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Newsletter #5

Newsletter #5 – 2018

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ARTICLES IN THIS NEWSLETTER
2018 FEE POLICY AND SUBS INFO
RESULTS & RECAP

– STATE LEAGUE STATS
2018 FIXTURE
CAULFIELD LAX PRIDE

– NEW MERCHANDISE THIS THURSDAY
CLC TRAINING INFO + THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER
LAX NEWS

– CURRENT COACHING POSITIONS OPEN
– CURRENT TEAM MANAGER POSITIONS OPEN
– CHANGE OUR GAME SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
– WOMENS GOGGLES
– ANGUS MOSS WEAVING MEMORIAL
EVENTS PLANNER
GET TO KNOW OUR SPONSORS

– IGA XPRESS MURRUMBEENA

2018 FEE POLICY AND SUBS INFO

Registration is now DUE for Caulfield Lacrosse Club.
Full payment OR a payment plan MUST be in place before Round 2
PAYMENT PLAN CO-ORDINATORS
Juniors – Mike Spilkin 0431 777 711
Seniors – Anthony Rodrigues 0432 449 338

Please click the link, register via SportsTG and process payment to enable the club to plan for your commitment for 2018.
You can also pay via bank transfer into the NEW club account
BSB# 633000 ACC# 162526008 to avoid extra credit card fees.

All pre-paid memberships PRIOR to the season starting will receive a $20 canteen card

Please note, once you take the field for your third game, the Club is financially liable to Lacrosse Victoria for full fees.

2018 SUBS
Under 11 – $200
Under 13 – $250
Under 15 – $280
Under 17 – $300
Senior Men – $420
Senior Women – $370
Student Men – $350
Student Women – $330

REGISTER HERE

RESULTS & RECAP

For Full Fixture and Results please visit
Lacrosse Victoria Website 


DIVISION 3
A new look division 3 team took to the field in a round 1 matchup against Altona/Wyndham. The team included first game players Jacob and Mike Spilkin and Josh Rotstein along with James Faull back playing after a long absence. Just before the game started a wild burst of wintry weather swept across the ground drenching all the players and their equipment. However, a sign of how different this year’s team is to recent Div 3 teams, the team still went out i8n the rain before the game and got a good dynamic warm-up in.

The game started with a goal to Altona, however we added 2 to take the lead in a tight first quarter. As the game evolved our juniors settled into their roles and started to take control of the game. The second quarter was played at a pretty fast pace, our D repelling Altona’s attacks, our clears working well leading to some transition goals – including a ripper from Peter Dyson playing in his last game for the club (he’s returning to England), as well as some great inside feeds to Josh who added 2 more goals to the 2 the scored in the 1st quarter.

We took a 6-1 lead into half-time. The pace dropped off in the 3rd quarter but the pattern of the game was unchanged. Jai and Jacob dominating the face-off. James Currie stopping any shots Altona managed to get, and solid defence from Pedro, Ethan and James Faull keeping the ball in attack for long periods of time. We added 3 more goals in the 3rd quarter. Altona added another in the last quarter but we got another 4 to run out winners by 13 to 2.

James Faull got 3 votes for a dominating performance in defence. (Ethan and Pedro also did well). Josh in his first game got 2 votes – finished the game with 6 goals and 2 assists, and Dylan got 1 vote, running rings around the defence at X, and scoring 1 goal and throwing 5 assists.

Caulfield defeated Altona 13-2 (Rotstein 6-2, Bartlem 2-0, Dyson 2-0, Harari 1-5, Richards 1-0, Cohen 1-0, M. Spilkin 0-1, O’Donnell 0-1, J. Spilkin 0-1) – POD

DIVISION 1
The Div 1 team missed out on a game in round 1. Malvern giving a walkover. The next game will be a tough one against a polished and strong Williamstown outfit at Greenwich reserve – POD

STATE LEAGUE
State league played Altona on Saturday with a 12-10 loss, but a gutsy effort with a couple of very late withdrawals just b4 the game that left us with 13 players to start.
An injury to another in the 2nd term which meant we played most of the game with 12 players , just 3 long poles. This made man down very difficult.
Tank dominated face off for us , we had enough ball to win the game.
Ultimately unforced errors and execution let us down. We had some good assisted goals which we had been working a lot on at training. We fielded a young team , which will be better for the hit out. Some individuals stood out that almost got us over the line. In Defense, Michael Rodrigues 1st game in defense was reborn again (a natural) , Will Lettieri did it all (defense , ground balls , clears)
Midfield stand outs were tank in the face off & Liam Harari with some tremendous ground balls, Attack – with Liam Fothergill had to some nice finishing and Will our American import doing a good job opening up angles for the team.
A few basics to work on during the week to hopefully turn it around for the next game – Rob Stark

STATE LEAGUE STATS – JOSH ROTSTEIN

2018 FIXTURE

For Full Fixture and Results please visit
Lacrosse Victoria Website 
ATTENTION U17 BOYS – NEW GAME SCHEDULED THIS WEEKEND (NO BYE)




CAULFIELD LAX PRIDE

Join us on Saturday June 23 for Caulfield Lacrosse Family Day!
We’re asking all Players, Parents, Partners, Past Players, Life Members
Brothers, Sisters, Aunts, Uncles, Grand Parents, Friends to join us in showing our Caulfield Pride by wearing our new design hoodie.

Simply purchase/pre-order your hoodie for $60 by following the link, and wear with pride!

