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Histoires #14: Sandra DeVenney

Sandra DeVenney (née Davenport) a passé son enfance dans la petite communauté rurale de Central Blissville, au Nouveau-Brunswick, située à 40 kilomètres de la ville de Fredericton. À neuf ans, à cause de la polio, elle restée paralysée de la jambe droite. Malgré cela, sa mère ne lui a jamais accordé de favoritisme et lui a toujours attribué sa part de tâches à accomplir à la maison.

Story #14: Sandra DeVenney

Sandra DeVenney (née Davenport) grew up in the small, rural community of Central Blissville, New Brunswick, located about 25 miles from the city of Fredericton. At the age of nine, she was afflicted with paralysis in her right leg as a result of polio. Despite this, her mother never gave her any favouritism and made her pull her weight with chores around the home. Growing up, Sandra had plenty of energy, and having polio never slowed her down.

BCWSA is Hiring a Provincial Wheelchair Rugby Coach

BC Wheelchair Sports Association is seeking a knowledgeable, passionate individual to serve as our provincial wheelchair rugby head coach. The BC wheelchair rugby program has produced Paralympians like Trevor Hirschfield, Ian Chan and Garett Hickling. Come be part of this legacy of excellence. The successful applicant will work part-time from August 2017 - June 2018, with the possibility of contract extension.

Team Ontario gagne les deux divisions au Championnat canadien de rugby en fauteuil roulant 2017

(Ottawa, ON – 31 mai) L'équipe d'Ontario a balayé les deux divisions lors du Championnat canadien de rugby en fauteuil roulant de cette année, qui a eu lieu du 26 au 28 mai au Centre d'athlétisme et de loisirs David Braley à Hamilton (Ontario).

Dans un tout-Ontario Division 1 finale, le Lightning de l'Ontario a provoqué une surprise en battant le Thunder de l'Ontario, gagnants de cinq des six derniers championnats nationaux.

Team Ontario sweeps both divisions at this year’s Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championship

(Ottawa, ON – May 31st) A dominant Team Ontario swept both divisions at this year’s Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championship, which were held from May 26th to May 28th at the David Braley Athletic and Recreation Center in Hamilton (Ontario).

In an all-Ontario Division 1 Final, the Ontario Lightning caused an upset by defeating the Ontario Thunder, winners of five of the last six national championships.

Résultats - Championnat Canadien de Rugby en Fauteuil Roulant 2017

Du 26 mai au 28 mai, les meilleures équipes de rugby en fauteuil roulant au Canada convergeront au Collège Mohawk, dans l’espoir de devenir Champions canadiens.

Jour 1 - vendredi, 26 mai

DIVISION 1
Ontario (2) 56 - 30 Colombie britannique (1)
Ontario (1) 54 - 33 Alberta (1)
Ontario (1) 44 - 49  Ontario (2)
Québec (1) 54 - 41 Colombie britannique (1)
Québec (1) 56 - 30  Alberta (1)

DIVISION 2

Results - 2017 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championship

From May 26th to May 28th, the top wheelchair rugby teams from across the country will converge at Mohawk College to compete in the hope of being crowned Canadian Champions.

DAY 1 - Friday, May 26

DIVISION 1
Ontario (2) 56 - 30 British Columbia (1)
Ontario (1) 54 - 33 Alberta (1)
Ontario (1) 44 - 49  Ontario (2)
Quebec (1) 54 - 41 British Columbia (1)
Quebec (1) 56 - 30  Alberta (1)

DIVISION 2

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