Wheelchair Rugby

The new Dragons Wheelchair Rugby Team, based at Cwmbran Stadium, has been brought about with the help of Greg Woods, WRU Enterprise Manager, Darren Carew, National Disability Lead Officer, and the Dragons WRU rugby Development dept. led by Adrian Evans.

Since Darren’s introduction into the rugby development team a lot of work has been going on behind the scenes in the Gwent region to offer rugby to all irrespective of any physical or learning needs.

Wheelchair rugby is fast paced, high octane, highly addictive and the only full contact Paralympic sport, it is open to men and women with a physical impairment and paraplegics.

Train, play, make new friends and keep fit in this great team environment. Be a part of the Dragons Wheelchair Rugby team and bring your fire.

We are on the lookout for sponsors to come on board and help us secure chairs and other vital kit for the team! 

Where? Cwmbran Stadium, NP44 3YS

When? Tuesdays 17:00-19:00

To enquire please contact;

  • Head Coach: Chris Garrett: chris.garrett@aneurinleisure.org.uk
  • GBWR RDO: Kira Philpott: kira.philpott@gbwr.org.uk07805308269
  • WRU CDO: Nigel Way: nway@wru.wales 

The group would like to personally thank Angharad Collins and Torfaen Leisure Trust for their continued support.

National Care and Training Provider - Wales England Care - have pledged to support our Dragons Wheelchair Rugby provision and have been hands on in helping the provision reach its potential. Watch this space!

Dragons Wheelchair Rugby is now an official GBWR team, with five registered members and more to come over the following weeks.

To view on the GBWR website click HERE


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