• 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
  • IWRF Partners

IWRF European Zone

Zonal Contacts
Christoph Werner
- President of Zone
Matias Costa
- Vice President of Zone
Sofia Beloka
- Development Commissioner
Ulrica Ulfson
- Technical Commissioner
Sarah Leighton
- Head Classifier
John Timms
- Competitions Manager
Active countries
Österreichischer Behindertensportverband
Brigittenauer Lände 42, 1200 Wien, Austria
+43 1 3326134
Primary Contact :
Matias Costa
Belgium Paralympic Committee
Boechoutlaan 9,
B-1020 Brussels
Belgium
+32 2 474 5162
Primary Contact :
Philippe Mees
Czech Wheelchair Rugby Association (CWRA)
Kpt. Stranskeho 995
Prague 9
Czech Republic
192 00
+420 602 952 100
Primary Contact :
David Lukes
Dansk Handicap Idraets-Forbund
Broendby Stadion 20, 2605 Broendby, Denmark
+45 24 26 24 08
Primary Contact :
Hans Kristian Wacher
+45 40 40 83 94
Gregers Lehrmann Bruun
Finnish Association of Sport for the Disabled
Radiokatu 20, 5th Floor
FIN-00240 Helsinki
Finland
+358 9 4257 9824
Primary Contact :
Petri Räbinä
+358 400 933 312
Federation Francaise Handisport
42 Rue Louis Lumière
75020 Paris
France
33 140 314 500
Primary Contact :
Michel Terrefond
German Wheelchair Rugby Federation
Friedrich-Alfred-Str. 10
47055 Duisburg
Germany
+49 7174 234
Primary Contact :
Frank-Thomas Hartleb
+ 49 203 7174171
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby Limited
Rugby HouseTwickenham Stadium200 Whitton RoadTwickenhamMiddlesex TW2 7BA England
+44 (0)20 8831 7645
Primary Contact :
David Pond
CEO
Irish Wheelchair Association
Blackheath Drive
Clontarf, Dublin 3
Ireland
+353 862344173
Primary Contact :
Garrett Culliton
Chairperson
Israel Paralympic Committee
10, Shitrit St., Tel Aviv, 64982
97236493132
Primary Contact :
Hasas Hefetz
Office Manager
FISPES - Federazione Italiana Sport Paralimpici e Sperimentali
Via Flaminia Nuova 830 - 00191 Roma
+39 0664721080
Primary Contact :
Francesco Carboni
+39 3202523923
Gehandicaptensport Nederland
Regulierenring 2b
Postbus 200
3980 CE, Bunnik
Netherlands
+30 659 7300
Primary Contact :
Obbe Winkels
Storwarzysznie Sportu Osob Niepelnosprawnych
ul. Staszica 22/13
47-400 Racibórz
Poland
+48 603 783 025
Primary Contact :
Tomasz Szkwara
+ 48 603 783 025
Swedish Sports Organization for the Disabled and the Swedish Paralympic Committee SHIF
Idrottens Hus SE-114 73 Stockholm, Sweden
+46 26 4575771
Primary Contact :
Bo Stork
Swiss Paraplegics Association
Kantonsstrasse 40, CH-6207 Nottwil
+41 41 939 54 36
+41 41 939 54 05
Primary Contact :
Martin Wenger
Countries targeted for future development
Alli Opsi
Nikis 53, 56431
Thessaloniki
Greece
Primary Contact :
Alexandros Galinakis
Primary Contact :
Edit Mészáros
Norwegian Rugby Union
Norges Rugby forbund N-0840 Oslo Norway
+47 2102 9845
Primary Contact :
Erik Baret
Primary Contact :
Jose Paulo
Adeli Training and Methods Rehabilitation Centre
Dmitrovskoye Shosse 100127247Moscow, Russia
Primary Contact :
Tatiana Nechay
Primary Contact :
Karina Matiazh

Latest News

The local organizing committee in Denmark and broadcasters Kanal Sport are set to provide live streaming of every game at the 2014 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship in Odense.
Canada comes into the competition ranked third in the world, behind the United States and Australia. They come off a recent second place finish at the Canada Cup played in June.

Upcoming events

IWRF 2014 General Assembly and Conference
2nd August - 4th August 2014
Odense Congress Centre
Odense, Denmark
Event Contact :
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IWRF 2014 World Championship
4th August - 10th August 2014
Odense, Denmark
Event Contact :
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IWRF World Rankings

1. United States of America
2. Australia
3. Canada
4. Japan
5. Great Britain