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New Zealand Secondary Schools New Entry Requirements (Girls)

The NZWLA committee has reviewed the previously restricted entry requirements for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Champs Tournament (NZSS Champs). In order to ensure that schools have time to plan and prepare for the NZSS Champs, the NZWLA committee voted to decide that from this year’s NZSS Champs, entries will

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NZ U18 National Champs Tournament 2021 Report

The 2021 New Zealand U18 National Championships delivered two days of great lacrosse at Tamahere Park in Hamilton. A total of 7 teams from Auckland, Wellington and Waikato participated in this year’s event, with 5 in the Girl’s Tournament and 2 in the Boy’s Tournament. Marina Samountry from New Zealand

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NZBLAX World Championships Update

The NZBLAX squad have worked extremely hard through unprecedented times over the past year. Each athlete has been committed to ongoing improvement and that commitment showed on the field in the Challenger Series. The programme now moves in to an unstructured phase where athletes will compete for their regions in

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2021 Senior Nationals Tournament Date Change – 27-28 March

The 2021 Senior Nationals are currently scheduled for 10-11 April 2021 to be held in Wellington. The Regions have accepted a date change for Senior Nationals to the weekend ​27-28 March 2021 ​and will be held at Martin Luckie Park, Lavaud Street, Berhampore, Wellington. The NZL and NZWLA will provide

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The NZBLAX Challenger Series 2021

The NZBLAX Trialing Squad has begun their build up to the NZBLAX Challenger Series to be held 8th to 10th January 2021 in Auckland. What is the NZBLAX Challenger Series? The NZBLAX Challenger Series is a set of exhibition games where our NZBLAX’ers will go up against teams specifically designed to

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Appointment of NZBLAX S&C Coach and Specialist Assistant Coach

The NZWLA are pleased to announce the following Coaching appointments for the NZBLAX World Cup Team to attend the Women’s World Cup scheduled for July 2021: Yash Krishna Yash has been appointed the new Strength and Conditioning Coach of the NZBLAX World Cup Team. Yash has qualifications in Sport and

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NZ U15 National Champs Tournament 2020 Report

Waikato Lacrosse took out the New Zealand U15 National Lacrosse Championships for the second year running after a strong tournament at Tamahere Park in Hamilton at the weekend. Waikato Gold were crowned overall champions after winning the finals by 12 goals to 9 to Waikato Red. In the play-off for

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