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  • Actively played in 26 countries with more in development
  • Wrecking wheelchairs around the world since 1977
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IWRF Rules and Documents

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IWRF Referee Documents
IWRF Referees Training Manual for Wheelchair Rugby
This manual is designed to help teach the mechanics and principles of officiating for the sport of wheelchair rugby. Having a clear and thorough understanding of the IWRF International Rules of Wheelchair Rugby is a pre-requisite to this manual,
IWRF Wheelchair Rugby Casebook
Interpretations from the International Rules for the Sport of Wheelchair Rugby. Revised April, 2015
IWRF Pathway to Becoming a Referee
Interested in becoming an IWRF Referee? This document will help you learn about officiating and how to become involved.
IWRF Chair Check Procedure
The attached chair check procedure was originally put into effect on August 3, 2011, and will remain in effect until further notice.
IWRF Referee Signals
All the Wheelchair Rugby referee signals complete with pictures and descriptions.
Other rules and documents sections

Downloads

IWRF Molten Wheelchair Rugby Balls
IWRF Wheelchair Rugby Casebook
IWRF 2015-2018 Strategic Plan
Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Result Books

Latest News

Doubling as a qualifier for the 2018 IWRF World Championships in Sydney, the Steelers don’t need to worry after earning automatic passage thanks to their gold medal winning performance at last year’s Paralympic Games in Rio. They would also have qualified as the host nation.
IWRF Sub Zone Vice President Rodney Holt explained “our strategy is to develop wheelchair rugby in the Southeast Asian region step by step. Starting with the pioneers Malaysia and Thailand in 2013, followed by Indonesia in 2014, Singapore in 2016, and Timor-Leste in 2017, we are planning for the Philippines in 2018.

Upcoming events

2017 GIO Wheelchair Rugby National Championship and GIO 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship Official Test Event
2nd August - 5th August 2017
Sydney, Australia
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2017 New Zealand National Championship
11th August - 13th August 2017
Canterbury, New Zealand
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IWRF World Rankings

1. Australia
2. United States of America
3. Japan
4. Canada
5. Great Britain