The Irish Wheelchair Rugby team will compete at the World Championship Qualifiers in Switzerland from the 4th to the 8th April. Four qualification slots for the World Championships later in the year are up for grabs in this 8 team competition.
The action begins on Wednesday, with Irelands first game vs New Zealand (11am) on Thursday. Ireland will then play against Brazil (9am)and Korea (3pm) on Friday with the aim of securing a semi final place overall which will guarantee a Worlds Qualification slot.
The team selected to travel is as follows;
0.5 Will Doggart Belfast, Co. Antrim Ulster Barbarians
0.5 John McCarthy Dunanway, Cork Munster Crusaders
1.0 Alan Lynch (Captain) Tallanstown, Co. Louth Gaelic Warriors
2.0 Ciara Staunton Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow Laois Lions
3.0 Alan Dineen Togher, Co. Cork Munster Crusaders
3.0 Michael O’Hanlon Co. Wexford London Wheelchair Rugby – Crusaders
3.5 Thomas Moylan Annacurra, Co. Wicklow Gaelic Warriors & Texas Stampede
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