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The Robert Rose Foundation

The Robert Rose Foundation provides support to those with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and their families.  Funding raised is distributed to those in need with opportunities for active participation including the RRF Vic Wheelchair Football competition, mobility equipment, sporting equipment, home modifications and further education programs. Funding also helps supports  Independence Australia’s counselling service and other existing peer to peer support programs.  Respite Grants are also offered, enabling carers and the Spinal Cord Injured an opportunity to take a short term break.

Donate to the Robert Rose Foundation

Please support the Robert Rose Foundation's Team 22 Campaign and help improve the quality of life those with spinal cord injuries. https://www.team22.com.au/

Donate now by clicking:  https://shoutforgood.com/team-22

Your contribution will be greatly appreciated


The Team 22 initiative was founded in 2018 by the foundation as a program to promote awareness and raise funds for the SCI community. Bob Rose famously wore the number 22 for Collingwood and Robert became a quadriplegic at the age of 22, creating the name for the program.

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2018 VWFL Premiers Collingwood

From L to R: B. Newman, R. Amon, M. Walker, B. Stroud (C), M. Mulcahy, O. Cecconato, S. Faulkner, J. Pieronczik, B. Fitzzpatrick

Pat McKay Claims Robert Rose Foundation VWFL Best & Fairest Medal

St Kilda star Patrick McKay has claimed the inaugural Robert Rose Foundation Victorian Wheelchair Football League Best and Fairest award at the End of Season Presentation Night on Monday. Held at Punt Road’s Maurice Rioli Room, over 150 guests gathered to celebrate the inaugural season of the first state-wide Australian Football wheelchair competition. The 28-year-old took home top honours after polling 31 votes, ahead of Richmond’s Riley Fitzgerald (25 votes), St Kilda’s Ryan Smith (24 votes) and Collingwood’s Richard Amon (24 votes).

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Photo courtesy of AFL Victoria: http://aflvic.com.au/mckay-claims-bf-medal/

COLLINGWOOD WINS!!!! The Magpies beat The Tigers to win the inaugural Robert Rose Foundation Victorian Wheelchair Football League Grand Final

The inaugural Robert Rose Foundation Victorian Wheelchair Football League Grand Final on September 3rd, 2018, saw two arch rivals and old foes Collingwood and Richmond battle for the premiership. In front of over 400 people at Boroondara Sports Complex, Collingwood totally dominated the game from the first bounce and were far too good for a nervous Tigers side, winning 13.4(84) to 2.10(22).

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