About the Wheelchair Rugby League
Wheelchair Rugby League
Developed in France back in 2000, Wheelchair Rugby League was introduced to our shores back in 2005.
Wheelchair Tag Rugby League is quite unique in that it offers both disabled and non-disabled players of both sexes the opportunity to compete both with and against each other on a level playing field created by the use of wheelchairs and some slight adaptations of the rules of Rugby League.
There are five players per side in Wheelchair Rugby League. Tackles are made in the same way as tag rugby, with players wearing tags on their shoulders and opposition players having to remove a tag to affect a tackle.
The game has the same six tackle count that is used in Rugby League, with teams conceding possession of the ball if they have not scored after a set of six tackles have been completed. Offside, knock-on and in-touch rulings apply as they do in the traditional game.
Conversions are scored by punching the ball from a tee over mini-RL posts.
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For more information on Wheelchair Rugby League please contact Martin Flynn at the Rugby Football League via email at Martin.email@example.com or telephone 0113 237 5020