Friday, October 20, 2017

Rugby for Wheelchair Users

This busy and popular section of Ableize highlights UK rugby clubs and information on rugby for the disabled sport enthusiast. Wheelchair rugby is a team sport for athletes with a disability. Developed in Canada in the late 1970s, it is currently practiced in over twenty countries around the world and is a disabled Paralympic sport that has become more popular after the 2012 London Paralympics where many people witnessed wheelchair rugby for the first time, mostly with a dropped jaw and a look of sheer amazement.

Wheelchair rugby is played indoors on a hardwood court. The rules include elements of wheelchair basketball, ice hockey, and handball. It is a contact sport and physical contact between wheelchairs is an integral part of the game, wheelchair rugby is also called "Murderball"  anybody that has seen wheelchair rugby in full flow will fully understand why. Browse this section to find UK clubs, associations and services relating to wheelchair rugby.

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Caledonian Crushers Wheelchair Rugby Club

Currently Scotland's only wheelchair rugby club also a registered charity print details the club in the future matches and also a promotional team video.

Dragons Wheelchair Rugby

Dundee rugby club for wheelchair users providing details of the club, members and how to get involved along with images, contact details and results.

GB Wheelchair Rugby

Providing details of wheelchair rugby within the Paralympics along with information about the sport, representing teams and how to get involved.

International Wheelchair Rugby Federation

A comprehensive site for wheelchair rugby lovers with details of the sport, video clips and latest news a long with a calendar of future games.

Leicester Tigers Wheelchair Rugby

Currently playing in the UK league. View video clips training and match times with club contacts and rules of the game.

Liverpool Lions WRL

Newly formed club with players recruitment details, training sessions and more.

London Wheelchair Rugby Club

A registered charity with England and Wales, the aims of the club are to promote the sport of wheelchair rugby to the community of London and the South East of England.

South Wales Pirates Wheelchair Rugby Club

An active wheelchair rugby club founded in 1989 providing details of club and its team along with images and details of how to join become a volunteer helper.

The Dorset Destroyers

Based at Broadstone Leisure Centre, in Broadstone, Dorset providing club details, taster session information and contacts for future dates.

Wheelchair Rugby League

Watch fast action video clips with downloads, links and images as well as the location of wheelchair rugby clubs in the UK.

Woodbridge Wheeled Warriors

Information about this Suffolk club that trains each Sunday. View players details and images along with information about how to get involved in wheelchair rugby.