The Fylde Rugby Community Foundation is excited to announce an upcoming wheelchair rugby event kindly supported by Wareing Buildings and JM Cars, which is set to bring sporting action and inclusivity to the forefront. This event will see The Fylde Rugby Community Foundation’s wheelchair rugby team take on the Newcastle Barbarians wheelchair rugby team in two exciting games on the 12th of November.
The first game, set to kick off at 11:30am, in this unique match, a mix of able-bodied individuals and those with physical disabilities from both teams will join forces. The Fylde Rugby Community Foundation will be represented by players from diverse backgrounds, including able-bodied individuals, physically disabled athletes, and even friends and family members who are excited to showcase their skills on the court.
After a quick lunchtime break, the second fixture will commence at 1:30pm. Coach and Rugby Development Manager Ben, expressing his enthusiasm for the event, said, “We are thrilled to host this unique wheelchair rugby event and plan for more in future. Our goal is to bring the community together, create opportunity and showcase the abilities of all our participants. We invite everyone to come and watch these matches, support the players, and support the foundation.”
Myles Pearson, coach/player in The Fylde Rugby Community Foundation’s wheelchair rugby team, shared his excitement about playing and helping to coach the squad during their first friendly, stating, “this event is going to be great fun and an opportunity for our players to play other players from another club and learn from the experience. it’s a good opportunity to showcase our skills, grow as a team, and welcome the community to experience the joy of wheelchair rugby.”
This event is open to all, and we encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to attend, support the players and the foundation.
Join us at AKS High School Sports Hall on the 12th of November. FY8 1DT.
For more information, please contact: Ben, email: Ben@fylderugbyfoundation.com