WOMEN IN LEAGUE
MILESTONE IN WHEELCHAIR RUGBY LEAGUE
New South Wales inaugural all women’s rugby league team is up and running.
Under the guidance of NSW Wheelchair Rugby League, an all ladies team made their debut in the tier two Wheelchair Rugby League competition last Sunday at Menai Indoor Sports Centre.
Proudly supported by the Penrith Panthers Rugby League Club, a mixture of mothers, wives, girlfriends and teenagers rolled onto the court and rolled the opposition, the Canberra Raiders wheelchair rugby league team 20-0.
Women play a huge role in the game of rugby league - Wheelchair Rugby League is proud of its ever-increasing commitment to grow the game and is delighted to play a part in supporting Women's Rugby League and pathways.
Woman's Rugby League is now the fastest growing sector of Rugby League with over 180,000 girls and Women playing Rugby League across Australia.
Back Row: Shani Cannane, Cherie Moulang (C), Patricia Luff
Front Row: Ayah Ibrahim, Trinity Castillo, Emily Becroft
CITY v COUNTRY 2017
NSW Wheelchair Rugby League City v Country - Girl Power
This year's NSW Wheelchair Rugby League City v Country festival will be dominated by our female representatives.
Four of the Penrith (Pink) Panthers took the field in this year's City v Country festival, which was held at Menai Indoor Sports Centre as well as an exhibition game played at Mudgee High School.
After a hard fought 80mins Country held off a strong City line up. The finals score was Country (20) def. City (10).
A big congratulation to Cherie Moulang who captained City, as well as Trinity Castillo, Ayah Ibraham, Emily Becroft.
LENDLEASE INTERSTATE CHALLENGE 2017
Trinity Makes BLUES debut
A huge achievement and milestone for future Wheelchair Rugby League star Trinity Castillo, for making this years NSW Blues team.
The Blues flew up to Brisbane on the 2nd June 2017 weekend and took on the Queenslanders.
After the two game series NSW left Brisbane with the shield and a clean swipe.
Game One: NSW (52) def. QLD (18)
Game Two: NSW (48) def. QLD (4)
Well done Trinity and the rest of her Blues team mates.