Change Starts With Us: Anti-Bullying Week

GB Wheelchair Rugby is proud to support the Anti-Bullying Alliance’s Anti-Bullying Week as it happens in schools across England each November. This year's Anti-Bullying Week has the theme Change Starts With Us and is happening from Monday 11th November - Friday 15th November 2019. The theme: Change Starts With Us We have worked with over 1,000 children and young people to decide the theme for this year. The theme aims are as follows: Small change. Big difference. ...
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Tribute to Chris Perkins

Wheelchair Rugby owes its very existence to the many volunteers who selflessly commit themselves to supporting others to play the game. Chris Perkins was one such individual and along with Rob Masters was the founder of the West Country Hawks Club - enabling for the first time individuals in the south west to play the game. This video is a tribute to Chris who died last weekend. Rest in Peace Chris and on behalf of us all - thank you. ...
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GBWR is Saddened to Learn of the Death of Chris Perkins

GBWR is saddened to learn of the death of former West Country Hawks Wheelchair Rugby Club founder and coach Chris Perkins. Chris was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and sadly passed away over the weekend. Along with Rob Masters, Chris helped to set up the South West’s first wheelchair rugby team. Rob and he raised enough funds to purchase eight wheelchairs and a trailer and the West Country Hawks were born in 2009. The club has since gone from strength to strength. Chris continued...
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E.J. Churchill & George Digweed MBE Hosting Clay Shoot Fundraiser

On 26th May 2020, E.J. Churchill and champion clay pigeon shooter George Digweed MBE are, for the second consecutive year, hosting a clay shoot to raise funds for GBWR ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games! George has won 26 world titles (13 Sporting, 11 Fitasc and 2 Compak), 19 European titles (15 Fitasc and 4 Compak), 4 European Compak titles, and 12 world cups. George is husband to Kate, who you will remember as the owner of racehorse Rothman whos...
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Tokyo 2020 Ticket News

We are pleased to be able to start sharing ticketing news, and updates from ParalympicsGB about Tokyo 2020. Paralympic Tickets & Hotels GBWR is in direct contact with Nirvana who are the authorised agent for Paralympic Tickets. Nirvana will be providing GBWR with the details of tickets and prices as soon as they become available and we will manage ticket purchases on behalf of those members who choose this option. Further details will be sent out and will be placed on ...
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Member Survey 2019

Calling all GBWR members – tell us what you think about wheelchair rugby! GBWR has launched its Member Survey for 2019 and we want to know your views. If you are involved in wheelchair rugby as a player, coach, official or volunteer we want to know what you think about our sport. We want to know about your experience of being in a club, playing in our competitions, being a volunteer and how wheelchair rugby impacts on your life. We want to know what is important to yo...
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