Welsh Rugby Allstar Team take on the South Wales Pirates

Swansea's Llandarcy Academy of Sport was treated to a rugby spectacular when Welsh International Paul Thornburn captained an all-star team including John Devereux, Leigh Davies and Kristian Phillips to take on the South Wales Pirates in a wheelchair rugby exhibition match. With special guests including entertainer Max Boyce and International sportswoman Non Evans MBE the match marked the first time GBWR and the TREAT had worked together to profile wheelchair rugby in Wales. Image credits: PhotographsOf (//www.photographsof.com/)...
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IWRF General Assembly 2014 – Important Notice

International Wheelchair Rugby Federation 2014 General Assembly 3 Aug 14 Denmark GBWR Consultation Process As a Member of the IWRF, GBWR has received notification of the nominations and motions submitted by the IWRF Board, its Standing Committees and Member Nations. Details of the General Assembly (GA) can be found at www.iwrf.com All documents are downloadable on the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lh5xztn3oeut55m/AABfsIqB7nLCltKuml6YJB9La GBWR’s International Management Group (IMG) is responsible for leading on all in...
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Newcastle Falcons and Percy Hedley Sports Academy support RugbyWheels Launch

GBWR's mass disability sports participation programme, RugbyWheels, was launched last night at the Percy Hedley Sports Academy. With support from the Newcastle Falcons and the North East's premier wheelchair rugby club, The North East Bulls the launch event has inspired the development of the first RugbyWheels satellite club. The National programme got off to a fantastic start and will now be rolled out across the country. The inclusive initiative encourages as many people as possible with a disability to try wheelchair rugby. For more information about wheelchair rugby in the North East please contact Jo Arnold, GBWR Regional Development Officer, at ...
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GBWR Membership Season 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 GBWR membership season begins on the 30th July, and we would like to ask that all GBWR members wishing to renew do so by this deadline to avoid incurring the late renewal surcharge of £30. This surcharge is not applicable to newly registering members. The membership form details the renewal and registration process, and can be downloaded here. As you may have seen in CEO David Pond’s recent blog, all membership fees have been frozen at last year's rates. If you have any queries about the membership process please contact Daniel Hook at ...
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GB Team Selected for the Canada Cup

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected for the Canada Cup in Vancouver. This tournament brings together many of the top teams in the World and provides an important performance opportunity ahead of the World Championships in August.   Kylie Grimes Jonny Coggan Coral Batey Myles Pearson Mike Kerr Chris Ryan Alan Ash Gavin Walker Mandip Sehmi Jamie Stead Ayaz Bhuta Jim Roberts...
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IWRF General Assembly 2014 – Important Notice

International Wheelchair Rugby Federation 2014 General Assembly GBWR Consultation Process   As a Member of the IWRF, GBWR has received notification that the IWRF 2014 General Assembly will be held on Sunday 3 August in Odense, Denmark in conjunction with the IWRF World Championships. The business will include the election of President, Vice President, Athlete Representative and Member at Large. Details of the Assembly can be found at the IWRF website www.iwrf.com GBWR has formed an International Relations Management...
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