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

By | 2017-05-06T12:07:07+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Officiating, U19 Men|

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. Ireland Lacrosse will host the event July 9-18, 2020 at the University of Limerick in Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland. “Thank you to the FIL. I [...]

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

By | 2017-05-06T10:10:30+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Regional News, U19 Men, World Events|

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, [...]

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Mike Elefante receives 2016 FIL Development Award

By | 2017-05-06T15:23:24+00:00 August 11th, 2016|FIL, Regional News|

(COQUITLAM, BC) Mike Elefante received the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) 2016 International Lacrosse Development Committee Award (ILDC) on Saturday, July 16, 2016. […]

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Uganda to Host East Africa 7s Lacrosse Championship

By | 2017-05-06T15:33:06+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Regional Events|

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, are excited to announce the details of the first annual East African 7s Lacrosse Championship. […]

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Kentaro Shimizu receives 2016 FIL Development Award

By | 2017-05-07T11:07:20+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Development|

(COQUITLAM, BC) Bob DeMarco, Chair of the Development Committee for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), is pleased to announce that Kentaro Shimizu has been selected to receive a 2016 FIL International Lacrosse Development Committee (ILDC) Award. After months of deliberation, Shimizu was selected because of his contributions as an international lacrosse referee and clinician [...]

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