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Kate Abbott appointed High Performance Director

The Australian Lacrosse Association (ALA) proudly announces the appointment of Kate Abbott as High Performance Director. She will work in coordination with the ALA Board in the high performance area and in the overall management of Australian Lacrosse.

Kate was carefully selected among the many that applied and went through an interview process following an advertised call. Prior to this she was the National Programs Coordinator of Diving Australia (DA). She accepts this honorary role while continuing to work for the High Performance team of DA.

2011 Lacrosse Victoria finals fixture announced

The lacrosse championship calendar has been released for season 2011. A 5 week feastival of lacrosse kicks off August 21st, culminating in the Men's Grand Final September 17th.

Men’s

August 27, 2011

  • U12 Lightning Premiership - Camberwell/Chadstone
  • U14 and U16 Semi-finals - Camberwell Lacrosse Club

September 9, 2011

Malvern St James visiting from the UK

On Saturday 16 July Camberwell Lacrosse Club will host a visit from UK school Malvern St. James

A junior tournament will be played with boys and girls testing the visitors’ skills. The club anticipates that the school will play 3 small matches from 2.30 against Under 13, Under 15-17 and junior boys. Selected players from local clubs will be invited to make teams for the day.

So if you are at Camberwell for the senior men’s competition, why not look out for our special junior afternoon!

 

First Lacrosse Movie to be Released in 2012

Can a ragtag high school lacrosse team from a Native American reservation beat the better-equipped players of the Prep School League to take the state championship crown?

Crooked Arrows is the first American sports movie dedicated to lacrosse. Drawn from the same inspiring line as iconic movies like Mighty Ducks, Hoosiers, and Bend It Like Beckham the movie chronicles the reluctant protagonist’s quest to reignite the spirit of his tribe by coaching the high school lacrosse team of his reservation.

Match Reports - June 4, 2011

Under 11 - Buzz

Score: Buzz 6 - MCC 10

Away to MCC and only the second official game for most of the team who are new to lacrosse. Three players were out with the flu so the team was grateful to be able to borrow experienced players Ethan Hausler and Lukas Zierhut from the Sting.

Match Reports - May 21, 2011

Division 1

Score: Camberwell 10 - Eltham 17

Men’s Division 1 team played Eltham at Eltham after a string of tough match ups in the preceding weeks and we were fortunate to field a strong team of players due to the bye in State League this week.

Match Reports - May 14, 2011

Under 11 - Sting

Score: Sting 2 - Williamstown Fearon 8

Match Reports - May 7th, 2011

State League

It was a morning of trepidation, in my memory I have never walked into a State League fourth round match 0 – 3. The sun was shinning, disguising the chill that engulfed the Camberwell bench minutes before the call to arms.

Bank with Bendigo and help your club

Bank with Bendigo and help your club

Bendigo Bank is different from other banks in so many ways. Their community based approach to banking remains an important source of direct and indirect support for community sector organisations and their staff. They’ve sponsored several local clubs - soccer, footy, running, swimming - and now they’re giving their support to our local lax clubs as well.

Mention this promotion to the branch staff at Surrey Hills, Canterbury, and Ashburton Community Bank branches and they award the following cash incentives to the local club:

Lacrosse Victoria Bulletin 2011 Issue 6

Highlights from the third issue, 12th May 2011.

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