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Scotland Wheelchair Basketball Team off to Celtic Cup 2012

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Scotland Wheelchair Basketball Team off to Celtic Cup 2012

Scotland U23 Wheelchair basketball team will be jetting off to Enniskillen in Northern Ireland on Friday the 27th of July to take part In the Celtic Cup 2012.

The Scots will be looking to bring home the trophy once again after their home success last year at the PEAK in Stirling. The squad will be led by head-coach Shirley-Anne Duff and Team Manager Darren Smith with rising wheelchair basketball star Steven Ross as one of the key players.

The squad,  all fired up and inspired by the recent tragic loss of Head-Coach Stevie Duff and the build- up to the Olympic and Paralympic games, are  ready to display their talent against Northern Ireland and Wales  this weekend and be crowned reigning champions for the second year in a row.

To follow live stats and game updates, follow British Wheelchair Basketball on Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/pages/basketballscotland/437833815382?ref=hl#!/BritishWheelchairBasketball

SQUAD:

PLAYER CLASSIFICATION HOME CLUB
Mark Stevenson 5.0 Lothian Phoenix
Simon Ramsay 5.0 Lothian Phoenix
Paul Sloan 3.0 Lothian Phoenix
Steven Ross 2.5 Lothian Phoenix
Mark Scholefield 1.5 Sheffield Steelers
George Bates 4.5 Leicester Cobras
David Ion 4.5 Newcastle Eagles
Charlie Fryer-Stevens 4.0 Liverpool Vikings

 

Head- Coach: Shirley-Anne Duff

Assistant Coach: Mat Foden

Assistant Coach: Robert O’Rorke

Team Manager: Darren Smith

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