The team, captained by Alan Lynch, is looking forward to the challenge of this European Championships and is looking to improve on their current European and World Rankings in the hope of qualifying for next years World Championships in 2014. Commenting on the teams’ preparation, Irish Wheelchair Rugby Captain, Alan Lynch, said, “Preparation has all gone according to plan so far and we are all looking forward to the challenge ahead”.
The schedule of games for the Pool Stages is as follows:
Sunday 2nd October
Game.1 18.30 (17.30 Irish Time) Ireland v Switzerland
Tuesday 4th October
Game.2 14.30 (13.30 Irish Time) Ireland v Germany
Wednesday 5th October
Game.3 12.30 (11.30 Irish Time) Ireland v Great Britain
Thursday 6th October
Game.4 08.30 (07.30 Irish Time) Ireland v Poland
Friday 7th October
Game.5 10.30 (09.30 Irish Time) Ireland v France
All games will be broadcast live on the Internet at the following address: www.ustream.tv/channel/wr2011. For up to date results and more information on other games and on the overall European Championships visit www.wr2011.com. For all the latest updates on the Irish Teams progress check us out on www.gaelicwarriors.com or at www.facebook.com/IrishWheelchairRugby.
For Further Information contact Irish Wheelchair Rugby Team Manager Naomi O'Reilly on firstname.lastname@example.org or +353 83 100