SCOTLAND CONFIRMED FOR WHEELCHAIR RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2021

2019-07-18T12:02:28+00:00July 18th, 2019|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) has today revealed the confirmed nations who will participate in the wheelchair tournament in 2021. The announcements were made across the tournament’s official social media channels, we saw each of the eight individual nations revealed with a unique video showcasing what each nation will bring to RLWC2021. Set [...]

WOMEN’S & WHEELCHAIR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS LAUNCHED

2019-05-24T07:54:15+00:00May 24th, 2019|Scotland Wheelchair RL, Scotland Women, Wheelchair|

Following its first-ever Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, the RLEF has announced the creation of two new European Championships, beginning in 2023, for the wheelchair and women’s game. RLEF general manager Chris Thair commented: It is important that we continue to reflect our members activities and needs. Both the women’s and wheelchair games have grown [...]

Scotland overpowered by Wales

2019-04-29T11:49:19+00:00April 29th, 2019|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

Wales: (54) 102 Tries: Williams (6), H. Jones (5), Caron (3), Taylor, Trigg-Turner(4) Goals: Williams (7), Taylor (1), Davies (1), Trigg-Turner (4) Scotland: (4) 10 Tries: Willans, Hawkins Goals: Hawkins In the second game Jim introduced the trio of debutants in John Willans, Alex Howe and Mac Mclaren. The opening started brightly for Scotland [...]

Scotland claim first win since 2015

2019-04-29T11:43:50+00:00April 29th, 2019|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

Ireland: (38) 42 Tries: Groves (4), Walker, Argent, Hope, Godward Goals: Godward (5) Scotland: (18) 52 Tries: Young (2), Hawkins(7), Anderson, Dobson Goals: Young (3), Hawkins Scotland Wheelchair Rugby League coaches Peter Lowis and Jim Dyson named 4 new debutants in the squad for the Celtic Cup hoping to gain a win in all [...]

MELLON MAKES IT FOUR

2018-12-31T20:14:32+00:00December 31st, 2018|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

Dundee Dragons star Michael Mellon has picked up the Graeme Stewart Award for Scotland Wheelchair RL Player of the Year for the fourth time. Former RAF member and rugby union player Michael became involved in wheelchair sports at Dundee Dragons after losing his leg. “Michael has won the award for his exemplary performance on [...]

VACANCY | Wheelchair Team Manager

2018-05-22T19:16:56+00:00May 16th, 2018|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

Scotland Wheelchair Rugby League (SWRL) is seeking to recruit a volunteer Team Manager to manage their international team. Activities include participation in the 2021 Wheelchair World Cup. Applicants should send their details to Board member Stuart Gray For more detials click here

WALES 112-41 SCOTLAND

2018-05-14T19:58:39+00:00April 29th, 2018|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

By Ian Golden at Deeside Leisure Centre, Photo by Richard Long Watch the first half here and second half here and here Wales opened their Prabhu Ventures Ltd Celtic Cup defence in Deeside with a dominating 112-41 win over Scotland. The hosts took the lead on 40 seconds with a Stuart Williams try which Jason [...]

David Birtles wins the Graeme Stewart Award

2018-04-12T15:51:52+00:00December 31st, 2017|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

After winning the last three years, Michael Mellon of Dundee Dragons was pipped into second place for the Graeme Stewart Award as Scotland Wheelchair RL Player of the Year by David Birtles, Mellon’s team-mate at Dundee, with Connor Blackmore in third. David’s is an inspirational story: a former goalkeeper he has not played competitive [...]

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