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Argentina. 2014-01-09 23:07.

Since 2005 the Rugby Amistad Foundation encourages the development of rugby wheelchair in Argentina , joining efforts with various institutions and managing the sustainability of the team. The Argentine team highlights includes its participation in tournaments like Maximus Colombia 2008 , where theywon third place , Maximus Rio de Janeiro 2009 in which they also won the bronze medal in the tournament and the Zonal Championships November 2011 in which they ranked twentieth. Thanks to the experience obtained and their positive sports scores, Argentina joins Project Maximus as tutor of Uruguay and Chile to promote the development of this sport . 

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THIS IS HOW WE WILL COMPETE IN BOGOTA. 2014-01-09 23:09.

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WINNING IS THE PROPUSE OF GLADIATORS TEAM. 2013-12-11 21:14.


WINNING IS THE PROPUSE OF GLADIATORS TEAM

Gladiators team that will participate in the MAXIMUS Championship comes with a clear propose…win. The team consists of four North American players and four Irish players.

NAME: David Mengyan

TEAM: Grand Rapids Thunder, USA

CLASSIFICATION: 3.5

EXPERIENCE: Bleeding rugby at every possible opportunity for the last 11 years, David has mashed it up at numerous MAXIMUS events throughout South America, won a boatload of “Best in Class” and MVP awards, and is currently ruling the game as Commissioner of the United States Quad Rugby Association.


NAME: Robert Deller

TEAM: Shepherd Smash, USA (2013 Division II Champions)

CLASSIFICATION: 2.5 

EXPERIENCE: Ever seen a rugby chair get hit so hard it does a complete flip in the air? Get ready for the ‘Deller Kiss’. Rob has been smashing chairs for the last 6 years, winning all sorts of awards, and was selected to the 2009 USA National Team where he lead the squad to a gold medal at the America Zonal Championships. When he’s not hitting chairs, he’s building them at Eagle Sports Chairs in Atlanta, Georgia.    

 

NAME: Will Doggart

TEAM: Ulster Barbarians, Ireland

CLASSIFICATION: 0.5

EXPERIENCE: Will Doggart’s picking skills are so good, he takes the “wheel” out of “wheelchair.” His run on the Irish Developmental Team didn’t last long, as he was called up the ranks to tear down the competition as a member of the 2013 Irish National Team.

 

NAME: Jose Debenito

TEAM: South Florida Rattlers, USA

CLASSIFICATION: 1.0

EXPERIENCE: This guy has been crushing the competition for the last 15 years. He enters the MAXIMUS Gladiator Team as a highly respected, multilingual player who has played and trained with the Canadian National Team in various tournaments.


NAME: Andrew Zimmer

TEAM: Grand Rapids Thunder, USA

CLASSIFICATION: 1.0

EXPERIENCE: Yes, a class 1 can be this fast. Zimmer has been out-pushing higher classes for the last 7 years. Along the way, he as picked up numerous awards, including “Best in Class” at the 2013 USA National Championships. He’s a former member of the USA Developmental squad and current Vice President of the United Sates Quad Rugby Association. Oh, he also has a cat named Nugget.


 

NAME: Jonny Mulhall

TEAM: Irish National Team

CLASSIFICATION: 3.0

EXPERIENCE: Jonny has only been playing the sport for 1.5 years and he’s already tearing it up on the Irish National Team…what does that tell you? This guy is addicted to health, fitness, and competition and it shows when he is lighting up the rugby court. 



NAME: Ciara Staunton

TEAM: Gaelic Warriors, Ireland

CLASSIFICATION: 2.0

EXPERIENCE: You’ll want to ask her out until she shatters your rugby chair and your ego. This Gladiator has some serious skills. Competing in the Irish league and Great Briton league at club level for the last 6 years, Ciara has competed for the Irish National Team at tournaments in Czech Republic and Germany and has made 3 international selections for Ireland to represent in two European championships and European Qualifiers. Let’s face it, you’ll still probably ask her out.

 


NAME: Alan Dineen

TEAM: Gaelic Warriors, Ireland

CLASSIFICATION: 3.0

EXPERIENCE: As a member of the Irish National Team, this Gladiator likes to let his actions speak louder than his words.


NAME: Stuart McLindon

TEAM: Gaelic Warriors, Ireland

CLASSIFICATION: Coach

EXPERIENCE: Lucky number 7 describes more than just the number of years Coach McLindon has been involved in rugby. This Gladiator has been Support Staff for Ireland 2011 European Championships, Manager for Ireland at 2013 European Qualifiers and Assistant Coach of the Irish Development team in 2013. He leads the Gladiator crew into its first South American Championships with clear intentions: Total Annihilation. 

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