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2019 Four Nations Wheelchair Rugby Invitational

Just one year out from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, four of the top five wheelchair rugby teams in the world will battle in Birmingham May 22-25. Make plans to attend this FREE event! Click here to view our tournament flyer.

  • Schedule
  • USA
  • Australia
  • Great Britain
  • Japan

Did you miss a match? All games are archived on our YouTube channel. For additional tournament updates and recaps visit our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles. #FourNations2019

Congratulations to Great Britain, who defeated USA 49-47 to become the 2019 Four Nations Wheelchair Rugby Invitational Champions!

Final Results
#1 Great Britain
#2 USA
#3 Japan
#4 Australia

Saturday, May 25
Gold Medal Game, Great Britain vs. USA, 49-47
Bronze Medal Game, Japan vs. Australia, 54-53

All matches are listed in CDT.
Wednesday, May 22
10 a.m. USA vs. Great Britain, 50-51
12 p.m. Japan vs. Australia, 53-52
3 p.m. Great Britain vs. Japan, 59-60
5 p.m. Australia vs. USA, 38-46

Team records after day one:
Japan 2-0
Great Britain 1-1
USA 1-1
Australia 0-2

Thursday, May 23
10 a.m. Great Britain vs. Australia, 60-62
12 p.m. Japan vs. USA, 45-49
3 p.m. USA vs. Great Britain, 45-52
5 p.m. Australia vs. Japan, 52-51

Team records after day two:
Australia 2-2
Great Britain 2-2
Japan 2-2
USA 2-2

Friday, May 24
12 p.m. USA vs. Japan, 54-53
2 p.m. Great Britain vs. Australia, 58-52
5 p.m. Japan vs. Great Britain, 55-54
7 p.m. Australia vs. USA 56-54

Rankings after implementing IWRF tie-breaking procedures:
#1 Great Britain 3-3
#2 USA 3-3
#3 Japan 3-3
#4 Australia 3-3

Team USA has consistently finished on the podium in world and Paralympic competition since the inception of wheelchair rugby. But USA does not just want to be on the podium. They want to be on top. Four Nations will be a good test for the 2020 U.S. Paralympic team hopefuls. See who made the cut.

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#3 Joe Jackson
Class: 1.0

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#4 Adam Scaturro
Class: 1.5

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#5 Chuck Aoki
Class: 3.0

#9 Eric Newby
Class: 2.0

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#10 Josh Wheeler
Class: 2.5

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#11 Lee Fredette
Class: 1.0

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#13 Clayton Braun
Class: 0.5

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#14 Joe Delagrave
Class: 2.0

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#15 Jake Daily
Class: 2.5

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#20 Kevin Hamilton
Class: NC

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#23 Alex Pabon
Class: 2.0

American male player wearing red white and blue USAWR polo#33 Ray Hennagir
Class: NC

Australia enters Four Nations ranked #1 in the world. But after a surprise title-match loss to Japan at the 2018 World Wheelchair Rugby Championship, they know gold is not always guaranteed. Check out who will be wearing the green and gold.

Richard Voris#2 Richard Voris
Class 1.5

Ryley Batt#3 Ryley Batt
Class 3.5

Jake Howe#4 Jake Howe
Class 1.0

Michael Ozanne#6 Michael Ozanne
Class 0.5

Jason Lees#7 Jason Lees
Class 1.0

Ben Fawcett#8 Ben Fawcett
Class 0.5

Chris Bond#10 Chris Bond
Class 3.5

#11 Shae Graham
Class 2.5

Andrew Edmondson#14 Andrew Edmondson
Class 2.0

Josh Nicholson#21 Josh Nicholson
Class 2.0

Jayden Warn#23 Jayden Warn
Class 3.0

Great Britain has been climbing its way up the rankings, finishing a historic fourth place at the 2018 World Wheelchair Rugby Championship. But can they make it on the podium in Tokyo 2020? Four Nations 2019 will test the patience and perseverance of the team. See who will wear the Union Jack this May.

British male wearing jersey number two#2 Jonathan Coggan
Class 0.5

British male wearing jersey number four#4 Gavin Walker
Class 2.0

British male wearing jersey number eight#8 Nick Cummins
Class 1.5

British male wearing jersey number nine#9 Jim Roberts
Class 3.0

British male wearing jersey number 10#10 Ayaz Bhuta
Class 2.5

British male wearing jersey number twelve#12 Jamie Stead
Class 2.5

British male wearing jersey number thirteen#13 Aaron Phipps
Class 3.5

British female wearing jersey number twenty-one#21 Kylie Grimes
Class 0.5

British male wearing jersey number twenty-four#24 Ryan Cowling
Class 1.0

Japan comes into Four Nations with renewed confidence after its gold-medal performance at the 2018 World Wheelchair Rugby Championship and 2019 Quad Nations Tournament. The team looks to carry that momentum into Four Nations and take the title. Check out who will be taking the court for Team Japan.

Hidefumi Wakayama#1 Hidefumi Wakayama
Class: 1.0

Yuki Hasegawa#2 Yuki Hasegawa
Class: 0.5

Kae Kurahashi#3 Kae Kurahashi
Class: 0.5 F

Masayuki Haga#4 Masayuki Haga
Class: 2.0

Daisuke Ikezaki#7 Daisuke Ikezaki
Class: 3.0

Tomoaki Imai#9 Tomoaki Imai
Class: 1.0

Shinichi Shimakawa#13 Shinichi Shimakawa
Class: 3.0

Kotaro Kishi#15 Kotaro Kishi
Class: 0.5

#20 Takayuki Norimatsu
Class: 1.5

Yukinobu Ike#21 Yukinobu Ike
Class: 3.0

Seiya Norimatsu#22 Seiya Norimatsu
Class: 1.5

#24 Syunya Nakamachi
Class: 2.0