AUCKLAND WHEELCHAIR RUGBY (AUCKLAND RHINOS)

The home of some of the worlds best Wheelchair Rugby Players! Wheelchair Rugby is the only full contact wheelchair sport, designed for tetraplegics but also suitable for quad amputees, those with C.P. and others. A friendly welcoming well organised club.

The Wheel Blacks

The men & women who play wheelchair rugby in New Zealand are bound together through hard work and sacrifice… and united by the shared experience of having a disability. Yet this disability doesn’t define who they are – they are husbands & wives, sons & daughters, brothers & sisters… their lives defined by their jobs, their studies, their upbringing – their home cities and towns. And they are athletes.

Those that rise to the level of representing New Zealand are also defined by the title of being a Wheel Black.

The athletes who have the privilege to call themselves Wheel Blacks are amongst our most talented, well trained and prepared athletes in the country… as well as being some of our most inspirational Kiwi’s. Their grit and determination in the face of adversity is unquestionable and uncompromising.