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Ability Games

Wheelchair rugby star an inspiration for Devon youngsters at Ability Games

Authored by Mary

100’s of Devon youngsters will be heading to Barnstaple next week (Weds 5th Feb) for a day of friendly sporting competition. They will be taking part in a variety of events including archery, sitting volleyball and new age kurling. Additionally, there will be a wide range of taster activities, including football on the brand new artificial grass pitch, which will be officially opened before...

Devon Ability Games dazzle in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

There was energy, enthusiasm and attitude aplenty last Friday as nearly 500 young athletes and volunteers from schools all over Devon gathered at the Plymouth Life Centre in the region’s biggest celebration of inclusive sport. Young people with a range of physical and learning disabilities came together to get active, try new sports and compete against one another.

With figures...

Ability Games set to dazzle in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

We have seen the nation take disability sport to their hearts at a national level through the Paralympics and events like the Devon Ability Games gives the chance for many athletes with a disability or impairment to shine at a local level.

The Devon Ability Games are held twice a year around the county and are an inspiring Olympic legacy. This time it is the Plymouth Life Centre that...