Squad Announced for the Four Nations in Alabama, USA

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby will be travelling to Birmingham Alabama on 18 May to take on the top three world ranked nations at the Lakeshore Foundation. GB who recently announced ISPS Handa as its new principal partner will be looking to build on their current form which saw them narrowly lose to world champions Japan in the final of the recent King Power Quad Nations tournament in Leicester. This is a big year for all of the top teams as they prepare for their zonal championships which are ...
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Ben Crane’s 60 Mile Warm Up on Isle of Arran Ahead of London Marathon

Our London Marathon runner Ben Crane has been pulling out all the stops in training and in fundraising these past few days as he enters his final week of preparation for the London Marathon this weekend. Always one for a challenge, he entered the Tour Arran Rat Race the weekend of 13 April which is an extreme event consisting of a run of 60 miles over two days with an ascent of 9500ft. Take a look at this clip on YouTube if you want to ge...
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Congratulations!

Congratulations to two of our partners on their successes over the weekend. Sevenoaks Rugby Club, who held a very successful lunch for us and whose Minis and Juniors raised funds for us during their tour last year – and will again this year, were crowned champions of the London South League on Saturday. Next Season they will be in London and South East Premier playing against some big name clubs. This is the highest Division the Club has ever been in. [caption id="attachment_9524" align=...
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Reaching the Finish Line: Molly Runs 365

In 2017, Molly Smith took on the challenge of running 365 consecutive days to support GBWR’s fundraising campaign to support the GB team on the road to Tokyo 2020. Molly’s brother Jack broke his neck 11 years ago and is a member of the GB wheelchair rugby team, and currently plays for Leicester Tigers, the 18/19 Super Series champions. During her campaign, Molly unfortunately suffered an injury which put her out of action for a few months - not to be deterred, Molly laced up her runnin...
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Spam Emails

GBWR has been made aware that some members and staff have been receiving ‘spam’ emails which contain what look like GBWR or other sport-related ‘subject lines’. These ‘spam’ emails may be sent from an email address which is known to the recipient, when the ‘spam’ emails are – in fact – being sent by a ‘spammer’ who has accessed someone’s email account. GBWR has checked and found no indication that any of these ‘spam’ emails have been generated from GBWR’s own d...
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Celebration of the Life of Jean Stone MBE

Many of you will have known Jean Stone MBE who sadly died in January. Jean was a ‘giant’ in Paralympic sport in the UK and around the world and her contribution to wheelchair sport and to Wheelpower was huge. On 12 April there will be a celebration of Jean’s life at Stoke Mandeville Stadium and if you would like to attend please register to attend the event by clicking on the link below and completing the ticket application: htt...
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