Norfolk Knights Wheelchair Rugby Club

Our next training session:
Saturday 1st June 2024
11:45 - 14:15

About Norfolk Knights

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An alternative Wheelchair Sport For Norfolk

Norfolk Knights are a Wheelchair Rugby club (est. 2016) with the aim of bringing this exciting Wheelchair Sport to Norfolk.

In forming this club we have tried to take account of some of the key barriers to participation, and actively reduce or remove them, in order to build and promote an inviting club environment:

  • We’re creating the opportunity
  • We’re providing the key equipment
  • We’re selecting accessible locations/venues
  • We’re focussed on minimising member costs

 

Formal classification

To be eligible to play wheelchair rugby in a league, athletes must have some form of disability with a loss of function in both the upper and lower limbs.

The majority of wheelchair rugby athletes have spinal cord injuries at the level of their cervical vertebrae.

Other eligible players have multiple amputations, polio, or neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy, some forms of muscular dystrophy, or Guillain–Barré syndrome, among other medical conditions.

Who can play for norfolk knights?

First and foremost we are focussed on building a social team for both male and female disabled participants.

We are open to anyone from the age of 18 interested in learning more about the game.

For those interested in playing competitive matches, we field a team in the GBWR WR5s tournament which is played over the summer months.

We also encourage able-bodied volunteers to join us to train, become assistants, chair mechanics, coaches and referees.

Some Of Our Members

Player

Emily

WR5 Classification: 1.5

Player

Courtney

WR5 Classification: 0.5

Player

Peter

WR5 Classification: 1.5

Anything is possible...

12

Players in a team (max)

5

On court at any one time

40

Seconds to score

2*12

Minute halves

Our Supporters

We are extremely grateful for the sponsorship and support we receive from the following individuals and organisations:

Upcoming Training Sessions

Date
From
Until
Saturday 1st June 2024
11:45
14:15
Saturday 8th June 2024
11:45
14:15
Saturday 15th June 2024
11:45
14:15
Saturday 22nd June 2024
11:45
14:15
Training Venue
Wymondham Leisure Centre, Norwich Road, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0NT

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Latest News

We're back!

It's great to be back training again under the 'Return To Play' guidelines produced by Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby!

Also really nice to see some new faces looking to join the Wheelchair Rugby family..