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Appointment of Head Coach NZBLAX

The NZWLA are pleased to confirm the appointment of Casey Mclain as Head Coach for the NZ Womens Lacrosse Team (NZBLAX), through to the World Lacrosse Womens World Cup in 2021. Casey has been the Interim Head Coach following the resignation of Dave Simpson. Casey has extensive lacrosse experience both playing

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New Zealand Lacrosse National Tournaments Update

Due to COVID-19, the NZL and NZWLA have cancelled or rescheduled all of our upcoming tournaments. The New Zealand Secondary Schools National Champs scheduled for 26-27 September 2020 have been cancelled. The 2020 U15 Boys and Girls Tournament has been moved to 24-25 October 2020 to be held in Waikato.

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NZBLAX Head Coach Resignation

It is with regret that the NZWLA have accepted the resignation of the New Zealand Senior Women’s National Team (NZBLAX) Head Coach, Dave Simpson. Coach Dave was appointed as Head Coach in 2019 to take the NZBLAX to the 2021 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championships in Maryland, US. The COVID-19

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NZBLAX Assistant Coach Announcement – World Cup 2021

The NZWLA have appointed Rosie Gunn as the new NZBLAX Assistant Coach for the 2021 Womens Lacrosse World Cup taking place in July, 2021, in Towson, Maryland, USA. This appointment follows an NZWLA High Performance Programme review of NZBLAX coaching needs in the midst of Covid-19. Due to border restrictions,

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Expressions of Interest – NZBLAX Assistant Coach Job (NZ Based)

The New Zealand Women’s Lacrosse Association is currently seeking applications for a NZBLAX Assistant Coach, for the NZ Senior Women’s NZBLAX Lacrosse Team. The NZBLAX Team will participate in the Women’s Lacrosse World Championships in Towson, USA in 2021. All applications must be NZ Based and reside in NZ currently.

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Drug Free Sport launches Clean Sport 101

Help keep sport by taking the 101 Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is encouraging club level sports people to “take the 101” and learn how the sports anti-doping rules apply to them. Launched today and supported by a social media campaign fronted by former All Black and DFSNZ Board

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NZ Lacrosse Merger Update: Meeting Dates

Update on the New Zealand Lacrosse Merger Meetings Zoom Merger Meeting Dates: There will be two Zoom meetings held by Tom Deane and Nicole Goode (Men’s and Women’s Presidents) which will be an opportunity for the lacrosse community to hear more about the merger and ask questions. Wednesday 15 April

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