2017 European Championship schedule starts on June 24.
France will open the 2017 Wheelchair Rugby European Championships.
Denmark claim Metro Cup in Poland
The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has revealed the schedule for the 2017 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby European Championship.
Competition will hit off in less than two weeks’ time on 24 June in Koblenz, Germany, with four games held each day until the medal games on 1 July.
Sweden and France open the Championships, followed by Denmark against Ireland. Defending champions Great Britain will then take on Poland. Host nation Germany round off the opening day against Finland.
Preliminary rounds will continue from 28-29 June, followed by playoffs and medal winners decided the following day.
This tournament is a direct qualifier for the IWRF 2018 World Championship in Sydney, Australia. The top four teams from this event will be invited to Worlds, while teams finishing out of the top four will have a chance to qualify through a Qualification Tournament to be held in early 2018.
All games at the IWRF 2017 European Division A Championship will be webcast live (details coming soon). More information can be found on the event website and on Twitter @wrec2017.
Tuesday, 27 June
Sweden vs France
Ireland vs Denmark
Great Britain vs Poland
Germany vs Finland
Wednesday, 28 June
Great Britain vs Ireland
France vs Finland
Poland vs Denmark
Germany vs Sweden
Thursday, 29 June
Ireland vs Poland
Sweden vs Finland
Denmark vs Great Britain
Germany vs France
Friday, 30 June
3rd Group A vs 4th Group B
4th Group A vs 3rd Group B
2nd Group A vs 1st Group B
1st Group A vs 2nd Group B
Saturday, 1 July
Loser G13 vs Loser G14 – 7/8th Place
Winner G13 vs Winner G14 – 5/6th Place
Loser G15 vs Loser G16 – Bronze Medal
Winner G15 vs Winner G16 – Championship