Irish Wheelchair Rugby Team Bid for World Championships Qualification

2nd April 2018

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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