Morecambe’s Stuart Robinson loses out in final of Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations tournament

Morecambe wheelchair rugby star Stuart Robinson had to make do with a runners-up medal at the Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations tournament in Leicester.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 11:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 12:23 pm
Stuart Robinson
Stuart Robinson

Britain were edged out in the final by world champions Japan 53-51 despite leading at the interval at the Morningside Arena.

The victory completed a perfect tournament for Japan, who won all three of their matches in the round-robin phase to top the pool.

That included a 47-43 victory over Britain on Saturday.

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Elsewhere on Sunday, France won the bronze medals by beating Canada 52-48.

This was also the same outcome as the round-robin match between the two countries, which the French won 50-46.