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Cockerton and Maher Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK— The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) board recently awarded its most prestigious honor, the FIL Lifetime Achievement Award, to Stan Cockerton of Canada [...]

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Greece Development Clinic: October 2017

FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL LACROSSE Developmental Clinician Report: Thessaloniki, Greece October 4-6, 2017 Submitted by Rick Mercurio, Bob DeMarco, Joanna Lignelli, Jane Pirie The Staff – Bob DeMarco (Development Director), [...]

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The Federation of International Lacrosse needs your expertise

This is an exciting time for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). Six women’s teams competed in the 2017 World Games this past July in Wroclaw Poland. It was the [...]

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Congrats to President Pit Bingen, VP Scharel Kirchen and Development Officer Henning Schmidt for their hard work. Welcome to the FIL family of international lacrosse playing nations!

Congrats to President Pit Bingen, VP Scharel Kirchen and Development Officer Henning Schmidt for their hard work. Welcome to the FIL family of international lacrosse playing nations!The Federation of International Lacrosse and European Lacrosse Federation (ELF)'s newest (and smallest!) member -- Luxembourg Lacrosse -- will be making their international debut in Netanya.

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Longtime FIL board members and international lacrosse ambassadors Cockerton and Maher receive Lifetime Achievement awards > https://t.co/lrZadUCYLB or https://t.co/3FJEMcp1R3 @FILacrosse

Longtime FIL board members and international lacrosse ambassadors Cockerton and Maher receive Lifetime Achievement awards > https://t.co/lrZadUCYLB or https://t.co/3FJEMcp1R3 @FILacrosse

FIL holds clinic at the birthplace of the Olympics - Developmental Clinician Report: Thessaloniki, Greece October 4-6, 2017 - Read report at https://t.co/dU5ZuD8fMz @FILacrosse @GreeceLacrosse

FIL holds clinic at the birthplace of the Olympics - Developmental Clinician Report: Thessaloniki, Greece October 4-6, 2017 - Read report at https://t.co/dU5ZuD8fMz @FILacrosse @GreeceLacrosse

FIL seeking qualified individual for Executive Assistant to the CEO. Job post with link to app: https://t.co/bmeFNHBZrQ @FILacrosse

FIL seeking qualified individual for Executive Assistant to the CEO. Job post with link to app: https://t.co/bmeFNHBZrQ @FILacrosse

FIL seeks talented individual to chair new committee https://t.co/Z85Zbf2bT9

FIL seeks talented individual to chair new committee https://t.co/Z85Zbf2bT9

FIL CEO Jim Scherr talks lacrosse and the Olympics with US Lacrosse Director of Communications Brian Logue

Experienced Referee in Chief and Deputies Ready for 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship https://t.co/s3ncwAYvwY #worldlacrosse2018

Experienced Referee in Chief and Deputies Ready for 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship https://t.co/s3ncwAYvwY #worldlacrosse2018

Belgium is 20th European nation to receive full FIL membership https://t.co/cfaL3g1XKb or https://t.co/5CLaz9U5kJ @FILacrosse #growthegame

Belgium is 20th European nation to receive full FIL membership https://t.co/cfaL3g1XKb or https://t.co/5CLaz9U5kJ @FILacrosse #growthegame

Luxembourg Approved as 59th Member of FIL https://t.co/NDuIxWZ54R or https://t.co/MdCkHGCiSR @LaxLuxembourg @FILacrosse

Luxembourg Approved as 59th Member of FIL https://t.co/NDuIxWZ54R  or  https://t.co/MdCkHGCiSR  @LaxLuxembourg @FILacrosse

Assistant Coach NZ U19 Women’s Lacrosse Team – 2019 World Championship https://t.co/Xe206V35rL @NZBLAX

Assistant Coach NZ U19 Women’s Lacrosse Team – 2019 World Championship https://t.co/Xe206V35rL @NZBLAX

FIL Restructures Board, Elects New Members https://t.co/V4PZOLxrMO or https://t.co/1nPL6aIWrw @FILacrosse

FIL Restructures Board, Elects New Members https://t.co/V4PZOLxrMO or https://t.co/1nPL6aIWrw @FILacrosse

Images of final day games and medals at @twg2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. Photos: Marek Stor > https://t.co/yrvc31W5uT #TWG2017 @FILacrosse

Images of final day games and medals at @twg2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. Photos: Marek Stor > https://t.co/yrvc31W5uT #TWG2017 @FILacrosse

Team #USAWLAX wins Gold, @CanadaLacrosse Silver and @laxaus Bronze in historic appearance at @twg2017 > https://t.co/3c8SiNNapG #TWG2017

Team #USAWLAX wins Gold, @CanadaLacrosse Silver and @laxaus Bronze in historic appearance at @twg2017 > https://t.co/3c8SiNNapG #TWG2017

Team #USAWLAX beats GRB, @CanadaLacrosse defeats @laxaus at @twg2017 to set up USA-CAN Gold AUS-GRB Bronze https://t.co/TT8LPpaz6c #TWG2017

Team #USAWLAX beats GRB, @CanadaLacrosse defeats @laxaus at @twg2017 to set up USA-CAN Gold AUS-GRB Bronze https://t.co/TT8LPpaz6c  #TWG2017

