Jamie taking part in a wheelchair rugby match
Jamie pictured on the right - with the ball

Stop Press *** Great Victory for Primrose Award Recipient & His Team ***

Congratulations to Primrose Award recipient Jamie Stead and the rest of his brilliant Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby team for their recent historic win. They beat Sweden 49 – 41 in the IWRF European Championships, winning the gold medal for an amazing 6th time.

Jamie featured in our news only recently, as he was one of the latest nominations to receive a Primrose Award.  In conjunction with the Matt Hampson Foundation, we provided Jamie with a brand new Rugby Wheelchair to replace his previous chair that broke whilst competing. The new chair allowed him the opportunity to play, train and compete in the 2017 European Championships, which he did and with such great success. 

With this tournament win, Jamie and the team have automatically qualified for the World Championships, being held in Sydney, Australia in 2018. 

We wish him and the rest of the squad all the very best for their training and this next amazing challenge.