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2011

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Ho Ho Ho… Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone! It’s that time of year again… Christmas Time! This year’s Christmas party, was full of fun, laughter and a lot of dodgem racing! Thanks to the Wonderful help of Show West and the Osborne Park Agricultural Society we were treated to endless goes on the dodgems, the ranger, the swings and much […]

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Sports Awards 2011

Sports Star of the Year: All the Winners The Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle played host to the Sports Star of the Year Awards for 2011. The red carpet was rolled out as we took the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our inspirational sporting teams and athletes and say thankyou to our amazing volunteers, supporters […]

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The Little Dribblers Set Sail

Sailability help the Little Dribblers on the water On Sunday 13th November the Volunteers at Sailability were joined by some very excited Little Dribblers. With the sun luckily shinning and the kids excited to hop aboard, the group quickly hit the water. The kids were so enthusiastic about the sailing, when they were asked where […]

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Social Tennis Swings into Action

Bouncing Back Social Tennis swung into action this month and has so far been a great hit! We took over the courts at Herb Graham the past two tuesdays, with more than an impressive turn out from our Wheelchair Sports members, with 12 participants attending on the night. Not to forget being joined by the […]

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It’s not over till the ‘funny’ lady sings

Comedy Night @ The Charles Now I know the saying “It’s not over to the ‘funny’ lady sings”, is not one you usually associate with COMEDY, but at The Comedy Lounge, it really isn’t over until the ‘funny’ lady sings. On Thursday 24th November 21 members of the Wheelchair Sports WA family headed down to […]

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Star of the Future

Remember that name While Sian Glanney is new to the sport of Athletics, there aren’t too many 14 year olds that can boast they hold 2 open National Record holders. Sian has recently broken the F44 Open National high jump record with a new mark of 1.32m with the previous best standing for 30 years. […]

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Bronze Medal Sailor Catches up with ABC

An Inspirational Story When Daisy and Lorraine from ABC were travelling around they tend to come across some very interesting and unique people. In Norseman they met a very interesting man by the name of Mike Cull, he is a successful solo yachtsman. What’s unique about Mike… Read More

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Sports Awards Winners 2012

The 17th Annual Sports Star of the Year Awards was held at Patterson’s Stadium on Saturday 17th November. The venue was filled to maximum capacity with over 200 guests as the association celebrated what was another fantastic year for Wheelchair Sports. The first award for the night was presented to Gordon Cowper for his outstanding […]

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02.09.2011 madison de rozario

Road to London: Madison De Rozario

Wheelchair Sports WA’s, Madison De Rozario is preparing herself for an assault on the 2012 London Paralympics. Madison first took up wheelchair racing in October 2006 and since then she has made it her main goal to represent Australia in the London Paralympics for 2012. Her dream was realised 4 years early however as at […]

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On Track for Six in a Row

With just finals remaining for the Be Active Perth Wheelcats the team has all but secured their place atop the National Wheelchair Basketball League Ladder for the 6th season in a row. Wollongong will need to make up a whopping 21% in their two game series against Adelaide this weekend to secure the minor premiership. […]

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Busy August for the Little Dribblers

The Little Dribblers have had a busy Term so far in Term 3 of this year. The kids kicked off the term with face painting with some of the kids, (big and small) getting their face painted for the week’s activity. The following two week were spent down at the WA Athletics Stadium, learning how […]

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Still Undefeated

The Be Active Perth Wheelcats are off to the perfect start in season 2011 winning a perfect 4 games from 4 appearances in July to take their season total to a perfect 7 from 7. The Wheelcats hosted both Adelaide and Sydney during July and were never in any danger in any of their 4 […]

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Silver Devils

If you’re a member of our Wheelchair Sports WA Facebook group you would have seen a lot of information and results published recently regarding our girls at the U/25 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships for Women. Amber Merritt, Natalie Alexander, Sarah Vinci and Georgia Inglis made up the West Australian component of the team that won […]

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Be Active Western Stars to Finish Top Two

The Be Active Western Stars have also wrapped up their minor round games in the Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League finishing in second place behind the league’s dominant team, the Dandenong Rangers. The Stars have only dropped games to Dandenong and remain undefeated against the rest of the league in season 2011. The girls were […]

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Australian Women’s Under 25 Team Announced

Wheelchair Sports WA is very privileged to be able to announce that we have 4 girls travelling to Canada later this month to participate in the Women’s under-25 world championships. Amber Merritt, along with Sarah Vinci, Georgia Inglis and Natalie Alexander will all make the trip as a part of the Australian team. We would […]

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Wheelcats Perfect Start to the Season

The Be Active Perth Wheelcats have started their 2011 campaign in a winning fashion. The team, who will be looking for their sixth consecutive National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) Championship this years is a perfect 3 wins from 3 games after following up a 100-81 home victory against last year’s grand finalists the Wollongong Rollerhawks […]

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Update From Weymouth

Rachael Cox and I (Jamie Dunross) had set the goal of getting top four so we are well on target with a third-place in our first international regatta together. We had a great start to the regatta and handled the extreme conditions well, most days were between 12 to 16° and anything from 10 to […]

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The Making of a Powerlifter

Paralmypic Powerlifting coach Coach Scott Upston was in town to help Wheelchair Sports WA run a Come n Try day for a few budding powerlifters. Thanks to the support of the Australian Paralympic Committee, Scott, with the help of Darren Gardiner, ran a half day session for Wheelchair Sports Members who were keen to learn […]

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Stars in Second at Halfway Point

After dropping just 1 game during the opening round of the Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League (WNWBL) in Dandenong, the Be Active Western Stars were keen to put on a good show in front of their home crowd this past weekend in round 2 of the WNWBL. The Girls cruised through their opening three fixtures […]

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Wheelchair Sports

After dropping just 1 game during the opening round of the Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League (WNWBL) in Dandenong, the Be Active Western Stars were keen to put on a good show in front of their home crowd this past weekend in round 2 of the WNWBL. The Girls cruised through their opening three fixtures […]

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16.06.2011 athletics

Shooters at National Championships Trophy

Athletics State Championships. WA Athletics State Championships… WheelCatsThe Perth Wheelcats are Wheelchair Sports WA’s representatives in the National Wheelchair Basketball League. In the past 7 years since the Cats joined the NWBL in 2001 they have had an outstanding short history winning 3 national titles in that time. Their first title came in 2002 under […]

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16.06.2011 Men's National Wheelchair Basketball Finals 2009

BE ACTIVE Clash of the Codes

During half time of every Be Active Perth Wheelcats home game this season, athletes from various sporting codes around the state will take part in a wheelchair obstacles course in the Clash of the Codes. Wheelcats captain Justin “Stig” Eveson has tested the course andclocked a time of 21.33 seconds. Who will win the Clash […]

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16.06.2011 westernstars

Stars First News

Be active Clash of the codes…

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NWRL Round 3 Wrap Up

With the National Wheelchair Rugby League finished for another season, that’s doesn’t mean our WA boys have slowed down. The Enforcers have not competed in the National League since 2009 and have Peter Howden now at the helm, driving the boys forward with the hope of getting the team back and competing against Australia’s best […]

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Wheels are Turning: Rugby Back on Track

With the National Wheelchair Rugby League finished for another season, that’s doesn’t mean our WA boys have slowed down. The Enforcers have not competed in the National League since 2009 and have Peter Howden now at the helm, driving the boys forward with the hope of getting the team back and competing against Australia’s best […]

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