Victorian Institute of Sport

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Australian Steelers retain their Asia Oceania crown

Monday, 16 September 2019

The Australian Steelers will compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games as the reigning regional and Paralympic champions after defeating Japan 57-55 in the IWRF Asia Oceania Championship in Gangneung, South Korea (9 September).

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Steelers to play for gold

Monday, 09 September 2019

The Australian Steelers have qualified for today’s IWRF Asia Oceania Championship gold medal match after a loss and a win yesterday, but will need to prepare for a gusty battle if they are to defend their regional title.

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Paralympics Australia announces Steelers

Monday, 19 August 2019

Three Victorian Institute of Sport wheelchair-rugby athletes have been selected to represent the Australian Steelers at the IWRF Asia Oceania Championships- Ben Fawcett (Vice-Captain), Andrew Harrison and Jayden Warn.

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Four VIS athletes selected for Ken Sowden Cup

Monday, 04 February 2019

VIS athletes Jayden Warn, Andrew Harrison, Jason Lees and Ben Fawcett have been selected in the Australian Steelers Wheelchair Rugby team to contest the upcoming Ken Sowden Cup in Melbourne.

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Grovedale College Year 8 Sports Academy Student Reflections

Sunday, 03 February 2019

Last year VIS Wheelchair Rugby player Jason Lees left a memorable and inspirational mark on a collection of Year 8 Grovedale College students.

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Wheelchair rugby icon honoured with IWRF Hall of Fame induction

Monday, 20 August 2018

Nazim Erdem has become the first Australian to be inducted into the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Hall of Fame.

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Australia claim silver

Monday, 13 August 2018

The Australian Steelers have failed in their bid to become the first host nation to win an IWRF World Championship on home soil.

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Steelers begin World Champs defence with dominant victory

Monday, 06 August 2018

Australia could not have been more convincing in their opening match at the 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship on Sunday, hammering New Zealand 66-36 at Sydney Olympic Park.

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Five VIS athletes named in Steelers squad

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Five VIS scholarship holders are set to feature in the upcoming Australian Steelers USA tour, in preparation for next year’s World Championships.

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Steelers steal another win

Sunday, 03 September 2017

The Australian Steelers have earnt themselves yet another trophy, defeating Japan 53-46 at the IWRF Asia Oceania Championships in Auckland, New Zealand.

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