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Wheelchair Rugby National League - Round 1 -  Melbourne Invitational

Fast, exciting and for everyone!

The Wheelchair Rugby National League Melbourne Invitational is the nationwide competition that will allow us to discover who is the best wheelchair rugby team in Australia.

The competition offers an additional pathway for local clubs to have their players represent them at the elite level. This will be the first of three weekends in 2024 shared between Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

We look forward to finding out who will take the ultimate prize.


The 2024 Melbourne Invitational Event Program is available here.

Event Details 


Friday 1st March - Sunday 3rd March 2024


Fri: 10:30am - 6:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sun: 9:30am - 12:30pm


Caroline Springs Leisure Centre,  9-19 The Parade,

Caroline Springs 3023

What to expect at the Melbourne Invitational

The event will feature five teams competing in a round-robin style tournament across the three days. The Melbourne Invitational is the first round of the annual Wheelchair Rugby National League, with rounds two and three held in Brisbane and Sydney respectively.


The official match schedule for the Melbourne Invitational is available to view on the Event Program. For an accessible Word version of the match schedule, please click here.

If you have any questions or are interested in supporting the event, please email


There will be photographers at the event. Please let us know if you do not wish to be photographed or have any issues with flash photography.


Please let us know if you have any accessibility or mobility requirements when you register.


Caroline Springs Leisure Centre is equipped with fully accessible bathrooms, adult-change facilities and ceiling hoist, rest area with showers, and baby-change facilities. 

Getting to the stadium 

The tournament will be held at Caroline Springs Leisure Centre, located at The Parade in Caroline Springs VIC 3023. There is ample car parking available onsite, and the nearest bus stops are:

  • Creekside College/The Crossing (462)

  • Caroline Springs Library/Caroline Springs Bvd (418, 460, 461, 943)


For more information on the venue, please visit - City of Melton, Caroline Springs Leisure Centre.

Interested in volunteering?

We are seeking motivated and passionate volunteers to support the delivery of the 2024 Wheelchair Rugby National League - Melbourne Invitational.

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please complete our Expression of Interest.

What to expect Melb Invitational

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