PURCHASE YOUR HOODIE HERE
NEW MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE THIS THURSDAY
NEW Merchandise will be available to purchase in the canteen by THIS Thursday 19th April or you can pre-order now via our new online store too! Click on the merchandise banner below to be redirected to our online store to order

CLC TRAINING INFO +
THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER

Tuesday and Thursday Training @ the Clubrooms
Juniors 5.30 – 6.30pm
Seniors 6.30 – onwards

This year we’re mixing it up in the CLC Kitchen – we’re alternating fortnightly with djinta djinta Winery meals and parent’s cooking meal’s. All your supplies will be paid for – you’ll just be donating your time. If you’d like to get involved please contact Steph Rodrigues – srbiro0706@gmail.com


Dinner after training on the 19th of April is created by our Parent Masterchef – Glenys Melvin!
This week on the CLC menu is Irish Beef Stew served with crusty bread – $8 per meal
We will also have a native Northern Ireland sweet treat called ‘Fifteens’ – $4 per dessert

Following dinner we will have a session run by POD –
‘Understanding your behavioural style for better team work’
This session will be the first of monthly guest speakers!

Juniors (and parents) are welcome for the early sitting after junior training from 6.30pm.

It is essential to RSVP so catering can be as accurate as possible (just click on the event to say you are attending, or pop additional names into a comment).

RSVP THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER
GOT SOMETHING TO SHARE? If you’d like to share something in our next Newsletter, please email Steph Rodrigues – srbiro0706@gmail.com

LAX NEWS

CURRENT COACHING POSITIONS OPEN

Division 1 Men
Division 3 Men
Premier Division Women
Division 1 Women
Under 15 Girls
Under 11 mixed

To get involved with the club and give coaching a go please email(secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au).

CURRENT TEAM MANAGER POSITIONS OPEN

Division 1 Men
Premier Division Women
Division 1 Women
Under 17 Girls
Under 11 mixed

To get involved with the club and give team managing a go please email (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au).

CHANGE OUR GAME SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Glen Eira Council is delighted to promote to all our sporting clubs the ‘Change Our Game Scholarship Program’.

The Scholarship Program is promoted by the State Government and creates opportunities for women to pursue leadership and development opportunities within the sport and active recreation sector.

The first round of applications is now open, so please find attached a letter from Minister Eren outlining the Program


WOMENS GOGGLES

Dear Affiliates,

I write to you about the matter of eye guards (goggles) in our women’s competitions. Currently all junior (Under 17 and below eligible) girls are required to wear eye guards (goggles) in our competitions, with an unwritten expectation that this is regardless of whether playing in a junior or senior grade.

The Lacrosse Victoria Board has been considering this issue following a review by ALA who are introducing a requirement for all aged players (Under 18) to wear eye guards in ALA events from 1 September 2018.

At present LV utilises the FIL rulebook with ALA variations for our senior and Under 17 competitions. These rules allow but do not mandate use of eye guards. In 2012, LV introduced a rule requiring junior girls to wear eye guards with a view to expand this into senior grades at a later point.

Due to various reasons this has not happened sooner but is now firmly intended to be introduced to ensure all our players are adequately protected. This is seen as an important step to increase the support for player safety.
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LV has resolved the following, that are to be considered a local playing rule and carries the same power as a Game Day Rule.
1. For 2018 and 2019
a. All player’s born on or after 1 January 2000 shall be required to wear eye guards.
2. That from round 1 2020 – all player’s regardless of age shall be required to wear eye guards in all LV competitions. With the following exemptions and notes:
a. When playing in Under 11 girls competition/rules.
b. When playing in school competitions with soffcrosse rules.
c. When wearing any headgear these must incorporate eye guards and meet ASTM F3137.
d. Eye guards must meet manufacturer’s specifications and are highly recommended to comply with ASTM 3077.

For assistance in seeking supply of approved protective eyewear please contact the LV office for advice.

During this phase-in period we seek individual players to ensure they are complying with this rule, and that from 2020 all umpires will be required to enforce this rule at the senior level.

Yours sincerely,
JOSH ANDERSON
Board Secretary – Lacrosse Victoria

ANGUS MOSS WEAVING MEMORIAL

Just over two years ago we lost one of our dear members Angus Moss Weaving. Angus grew up playing lacrosse at Caulfield starting from under 13’s and played through to his senior years playing a couple of season in State League. After some time away from the sport travelling the world and working up north, Angus’ happy smiling face came back to Caulfield and it was a great feeling to see our old friend.

He rekindled many friendships that he had built over the 10+ years he played prior to his travels but also made a lot of new friendships. Everyone who knew Angus knew the positivity he spread, that cheeky smile and no matter what was going on – he made you happy. It was unfortunate that this smile that would shine so bright had a not so happy undertow, Angus was battling depression. It was a fight that he fought alone a lot of the time and he did seek help but it was a battle our dear friend did not win.

In late March of this year the Glen Eira Council gave Angus his own memorial bench, it is incredibly fitting that it faces out onto the field where he played so many of his games, and spent countless hours practicing. If you would like to see the bench it is located just in front of the playground on the outer side of the main oval. Go take a moment to reflect, to think about Angus and the impact he left on your life, or just go to think about yourself and make sure you are ok.

As tribute to Angus, Caulfield Lacrosse Club have got helmet decals with the Angus Weaving and the number 16 on them. We will be selling them through the canteen for $5 each where all money that will be raised from these will be donated to Beyond Blue as per his mother Kerrie Moss’ request.

Remember if you are ever in need of someone to talk to reach out, we are a family at Caulfield and we will make every effort to help.
If you ever need more help feel free to call Lifeline on 13 11 14 – Tank

EVENTS PLANNER

Thursday April 19
Dinner after training with monthly speaker session

Saturday April 21
START DATE FOR ALL BOYS TEAMS

Sunday April 22
START DATE FOR ALL GIRLS TEAMS

Sunday April 29
Premier Division Women and Division 1 Womens start

Thursday June 7 – Sunday June 10
Senior National Championship, Western Australia

Saturday June 23 – CAULFIELD FAMILY DAY

Saturday and Sunday June 9-10
BYE week (Queens Birthday Long Weekend)

Saturday and Sunday July 7-8
BYE week (July School holidays)

Tuesday 12 – Saturday 21 July
FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship, Israel

Saturday and Sunday September 15-16
Grand final weekend

Saturday September 22
Junior Presentation Night, Clubrooms

Sunday September 30 – Saturday October 6
Under 15 National Championship in Victoria

Friday October 12 – Senior Presentation Night, Merrimu

GET TO KNOW OUR SPONSORS
A weekly feature


Murrumbeena IGA Xpress

Represented by
Glenn and Karen Meredith

IGA is a network of independently owned stores (all 1,400 of them) they tailor their ranges and brands to give their local customers more of what they like. This includes many of your favourite brands, the ones you may no longer find on shelves in other supermarkets. IGA proudly support Aussie producers too by stocking ranges of locally made products. IGA actively participate in the communities to help local schools, surf clubs or hospitals whether it’s footie balls for the under 14’s or life-saving equipment.

