WHEELCHAIR RUGBY LEAGUE ADVISORY GROUP
The Wheelchair Rugby League Advisory Group (WHAG) has been mandated by International Rugby League to advise on wheelchair rugby league.
The WHAG will be chaired by the IRL Representative, on a biennial basis.
The WHAG will consist of one representative from the:
- Asia Pacific Rugby League
- Australian Rugby League Commission
- Federation Française de Rugby 13
- Rugby Football League
- European Rugby League
The WHAG reviews and makes recommendations to the IRL Board concerning key matters relating to wheelchair rugby league, including a consistent set of laws, technical regulations, classifications and match official development.
Its objectives and purpose include establishing the international calendar, including the wheelchair world cup, other international tournaments, tours and matches.
It also considers initiatives that lead to growth in participation and visibility of wheelchair rugby league.
Pippa Britton (independent chair), Niel Wood (IRL), Keith Hogg (ERL), Martin Meredith (APRL), Laurent Dupuy (FFR13), John McMullen (RFL and secretary).