Wheelchair Basketball

Welcome to Wheelchair Basketball

Everyone is welcome to play Wheelchair Basketball in Ireland including people with a physical disability or able bodied people.

This page shows information about Wheelchair Basketball in Ireland and how you can get involved, join a club and the classification around wheelchair basketball


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About the game

Wheelchair Basketball is basically the same game as the running equivalent and anyone can play including people with a mobility impairment and able-bodied players.


Rules

5 Vs 5 team sport with the object being to score points by shooting the ball into the oppositions team net.


Eligibility

Players must have a disability which affects the lower body/legs such as:

HIP
Joint Replacement • Perthes • Arthritic Joint Surfaces • Joint Alignment Problems • Fractures into Hip Joint

KNEE
Knee Replacement • Arthritic Joint Surfaces • Unrepairable Ligament Damage • Fractures into the Knee Joint • Complete loss of articular cartilage tissue

SPINE
Spinal Cord Injury • Spina Bifida • Polio • Paraplegic

ANKLE
Multiple Joint Fusions • Arthritic Joint Surfaces • Significant Ligament Instability

OTHER
Long Bone Replacement / Misalignment • Mulitple Lower Limb Fractures Resulting
in Joint Stiffness and Muscle Weakness • Cerebral Palsy • Muscular Dystrophies • Lower Limb Amputees

Able bodied players welcome.
Adults and children programmes nationwide.


GET INVOLVED

Everyone is welcome to get involved. Email queries to info@iwasport.com


Contacts

Sports section / clubSport Primary locationContact
Wheelchair BasketballJunior & SeniorNational sectioninfo@iwasport.com
Shannonside Junior Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballJuniorAthlone kieran.dufficy@gmail.com
Killester Tigers Junior Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair BasketballJuniorIWA, Clontarfkillesterwheelchair@gmail.com
South East Swifts Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorKilkenny and CarlowSWall@wallsteel.ie
Kingdom Wheelblasters Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorTraleekingdomwheelblasters@gmail.com
Killester Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorIWA, Clontarfkillesterwheelchair@gmail.com
Clonaslee Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorLaoisgculliton70@gmail.com
Ballybrack Bulls Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorBallybrack, Dublin ballybrackbullswbc@outlook.com
NI Knights Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorBelfastabingham@dsni.co.uk
Shannonside Stealers Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorAthlone, Westmeath pcasserly3@gmail.com
Titans Galway Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorGalwaywheelchairs@titans.ie
North East Thunder Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorDundalkkatie.byrne@iwa.ie
Rebel Wheelers Wheelchair Basketball ClubWheelchair BasketballSeniorCorkrebelwheelers@gmail.com