Both Karen and Glenn have been heavily involved throughout the years in Lacrosse. Glenn has played for Caulfield, Malvern, Victoria and Australia throughout his playing career. He has also coached teams from Caulfield, Malvern, Victoria and Australia – Glenn is currently Head Coach for the Australian Men’s Team which will be heading to Israel later this year. Karen is currently the ALA high performance manager and has been involved in many Malvern committee’s. Their daughter Georgia has also played for Caulfield since 2013. Karen and Glenn have hosted many international players throughout the years and employ several Caulfield players at their IGA – Jane, Bridget and Georgia

Glenn and Karen have been a big sponsor of Caulfield Lacrosse over the years and supply the club with a huge range of food, drink and Lacrosse knowledge.

We’re so grateful for sponsors like Karen and Glenn. If you’d like to become involved or even a sponsor of Caulfield Lacrosse  Club, please email Cheryl Hogan – secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au

Thank you to our Sponsors

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Newsletter #4

Newsletter #4 – 2018

2018 FEE POLICY AND SUBS INFO

Registration is now open for Caulfield Lacrosse Club.
A payment plan MUST be in place before Round 1 if you haven’t paid your subs in full yet

Please click the link, register and process payment to enable the club to plan for your commitment for 2018. You can also pay via bank transfer into the club account
BSB 633000 ACC# 148200769 to avoid extra credit card fees.

All pre-paid memberships PRIOR to the season starting will receive a $20 canteen card

Please note, once you take the field for your third game, the Club is financially liable to Lacrosse Victoria for full fees.

2018 SUBS
Under 11 – $200
Under 13 – $250
Under 15 – $280
Under 17 – $300
Senior Men – $420
Senior Women – $370
Student Men – $350
Student Women – $330

REGISTER HERE

2018 FIXTURE

PLEASE NOTE: ERROR ON PREVIOUS NEWSLETTER, WOMENS ROUND 1 BEGINS SUNDAY 29TH APRIL
JUNIOR ROUNDS BEGIN SATURDAY 21ST + SUNDAY 22ND APRIL
For Full Fixture and Results please visit
Lacrosse Victoria Website 




MERCHANDISE NEWS

We will have a new range of exciting merchandise to help expand a brand for the club.
We’ve got merchandise that you’ll be proud of wearing at affordable prices and a bundle deal that’s perfect for families!
New Merchandise will be available to purchase by Tuesday 24th April or you can pre-order now via our new online store too!

Here’s a sneak peak of the range
Click on the clothing below to be redirected to our online store

CLC TRAINING INFO +
THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER

Tuesday and Thursday Training @ the Clubrooms
Juniors 5.30 – 6.30pm
Seniors 6.30 – onwards

This year we’re mixing it up in the CLC Kitchen – we’re alternating fortnightly with djinta djinta Winery meals and parent’s cooking meal’s. All your supplies will be paid for – you’ll just be donating your time. If you’d like to get involved please contact Steph Rodrigues – srbiro0706@gmail.com


Dinner after training this week is supplied by our Parent Masterchefs – Jeff and Julie Moser! This week on the CLC menu are Enchiladas – $8 per meal

Juniors (and parents) are welcome for the early sitting after junior training from 6.30pm. Following dinner we will have a session run by our President Pete –
‘Understanding your behavioural style for better team work’
This session will be the first of monthly guest speakers!
It is essential to RSVP so catering can be as accurate as possible, you can RSVP via Facebook
RSVP THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER

GOT SOMETHING TO SHARE? If you’d like to share something in our next Newsletter, please email Steph Rodrigues – srbiro0706@gmail.com

LAX NEWS

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
TO COACH JUNIOR AND SENIOR TEAMS

We have been lucky over the years to have excellent coaches for our junior teams. However, our senior teams without coaches are at a real disadvantage. This year we’d like each team to have at least one coach, and the junior teams to have more than one (to share the work, and help cover when one coach isn’t available). If you’d like to coach please contact us (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au). It’s a lot of fun, a great way to connect to the kids (if it’s a junior team you are looking after), and you get the best position to watch a game from. LV run coaches courses, we will pay for you to go and get accredited. If you are new to coaching we will make sure you are working with an experienced coach to help guide you and help out.

For our senior teams, especially the Women’s teams and the Men’s “Divi” teams, we’d love to see some past players sharing their experience and knowledge of the game and helping the new generation develop. Coaching is a great way to give back to the club you love – so past players, go on – get involved with the club and give coaching a go (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au).

Current Coaching Positions Open
Division 1 Men
Division 3 Men
Premier Division Women
Division 1 Women
Under 15 Girls
Under 11 mixed

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
FOR TEAM MANAGERS

Following on from our call for coaches, unless supported by a manager the team coach has to spend a fair chunk of their time at training and on game day doing tasks that need to be done but aren’t related to coaching. If a team has a manager, the coaches can coach. Being a manager is an important task, but isn’t all that hard – and doesn’t require that much lacrosse knowledge. We’d love to have a manager (or two) for each team. Think you’d like to help your team but scared you don’t know enough about lacrosse – being a manager might be the way for you to contribute. We will help – we have a manual, have a software application (teamstuff) that will make your life easier – so if you are interested in being a manager – please let us know. (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au)

STOCKTAKE AND DONATION OF OLD EQUIPMENT

From Tuesday 3rd April – All players that have uniforms at home, please bring back to clubrooms so it is accounted for in the 2018 season. We’re inviting those who have old equipment at home to please donate it to the club for new players to use.

