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If NSWRL’s Wheelchair Rugby League open day shows one thing, it’s that the sport knows no bounds.

Staged at Menai Indoor Sports Centre last Saturday night, the “come and try” evening, featuring NSW’s best Wheelchair Rugby League players, former NRL stars and state political representatives, highlights how ‘the Greatest Game of All’ is one for everyone.

A result of the tireless work of the likes of Joseph Chidiac, Founder of Wheelchair Rugby League Australia, and Steve Hewson, from NSWRL, NSW’s Wheelchair Rugby League competition is open to all people irrespective of physical ability, including those known as ‘ABs’ (able-bodied players).

Former NRL heroes Ben Ross, Hazem El Masri and Steve Turner are just three to try their hand at the sport in recent weeks – and judging by their reactions they had plenty of fun. With a new competition due to start on October 26 at Menai, why not get involved too?

For more information on playing Wheelchair Rugby League or to register as a volunteer or referee, visit

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New South Wales Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.