GB wheelchair rugby players hold try-outs in Milton Keynes

Wheelchair rugby is a Paralympic sport played in 25 countries Credit: ITV News Anglia

Some of Britain's top wheelchair rugby players have been in Milton Keynes to give disabled people in the area a chance to try the sport.

Wheelchair rugby is a Paralympic sport, played in twenty-five countries worldwide. Thanks to a project driven by Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby, in partnership with Milton Keynes Council and the Stantonbury Arts and Leisure Centre, taster sessions in the sport are being held to raise awareness of the game and to get more people involved.

With the help of lottery funding from Sport England the taster sessions are open to any disabled person over 16. They are being run by experienced coaches, and equipment is provided.

There will be two more sessions coming up in February and March.

Click below to watch Sarah Beecroft's report.