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July 2016


The Good Work Continues

Wheelchair Sports WA is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Mead as its new Chief Executive and extend our sincere thanks to our outgoing CEO, Raymond Yong. Simon has worked in and around community and membership organisations all his life. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a […]

29.07.2016 Stars Web

Be Active Western Stars Flying High

Rd. 2 Review – The Be Active Western Stars and Sydney Metro Blues gained some separation in the top two positions on the ladder after successful weekends in Round 2 of the 2016 WNWBL season. The Stars repeated their heroics from Round 1, continuing their unbeaten run with four straight victories. Leading by just five […]

01.07.2016 Cats Web

NWBL 2016 Season Awards

In the middle of the NWBL finals last weekend, the end of season accolades were announced at the Awards Lunch on Saturday afternoon. Congratulations to Be Active Perth Wheelcat – Shaun Norris for being the season’s top scorer, as well as being awarded the Mid-Point MVP having finished the season with a ridiculous triple-double average of 31.3 […]

01.07.2016 Robyn Web

International Experience for Robyn

Robyn recently competed in the IPC  Athletics Grand Prix in Switzerland where many athletes from all around the world descended from 26th to 29th May. This was her first international competition and competed against the world’s best athletes in her classification T34, including the talented Australian athlete, Rosemary Little. After a few days recovery and […]

01.07.2016 Bowls Web

WA Bowlers Head to Nationals

The 2016 Multi-Disability Lawn Bowls National Championships, run under the banner of DisabilitySport Australia, were held at Clearview Bowling Club located in Adelaide from the 22nd – 27th of May.  These Championships are the National stepping stone to International events such as the Commonwealth Games and International Bowls with a Disability (IBD) Games. WA state representatives have been […]

01.07.2016 Stars Web

Be Active Western Stars Rise to the Top

The Be Active Western Stars have made a fantastic start to their 2016 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League campaign, winning 4 from 4 in the opening Cluster Round. The team’s first game of the season saw a tough first fixture, with a replay of the 2015 Grand Final, facing off against the Kilsyth Cobras. The […]

01.07.2016 Wheelcats Web

Be Active Perth Wheelcats Win Silver

The Be Active Perth Wheelcats won what one squad member described as “the best silver medal” in the 2016 NWBL Finals. After going into the 2016 season as real underdogs following several retirements, the team surprised everyone with a fantastic season that unfortunately just missed out on the fairy-tale ending. Everyone in the team, both […]

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