Officiating Men's Lacrosse

Australian Officials Selected for 2018 FIL Men’s  World Championship

2018 FIL World ChampsThe Australian Lacrosse Association is proud to announce the team of 13 Australians that have been accepted by the Federation of International Lacrosse as officials for the 2018 FIL Men’s World Lacrosse Championship in July.

This group will be part of the international officiating team that will manage the games of the 2018 World Championship in Netanya, Israel.  With over 45 teams nominated, it will be the largest international lacrosse event ever seen.

Dennis Mulroney, Australian Referee in Chief, said: “These officials have been selected from a strong field of candidates from across the country and it is pleasing to see a good cross section of representation from each state.”

“The conditions at this event will be challenging, and the task is demanding but I am confident that these officials are prepared and able to perform at the level required.”

 

Referees (Ranked)

Blue Division

 

1

Steve Green

Vic

2

David Campbell

SA

3

Jonathon Kiploks

SA

Red Division

 

4

Don Lovett

Vic

5

Brendan Pinkerton

Vic

6

Shane Abbott

SA

7

Blair Fraser

WA

8

Bradley Edwards

SA

9

Steve McRae

WA

10

Alan Frost

Vic

 

Assessors (Ranked)

1

Peter Mulcahy

WA

2

Mark Polden

SA

3

Evan Walters

WA

Alternates:

Referees

1

David McRae

WA

2

Adrian Burns

Vic

3

Luke Keesing

SA

Assessors

1

Alan Chiron

Vic

2

Ian McRae

WA

3

Lazlo Tiszavolgi

WA

4

Keith Chamberlain

Vic

 



Men's Field Lacrosse Rules 2013

From season 2013 onwards, ALA will use the published version prevailing at the time of the FIL rules. This means that 2013 ALA Championship games will be played under FIL rules with local variations as per ALA Competitions Bylaws. All associations are encouraged to use the FIL rules in their respective domestic competitions for a consistent approach to our men's game.

The links below take you to the FIL rules and its amendments.

http://www.filacrosse.com/downloads/FIL_mens_field_rule_book.pdf

http://www.filacrosse.com/downloads/FIL_mens_field_approved_changes_2012.pdf

Of particular note, ALA has withdrawn the '10 second clear" rules from the 2013 Championships.

The mandatory wearing of mouth guards, due to be implemented at the 2016 U19 Men's World championship will be phased in by 2015, TBA.

 

ALRA National Constitution

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