This time next week our NSW Juniors will be in Townsville to defend their National title at the 2017 Kevin Coombs Cup. “Our preparations have been intense with 4 camps and a tournament since January as well as weekly individual training. The 10 players selected have showed tremendous commitment to the teams culture and goals of making the final
Over 50 players competed for the 2016 Country Cup title. This 50 was mostly made up of regional Wheelchair Sports NSW (WS NSW) members. We were also joined by the Men’s U23 wheelchair basketball team from New Zealand. Across the weekend we witnessed impressive wheelchair basketball and as always sportsman from all involved. Lots of
The GIO NSW Gladiators reclaimed their place as National Champions over the weekend at the GIO Fierce 4 Rugby National Championships. The event was hosted by Disability Sports Australia and supported by Wheelchair Sports NSW. Despite losing to World #3 Japan in the Gold medal final (NSW 58- 59 JPN), the NSW side did enough
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It was a bit chilly at the Sydney Academy of Sport, this didn’t stop 70 Wheelchair Sports NSW members travelling from across NSW to Narrabeen to compete for the 2015 Country Cup title. This year saw a solid increase in entries with 20 extra players and two more teams. All teams played 5 round games across Saturday and Sunday
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Three Wheelchair Sports NSW members are gearing up to fly the flag for Australia at the upcoming International Bowlers with a Disability World Championships being held at the Lower Hutt and Nenae Bowling clubs in Hutt City, New Zealand. Carolyn Nelson, Lynn Smith and Doug Lambert are all making their way over the ditch this
The Sir Ludwig Guttman Award is presented to recognise the significant contributions of an individual to wheelchair sport in Australia. In 2014 the Award was presented to 2 worthy recipients, Liz Pollock (VIC) and WS NSW Vice Chair Craig Jarvis. Pictured (left to right): Jim O’Brien (CEO WS NSW),
NSW Head Coach, and recently crowned World Champion, Curtis Palmer has selected his 10 man squad to take in to next week’s tournament. With the expected mix of youth and experience, Palmer has brought together a roster which combines players of an international calibre with some exciting local talent. The return of multiple times Paralympian