The Wheelchair Rugby League Celtic Cup returns to Scotland

2021-02-23T20:01:38+00:00February 11th, 2021|Scotland Wheelchair RL, Wheelchair|

Scotland Rugby League will host the 2021 Celtic Cup at The University of Edinburgh’s Sport & Exercise Pleasance facility on Saturday 12th June, having postponed the 2020 tournament due to COVID-19. The Wheelchair Rugby League Celtic Cup is an annual tournament played between Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Ollie Cruickshank, Scotland Rugby League Operations Director [...]

Scotland International completes 5 marathons in 5 days

2020-12-04T15:29:39+00:00December 4th, 2020|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

Scotland Wheelchair International John Willans decided to challenge himself and completed 5 marathons in 5 days using 5 different bits of equipment. The challenge was to raise money for the charity Cash for kids. Its a charity that helps less fortunate children, especially in these hard times. with the help from this charity some [...]

RLWC2021 LATEST MILESTONE GIVES HOME ADVANTAGE

2020-12-03T21:54:23+00:00November 27th, 2020|Scotland RL Team, Scotland Wheelchair RL|

The 32 competing national sides across the three competitions which make up the biggest and best Rugby League World Cup 2021 took part in the first significant action of the event - the coin toss. The coin-toss was originally planned to be held in Manchester but today, exactly a year before (27 November) the [...]

Scotland Rugby League thanks sponsor MatchPoint for their long running support

2020-11-27T08:13:10+00:00November 27th, 2020|LDRL, PDRL, RL News, Scotland 9s, Scotland A, Scotland Club XIII, Scotland RL Team, Scotland Students, Scotland Under 16s, Scotland Under 19s, Scotland Wheelchair RL, Scotland Women, Scotland X-League, Sponsor News|

It is rare in sport that a sponsor supports any sport for more than 3 to 4 years. That is most definitely not the case for Corporate Hospitality and VIP Experiences company MatchPoint. MatchPoint was founded in 1992 and are based in Edinburgh. In 2013 the founder of the business Neil Cunningham and [...]

UKAD launches Protect Your Sport

2020-11-17T19:04:56+00:00November 17th, 2020|PDRL, RL News, Scotland 9s, Scotland A, Scotland Club XIII, Scotland RL Team, Scotland Students, Scotland Under 16s, Scotland Under 19s, Scotland Wheelchair RL, Scotland Women, Wheelchair|

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has today launched a new campaign to promote ‘Protect Your Sport’, encouraging more people to come forward and share their concerns about doping in sport. Intelligence reports are crucial for anti-doping investigations, 35% of bans from sport published in 2019, came from information shared with UKAD. The campaign has been launched [...]

RLWC2021 Fixtures Announced

2020-07-21T07:21:37+00:00July 21st, 2020|Scotland RL Team, Scotland Wheelchair RL|

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 tournament organisers have today (July 21st) revealed the much-anticipated fixture schedule for what promises to be the biggest and best World Cup in the history of the sport, as the men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams all compete at the same time in a major sporting first. Scotland will [...]

Wheelchair World Rankings released

2020-06-12T14:47:17+00:00June 12th, 2020|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

France are ranked number one in the world as the official International Rugby League (IRL) wheelchair rugby league world rankings are issued for the very first time. The French can lay claim to have been the “inventors” of the wheelchair game and are the current world cup holders. England are a very close second [...]

Scotland Wheelchair based in Sheffield for RLWC2021

2020-06-10T10:36:01+00:00June 10th, 2020|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

With 500 days to go until the opening fixture of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), tournament organisers have announced that Scotland Wheelchair will be based in Sheffield for next years’ tournament. The Wheelchair squad, will be calling Sheffield home during the tournament, where the city will host all Group B fixtures at [...]

SCOTLAND WHEELCHAIR RL ANNOUNCE NEW HEAD COACHES

2020-03-31T11:51:28+00:00March 31st, 2020|RL News, Scotland Wheelchair RL|

Looking ahead to RLWC2021 Scotland Wheelchair have made some changes to their staff team with Mark Roughsedge and Jim Dyson taking over as Head Coaches from Peter Lowis. Working away behind the scenes is a Scotland Rugby League trademark, as should attempting to become as competitive and successful as possible on the pitch. The new [...]

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