GB Wheelchair Rugby Announce Squad for King Power Quad Nations

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby has selected a 13-player squad to compete in the King Power Quad Nations at the Morningside Arena, Leicester. Taking place between February 21-23, the squad will compete in a round robin format over the three days against the current world ranked number 1 and 2, Australia and USA. It will undoubtedly be an exciting competition and act as an important performance opportunity ahead of this summer’s Paralympic Games. Head Coach Paul Shaw sa...
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Quad Nations 2020: World’s Best Return to Leicester

Leicester will again play host to the Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations tournament as 2020 marks the third instalment of this successful event. Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby has today announced the return of this enthralling competition in February where the hosts will take on two of the best teams in the world for the Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Trophy. Thai Duty-Free giant King Power is continuing its support of the event as it will be the title sponsor of the King Power Quad Nations for a thi...
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Ed Warner to Become New Chair of GB Wheelchair Rugby

Following a comprehensive recruitment process, Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR) is delighted to announce that Ed Warner OBE has been appointed to the Board of Trustees with immediate effect and will take over from the current Chair, Kevin Aitchison, when he stands down in September 2020. Warner was Chairman of UK Athletics from 2007 to 2017, and has been Chair of World Para Athletics for the International Paralympic Committee since 2011. He also ran the successful bid to stage the 2017 W...
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New Wheelchair Rugby Club Developed in Crawley

GBWR staff have supported the development of a new Wheelchair Rugby 5s club which will be part of Crawley Rugby Club and called Crawley Jets. GBWR has been working with Crawley Rugby Club in West Sussex to look at how they could offer wheelchair rugby as part of their club and, with support from local sports centre K2, weekly wheelchair rugby sessions have now been established. GBWR staff delivered the first 6 sessions by bringing chairs and a coach and have also trained 9 of the Crawley RFU ...
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