Try out wheelchair rugby

Wheelchair rugby
Wheelchair rugby

Dubbed ‘murderball’ by players and fans, the fast and frantic world of wheelchair rugby is coming to Milton Keynes this year.

Governing body Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby have teamed up with Milton Keynes Council and Stanonbury Arts and Leisure Centre to bring the sport to town.

As one of the only full-contact disability sports, wheelchair rugby was one of the most popular at the Paralympic Games in 2012

Four taster sessions will be held between January and March for any disabled person over the age of 16.

The sessions are delivered by experienced coaches and rugby chairs are provided.

If this is a sport you have thought of trying this is your chance to experience it at a fun recreational session with all equipment and support provided.

For more details and to register contact Paul Arnold, GBWR Regional Development Officer, on 07872 664 927 or at paul.arnold@gbwr.org.uk

The sessions will will take place at Stantonbury Leisure centre between 1-3pm.

Dates:

Saturday January 31

Sunday February 15

Thursday February 28

Sunday March 8