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After winning our 8 matches in the League we were promoted to the Premier League and played 4 teams that we’d never played before in the final matches to see who would win the very first Wheelchair Rugby 5’s Premier Read more…


” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”20″] Dorset go from strength to strength Tweet


The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club will be on BBC ONE’s Eat Well for Less Sunday July 22nd at 5.30pm on BBC ONE Wednesday July 25th at 8am on BBC Two https://www.radiotimes.com/tv-programme/e/gq72bv/eat-well-for-less–series-5-episode-2/ We are also looking for a Sponsor for Read more…


The Dorset Destroyers headed to Stoke Mandeville Stadium on Sunday June 10th 2018 to play in the second weekend of the conference league. After the very successful start where the Destroyers had won 4 out of 4 matches, the pressure Read more…


Saturday May 5th 2018 was the first time that the League was put into place. After tester sessions and much more, The Dorset Destroyers and 9 other teams headed off to Stoke Mandeville Stadium near Aylesbury.  What happened next was Read more…


Poole Powerhouse for Disability Sports An article in the Bournemouth Echo about how we are building Rossmore Leisure Centre in Poole into a powerhouse of disability sports for Dorset. But why? Because Dorset really needs more disability sports and because Read more…


First Fixture for 2018 – Sunday January 21st The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club played hosts to Northampton Saints and The Bristol Bears https://www.aviva.co.uk/news-and-guides/aviva-rugby-blog/video/crash-course-beginners-guide-wheelchair-rugby/ Rossmore Leisure Centre, Herbert Avenue,Poole, Dorset, BH12 4HR   Tweet


On Saturday, March 17th at 13.10, The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club, 4com and the Royal Signals started their epic 26 hours of Wheelchair Rugby 5’s!! Articles and video about the 26 Hour Wheelchair Rugby Marathon:- https://youtu.be/Ms9ggZtiw-c http://ablemagazine.co.uk/dorset-destroyers-break-wheelchair-rugby-5s-world-record/ http://mags4dorset.co.uk/dorset-destroyers-wheelchair-rugby-5s-world-record/ http://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/sport/16043849.wheelchair-rugby-weymouths-grace-mcgowan-facing-25-hour-challenge/ Read more…


A review of 2017. Sue Coombs and I were sent an invitation by Livability Holton Lee to attend the official opening of the new Spinal Unit by HRH Princess Anne on January 18th. It was a fantastic day. Very honoured Read more…