EVENTS PLANNER

Thursday April 12
Lacrosse for parents session in the main clubrooms

Thursday April 12
Season launch, dinner after training with monthly speaker session

Saturday April 14
State League, Division 1 Mens and Division 3 Mens start

Saturday April 21
START DATE FOR ALL BOYS TEAMS

Sunday April 22
START DATE FOR ALL GIRLS TEAMS

Sunday April 29
Premier Division Women and Division 1 Womens start

Thursday June 7 – Sunday June 10
Senior National Championship, Western Australia

Saturday June 23 – CAULFIELD FAMILY DAY

Saturday and Sunday June 9-10
BYE week (Queens Birthday Long Weekend)

Saturday and Sunday July 7-8
BYE week (July School holidays)

Tuesday 12 – Saturday 21 July
FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship, Israel

Saturday and Sunday September 15-16
Grand final weekend

Saturday September 22
Junior Presentation Night, Clubrooms

Sunday September 30 – Saturday October 6
Under 15 National Championship in Victoria

Friday October 12 – Senior Presentation Night, Merrimu

GET TO KNOW OUR SPONSORS

A Monthly feature

Represented by
Aaron ‘Smash’ Smith

Challenger is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of quality blind components to the window furnishing industry, and they were proud to celebrate their 10 year anniversary in 2016. Challenger proudly supports Australian and international blind manufacturers, with their entire range of quality products manufactured in Australia or sourced from selected overseas suppliers. Challenger is one of Australia’s largest on-site roll-forming manufacturers.

Aaron ‘Smash’ Smith has been involved at Caulfield Lacrosse Club his entire life. His entire family has either played for or been an integral part of what makes Caulfield Lacrosse Club. His grandparents Doug and Barb Imlach are both life members and Doug is also our Club Patron and has one of our most prestigious awards named after him. His Mum Kath and Aunty Helen are also Caulfield Lacrosse Club Life Members and have been on numerous committee’s.

Aaron has been a big sponsor of the club over the years and is passionate about Junior Development – a big area his donation goes towards.

We’re so grateful for sponsors like Aaron. If you’d like to become involved or even a sponsor of Caulfield Lacrosse  Club, please email Cheryl Hogan – secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au

Thank you to our Sponsors

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Caulfield North, Victoria
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Newsletter 3

Newsletter #3 – 2018

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REGISTRATION DAY BBQ TONIGHT!

Join us tonight Thursday 5th April 4.30pm – 6.30pm @ Clubrooms

We will hold our regular annual registration night on Thursday April 5 – starting at 4:30 through to 6:30 – We will have the BBQ fired up. It will be our 2nd training session back at the main ground with the club rooms available to us.
Come down – have a sausage, catch up with old friends and – of course – register to play for the season. Bring a friend (juniors especially try to bring a friend down – but seniors too, introduce somebody new to the sport). Along with regular training, we will have some games going and generally a relaxed atmosphere as we launch regular season training at our home base.
There will be no cost for sausages in bread and soft drinks.

RSVP – Please confirm your attendance via Facebook event or email to treasurer@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au

RSVP VIA FACEBOOK

MERCHANDISE NEWS

We will have a new range of exciting merchandise to help expand a brand for the club.
We’ve got merchandise that you’ll be proud of wearing at affordable prices and a bundle deal that’s perfect for families!
Sample sizing will be available to try on in the canteen by (fingers crossed) Tuesday 17th April or you can pre-order now via our new online store too!

Here’s a sneak peak of the range

Click on the banner to be redirected to our online store

CLC TRAINING INFO

Official Tuesday and Thursday training is BACK!
Juniors 5.30 – 6.30pm
Seniors 6.30 – onwards

Commencing NEXT Thursday 12th April –
Thursday Night Dinner + Session
‘Understanding your behavioural style
for better team work’ by Pete O’Donnell

This year we’re mixing it up in the CLC Kitchen – we’re alternating fortnightly with djinta djinta Winery meals and parent’s cooking meal’s. All your supplies will be paid for – you’ll just be donating your time. If you’d like to get involved please contact Steph Rodrigues – srbiro0706@gmail.com

Dinner after training this week is supplied by our Parent Masterchefs – Jeff and Julie Moser! This week on the CLC menu are Enchiladas – $8 per meal
Juniors (and parents) are welcome for the early sitting after junior training from 6.30pm. Following dinner we will have a session run by our President Pete –
‘Understanding your behavioural style for better team work’
This session will be the first of monthly guest speakers!

It is essential to RSVP so catering can be as accurate as possible, you can RSVP via Facebook

RSVP THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER

2018 FIXTURE

PLEASE NOTE: JUNIOR ROUNDS BEGIN
SATURDAY 21ST + SUNDAY 22ND APRIL

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round1 women

2018 FEE POLICY AND SUBS INFO

Registration is now open for Caulfield Lacrosse Club.

Please click the link, register and process payment to enable the club to plan for your commitment for 2018. You can also pay via bank transfer into the club account
BSB 633000 ACC# 148200769 to avoid extra credit card fees.

All pre-paid memberships PRIOR to the season starting will receive a $20 canteen card

Please note, once you take the field for your third game, the Club is financially liable to Lacrosse Victoria for full fees.

2018 SUBS
Under 11 – $200
Under 13 – $250
Under 15 – $280
Under 17 – $300
Senior Men – $420
Senior Women – $370
Student Men – $350
Student Women – $330

We have prepared an online registration form and we can also accept online payment via credit card.

REGISTER HERE

GOT SOMETHING TO SHARE? If you’d like to share something in our next Newsletter, please email Steph Rodrigues – srbiro0706@gmail.com


LAX NEWS

U18 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Under 18 National Championships were held in very sunny conditions at the Glenelg lacrosse club over the Easter long weekend. The play-off games for 1st place in both the boys and girls competitions saw Victoria against Western Australia.

The girls went into their final as underdogs, the Western Australians went into the final undefeated. They had a comfortable win over the Victorian team on the first day and would have gone into the final full of confidence. However, in a tightly contested final the girls prevailed by 1 goal, winning 12 to 11. Tim Dobson’s presence, deep voice, lacrosse knowledge and general calmness contributed greatly to their come from behind win. Zoe Stannus, who had a great tournament, was a key in defence, and played a major role in the win, spending a lot of time in the final marking the best WA attackers. The final was tense and very tight in the last stages. Zoe held her nerve throughout, running hard to get back to repeal WA attacks and also to help the Vic’s clear the ball and start their offence. A great result for Zoe and Tim, well deserved.

The boys team went into their final full of confidence having won all their lead up games. After a tight start the boys got right on top of the WA team and ran out very comfortable winners, 20 to 7. In the final Finn scored 3 goals and Liam got a goal and an assist. Gavin Leavy the WA coach, commented to me after the game that the final was like watching boys play against men. The Vic boys ran with intent when dodging and cutting, threw the ball harder, and when their was a contest on the ground got their heads over the ball and usually came up with possession. That was from my perspective, as a spectator, a good summary of the difference between the teams, and also of the way Liam and Finn went about their lacrosse all week. Both boys finished the tournament with 6 goals, and remarkable records in junior representative lacrosse. They have now played together in 4 national championship winning teams (2 for Southern Crosse and 2 for the Vic under 18s). They should be quite proud of their efforts. Liam’s suitcase weighted quite bit more on the return trip, having collected medals for being the MVP in the game against South Australia, making the championship all-star team, the all tournament team and the award as the championship MVP.

Alongside the tournament the under 19 Aussie girls squad – including Shaylee – trained and also played some games. Shaylee played wonderfully well in those games. This was a super effort given her family had quite a bit to deal with while they were there. Her little brother fell and a cut lip required 17 stitches, and her grandfather, club legend Brian Hecker, became the victim of a mystery disease and also required hospitalisation. As you read this newsletter, Brian is still in hospital in Adelaide but thankfully the problem has been identified and he will after a course of medication be back to full health shortly.

Well done Zoe, Tim, Liam, Finn and Shaylee, you all represented yourselves, our club and the state with distinction.

Recap by Pete O’Donnell

VALE PHIL HUMPHREYS

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It is with regret and sadness that l advise that Phil Humphreys passed away peacefully this morning aged 79. Phil was diagnosed with MS over 10 years ago, initially thought he had a back injury that might need surgery, but later diagnosed as MS, and has slowly deteriorated over that time to the point that he was wheel chair bound and in 24 hour care.

I had the pleasure of working with him in many capacities, as my club coach and state coach, and then as president of the VALA, with the late Bill Taylor, when l was treasurer.

He was a tireless worker at whatever he did, put 100% effort into anything, and while he may have been president of LV he was not beneath erecting goals at the Albert Ground for a Sunday game, something new at the time in the 1970s.
Phil went on to be President of the Australian Lacrosse Council for several years.

He was a fearless defenceman who played for Caulfield and proudly represented Victoria and Australia. He was also an administrator from a very early age and his name is prominent in the history of our game.

Phil was nominated for an OAM and for some unknown and quite unbelievable reason did not receive one.

Vale Phil, you are now at peace and able to do the things you hoped you could do in your later years, thanks for everything you did for the game of lacrosse in Australia.

I understand there will be a private family funeral but there will be a fitting farewell for him thereafter.

A sad day for lacrosse, but Phil is now at peace and in a better place.

Regards
John Nolan
Chairman, LMLC

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BRUNSWICK
Moreland Lacrosse Club has decided to change their name to Brunswick Lacrosse Club. They will still be the Mustangs, and still wear orange uniforms (and it will take a while for new uniforms to be available for all their teams, so they still might wear “Moreland” on their tops till next year). On the fixture this year, LV will write Brunswick (Moreland), and then next year just Brunswick. They feel like the name is a better reflection of the local identify of their club. Have a look at their new look on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/WeAreBrunswickLacrosse/)

REFEREE REGISTRATION (MENS)
As in past years ALRA is making it easy for anybody who is interested to become accredited as a referee. They have an online test
(https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=vdn5a729ec4cdb44).
The pass mark to become a club referee is 60%. The test isn’t that hard, is free and can be retaken as many times as you want until you get the mark you want. It is really important that we has as many players qualified to referee as possible. There are days when we are short and need help making sure we provide referees (especially important for our junior grades), the more people who are qualified the easier it will be to find a referee who able to help out our regulars. It’s also good to know the rules, so jump on-line, do the test and get qualified to be a referee.

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
TO COACH JUNIOR AND SENIOR TEAMS

We have been lucky over the years to have excellent coaches for our junior teams. However, our senior teams without coaches are at a real disadvantage. This year we’d like each team to have at least one coach, and the junior teams to have more than one (to share the work, and help cover when one coach isn’t available). If you’d like to coach please contact us (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au). It’s a lot of fun, a great way to connect to the kids (if it’s a junior team you are looking after), and you get the best position to watch a game from. LV run coaches courses, we will pay for you to go and get accredited. If you are new to coaching we will make sure you are working with an experienced coach to help guide you and help out.

For our senior teams, especially the Women’s teams and the Men’s “Divi” teams, we’d love to see some past players sharing their experience and knowledge of the game and helping the new generation develop. Coaching is a great way to give back to the club you love – so past players, go on – get involved with the club and give coaching a go (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au).

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
FOR TEAM MANAGERS

Following on from our call for coaches, unless supported by a manager the team coach has to spend a fair chunk of their time at training and on game day doing tasks that need to be done but aren’t related to coaching. If a team has a manager, the coaches can coach. Being a manager is an important task, but isn’t all that hard – and doesn’t require that much lacrosse knowledge. We’d love to have a manager (or two) for each team. Think you’d like to help your team but scared you don’t know enough about lacrosse – being a manager might be the way for you to contribute. We will help – we have a manual, have a software application (teamstuff) that will make your life easier – so if you are interested in being a manager – please let us know. (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au orpresident@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au)

STOCKTAKE AND DONATION OF OLD EQUIPMENT

From Tuesday 3rd April – All players that have uniforms at home, please bring back to clubrooms so it is accounted for in the 2018 season. We’re inviting those who have old equipment at home to please donate it to the club for new players to use.

EVENTS PLANNER

Thursday April 5
REGISTRATION NIGHT BBQ and training on the main oval begins

Thursday April 12
Lacrosse for parents session in the main clubrooms

Thursday April 12
Season launch, dinner after training with monthly speaker session

Saturday April 14
tate League, Division 1 Mens and Division 3 Mens start

Sunday April 15
Premier Division Womens and Division 1 Womens start

Saturday April 21
START DATE FOR ALL BOYS TEAMS

Sunday April 22
START DATE FOR ALL GIRLS TEAMS

Thursday June 7 – Sunday June 10
Senior National Championship, Western Australia

Saturday June 23 – CAULFIELD FAMILY DAY

Saturday and Sunday June 9-10
BYE week (Queens Birthday Long Weekend)

Saturday and Sunday July 7-8
BYE week (July School holidays)

Tuesday 12 – Saturday 21 July
FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship, Israel

Saturday and Sunday September 15-16
Grand final weekend

Saturday September 22
unior Presentation Night, Clubrooms

Sunday September 30 – Saturday October 6
Under 15 National Championship in Victoria

Friday October 12 – Senior Presentation Night, Merrimu

GET TO KNOW OUR SPONSORS

Represented by
Aaron ‘Smash’ Smith

Challenger is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of quality blind components to the window furnishing industry, and they were proud to celebrate their 10 year anniversary in 2016. Challenger proudly supports Australian and international blind manufacturers, with their entire range of quality products manufactured in Australia or sourced from selected overseas suppliers. Challenger is one of Australia’s largest on-site roll-forming manufacturers.

Aaron ‘Smash’ Smith has been involved at Caulfield Lacrosse Club his entire life. His entire family has either played for or been an integral part of what makes Caulfield Lacrosse Club. His grandparents Doug and Barb Imlach are both life members and Doug is also our Club Patron and has one of our most prestigious awards named after him. His Mum Kath and Aunty Helen have also been on numerous committee’s and are also Caulfield Lacrosse Club Life Members.

Aaron has been a big sponsor of the club over the years and is passionate about Junior Development – a big area his donation goes towards.

We’re so grateful for sponsors like Aaron. If you’d like to become involved or even a sponsor of Caulfield Lacrosse  Club, please email Cheryl Hogan –secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au

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Newsletter #2 – 2018

Newsletter #2 – 2018

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NEW YEAR.
NEW SEASON.
NEW WEBSITE.
NEW MERCHANDISE.

We’ve been working hard at CLC HQ to bring yousome super exciting things for the 2018 season.

We introduce to you, the new and improved Caulfield Lacrosse Club Website 2.0

CHECK OUT OUR NEW WEBSITE HERE

We will have a new range of exciting merchandise to help expand a brand for the club.

We’ve got merchandise that you’ll be proud of wearing at affordable prices and a bundle deal that’s perfect for families!
Sample sizing will be available to try on in the canteen by (fingers crossed) Tuesday 17th April or you can pre-order now via our new online store too!

Here’s a sneak peak of the range
Click on the banner to be redirected to our online store

clothes

REGISTRATION DAY BBQ

NEXT Thursday 5th April 4.30pm – 6.30pm @ Clubrooms

We will hold our regular annual registration night on Thursday April 5 – starting at 4:30 through to 6:30 – We will have the BBQ fired up. It will be our 2nd training session back at the main ground with the club rooms available to us.
Come down – have a sausage, catch up with old friends and – of course – register to play for the season. Bring a friend (juniors especially try to bring a friend down – but seniors too, introduce somebody new to the sport). Along with regular training, we will have some games going and generally a relaxed atmosphere as we launch regular season training at our home base.
There will be no cost for sausages in bread and soft drinks.

RSVP – Please confirm your attendance via Facebook event or email to treasurer@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au

RSVP VIA FACEBOOK

CLC TRAINING INFO

Official Tuesday and Thursday training commences NEXT WEEK!
Tuesday 3rd April @ the Clubrooms
Juniors 5.30 – 6.30pm
Seniors 6.30 – onwards

Commencing Thursday 12th April –
Thursday Night Dinners are back!

This season we’re alternating fortnightly with djinta djinta Winery meals and parent’s cooking meals. All your supplies will be paid for – you’ll just be donating your time.
If you’d like to get involved please contact Steph Rodrigues – srbiro0706@gmail.com

2018 FIXTURE

ROUND 1
Saturday 14th April

Division 3 Men
Caulfield vs. Altona @ P.J. Lynch Reserve 1 @ 12.45pm

Division 1 Men
Caulfield vs. Malvern @ Caulfield Park @ 2.30pm

State League Men
Caulfield vs. Altona @ P.J. Lynch Reserve 1 @ 2.30pm

Sunday 15th April
Division 1 Women
Caulfield vs. Malvern @ Malvern Town Hall @ 1.15pm

Premier Division Women
Caulfield vs. Altona @ P.J. Lynch Reserve 1 @ 3.00pm

Start for all other grades
Saturday 21st April (BOYS) & Sunday 22nd April (GIRLS)

JUNIOR FIXTURES FOR THE FIRST 4-6 ROUNDS WILL BE RELEASED NEXT WEEK!

2018 FEE POLICY AND SUBS INFO

Registration is now open for Caulfield Lacrosse Club.

Please click the link, register and process payment to enable the club to plan for your commitment for 2018. You can also pay via bank transfer into the club account
BSB 633000 ACC# 148200769 to avoid extra credit card fees.

