France the Final hurdle for England in Wheelchair World Cup

England will meet holders France in the Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup Final in Perpignan on Friday. The hosts swept past Italy 98-6 in last night’s second semi-final, just hours after England had qualified for the decider through beating Australia 78-36. Wales, meanwhile, are scheduled to be back in action today (Thursday) with a tilt against Spain at St-Orens in…

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Wales Wheelchair lay down the law on flash photography after player suffers second seizure

WALES Rugby League’s Wheelchair side will not take to the pitch for their final World Cup match, the fifth-placed play-off game against Spain this Thursday, if flash photography takes place writes Ian Golden. For the second time in as many matches, one of their players, Harry Jones, suffered a seizure due to the closeness of the photographer to the pitch.…

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England steam past Australia in Wheelchair World Cup

England swept to an 80-26 victory over Australia yesterday in the Wheelchair World Cup in France. The success means that the side, coached by Martyn Gill and Mark Roughsedge, will feature in tomorrow’s (Wednesday’s) semi-finals against opposition to be determined by today’s scores. Scotland and Wales, however, both lost.   Results   Monday 24 July Scotland 18 Spain 54 France…

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Wheelchair World Cup beckons!

ENGLAND, Scotland and Wales are among the seven teams contesting the 2017 Wheelchair World Cup, which is taking place in France over the next fortnight. The home nations join the host country, together with Italy and Spain, in battling for a place in the final at Perpignan on Friday 28 July. The competition gets underway on Thursday (20 July) in…

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