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NZ Lacrosse COVID-19 update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Novel Coronavirus / COVID-19 has reached New Zealand and is having an increasing impact on the global community. The NZWLA and NZLA will act in accordance with the advice and guidance from the New Zealand Government, Ministry of Health, Sport New Zealand, World Lacrosse and the World Health Organisation. The

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NZ Women’s Lacrosse Launches U15 Academy

New Zealand Women’s Lacrosse launched their latest initiative ‒ the U15 Academy ‒ at the NZ Senior Nationals Tournament at the weekend. The launch signified the start of a commitment from the NZWLA to develop younger up-and-coming players throughout New Zealand, so that they can receive top-level coaching in a

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Auckland Lacrosse

Auckland Double Champions at NZ Senior Lacrosse Nationals

Auckland scored a gold double at the New Zealand Senior National Lacrosse Tournament this weekend, after both the Auckland Men’s and Auckland Women’s teams won their respective finals. In the Women’s tournament, Auckland came out of the starting blocks strongly to take an early lead in the finals against opponents,

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NZWLA U15 Academy Programme Re-Introduction

As part of our continued goal of developing future NZBLAX Players and women’s high performance players, the NZWLA is excited to announce the re-introduction of the NZWLA U15 Academy Programme in 2020.  The NZWLA U15 Academy is an entry level high performance programme aimed to: Introduce young players to opportunities

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NZBLAX Communications Coordinator Role

The New Zealand Women’s Lacrosse Association is currently seeking applications for a Communications Coordinator, for the NZ Senior Women’s NZBLAX lacrosse team. This role will work closely with the NZBLAX Coaching staff and team to manage social media and communications for the 2021 NZBLAX campaign.  The NZBLAX team will participate

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mens and women lacrosse

New Zealand Lacrosse Merger

The NZWLA and NZLA have been working together to come up with a merger proposal that would see the creation of a single governing body to oversee both the women and men’s lacrosse game. Why do the men and women governing bodies need to merge? World Lacrosse is working towards

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Lacrosse tournaments

2020 NZWLA Tournament Dates

The NZWLA is very pleased to announce the 2020 tournament dates. Senior Nationals: 14 – 15 March Hosted by Auckland Lacrosse NZ Secondary Schools’ Girls’ Lacrosse Championships: 4-6 September Hosted by Waikato Lacrosse U15 and U18 National Tournament: 19-20 September Hosted by Waikato Lacrosse More information and venue details coming

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Asst NZBlax coaches

NZBlax assistant coaches announced

The NZWLA and Head Coach Dave Simpson are pleased to announce the appointment of Casey McLain and Allyson Howard as Assistant Coaches of the NZBLAX Women’s Lacrosse Team. Casey McLain Casey has 11 years of experience in sports leadership including coaching, strength and conditioning, and fitness instruction. He has shown

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