West Coast Crash - Wheelchair Rugby
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Burn Players

Mike Pill 0.5

My first training session at West Coast Crash was in July 2012 a couple of weeks before the London Paralympics, having seen channel 4's coverage of most Paralympic sports in the lead up to the games made me want to try it

Five years have passed since I started playing wheelchair rugby and I am now classed as a 0.5!

Ryan Sheridan 1.0

Started playing wheelchair rugby in February 2010 for the club and made my debut for the club in September 2010. I have been up and down the country and around Europe playing the sport I love. One of my proudest moments was being selected for the GB Development squad in November 2011.

Michael Fraser 1.5

Age 22 from Manchester.

I got into wheelchair rugby when I saw it at the Olympics in 2012, after having difficulty with basketball and after seeing that, I thought rugby was more of a sport for me. Been playing 4 years.

Dom Chadwick 2.0


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James Gill 3.0

Hi I'm James, I started playing rugby just over 14 months ago. I joined to get healthy, stronger & to help me communicate more instead of being quiet due to my anxiety issue. The adrenaline rush when playing is immense, you completely forget about everything including being in a chair. I advise anyone to try it!!

Matthew Buck 3.0

My name is Matthew Buck, I was born 02/01/96 and joined West Coast Burn at the start of the 2017/18 season. I have been playing wheelchair Rugby since 2015.

I am a 3 point player with my medical condition being Cerebral Palsy which I developed due to birth complications being born 14 weeks premature. I love playing wheelchair Rugby because of the competitiveness, being part of a team and love the fight and determination required!

Other aspects of my life is that I am part of a family of 6 and also being a triplet. I am also studying for a Business & Management degree at the University of Central Lancashire!

Stuart Robinson 3.5

From: Morecambe

Started playing the sport in 2014 at the Invictus Games In London. Captained the 2016 Invictus team in Orlando and will be captain for 2017 Games in Toronto.

Previously played for Ospreys in South Wales and recently Joined Crash permanently.

Member of the GB Squad since Jan 2017 and currently aiming towards the world championships in 2018 and the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020.