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Team trials for wheelchair rugby

by David Johns (@davidjohns_itv)

Plans for a new wheelchair rugby club in Kent are taking shape, after a series of taster sessions over the last couple of months. The fast and furious sport was one of the highlights of last year's Paralympics.

David Johns reports, speaking to GB International Steve Brown, wheelchair rugby development officer Paul Brown, and Jonathan Marsh from Canterbury Rugby Club.

Final weekend of Wheelchair Rugby Super Series League in Kent

Wheelchair Rugby teams
Wheelchair Rugby teams in battle at Medway Park

The third and final weekend of the 'Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby' (GBWR) Series Super Series League is underway at Medway in Kent.

The competition at Medway Park in Gillingham will decide the final league positions in both GBWR divisions.

Wheelchair Rugby match
The Kent Crusaders hosted other sides at Medway Park for the Super Series Crown

Following the popularity of the popularity of the sport among spectators and others during last year's Paralympic Games, organisers are hoping to encourage more participants to sign up to play the sport.

Wheelchair Rugby's Super Series Crown
Players in full flow at Wheelchair Rugby's Super Series Crown

Find out more about Wheelchair Rugby by clicking here.

If you want to get involved here's more information about how you can contact a local side.

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