Warriors perform well at Bernd BestIn order to develop players the Gaelic Warriors were split into two teams playing. Gaelic Warriors 1, participating in the Professional League, was made up of Irish National team members while the Gaelic Warriors 2, participating in the lower Advanced League, were comprised of new and developing players, led by experienced international, Stephen Hickey.
Ireland hosted its first international Wheelchair Rugby fixture, the European Championships Qualifiers, in February. Extensive training was in place in the build up to this event with at least 3 squad training sessions a week being held along with coaching weekends with the Great Brittan Captain Andy Barrow who was acting as Irish Coach for the event.
Irish Wheelchair Rugby is responsible for promotion and development of Wheelchair Rugby in Ireland