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Ulster GAA Wheelchair Hurling project chase awards glory

Ulster GAA's Wheelchair hurling initiative remains popular, and continues to develop affording people with disabilities an important opportunity to play sport.

A grant from the National Lottery's Sport Northern Ireland Active Programme has enabled co-ordinators to help grow the game.

This project has been carried out in recent years with Ulster GAA eager to raise awareness of the game which is increasing in popularity.

Now Ulster GAA are hoping to win 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards.

Ulster GAA’s wheelchair hurling, which makes hurling more accessible for people with disabilities, is up against nine other organisations hoping to be named Best Sports Project.

Ulster GAA's Wheelchair hurling initiative remains very popular.
Ulster GAA's Wheelchair hurling initiative remains very popular.

The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards are the annual search for the public’s favourite National Lottery funded projects and celebrate the inspirational people who do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding.

The organisation or athlete with the most votes will be crowned the winner and receive a £10,000 cash prize, an iconic National Lottery Awards trophy and attend a star-studded glittering awards ceremony to be broadcast on BBC One in November.

To vote go to lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/ awards or tweet to cast a vote for #NLAWheelchairHurling. You can also follow the campaign on Twitter at hashtag #NLAwards. Voting runs until midnight on 21 August.

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