Victorian Institute of Sport

Wheelchair Rugby

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Wheelchair rugby icon honoured with IWRF Hall of Fame induction

Monday, 20 August 2018

Nazim Erdem has become the first Australian to be inducted into the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Hall of Fame.

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Australia claim silver

Monday, 13 August 2018

The Australian Steelers have failed in their bid to become the first host nation to win an IWRF World Championship on home soil.

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Steelers begin World Champs defence with dominant victory

Monday, 06 August 2018

Australia could not have been more convincing in their opening match at the 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship on Sunday, hammering New Zealand 66-36 at Sydney Olympic Park.

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Five VIS athletes named in Steelers squad

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Five VIS scholarship holders are set to feature in the upcoming Australian Steelers USA tour, in preparation for next year’s World Championships.

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Steelers steal another win

Sunday, 03 September 2017

The Australian Steelers have earnt themselves yet another trophy, defeating Japan 53-46 at the IWRF Asia Oceania Championships in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Career best for Matt Lewis

Sunday, 28 May 2017

VIS athlete Matt Lewis, put forward a career best performance at the Japan Para Wheelchair Rugby Championships in Tokyo last week.

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Steelers defend Ken Sowden Cup

Monday, 10 April 2017

The Australian Steelers have defended the Ken Sowden Cup in New Zealand, defeating the New Zealand Wheelblacks 4-1 over the weekend.

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Harro named Steelers Captain

Monday, 13 February 2017

The Australian Steelers wheelchair rugby team will be led by a first-time captain in their upcoming five-match series against arch-rivals New Zealand.

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Steelers go back-to-back

Monday, 19 September 2016

The Australian Steelers wheelchair rugby team claimed back-to-back Paralympic gold medals with a double overtime 59-58 victory over the United States on Monday.

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Steelers secure top spot

Saturday, 17 September 2016

The Australian Steelers are one victory away from the Rio 2016 gold medal matc

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