Sydney University Wheelchair Rugby team established

by SUFC | February 16, 2022
Sydney University Wheelchair Rugby team established

We are thrilled to be partnering with Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT to launch the Buildcorp Sydney University Wheelchair Rugby Team! 

Alongside Men’s Rugby, Women’s Rugby and Junior’s Rugby, SUFC will now have a Wheelchair Rugby team in the famous blue and gold hoops!

The team will be competing in the newly formed, Wheelchair Rugby National League competition which will see six of Australia's leading rugby Clubs in action. Alongside SUFC are; Tuggeranong Vikings, University of Queensland, Brothers Rugby Club, Melbourne Rugby Club and Box Hill Rugby Club. 

The Buildcorp Sydney University Wheelchair Rugby Team will compete in 3 Rounds of the 2022 Wheelchair Rugby National League with the first round taking place in Melbourne's Cobblebank Stadium on 25 -27 February. 

"Our organisation is wrapped to have our athletes belonging to one of the world’s great Rugby Clubs" said Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT CEO Mick Garnett said. "At its heart, Rugby is about inclusion, and this is another great move forward for the sport of Wheelchair Rugby in NSW".

SUFC Executive General Manager Jack Farrer said: “SUFC are excited about the opportunity to support the continued growth and profile of Wheelchair rugby. Our players and supporters are in awe of the intensity and physicality at which Wheelchair rugby is played, and look forward to welcoming the players to the SUFC rugby family”.