Leicester on 19 September starting at 5pm. More details will follow outlining the process for resolutions and for proxy votes but it will be great to see as many of you there as possible. Attached is my annual review for 2017/18 so you can catch up ahe...
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Respondents needed for sponsorship survey

GBWR are looking for participants for a survey regarding sponsorship awareness in wheelchair rugby. Our Media & Communications Officer, Nathaniel Holland, is close to the completion of his studies at Coventry University where he will graduate from his MA Sports Marketing degree following the completion of his final research-based dissertation. Respondents can be anybody involved with wheelchair rugby, from players, coaches, volunteers and spectators and the survey should take no longer than 15 minutes. The study should help GBWR with future sponsorship strategy...
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