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Wheelchair Rugby Championships
Central Energy Trust Arena
The Wheelchair Rugby Championships are coming to Manawatu!
Teams from Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, Christchurch and Manawatu will come together in Arena 3 to compete for the #1 spot!
Manawatu Wheelchair Rugby host round one of the NZ Wheelchair Rugby Championship (WRC1). Come and watch our players push the limits on the court with NZ Social Grading broadening the playing field and increasing the physical challenge for each player and game
Wheelchair rugby is a mixed team sport for quadriplegic athletes. This unique sport combines elements of rugby, basketball and handball. Contact between wheelchairs is permitted, and is in fact and integral part of the sport!