The Bradford and Bingley Bumbles have been received a government grant to help them build new disabled access ahead of the first mixed ability world tournament.
The event, which is set to include 12 teams from 10 different countries, will be hosted at the Bumbles ground ahead of he Rugby World Cup later this year.
MP for Shipley Phillip Davies and MP for Bradford South Gerry Sutcliffe have both helped secure the funding.
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A mixed ability rugby team from Bingley have recieved the support of the sports minister after a visit to Westminster to discuss funding for their very own world cup.
Helen Grant has said she's fully behind the Bradford and Bingley Bumbles bid to host the first mixed abilities world tournament in the town.
Elland Road in Leeds will host Rugby World Cup games involving Scotland, Italy, Canada and the USA later this year.
But just down the road in Bingley, there could be more Rugby World Cup fever as the town gets ready to host a parallel event for disabled players.
The Bumbles are England's first mixed ability rugby team and play at Bradford and Bingley rugby club.
Organisers are meeting government ministers tomorrow to help secure funding for the event and you can found out how you can support the tournament by clicking here.
Ben Turner reports:
Bumbles founder Anthony Brooke, Manager Mark Goodwin and International Coordinator Martino Corazza spoke to Duncan and Christine:
The Bumbles mixed ability rugby club are set to host the first mixed ability world tournament in August.
12 teams from 10 different countries are planning to take part in the event, which takes place at the Bradford and Bingley rugby club.
International Coordinator Martino Corazza is hoping to attract sponsorship for the tournament, with organisers set to meet Minister for Sport, Helen Grant MP tomorrow at 10 Downing Street.
The country's first mixed ability rugby team is hoping they can host their own World Cup later this year.
The Bradford and Bingley Bumbles allow both disabled and able bodied players to join them.
Coach, Mark Goodwin, says anyone can play:
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Brian Moore and Rory Underwood, played on the 1991 England team which came within a whisker of lifting the trophy.
Chris Dawkes has been to meet them: