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21 January 2015

GBWR Releases Schedule for BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge

The BT WORLD WHEELCHAIR RUGBY CHALLENGE 2015 (WWRC15) will see London 2012 Paralympic Gold medalists Australia return to the Olympic Park alongside Silver medalists Canada, and Bronze medalists USA. Other nations taking part alongside Great Britain are New Zealand, South Africa, Japan and France.

 

The tournament will take place from 12 to 16 October 2015 at the Copper Box, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, recently the venue for the Gold medal winning Great Britain Invictus Games Wheelchair Rugby team. Competing nations have been divided into two groups and will battle it out for top position in each group before the playoffs on Thursday, and a thrilling battle for medals on the Friday.

 

 

GROUP A
United States    

Canada

New Zealand

South Africa

GROUP B

Australia

Japan

Great Britain

France

Mon 12 October 2015
Evening Session
17:30 USA CAN       
19:45 GBR FRA  
Tue 13 October 2015
Day Session
10:00 NZL SAF  
12:00 AUS JPN  
14:00 USA NZL  
Evening Session
17:30 GBR  AUS   
19:45 USA  SAF   
Wed 14 October 2015
Day Session
10:00 AUS  FRA   
12:00 CAN  SAF   
14:00 JPN  FRA   
Evening Session
17:30 CAN  NZL   
19:45 GBR  JPN   
Thurs 15 October 2015
Day Session
12:00 B3 A4  
14:00 A3 B4  
Evening Session
17:15 A2 B1  
19:45 A1 B2  
Fri 16 October 2015
Day Session
12:00 Classification 7th-8th
14:00 Classification 5th-6th
Evening Session
17:15 Bronze Medal Match
19:45 Gold Medal Match

 

David Pond, Chief Executive of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby comments, “Our aim is to provide teams with an opportunity to play the best in the world a year out from Rio, as well as provide a world class event for the public and the many Rugby World Cup visitors to England. Alongside the event we will be teaming up with London partners to host a community festival on Sunday 11 October, which we hope will attract anyone interested in having fun in a chair.”

 

Ticket information is available from the WWRC15 website: www.wwrc15.com


Twitter: @wwrc15

Facebook: www.facebook.com/wwrc15

 

For further details contact Daniel Hook at GBWR:

                                                or Martyn Salt: