RHINOS WELCOME SPIDER-Y TO THE FAMILY.
After 14 years since founded Leeds based charity Spider-Y has attracted the eye of Leeds Rhinos Foundation and along with the wheelchair Rugby League team that has carried the Brand since 2012, the long standing and very succesful Wheelchair Basketball Team Leeds Spiders formerly change its name to Leeds Rhinos Wheelchair Basletball Teamin 2020 under the full banner of Leeds Rhinos Wheelchair.
Spider-Y chairman Andrew Gardner explained the reasons behind the merger, " after several years spearheading the charity and sports clubs, spending many hours weather thats at training or at home behind the computer filling out countless funding applications or worse still monitoring forms. i decided i needed to take time out, and over a social discussion about all things sporting wise we turned to Bob Bowman CEO of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation and asked if they would be interested in having us on board. We are working in Partnership with Leeds rhinos Foundation to secure the future of Disability Wheelchair Sports in the City.
Leeds Rhinos Wheelchair Rugby League team
2018 Grandfinal Winners
2019 Challenge Cup winners
2019 League Leaders
2019 Grand Finalist
2021 Challenge Cup Winners
2021 League Leaders
Leeds Rhinos Wheelchair Basketball Team ( formerly Leeds Spiders)
2021/2022 BWB Division 3 North League starts October 2021 (Fixtures tBC)
Andrew Gardner will continue to work with the foundation using his vast knowledge and expertise in wheelchair sports at local, regional and international level will help the foundation continue his hardwork over the years.
Training at Morley Leisure Centre Tuesday 7pm - 10pm Basketball followed by Rugby League ( Times change due to Season crosover).
Sportschairs are provided but limited on numbers, Full coaching provided by BWB Level 2 graded coaching volunteers, and RFL Level WRL coaching volunteers.
All Volunteers are vetted and clear to volunteer, we are alway on the look out for more Players and Volunteers, training and fun provided.