Australia

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Australia heads into the 2010 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships ranked second. But after defeating the USA earlier this year, Australia has proved that they’re not content to play second fiddle. In Team Australia’s arsenal: powerful 3.5 Ryley Batt, who is considered one of the best players in the world, and an experienced, well-rounded squad.

Team Highlights

  • 1995: 5th – World Championships, Nottwill, SWI
  • 1996: 6th – Paralympics, Atlanta, USA
  • 1998: 5th – World Championships, Toronto, CAN
  • 2000: 2nd – Paralympics, Sydney, AUS
  • 2002: 2nd – World Championships, Gothenberg, SWE
  • 2004: 5th – Paralympics, Athens, GRE
  • 2006: 6th – World Championships, Christchurch, NZL
  • 2008: 2nd – Paralympics, Beijing, CHN

Game Schedule and Results

Game Court Date Teams Results Stats
Game 5 1 Sep. 21, 5:00 pm AUS vs JPN AUS 65 - JPN 52 Download
Game 8 2 Sep. 22, 9:30 am AUS vs POL AUS 54 - POL 36 Download
Game 19 1 Sep. 23, 5:00 pm AUS vs NZL AUS 53 - NZL 43 Download
Game 23 1 Sep. 24, 9:30 am AUS vs BEL AUS 67 - BEL 41 Download
Game 27 1 Sep. 24, 5:00 pm AUS vs ARG AUS 69 - ARG 24 Download
Game 36 2 Sep. 25, 2:00 pm AUS vs SWE AUS 56 - SWE 38 Download
Game 42 1 Sep. 26, 3:00 pm USA vs AUS USA 57 - AUS 45 Download

Team Roster

Bryce Alman

Bryce Alman
Athlete Photo
34
2.0
Glen Waverly, AUS
Glen Waverly, AUS
1999
His hobbies are fishing, 4wdriving and cooking.

Ryley Batt

Ryley Batt
Athlete Photo
#3 Co-Captain
21
3.5
Port Macquarie, AUS
Port Macquarie, AUS
2003
His hobbies are motorbikes, jet skiing and water skiing.

Cameron Carr

Cameron Carr
Athlete Photo
#13 Co-Captain
33
2.0
Brisbane, AUS
Brisbane, AUS
2005
He is currently studying nutrition

Nazim Erdem

Nazim Erdem
Athlete Photo
40
0.5
Melbourne, AUS
Melbourne, AUS
1997
His hobbies are Aussie Rules football, boxing and all motor sports

Andrew Harrison

Andrew Harrison
Athlete Photo
23
2.0
Melbourne, AUS
Bayswater North, Vic, AUS
2007
His hobbies are: cars, off-road buggies, four-wheel driving and spending time with family and friends.

Joshua Hose

Joshua Hose
Athlete Photo
24
3.0
Camperdown, AUS
Melbourne, AUS
2008
He is a public speaker.

Jason Lees

Jason Lees
Athlete Photo
33
1.5
Werribee, AUS
Hoppers Crossing, AUS
2009
One of his nicknames is "Adonis."

Steven Porter

Steven Porter
Athlete Photo
41
2.0
Renmark, SA
Wynn Vale, SA
1994
He's a good singer.

Ryan Scott

Ryan Scott
Athlete Photo
0.5
Brighton, SA
Brisbane, AUS
2001
His nickname is Little Ryan.