All pre-paid memberships will receive a $20 canteen card

Please note, once you take the field for your third game, the Club is financially liable to Lacrosse Victoria for full fees.

2018 SUBS
Under 11 – $200
Under 13 – $250
Under 15 – $280
Under 17 – $300
Senior Men – $420
Senior Women – $370
Student Men – $350
Student Women – $330

We have prepared an online registration form and we can also accept online payment via credit card.

REGISTER HERE

GOT SOMETHING TO SHARE? If you’d like to share something in our next Newsletter, please email Steph Rodrigues – srbiro0706@gmail.com

LAX NEWS

REFEREE REGISTRATION (MENS)

As in past years ALRA is making it easy for anybody who is interested to become accredited as a referee. They have an online test
(https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=vdn5a729ec4cdb44).
The pass mark to become a club referee is 60%. The test isn’t that hard, is free and can be retaken as many times as you want until you get the mark you want. It is really important that we has as many players qualified to referee as possible. There are days when we are short and need help making sure we provide referees (especially important for our junior grades), the more people who are qualified the easier it will be to find a referee who able to help out our regulars. It’s also good to know the rules, so jump on-line, do the test and get qualified to be a referee.

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO COACH JUNIOR AND SENIOR TEAMS

From Tuesday 3rd April – All players that have uniforms at home, please bring back to clubrooms so it is accounted for in the 2018 season. We’re inviting those who have old equipment at home to please donate it to the club for new players to use.

We have been lucky over the years to have excellent coaches for our junior teams. However, our senior teams without coaches are at a real disadvantage. This year we’d like each team to have at least one coach, and the junior teams to have more than one (to share the work, and help cover when one coach isn’t available). If you’d like to coach please contact us (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au). It’s a lot of fun, a great way to connect to the kids (if it’s a junior team you are looking after), and you get the best position to watch a game from. LV run coaches courses, we will pay for you to go and get accredited. If you are new to coaching we will make sure you are working with an experienced coach to help guide you and help out.

For our senior teams, especially the Women’s teams and the Men’s “Divi” teams, we’d love to see some past players sharing their experience and knowledge of the game and helping the new generation develop. Coaching is a great way to give back to the club you love – so past players, go on – get involved with the club and give coaching a go (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au or president@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au).

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR TEAM MANAGERS

Following on from our call for coaches, unless supported by a manager the team coach has to spend a fair chunk of their time at training and on game day doing tasks that need to be done but aren’t related to coaching. If a team has a manager, the coaches can coach. Being a manager is an important task, but isn’t all that hard – and doesn’t require that much lacrosse knowledge. We’d love to have a manager (or two) for each team. Think you’d like to help your team but scared you don’t know enough about lacrosse – being a manager might be the way for you to contribute. We will help – we have a manual, have a software application (teamstuff) that will make your life easier – so if you are interested in being a manager – please let us know. (secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au orpresident@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au)

STOCKTAKE AND DONATION OF OLD EQUIPMENT

From Tuesday 3rd April – All players that have uniforms at home, please bring back to clubrooms so it is accounted for in the 2018 season. We’re inviting those who have old equipment at home to please donate it to the club for new players to use.

EVENTS PLANNER

Thursday March 29 – Monday April 2 – Under 18 National Championship, Glenelg SA
Thursday April 5 – REGISTRATION NIGHT BBQ and training on the main oval begins
Thursday April 12 – Lacrosse for parents session in the main clubrooms
Thursday April 12 – Season launch, meal after training in rooms with speakers
Saturday April 14 – State League, Division 1 Mens and Division 3 Mens start
Sunday April 15 – Premier Division Womens and Division 1 Womens start
Saturday April 21 – START DATE FOR ALL BOYS TEAMS
Sunday April 22 – START DATE FOR ALL GIRLS TEAMS
Thursday June 7 – Sunday June 10 Senior National Championship, Western Australia
Saturday and Sunday June 9-10 BYE week (Queens Birthday Long Weekend)
Saturday and Sunday July 7-8 BYE week (July School holidays)
Tuesday Jul 12 Saturday July 21, FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship, Israel
Saturday and Sunday September 15-16 Grand final weekend
Saturday September 22 Junior Presentation Night, Clubrooms
Sunday September 30 – Saturday October 6 Under 15 National Championship in Victoria
Friday October 12 – Senior Presentation Night, Merrimu

GET TO KNOW OUR SPONSORS

Represented by
Aaron ‘Smash’ Smith

Challenger is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of quality blind components to the window furnishing industry, and they were proud to celebrate their 10 year anniversary in 2016. Challenger proudly supports Australian and international blind manufacturers, with their entire range of quality products manufactured in Australia or sourced from selected overseas suppliers. Challenger is one of Australia’s largest on-site roll-forming manufacturers.

Aaron ‘Smash’ Smith has been involved at Caulfield Lacrosse Club his entire life. His entire family has either played for or been an integral part of what makes Caulfield Lacrosse Club. His grandparents Doug and Barb Imlach are both life members and Doug is also our Club Patron and has one of our most prestigious awards named after him. His Mum Kath and Aunty Helen have also been on numerous committee’s and are also Caulfield Lacrosse Club Life Members.

Aaron has been a big sponsor of the club over the years and is passionate about Junior Development – a big area his donation goes towards.

We’re so grateful for sponsors like Aaron. If you’d like to become involved or even a sponsor of Caulfield Lacrosse  Club, please email Cheryl Hogan –secretary@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au

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Newsletter 1

Newsletter #1 – 2018

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Hi all – hope you are like me and really looking forward to the coming lacrosse season, and starting mid-April, it’s not too far away! There’s been lots of lacrosse over the off-season, many of our juniors played indoor lacrosse with SILL; the girls trying out for the under 19 team have had regular training sessions and a hectic set of trials as part of the Southern Crosse tournament; the under 18 boys and girls are also preparing for the nationals in April; not to mention Will and Rubber working hard as the Aussie men’s squad prepares for the World Championship later this year.

