Exciting Times Ahead for GBWR Officials

As we come to the end of an incredibly busy Super Series season where we have seen no less that 29 officials supporting our domestic competitions, for some of our devoted officiating team the season is far from over as they head off for International appointments. April’s Bernd Best Tournament in Germany will be supported by referees Bri Ward, Dave Woods and Cyril Illman with Ricky Goddard as table official. The Canada Cup in June has included Bri Ward as a reserve referee which takes place only a few weeks after Bri returns from the Champions League 1 competition in Poland where he will be both refereeing and table officiating. And finally, for the IWRF World Championship in Augu...
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Ambassador Mike Brown Donates £1000 to GBWR

I have just heard from our Ambassador Mike Brown that he has been awarded £1000 for being voted player of the 6 Nations and that he has again donated this to GBWR - a big thank you to Mike and again congratulations on having such a formidable tournament. David Pond CEO   ...
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International Women’s Day

Saturday 8th March is International Women’s Day, it also marks an important milestone in the development of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby.  As a mixed sport men and women play side by side and having a female representing Great Britain comes as no surprise. Kylie Grimes competed during the London 2012 Paralympics and as an elite squad regular has become an almost household name within disability sport. This coming weekend sees Great Britain face Sweden on home soil. It is an important series for the squad as we look to prepare for the World Championships 2014, World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge 2015 and ultimately the Rio Paralympics 2016. Excitingly we will see two women com...
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