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21 June 2014

Nations Cup promotes development in Europe

On June 27-29, 2014, six European wheelchair rugby teams will meet in Fontanafredda, Italy for the Six Nations Cup.

 

Held annually, the Nations Cup was originally created to promote the development and growth of the sport within Italy. Today the tournament retains that initial focus, however, teams are now coming to Fontanafredda with real hopes of taking home the Cup.

 

All games will be webcast live on YouTube as well as on the home page of the IWRF website.

 

Tournament Director, Claudio Da Ponte has been hard at work and promises that this will be the best Nations Cup yet. When asked what his thoughts were, Da Ponte said;

 

"We're really excited for the tournament to begin and expect to see some great games". "All of the teams have become much better at playing the sport over the last few years, which is exactly what we wanted to see happen."

 

The six teams competing at this years Nations Cup are Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia, Switzerland, and host country Italy. A referees clinic will also be held in conjunction with the tournament to help develop new officials within Europe.

 

Six Nations Cup Schedule
Friday, June 27, 2014

 

(all times CEST)

Time
12:30
14:00
15:30
17:00
18:30

Teams
Italy vs. Austria
Switzerland vs. Russia

Hungary vs. Czech Republic

Russia vs. Austria

Italy vs. Switzerland

Score



Saturday, June 28, 2014   
9:00
10:30
12:00
13:30
15:00
16:30
18:00

Hungary vs. Russia
Italy vs. Czech Republic
Switzerland vs. Hungary
Austria vs. Czech Republic

Russia vs. Italy
Austria vs. Hungary
Russia vs. Czech Republic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, June 30, 2014 
9:00
10:30
12:00
13:30
Switzerland vs. Czech Republic     
Italy vs. Hungary
Switzerland vs. Austria
Awards Presentation
 

For more information, please contact Claudio Da Ponte and