Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby are pleased to announce Ex-England Red Roses and Harlequins rugby player Shaunagh Brown as their newest ambassador. Shaunagh is a huge advocate for women’s rugby, inclusion, and a fan of wheelchair rugby having spent time with her local wheelchair rugby club Canterbury Hellfire.

GBWR CEO Jason Brisbane said:

“We feel enormously privileged that Shaunagh has come on board as an ambassador for GBWR to support us in our drive to attract more women into the game and raise the profile of the sport. Shaunagh is a fantastic human being whose passion for women’s involvement in all types of rugby shines through.  We can’t wait to work on future projects with Shaunagh and create real change within the sport”.

Shaunagh Brown on her new ambassadorial role with GBWR:

“I feel honoured to become a wheelchair rugby ambassador. Rugby plays a huge role in my life and I will forever celebrate our wonderful sport for being so inclusive and wheelchair rugby is a major part of welcoming people to our rugby community from all angles of life. I’m really looking forwards to helping raise the profile of the sport”.

Shaunagh joins former Harlequins, Leicester Tiger’s (current), and England International Mike Brown, alongside former Welsh International Rupert Moon as ambassadors of GBWR.