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Schools Ticket offer to see Quad Nations Wheelchair Rugby Event

Posted: Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:45

Schools Ticket offer to see Quad Nations Wheelchair Rugby Event

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby is delighted to confirm the teams attending the inaugural Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations event which is taking place from 9th – 11th March 2018 at the Leicester Arena.

The Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations will feature four teams all ranked within the top 5 in the World. As reigning European Champions Great Britain will be looking to capitalise on home court advantage as they take on the World's best.

Ranked number 1 in the World, Australia are the two time Paralympic Gold medallists and reigning World Champions. They will be joined by their fellow Rio finalists and number 2 ranked USA who won the Silver medal at the 2016 Paralympics and are the most successful team in the sports 40 year history. Completing the line-up will be Japan who were the Bronze medallists in Rio and currently ranked number 3 in the World. They will be looking to build on their first ever Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby medal as they look towards hosting the Paralympics in 2020

The new international tournament is to be held at the excellent 2400 seat Leicester Arena with daytime and evening sessions over 3 days.

General admission ticket prices cost between £5-£18, but schools will have the opportunity to purchase them for £1 per student, and free of charge for any accompanying staff/adults. More information on this offer can be found on the document attached below, and generally about the event by either going to the Quad Nations website, or emailing info@wrquadnations.com.

If anyone with a disability from Northamptonshire is inspired by this event and would like to play wheelchair rugby for the Northampton Saints team then contact Connor Fleming from the club either by email ConnorFleming@northamptonsaints.co.uk or phone 07984915313.

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