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Wheelchair rugby tri-nations centre-stage in Sydney

Wheelchair rugby tri-nations centre-stage in Sydney

Updated 18 September 2013, 9:39 AEST

Wheelchair Rugby has been described as the most thrilling game you've never heard of.

It's also called "murderball" and is fast, aggressive and brutal.

At last year's London Paralympics, every match was sold out with 12,000 capacity crowds.

And now it's heading to Sydney where the 2013 Wheelchair Rugby Tri-Nations will see teams from Australia, New Zealand, and the United States go head to head over three days, starting today.

Radio National's Fran Kelly talks to Ryley Batt, a three-time Paralympian and co-captain of the Australian Wheelchair Rugby team, the Steelers, and Jason Hellwig, CEO of the Australian Paralympic Committee.

Presenter: Fran Kelly

Speakers: Ryley Batt, co-captain of the Australian Wheelchair Rugby team, the Steelers, and Jason Hellwig, CEO of the Australian Paralympic Committee

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