1st October 2015
France coach Richard Agar has named his 23-man squad for the four autumn matches against England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales as France continues to build up for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup and reclaim the European Championship – a title they last won in 2005.
28th September 2015
Martin Coyd, chairman of Wheelchair RL, has paid tribute to the England players who beat World Champions France in golden point extra time last night, to take the European Championship 28-24.
“We have had a great competition, the boys have been working hard for the...[read more]
26th September 2015
EUROPEAN WHEELCHAIR CHAMPIONSHIP – FINAL
A dramatic, third try by skipper saw Jack Brown in golden-point extra time saw England defeat World Champions France to lift the 2015 European Wheelchair Rugby League Championship, 28-24, at a packed Medway Arena in Gillingham.
25th September 2015
EUROPEAN WHEELCHAIR CHAMPIONSHIP - GAME 8
France put on a sparkling display to make the final undefeated, the excellent Theo Gonzales posting three tries in a rampant first half, Nicolas Clausells matching him.
Lionel Alazard, Laurent Despues, Nicolas Clausells, Christophe Cochand, Manuel Morais, Michel Penella,...[read more]
24th September 2015
France team manager Gilles Dumas has stressed the importance of the 2015 European Championships as a stepping stone to performing well in the 2017 World Cup. As quarter-finalists in the last global tournament in 2013, when Les Tricolors successfully hosted group games, the French are automatic...[read more]
24th September 2015
EUROPEAN WHEELCHAIR CHAMPIONSHIP - GAME 2
A sensational first half in which the reigning world cup holders scored all their points, including a Mikael Guane hat-trick, saw the French home in a thriller; Jack Brown’s second half three tries not enough for the hosts.
Joe Coyd,...[read more]
23rd September 2015
In a pre-cursor to the Wheelchair European Championships which start this evening, England won the inaugural Kielty/Fassolite Trophy as they defeated World Champions France in Gillingham.
After a tight first half, England led 26-14 thanks to tries from Wayne Boardman - set up...[read more]
17th September 2015
In preparation for their European Championship bid, French coach Richard Agar is set to announce his squad on 1st October.
The group will then go into camp in Perpignan from 12th-14th October in preparation for the Tricolors’ opening game against Ireland in...[read more]