IWA-Sport News

Irish Wheelchair Rugby Team set to compete at World Championships

The Irish Wheelchair Rugby team will make history next week as they compete at the IWRF World Championships in Sydney, Australia for the first time ever. The game was first introduced to Ireland in 1997 and is played in Cork, Laois, Dublin and Belfast currently. The Irish team secured qualification to the upcoming World Championships
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IWAS Youth World Games Officially Opens

The splendid facilities of the AIT International Arena played host to the opening ceremony of the IWAS Youth World Games this afternoon. IWAS President Rudi Van Den Abbeele officially declared the Games open following the colourful Parade of Nations, which saw each team introduced to the supporters. 17 nations comprising of 165 athletes, have converged
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Countdown to the IWAS Youth World Games

The Countdown is on to the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports (IWAS) Youth World Games which will take place in Athlone from July 2nd to 5th. The IWAS Youth World Games offers young athletes a biennial multi-sport Games and provides athletes with their first taste of competition against their international counterparts. The Games sustain the
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Irish Wheelchair Rugby Team Bid for World Championships Qualification

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
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Graduate Position Available

Aspire Graduate Programme Irish Wheelchair Association-Sport through the support of Sport Ireland and the Dormant Accounts fund wish to invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the Aspire Graduate Programme. The position available is for a Coach Education and Events Coordinator. Please refer to the  job description for details about the position. Asprire_IWA Sport Graduate
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IWAS-Sport Athletics team set for World IWAS Games

IWA-Sport will once again send a team to the IWAS World Games this coming weekend. 14 Irish athletes, including first time competitors and masters competitors will compete with 43 other nations in track and field events over the course of a week. Ireland has a strong tradition of competing at the Games and will once
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Irish Para Powerlifters set to depart for World Championships

Nicola Dore and Britney Arendse will depart for Mexico for the rescheduled World Para Powerlifting Championships in the coming days. The event was due to take place at the beginning of October but was postponed due to the earthquake which hit Mexico city a week before the competition. Nicola Dore will compete in the 55kg
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2017 / 2018 Irish Wheelchair Basketball Season commences

2017 / 2018 Irish Wheelchair Basketball Season commences The Irish Wheelchair Basketball season tips off this weekend with the opening round of the senior league taking centre stage in IWA HQ at Clontarf. The upcoming season will see 9 teams compete, one less than last year, with the withdrawal of Shannonside Stealers. NI Knights from
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Irish Wheelchair Basketball senior squad set to depart for IWBF European C Championships.

The Irish Senior Wheelchair Basketball team has been announced in advance of their participation in the European C Championships this coming July in Brno, Czech Republic. . The European Championships Division C tournament will take place from July 25th to July 28th in Brno, Czech Republic. The competition consists of seven teams; Belgium, Czech Republic,
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Para Sports Expo event returns July 21st

We are delighted to host our 2nd Para Sport Expo event on Friday the 21st of July from 10am to 2pm at the Irish Wheelchair Association in Clontarf, Dublin. The event promises to be a great opportunity to learn about the different para sports in Ireland currently and how to get involved in them. There
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