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Wheelchair Rugby debuted at 40th annual international rugby tournament

Aug 6, 2013

Published: August 3, 2013, WPTZ

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. —The Can-Am Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake celebrated its 40th anniversary this weekend. More than 100 teams took part.

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From the Adriondak Daily Register.

Quad Rugby was held Friday at North Country Community College in Saranac Lake. Known in Canada as wheelchair rugby, it is a team sport for both male and female athletes with mobility-related disabilities in at least three limbs. The Ottawa Stingers beat the Northeast Passage Wildcats 51-40.

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