Team #USAWLAX 2-0, @laxaus defeats host @lacrossepolska and @CanadaLacrosse 2-0 in Day 2 @twg2017 prelims https://t.co/E9mdLkV8ly #TWG2017

Team #USAWLAX 2-0, @laxaus defeats host @lacrossepolska and @CanadaLacrosse 2-0 in Day 2 @twg2017 prelims https://t.co/E9mdLkV8ly #TWG2017
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Experienced Referee in Chief and Deputies Ready for 2018 Men’s Worlds

September 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Experienced Referee in Chief and Deputies Ready for 2018 Men’s Worlds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK— The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced a team of officiating veterans who will manage a crew of 90 to 100 officials at the FIL Men’s Lacrosse World [...]

Israel to Host 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Israel to Host 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (TORONTO, ONTARIO) Stan Cockerton, President of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is delighted to officially confirm that Israel is the host nation for the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship. [...]

FIL Announces Two New Men’s Lacrosse Committee Chairs

February 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on FIL Announces Two New Men’s Lacrosse Committee Chairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced the appointment of two long-time organization leaders to committee chair positions. Tom Sutton of Eden, New York, has been named Chair [...]

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TWG2017 Images of Finals

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on TWG2017 Images of Finals

FROM SUNDAY 30 JULY 2017 Images of final day games and medal ceremonies at The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. All images courtesy of Marek Stor Photography (ShutterLax.com). Click on a carousel [...]

TWG2017 Recap – FINALS

July 30th, 2017|Comments Off on TWG2017 Recap – FINALS

Photo: Mike Wallin, US Lacrosse USA wins Gold, Canada settles for Silver and Australia takes home Bronze with win over Great Britain in historic appearance for lacrosse at The World [...]

TWG2017 Recap – Day 3

July 29th, 2017|Comments Off on TWG2017 Recap – Day 3

USA beats Great Britain and Canada defeats Australia to set up USA-Canada Gold Medal game and Australia-Great Britain Bronze Medal game tomorrow. Japan will face host Poland for 5th Place. SATURDAY 29 JULY [...]

INDOOR

WILC 2015 Results

September 29th, 2015|Comments Off on WILC 2015 Results

Check out all the results from the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship below or on the Results Page. […]

Canada wins 4th straight WILC gold

September 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Canada wins 4th straight WILC gold

#LMLive: Canada Takes Gold Again at WILC by Neil Stevens | LaxMagazine.com (republished with permission) (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) Canada’s world dominance in box lacrosse continues. A 12-8 victory over the Iroquois Nationals on Sunday earned [...]

WILC 2015 Awards

September 28th, 2015|Comments Off on WILC 2015 Awards

(ONONDAGA NATION) During play at the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, the FIL Awards Committee were busy at work. […]

DEVELOPMENT

Greece Development Clinic: October 2017

November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Greece Development Clinic: October 2017

FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL LACROSSE Developmental Clinician Report: Thessaloniki, Greece October 4-6, 2017 Submitted by Rick Mercurio, Bob DeMarco, Joanna Lignelli, Jane Pirie The Staff – Bob DeMarco (Development Director), Rick Mercurio (Development Chair), Joanna [...]

Luxembourg Approved as 59th Member

August 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Luxembourg Approved as 59th Member

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) announces that Luxembourg has become its 59th member nation. Luxembourg was approved via a vote of federation members during its General Assembly meetings [...]

Four receive international lacrosse awards

July 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Four receive international lacrosse awards

2017 FIL Development Award recipients from right to left: Scott Neiss, Jess Evans, Sarah Lin and Storm Trentham. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, N.Y.—Four members of the international lacrosse community have been named [...]

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Israel Wins EBCL2017

July 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Israel Wins EBCL2017

Israel wins the 2017 European Championships with 8-7 victory over Czech Republic FROM SATURDAY 15 JULY 2017 —From Israel Lacrosse (republished with permission) TURKU, FINLAND — The Israel men’s [...]

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

August 15th, 2016|Comments Off on 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, [...]

Uganda to Host East Africa 7s Lacrosse Championship

August 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Uganda to Host East Africa 7s Lacrosse Championship

Cranes Set to Welcome Kenyan & American Teams in Historic Event KAMPALA, Uganda – The Uganda Lacrosse Association (ULA), in conjunction with the Kenya Lacrosse Association (KLA) and event sponsors, [...]

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Cockerton and Maher Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

November 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Cockerton and Maher Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK— The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) board recently awarded its most prestigious honor, the FIL Lifetime Achievement Award, to Stan Cockerton of Canada and Shelley Maher of Australia. [...]

The Federation of International Lacrosse needs your expertise

October 9th, 2017|Comments Off on The Federation of International Lacrosse needs your expertise

This is an exciting time for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). Six women’s teams competed in the 2017 World Games this past July in Wroclaw Poland. It was the first time that international lacrosse [...]

Belgium Receives Full Member Status in FIL

September 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Belgium Receives Full Member Status in FIL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK—Belgium recently received unanimous approval by the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Board of Directors to become a full member. Belgium joins Argentina as the 33rd and 34th full [...]