Wheelchair rugby is an intense, physical team sport for male and female athletes with quadriplegia (tetraplegia).

Wheelchair Rugby in Episode 2 of Have the Nerve

The sport was originally called “Murderball” due to the aggressive nature of the game. It is a contact sport where collisions between wheelchairs form a major part of the game.

Each team has four players on court and the aim is to score by carrying the ball across the goal line.

In Episode 2 of Have the Nerve, Dan from our Peer and Family Support team talks about the impact Wheelchair Rugby had on his life. Listen to the episode below. Please subscribe our podcast for more episodes if you like our topics.

 

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