West Coast Crash - Wheelchair Rugby
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West Coast Crash

Crash Players

Ryan Cowling


Age 41

Playing wheelchair rugby since 2010 with Burn and Crash.
Winner at Bernd Best and Amsterdam tournaments with Burn.

GB player since 2016 and Paralympian.

Alan Ash


Daniel Dawoud


Daniel Joined the club back in 2011. He has progressed though the club, started playing for the Burn team and went onto play for the Crash side. 12 months after joining the club Daniel was selected as part of the GB Talent squad at the end of 2012 and in 2015 he was selected as Vice-Captain of the team. In 2017 Daniel further progressed and earned himself selection onto the GB Elite squad for the European Championships which resulted in them winning gold.

When he isn’t playing rugby Daniel Assists with the coaching within the club.


Ayaz Bhuta


DOB: 17/04/89
Lives: Bolton

Soon after joining the club in 2010 Ayaz was selected to represent GB at a tournament in Australia, after this tournament there were doubts about Ayaz's size and weight on the international scene. Ayaz carried on training and he helped Crash win their first ever league title in 2012 and made it back into the GB Elite team.

Since returning to the GB team Ayaz has become a double European Champion and represented GB at his first ever Paralympics in Rio 2016.

Away from Rugby Ayaz delivers inspirational speeches at schools and community events.