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 today officially announced the Irish team for the 2017 IWRF European A Wheelchair Rugby Championships. Seven players will make up the team, which will represent Ireland at the forthcoming Championships, to be held in Koblenz, Germany from 24th June - 2nd July 2017.
Check out the full schedule for the 2017 IWRF European A Championships where Ireland fight for a coveted place at next years World Championships in Sydney, Australia..
Ireland have been drawn together with European Champions Great Britain, Denmark, and Poland in Group B of the 2017 IWRF European A Championship in Koblenz, Germany. France, Sweden Germany and Finland form the Group A.
Ireland were today beaten by a fast, mobile and aggressive Frnch Team. France have come a long way in a short amount of time, with the recruitment of a number of strong key players France have progressed from 12th Ranked Position to being within a hands breath of making the Final of the IWRF European Wheelchair Rugby Championships.
Irish Wheelchair Rugby is responsible for promotion and development of Wheelchair Rugby in Ireland