The IWRF 2017 European Championship was held on June 24 to July 1, at the Conlog Arenain Koblenz, Germany. Held every two-years, this was the 11th European Championship, and the first time that Germany has hosted the event. The eight teams competing in Koblenz are reigning European champions Great Britain, along with Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Poland, Sweden and host nation Germany.
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby have made history, winning an unprecedented sixth IWRF European Championships gold medal following a 49-41 victory over Sweden, writes Nathaniel Holland.
Irish Wheelchair Rugby is responsible for promotion and development of Wheelchair Rugby in Ireland