Tags: wheelchair rugby
Posted: Tue, 02 May 2017 11:31
Disability Sports in Dorset, with the help of Active Dorset and in partnership with Southbourne Tennis Club and Rossmore Leisure Centre have just been awarded a grant from Sport England for £9,500 to buy 15 multi use wheelchairs and a storage container.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:26
In the last month, The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club and their umbrella organisation Disability Sports Dorset have grown enormously. Both clubs are run by the same people but Disability Sports Dorset offers other sports apart from Wheelchair... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:18
Nick and Sue Coombs, Chairman and Club Secretary of The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club were invited to the Official Opening of Holton Lee Livability Spinal Unit by HRH Princess Anne and to meet her personally beforehand.
They discussed wheelchair... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:28
Sunday December 11th 2016 was the day The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club finally started in the Super Series League, Division 3.
The club, having been established in 2014, held 4 taster sessions to gauge reaction as to whether there was demand... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:07
Nick and Sue Coombs, co-founders of the highly successful Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club have now started a Friday Night Disability/Wheelchair Sports Sessions based at Rossmore Leisure Centre Herbert Avenue, Poole, BH12 4HR.
It is open to anyone... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:04
Currently we are a little short of "Classifiable" players and so we are on the lookout for the start of the next season.
So, what do we mean by "Classifiable"? To play in the Traditional League you need to have a physical impairment in at least 3 limbs.... Read More »
Dorset Woman Grace McGowan of The Dorset Destroyers is the face of national campaign to help more young people play Wheelchair Rugby
Posted: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:15
Today, with just four weeks to the Paralympics, Wooden Spoon, the children's charity of rugby, launches its wheelchair rugby campaign – Supporting Tomorrow's Superstars.
Wooden Spoon aims to raise enough money to buy a rugby wheelchair for every... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Aug 2016 14:38
Sunday July 31st was a great day for The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club.
We had been invited to an event by Dorset Orthopaedic in Ringwood as part of their Summer Fair. The event was opened by non other than Rugby Legend Jonny Wilkinson who popped... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 May 2016 14:45
This week Team GB's Wheelchair Rugby Team have been competing in the Invictus Games and local player Ben Steele from Dorset Destroyers was part of the team.
They lost a hard semi-final against Denmark 31-26, but Denmark are growing in strength and were... Read More »