Australian wheelchair rugby team wins gold at London Paralympics
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The Canadian team had no answer to skylarked by riding his wheelchair on one wheel. The commentator called him " " for escaping any attempt to restrain him. He did share the ball with the rest of the team. Australia's contributed 15 goals towards Australia's scoreline., who scored 37 goals. Ryley out-paced, out-maneuvered, and out-scored his opponents. Before the game he
By contrast, the Australian defenders held Canada'sto just seven goals. At one point two Australian defenders trapped him in a corner, unable to move, which he appeared to find very frustrating.
Spectators included the Australian Chef de Mission, Jason Hellwig, and his deputies, Michael Hartung and Kate McLoughlin. The rugby team's gold medal brought Australia's count to 32, and the total medals to 85, putting Australia in fifth place.
The team's gold medals were presented by HRH. The Canadian team received flowers from .