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The USQRA is looking for sponsors for the 2017-2018 Season

Please contact the 2nd Vice-President for information about becoming a sponsor

 

2nd Annual Matt Reynolds Memorial USQRA Rugby Tournament “Final Recap”, February 7-9, 2014!

On Sunday the TIRR Texans (Houston) took first place with a gritty win over the Switzerland Fighting Snakes in the title game. The Boise Bombers (Idaho) led by Spencer Larimore, finished third with a nice win over the Edmonton (Canada) Steel Wheels. Rounding out Sunday’s great games, the North Texas Cowboys (Dallas) were unable to herd the Texas Stampede (Austin).

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March 3, 2014 — 9:25am

College working to add adaptive athletics

 

By BETO HOYOS
Pima Community College has always been a place where students can showcase their talents and abilities.  PCC is working to expand opportunities by adding an adaptive athletics program.  The provost’s office, disabled student resources and the athletic department are working on the project.

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March 3, 2014 — 7:03am

7th Annual Southern Slam

 

As the New Year kicked off, quad rugby teams from as far as Boise, Idaho flocked to Jacksonville during the first weekend in January in hopes of warm weather and some healthy competition.

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January 31, 2014 — 10:20am

Top Teams Battle in Tampa

This past January, wheelchair rugby returned to Florida for the 22nd Annual Tampa International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament. Competition was tough as 5 of the top 10 ranked teams in the U.S. competed against teams from Brazil, Germany, and a squad comprised of U.S. National team and team Force members. Teams arrived on Thursday to a beautiful 70 degree temperature and plenty to do in downtown Tampa.

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January 24, 2014 — 10:26am

Those With Disabilities Thrive in Sporting Program

Northeast Passage 'not about the disability'

By Christopher Cheney
ccheney@seacoastonline.com
 
DURHAM — As Northeast Passage approaches a quarter century of providing adapted and therapeutic sports to people with disabilities, the nonprofit is serving a growing number of clients across the Seacoast and throughout New England.
"The essence has always been to fill the gaps in service," Northeast Passage founder and Executive Director Jill Gravink said of the group's mission. "We try to keep track of what the needs are in the community and develop programs that meet those needs."

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January 8, 2014 — 10:18am

Connecticut Classic Report

 

2013 Connecticut Classic
Wheelchair Rugby Tournament
December 7 & 8, 2013
Manchester Community College
 
 
CT Classic Tournament Summary: 
 
The 2013 CT Classic Wheelchair Rugby Tournament was held on December 7th and 8th at Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT. This four-team, round robin, tournament was co-hosted by the Sports Association of Gaylord Hospital and the New York Warriors. 

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January 6, 2014 — 6:52am

Iron Rumble Report

The Milwaukee Iron hosted their 11th annual rugby tournament November 9 and 10. The weather was great.  It was brisk but not cold.  There were six teams in attendance.  Each team played 5-6 games each.  The tournament started with St Louis beating Grand Rapids and Milwaukee beating Omaha.

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December 18, 2013 — 11:27am

Crazy 8's Wrap-up

The annual Crazy 8's Wheelchair Rugby tournament was held November 16-17 in Perryville, MO. Perryville is the home of 2 St. Louis players, Steve Reisenbichler and Mike Schamberg. Saturday was a short but action filled day with all teams playing 3 games in a row with a lunch break in between the first and second game. Two teams had international players (Indy Jose¢ Hilingo;  Tampa – Leevi Ylonen)

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December 11, 2013 — 3:24am

2014 USA Wheelchair Rugby Selection Camp

The following athletes have accepted the invitation to attend the 2014 USA Wheelchair Rugby Selection Camp, December 5-8, 2013

 

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November 19, 2013 — 10:24am

USA Rugby, USA Wheelchair Rugby announce partnership

BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby is thrilled to announce a monumental partnership with Paralympic counterpart USA Wheelchair Rugby.

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November 15, 2013 — 12:29pm