Club-wise the new committee has settled into its work. Expect to start the year with a new web-site, a great range of merchandise and our regular smooth running canteen and Thursday night dinners.

I expect this to be a huge season for us on-field. That will come from more players being committed to practice. Already pre-season has started with an excellent level of intensity as the men learn a new offensive structure and the girl’s have been upping their fitness levels. Good signs.

One change we’d like to really see happen this year – is for each team that takes to the field, to be guided by game day coaches and to be looked after by a manager. In the past, many teams haven’t had a coach and hardly any have had a manager. If you’d like to help out (esp. includes parents of juniors) please let a committee member know.

Peter O’Donnell, President

REGISTRATION DAY BBQ

Thursday 5th April 4.30pm – 6.30pm @ Clubrooms

We will hold our regular annual registration night on Thursday April 5 – starting at 4:30 through to 6:30 – We will have the BBQ fired up. It will be our 2nd training session back at the main ground with the club rooms available to us.
Come down – have a sausage, catch up with old friends and – of course – register to play for the season. Bring a friend (juniors especially try to bring a friend down – but seniors too, introduce somebody new to the sport). Along with regular training, we will have some games going and generally a relaxed atmosphere as we launch regular season training at our home base.
There will be no cost for sausages in bread and soft drinks.

RSVP – Please confirm your attendance via Facebook event or email to treasurer@caulfieldlacrosse.com.au

RSVP VIA FACEBOOK

CLC TRAINING INFO

Preseason training is well underway now. Numbers have been good but we’d like to see even more on the track as the season comes closer. There isn’t much time left before the season starts, so dust off your boots and gear and come and join us. At the moment we are training on Monday and Wednesday nights on ovals 3 and 4 four (via Inkerman Street and Park Street – as per map above)

Juniors are starting at 5pm and seniors at 6. Get in the habit of indicating via the Facebook events for training, if you can or can’t come, that will help the coaches plan the session. We really need to get better at having consistency at training. We know not everybody can make every session – work, family and sometimes the inconvenience of travel get in the way – but please try to come if you can, and either way indicate via a couple of clicks on Facebook if you can or can’t come. We will be training on the main oval, and switching to Tuesday and Thursday in the first week of April.

Official Tuesday and Thursday training commences
Tuesday 3rd April @ the Clubrooms
Juniors 5.30 – 6.30pm
Seniors 6.30 – onwards

Commencing Thursday 12th April –
Thursday Night Dinners are back!

2018 FIXTURE

ROUND 1
State League Men
Caulfield vs. Altona @ P.J. Lynch Reserve 1  – Saturday 14th April @ 2.30pm

Division 1 Men
Caulfield vs. Malvern @ Caulfield Park – Saturday 14th April @ 2.30pm

Proposed start for all other grades – Saturday 21st April (TBC)

2018 FEE POLICY AND SUBS INFO

Registration is now open for Caulfield Lacrosse Club.

Please click the link, register and process payment to enable the club to plan for your commitment for 2018. You can also pay via bank transfer into the club account
BSB 633000 ACC# 148200769 to avoid extra credit card fees.

All pre-paid memberships will receive a $20 canteen card

Please note, once you take the field for your third game, the Club is financially liable to Lacrosse Victoria for full fees.

2018 SUBS
Under 11 – $200
Under 13 – $250
Under 15 – $280
Under 17 – $300
Senior Men – $420
Senior Women – $370
Student Men – $350
Student Women – $330

We have prepared an online registration form and we can also accept online payment via credit card.

REGISTER HERE

LAX NEWS

Over Easter the under 18 National championship will be conducted in Adelaide with Victoria represented as usual by both a boys and girls team. Finn Lane and Liam Harari – who was named as a captain – will be playing in the boy teams team for the second year running. They will  be hoping to repeat last year’s championship winning performance. Zoe Stannus (heading to her 3rd tournament) and Shaylee Stringer (picked as an alternate even though she’s still under 15) have also been training hard in the girls squad in preparation for the tournament under coach Tim Dobson. The girl’s team were runners up last year and will be hoping to go one better this year.

The tournament features some new teams this year – the boys will play tournament regulars South Australia, Western Australia & New Zealand and newcomers Taiwan. The girls draw features South Australia, Western Australia along with two teams from New Zealand – Waikato and Auckland. Both finals will be broadcast live on the Australian Lacrosse Network, check their Facebook page for details (https://www.facebook.com/AustralianLacrosseNetwork/)
For updates as the tournament progresses also check the tournament page (https://www.facebook.com/ALAU18LacrosseNationals/).

Congratulations to Tim Dobson! Tim late last year was appointed coach of the Victorian under 18 girls team. Just this week, Lacrosse Victoria announced they have also appointed him as Head Coach of the 2018 Victorian Senior Women’sTeam. We are all very happy for you Tim, and also super proud. Well done. The team will complete at the 2018 ALA Senior National Championships in Western Australia over the Queens Birthday weekend in June.

STOCKTAKE AND DONATION OF OLD EQUIPMENT

From Tuesday 3rd April – All players that have uniforms at home, please bring back to clubrooms so it is accounted for in the 2018 season. We’re inviting those who have old equipment at home to please donate it to the club for new players to use.

EVENTS PLANNER

Friday March 29 – Monday April 2 Under 18 National Championship, Glenelg South Australia

Thursday April 5 Registration night, and training on the main oval begins.

Thursday March 28 – Monday April 2 Under 18 National Championship in South Australia

Thursday April 12 Lacrosse for parents session in the main clubrooms

Thursday April 12 Season launch, meal after training in rooms with speakers.

Saturday April 14 State League and Div 1 Mens start

Saturday April 21 Possible start for all other teams TBC

Thursday June 7 – Sunday June 10 Senior National Championship, Western Australia

Saturday and Sunday June 9-10 BYE week (Queens Birthday Long Weekend)

Saturday and Sunday July 7-8 BYE week (July School holidays).

Tuesday Jul 12 Saturday July 21, FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship, Israel.

Saturday and Sunday September 15-16 Grand final weekend

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