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25th Anniversary of the Tampa International

This year’s tournament didn’t really provide much In the way of surprising outcomes. The #1 ranked Phoenix Heat showed why they are likely the team to beat this season as they captured the tournament championship in dominating fashion, even while running a short-pointed lineup during the weekend

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February 1, 2017 — 2:16am

Everything you wanted to know about the 2016 AGM

Proposals, what passed, what failed. .pdf document can be found in the File Library (much better reading).

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December 17, 2016 — 1:14am

National Team Tryout Invitees

National Team Tryout Invitees

and they are...

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December 10, 2016 — 3:19pm

2017 National Championship Host Puts Out Press Release

 Phoenix to host in 2017

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October 28, 2016 — 10:00am

The Elite Eight, by Bill Renje

As Team USA wheelchair rugby looks to capture gold medal glory at the Rio Paralympics, a long time has passed since the sport debuted as a Paralympic event 20 years ago in Atlanta. For those of us who lived that experience, some of the memories have dulled over time, with other memories forever live ingrained in our minds.

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July 19, 2016 — 10:00am

Steelheads head out to San Diego

The Minnesota Wheelchair Rugby Club, also known as the Steelheads, entered the 2015-16 season full of excitement, but unsure of what the season would hold. The choice was made by the team to not import a player after a few straight years of doing so. With a entirely home grown roster, Minnesota hoped to have a successful season in Divison 1 rugby tournaments, and at Nationals.

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April 5, 2016 — 4:08am

USQRA Divisions

The divisions of the USQRA are currently set up as D1 D2 and D3 but what do they really mean? As my understanding D1 consists of the top 8 teams that qualify for nationals. D2 consists of the remaining teams that haven’t declared themselves as developmental. D3 consists of team that have declared themselves as developmental teams. So at the beginning of the season and throughout the question remains in the air of where teams really stand. This makes it very hard to have evenly competitive tournaments.

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April 2, 2016 — 3:02am

Western New York Wreckers

They once called it murderball, but it since has come to be known as wheelchair rugby or quad rugby. And what is billed as the first tournament for the sport in Upstate New York is happening this weekend at the Tuttle North Gym on The College at Brockport campus.

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April 1, 2016 — 4:12am

Global Abilities Fury

On Saturday, February 13th the Global Abilities Fury hosted a wheelchair rugby scrimmage sponsored by the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD. Aside from the Fury, those who attended were members of the Maryland Mayhem wheelchair rugby team, the Loyola University Men's rugby team, members of the L-T Vipers Youth Rugby Team, students from the Towson University Occupational Therapy program, employees from Kennedy Krieger, as well as friends, family, and members of the local community.

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April 1, 2016 — 2:03am

USQRA Divisions

The divisions of the USQRA are currently set up as D1 D2 and D3 but what do they really mean? As my understanding D1 consists of the top 8 teams that qualify for nationals. D2 consists of the remaining teams that haven’t declared themselves as developmental. D3 consists of team that have declared themselves as developmental teams. So at the beginning of the season and throughout the question remains in the air of where teams really stand. This makes it very hard to have evenly competitive tournaments.

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April 1, 2016 — 2:01am