Hull FC Wheelchair Rugby League

Hull FC Wheelchair Rugby League

The Hull FC Wheelchair Rugby League team has gone from strength to strength since it was established in 2013...

Hull FC Wheelchair Rugby League

Established: 2013

Colours: Black and White

Coaches: Mike Swainger, Jed Rust, Martin Norris

Proudly sponsored by…

Sport England, Cobus Communications Ltd, WCSH, Hull Gas Solutions, Regal Furniture, Peregrine Property, Van Girl, Steve Leaming Plant Ltd

Get involved

Training: Hull FC Youth and Performance Community Centre, Pickering Road, Hull, HU4 7AE.

Contact: Mike Swainger


Wheelchair Rugby League is an inclusive sport played by anyone. The rules are the same as the running game with slight adaptations to be played in wheelchairs.

  • 5 players on each side.
  • Tackling - a tackle is performed by pulling a Tag off the opponent
  • Play the ball - By replacing the Tag and then tapping the rugby ball on the floor and passing backwards to a team mate.
  • Kicking - ‘Kicking’ is performed with a cupped fist
  • Scoring a try - a try is scored by placing the ball down over the try line or if you have upper limited abilities you can tap the ball on your wheel when over the line.
  • Conversions - Are used with an adapted kicking tee. indoor samba rugby goal posts are used.