Wheelchair Rugby World Championship 2022

Cheer on the Australian Steelers at the 2022 Wheelchair Rugby World Championship. 

When are the 2022 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships?

The 2022 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships take place in Vejle, Denmark from 10-16 October 2022.

Australian Steelers match schedule for the 2022 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

Gold Medal Match: Australia 58 def United States 55
Match Report | Video Highlights | Full replay

Bronze Medal Match: Japan 61 def Denmark 57 – watch full replay

Final Standings

Gold – Australia
Silver – United States
Bronze – Japan
4th Denmark
5th Canada
6th France
7th Great Britain
8th New Zealand
9th Germany
10th Brazil
11th Colombia
12th Switzerland

Semi-Final Results:

Australia 56 def Denmark 55
Match Report | Video Highlights | Full replay

United States 57 def Japan 52 – watch full replay

5th – 8th Qualifying Crossovers:

Saturday 15 October
19:00 New Zealand vs Canada
21:15 Great Britain vs France

Quarter Final Results:

Australia 54 def Great Britain 45
Match Report | Video Highlights | Full replay

Japan 58 def New Zealand 38 – watch full replay
United States 53 def Canada 51 – watch full replay
Denmark 55 def France 53 (overtime)

Classification Fixtures:

Playoff for 9th / 10th: Germany 53 def Brazil 42
Playoff for 11th / 12th: Colombia 49 def Switzerland 44

AUS Pool Play Results:

Tuesday, October 11, 6pm – Australia defeated Brazil 57 – 36
Wednesday, October 12, 12:45am – Australia defeated Canada 55 – 53
Day 1 Wrap | Day 1 Video Highlights | Replay AUS v CAN

Thursday, October 13, 3am – Australia defeated Denmark 55 – 43
Day 2 Wrap | Video Highlights | Replay AUS v DEN 

Thursday, October 13, 6pm – Australia defeated Colombia 54 – 42
Match Report | Replay AUS v COL

Friday, October 14, 12:45am – Japan defeated Australia 54-50
Match Report | Video Highlights | Replay AUS v JPN

POOL A – FINAL STANDINGS

France
United States
Great Britain
New Zealand
Germany
Switzerland

POOL B – FINAL STANDINGS

Japan
Australia
Canada
Denmark
Colombia
Brazil

*All times are AEDT

View the full 2022 Wheelchair Rugby World Championship schedule

How to watch the 2022 Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

Watch all 46 games from Vejle live and on demand on the Wheelchair Rugby World Cup website.

How to support the Australian Steelers Wheelchair Rugby team

Connect us with on social media @AusParalympics for results and follow the hashtag #2022WRWC or #VEJLE2022. You can also join AUS Squad to stay up to date with the latest news from the Australian Paralympic Team and the Paralympic Movement.

Finally, help support the next generation of Australian Paralympians by donating to Paralympics Australia

Cheer on the Australian Steelers at the 2022 Wheelchair Rugby World Championship. 

Who is on the Australian Steelers squad for the 2022 Wheelchair Rugby World Championship?

Head coach Brad Dubberley has taken a fresh approach with new captain Chris Bond, five World Championship debutants, and three female athletes for the first time, with the aim to re-establish the team’s fearsome reputation.

3.5 – Ryley Batt (NSW)
3.5 – Chris Bond (C) (QLD)
2.5* – Shae Graham (VIC)
2.5* – Ella Sabljak (QLD)
2.0 – Andrew Edmondson (NSW)
2.0 – Josh Nicholson (QLD)
1.5 – Richard Voris (NSW)
1.0 – Jake Howe (WA)
0.5 – Ben Fawcett (VIC)
0.5 – James McQuillan (VIC)
0.5* – Emilie Miller (NSW)
0.5 – Mick Ozanne (QLD)

* female athletes receive a 0.5 classification bonus

Find out more about Wheelchair rugby

Wheelchair rugby is an intense, contact team sport played by males and females in eight-minute quarters. To be eligible to compete, athletes must have a significant impairment that affects their arms and legs.

The Australian Steelers wheelchair rugby team is one of the most successful teams in the world, winning two gold medals at the Paralympic Games (2012 and 2016) and a world championship (2014).

To get involved in wheelchair rugby complete our expression of interest and a member of the team will be in touch. You can also attend one of our upcoming Multi-Sport Days: Find one near you!