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Experienced Referee in Chief and Deputies Ready for 2018 Men’s Worlds

By | 2017-09-19T05:05:44+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Men, World Events|

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 Championship to be held July 12-21, 2018, in Netanya, Israel. The administrative staff for officiating at the 2018 worlds will [...]

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Belgium Receives Full Member Status in FIL

By | 2017-09-05T06:42:56+00:00 September 4th, 2017|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 members. FIL Development Director, Bob DeMarco, said that both organizations were more than deserving of their status upgrade. [...]

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Luxembourg Approved as 59th Member

By | 2017-09-05T06:43:53+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Development|

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 in Guildford, England in July. The meetings took place following the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup. [...]

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FIL Restructures Board, Elects New Members

By | 2017-08-08T19:51:55+00:00 August 8th, 2017|FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, N.Y.—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has completed a major reorganization of its governance structure and elected three new members to its Board of Directors. The new organization creates an expanded board with redefined roles that can better focus on FIL’s important priorities, among them—international development, Olympic vision [...]

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TWG2017 Images of Finals

By | 2017-08-01T13:16:42+00:00 August 1st, 2017|The World Games, Women|

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 to enlarge. TWG2017 Medal Ceremony Gold Medal USA 11 v 8 CAN [...]

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TWG2017 Recap – Day 3

By | 2017-07-29T21:12:38+00:00 July 29th, 2017|The World Games, Women|

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 2017 GAMES USA 18 v 5 Great Britain —Matt DaSilva, US Lacrosse (Photos: Marek [...]

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TWG2017 Recap – Day 2

By | 2017-07-28T21:48:01+00:00 July 28th, 2017|The World Games, Women|

USA goes 2-0 with win against Great Britain, Australia defeats host Poland and Canada remains unbeaten with win over Japan on final day of preliminaries at The World Games 2017 FRIDAY 28 JULY 2017 GAMES USA 14 v 6 Great Britain —Matt DaSilva, US Lacrosse (Photos: Tino [...]

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TWG2017 Recap – Day 1

By | 2017-07-28T19:54:28+00:00 July 27th, 2017|The World Games, Women|

USA, Great Britain and Canada win in historic day one of competition at The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland FROM THURSDAY 27 JULY 2017 GAMES USA 20 v 0 Poland —Matt DaSilva, US Lacrosse (Photos: Bartosz Mokrzycki) Lacrosse made its debut in The World Games, [...]

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Four receive international lacrosse awards

By | 2017-09-05T06:45:36+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Development|

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 recipients of this year’s Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Development Awards. The awards are given annually to those who have [...]

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