Archive 2016
21 Nov 2016

Dick Pepper Named Referee In Chief for 2020 Men’s U19s

Dick Pepper Named Referee In Chief for 2020 Men’s U19s

TORONTO, ONTARIO — The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) formally announces that Richard (Dick) Pepper has been named Referee in Chief for the 2020 FIL U19 Men’s World Lacrosse Championship.

4 Nov 2016

FIL Development Committee Adds Three New Members

FIL Development Committee Adds Three New Members

TORONTO, ONTARIO—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced the addition of three new members to its Development Committee.

25 Oct 2016

Puerto Rico Becomes FIL’s 56th Member

Puerto Rico Becomes FIL’s 56th Member

TORONTO, ONTARIO— Puerto Rico became the Federation of International Lacrosse’s (FIL) 56th member nation as a result of a postal vote of federation members in October 2016.

17 Aug 2016

Croatia Development Clinic: June 2016

Croatia Development Clinic: June 2016

FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL LACROSSE

Developmental Clinician Report – Croatia: 10-12 June 2016

Submitted by Rick Mercurio and Bob DeMarco

15 Aug 2016

China becomes full member of FIL

China becomes full member of FIL

TORONTO, ONTARIO – The China Lacrosse Association (CLA) has received full membership status in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL).

15 Aug 2016

China’s U19 Men Came Together as a Team in Coquitlam

China’s U19 Men Came Together as a Team in Coquitlam

Tim Morgan, FIL Communications, asked China Lacrosse leadership for a brief walkthrough of their preparations for and eventual finish at the 2016 FIL U19 Men’s Lacrosse World Championship. Edwin Yu, China Lacrosse’s head coach, graciously responded to the question with the below accounting of their journey. It’s quite a story, so I thought I’d share it with the international lacrosse community.