Camperdown's Josh Hose wins another gold

Camperdown wheelchair rugby player Josh Hose has tasted world championships glory with the Australian Steelers. PHOTO: Australian Paralympic Committee

Camperdown wheelchair rugby player Josh Hose has tasted world championships glory with the Australian Steelers. PHOTO: Australian Paralympic Committee

THE Australian wheelchair rugby side has completed the Paralympics-world championships double.

The Steelers, which include Camperdown's Josh Hose, defeated Canada 67-56 in the gold-medal match at the International Wheelchair Federation Rugby world championships at Odense, Denmark overnight. 

The win backed up their triumph at the 2012 London Paralympics, when they also beat Canada 66-51.

"World champions, Paralympic champions, this team just keeps getting better. It's a huge accomplishment," coach Brad Dubberley told AAP.

The Steelers went through the world championships unbeaten, defeating Great Britain, Belgium, Denmark, Finland and Canada in their pool matches.

A 60-49 defeat of Japan in a semi-final secured a berth in the gold-medal match. Canada beat the United States 59-56 after extra time in the other semi-final.

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