Ireland team to travel to the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports (IWAS) games on in Portugal on the 30th November 2017.
Learn more here: http://www.iwasf.com/iwasf/index.cfm/games/iwas-world-games11/iwas-world-games-2017/
The Springhill court hotel in Kilkenny was host to IWA-Sport Athletic Grand Prix awards.
Rebel Wheelers was again this year was well represented and took away some major awards.
1st in Discus grade2
2nd in Shot grade 2
3rd in Javelin grade 2
Grand Prix athlete of the year
2nd in Discus grade 1
2nd in Javelin grade 2
Young Male Athlete of the year
3rd Grand Prix athlete
2 Irish records
1st in Discus grade 3
2nd in Shot grade 3
1st in Javelin grade 3
3rd in Discus grade 3
3rd in Javelin grade 3
Milestone award for achieving 21:63 metres in the discus after the first season as a seated athlete
As well as the Athletes themselves we would like to thank their parents for years of driving them around the country.
Also a special comment regarding the coaches, John McCarthy and Jean O’Sullivan who have dedicated a huge amount of time to our children. It must be noted that both are volunteers and we thank you for all your hard work.