Scotland Wheelchair RL name test match squad

Scotland Wheelchair RL have named their squad for the clash with Ireland in Dundee this weekend.

Players are drawn from wheelchair rugby league clubs are far apart as Dundee and Gravesend, following open training sessions conducted by the squad.

This is the first wheelchair rugby league test match to be played in Scotland, since the sport launched in 2004.

The game is thriving in Scotland, with the country having had a national team in operation since 2012.

“We are delighted to be able to announce the squad that will compete in what will be a historic day in Dundee,” said Scotland coach Jamie Seery.

“We have done everything we can to best prepare ourselves for the challenge ahead and have never seen the squad so confident going into an international.”

Scotland Wheelchair RL  squad to face Ireland:

Graeme Stewart (Glasgow Panthers)
Ian McKeen (Dundee Dragons)
Michael Mellon (Dundee Dragons)
Stephen Carling (Dundee Dragons)
Michael Grant (Gravesend Dynamite)
Sean Frame (Glasgow Panthers)
Gavin Dobson (Halifax)

Management Team 2015:

Head Coach – Jamie Seery
Assistant Coach – John Cairns
Performance Analyst – Peter Lowis
Assistant Analyst – Iain Allen
Sports Therapist – George Stewart
Support Staff – Nick Thorburn
Manager – Charlotte Wilson

Scotland take on Ireland on Saturday April 18 at the Dundee International Sport Centre with kick off at 2pm.

Tickets can be purchased on the day with adults £5, concessions are £3 and Under 16’s go free.

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