Leicestershire Young Ambassador Japan Conference

On Wednesday 3rd of July, Year 5 pupils from various schools in Leicestershire will take part in a day of sports and Japanese culture to celebrate the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. As part of the Leicestershire Young Ambassador Japan Conference, the children will enjoy Japanese radio exercises, taiko drumming, Japanese lessons, origami, haiku, dancing and more! The children will also get a chance to meet a real-life Paralympian: Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby team mem...
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Ospreys are Under 18s Junior Champions

On Saturday 29th June, Stoke Mandeville Stadium was host to the Lord's Taverners Junior Wheelchair Rugby National Championships, which was competed across 2 competitions - for Under 14s and Under 18s. The results can be found here. Hannah Thompson writes:  Mavericks, Ospreys and Bristol Cubs took to the stage at Stoke Mandeville on Saturday to be crowned Lord’s Taverners U18s champions. The Maveric...
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Northampton Saints and Scarlets Meet in Under 14s Junior Final

On Saturday 29th June, Stoke Mandeville Stadium was host to the Lord's Taverners Junior Wheelchair Rugby National Championships, which was competed across 2 competitions - for Under 14s and Under 18s. The results can be found here. Hannah Thompson writes:  Saturday’s clash saw four U14 teams fight it out to be titled Lord’s Taverners Junior Wheelchair Rugby Under 14 Champions. The day started ...
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Lauren Templeton Appointed as National Development Director

Welcome to Lauren Templeton, our new National Development Director I am delighted to introduce everyone to Lauren Templeton who joins as our new National Development Director. Lauren came through a pretty tough recruitment process which saw over 70 applicants for the position. She stood out at interview and we feel fortunate to have attracted her to this exciting position. Lauren is a highly experienced sports development professional with over 15 years’ experience in lo...
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GBWR Remembers Louise Boyle

GBWR is saddened to hear the news of the passing of Louise Boyle who was one of our recent and most enthusiastic women to join our sport. Louise was a member of the Northampton Saints Wheelchair Rugby club, representing the club at the #ThisGirlCan event in Essex last October. She got into wheelchair rugby following a spinal injury and relished being the only female player at Saints for a time while actively trying to attract more women and girls to the Club. “Louise lef...
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WR5s: Ospreys & Knights Lead Opening Weekend

Ospreys and Norfolk Knights took the top spots at the first 2019 Wheelchair Rugby 5s tournament, held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. The Premiership met on the 18th May, and the Championship met the following day. View the 2019 league table, including links to full game results. Premiership With last year’s Premiership Champions, Ospreys, entering two teams into the top division this season, you would...
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