IWA-Sport News

Irish Wheelchair Basketball Cup Finals set to conclude season

The IWA-Sport Irish Wheelchair Basketball season concludes this weekend at the fantastic facilities of the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown. Three perpetual cups will be up for grabs for all 10 teams competing and the seedings are based on the placing of the teams in the final league table which concluded two weekends ago. The
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Irish Wheelchair Basketball Junior Blitz Season concludes

The 2016/2017 Irish Wheelchair Basketball Junior Blitz season concluded on May the 14th in Dundalk with a brilliant day of sport, skill and sportsmanship. The season began in October and featured 8 rounds with teams from all over Ireland taking part. On the day itself North East Thunder, Killester, NI Knights, Swifts, Kingdom Wheelblasters  and
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NI Knights crowned Irish Wheelchair Basketball 16/17 League Champions

The final round of the Irish Wheelchair Basketball League took place today, May 13th in Dundalk, where NI Knights were crowned league champions. The ten team league which began in October 2016 entailed 90 games and NI Knights finally captured the title on the final day having lost only once during the season. On the
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**NEW** Midlands childrens multi sport club

IWA-Sport welcomes children with a physical disability to a new multi-sport club in the midlands. Irish Wheelchair Association – Sport working in partnership with the Offaly, Westmeath and Longford Sports Partnerships, welcome children and their siblings to a new club in Mullingar, Co Westmeath, which will offer sports such as wheelchair basketball, para athletics, boccia
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IWA-Sport 2017 Athletics Grand Prix

IWA-Sport is pleased to announce details of the 2017 Athletics Grand Prix. 7 competitions featuring a range of track and field disciplines, will be held from April to September in a host of venues around the country. Once again the competitions will cater for athletes from beginner to elite level. In announcing the schedule we
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Entries open for IWA-Sport National Swimming Championships Apr 29th

The IWA-Sport National Swimming Championships will take place in the National Aquatic Centre on the 29th of April 2017. All entrants must be competent swimmers. Competition details as follows; Date:                                       Saturday 29th April 2017 Venue:                                  
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Powerlifters compete at World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai

The Irish para powerlifting team are in Dubai this week to begin their international competitive season at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup. The team comprises of a mix of new and experienced athletes. All athletes will be aiming to secure pb’s as they gear towards the World Championships in Mexico later in the year.
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Slevin elected as new IWA-Sport Chairman

The IWA-Sport AGM was held at HQ in Clontarf on Saturday, February 25th. The AGM was preceded that morning by the National Sports Council Forum which is held annually for the clubs and sections of IWA-Sport. Information topics on the day included; Safeguarding, Finance, Anti doping, and Governance. The Rebel Wheelers club from Cork also
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Notice of IWA-Sport AGM, Saturday 25th February 2017

Notice of IWA – Sport Annual General Meeting Saturday 25th February, 2017 at 2pm Irish Wheelchair Association Clontarf, Dublin Date of Notice – February 3rd 2017 Notice is hereby provided of the Annual General Meeting of IWA‐Sport which will be held on Saturday 25th February 2017, at 2.00pm sharp, in the IWA Sports Centre Clontarf,
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Irish 2016 Paralympic team – the IWA-Sport involvement

The Irish Paralympic team departs for the Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil, from September 7th to 18th. IWA-Sport would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the IWA members, athletes, coaches and support staff on qualification and wishes them every success at the Games. IWA has a long and proud history of involvement in the
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