IWA-Sport News

Irish Para Powerlifters set to depart for World Championships

Nicola Dore and Britney Arendse will depart for Mexico for the rescheduled World Para Powerlifting Championships in the coming days. The event was due to take place at the beginning of October but was postponed due to the earthquake which hit Mexico city a week before the competition. Nicola Dore will compete in the 55kg
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2017 / 2018 Irish Wheelchair Basketball Season commences

2017 / 2018 Irish Wheelchair Basketball Season commences The Irish Wheelchair Basketball season tips off this weekend with the opening round of the senior league taking centre stage in IWA HQ at Clontarf. The upcoming season will see 9 teams compete, one less than last year, with the withdrawal of Shannonside Stealers. NI Knights from
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Irish Wheelchair Basketball senior squad set to depart for IWBF European C Championships.

The Irish Senior Wheelchair Basketball team has been announced in advance of their participation in the European C Championships this coming July in Brno, Czech Republic. . The European Championships Division C tournament will take place from July 25th to July 28th in Brno, Czech Republic. The competition consists of seven teams; Belgium, Czech Republic,
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Para Sports Expo event returns July 21st

We are delighted to host our 2nd Para Sport Expo event on Friday the 21st of July from 10am to 2pm at the Irish Wheelchair Association in Clontarf, Dublin. The event promises to be a great opportunity to learn about the different para sports in Ireland currently and how to get involved in them. There
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Vacancy – IWA-Sport Operations & Business Development Manager

IWA-Sport welcomes applications for an experienced and dynamic Operations and Business Development Manager. The post holder will be based in our superb sports facility in Clontarf, the Oliver Murphy Sports Centre, and the post will have two specific focus areas: 1. The strategic planning and day to day management of the Irish Wheelchair Association Sports
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Titans Galway, Ballybrack Bulls and NI Knights secure Cup Silverware

Irish Wheelchair Basketball Cup Finals report Gerard Larkin Cup Final Shannonside Stealers from Athlone and Titans Galway contested the afternoons first final, which was the Gerard Larkin Cup. This was a very competitive final with nothing more than a few scores in the difference at any stage of the match. The teams broke for half
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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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