• Are you Wheelchair Rugby Ready?
  • The only full contact wheelchair sport in the world
  • An invasion and evasion sport...
  • Actively played in 26 countries with more in development
  • Wrecking wheelchairs around the world since 1977
  • Combines the ethos of Rugby with elements of basketball and handball
  • Don't just sit there - get in the game
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Thrills & Spills

Wheelchair Rugby is a coed team sport for male and female tetraplegic athletes. It is an invasion and evasion game, the object being to carry the ball across the opposing team’s goal line to score points. Of course, it's not quite as simple as that! Watch our videos to see the thrills and spills of the sport.

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Upcoming events

2016 New Zealand National Championship
20th August - 21st August 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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2016 Rio Paralympics
7th September - 18th September 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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1. United States of America
2. Australia
3. Japan
4. Canada
5. Great Britain