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UNDER 18 NATIONAL LACROSSE CHAMPIONS

Congratulations to the Victorian Under 18 boys Lacrosse team who won the 2018 Championship title. Well done to Altona stars Jasper Hana-Roberts, Joel Kukucka and William McDonald who did the club proud.
Jasper, Joel and William will join recent Altona young stars to represent  Victoria in the Under 18 National Championships, Cameron Keenan, Lachlan McDonald and Nick Burgess for what should be an exciting 2018 season in State League for the young and talented Altona Vikings Team.

 

 

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OLD VIKINGS WIN

YOUNG VIKINGS V OLD VIKINGS


Thank you to Jacob Zimmerman for organising a great day at the Altona Lacrosse Club for the Young Vikings v Old Vikings. Thank you also to club legends Alan Frost, Graham Sharpe and Alan Caldwell for umpiring the game, the chefs for the night Liz, Anna K, Anna L, Vicki and Nicole.
Special mentions to raffle prize donations for our UNDER 18 VIC BOYS from;
PRIME CUTS MEATS & FEELING FROOTEE (organised by Daniel Matcham), PETER KUKUCKA and ANNA KUKUCKA.
Congratulations to the Old Vikings who beat the Young Vikings and Brian Mackinnon for best on ground honours.

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Young Vikings v Old Vikings

1st Annual Young Vikings Vs. Old Vikings.

The Old Vikings (28+), legends of the ALC – the men with 1000’s of games worth of experience are strapping up the boots again to compete against the young up and coming members of the club, the Young Vikings(Under 28).
Both teams have a point to prove, there will surely be some battered and bruised bodies afterwards; but its set to be a great day!

Date: 24/03/2017
Time: 2:30
Venue: PJ Lynch Reserve, Paisley Park, Mason Street, Altona North

– Half-time Entertainment
– Raffles and prizes throughout the day
– Commentary of the game and music to be played throughout the event
– Legends of the club will be returning
– Bar will be open
– BBQ
– Dinner available after the game

Come on down and bring your friends to what will surely be an entertaining game of lacrosse to say the least.

Who knows Graham Mackinnon might end up pulling on a jersey, scoring 6 goals in a quarter while having a broken arm!

Changes to Women’s fixture

This year to increase competition and involvement in the senior women’s competition Lacrosse Victoria have made changes to the completion structure.

There will be a new league the combines the current State League and A-Grade competitions called the Premier League. This league will have 9 teams including the Altona Women’s side. 2017 A-Grade teams will player each other twice and each SL side once. At the end of the season the top four sides will play in the State League finals and the next four will play in the A-Grade finals.

To extend the season LV will also run a 3 week draft completion. Player interested in the draft need to submit their applications to LV by the 5th of March. To apply send you name and club tocompetitions.officer@lacrossevictoria.com.au.

Additionally, players should be aware that the Australian Lacrosse Association has adopted IFLA rules for all national completions. WA and SA have adopted the rules for the season and LV is considering changing as well.

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Pre-Season 2018 Begins

Seniors

Preseason for all seniors, men and women will begin Tuesday 30th of January 2018, 6:00pm start. BYO drink bottle.

Juniors

Preseason for all juniors will commence at a later date to be announced, however all juniors welcome to come down have a run and throw and even participate in the running, strength and conditioning training.

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Under 18 Victorian Team selections

Congratulations to our young Altona stars;

Lauren McMahon

Jasper Hanna-Roberts (midfield-attack pictured above)

William McDonald

Joel Kukucka

who made the Victorian Under 18 Girls and Boys teams to compete in the 2018 Nationals held in South Australia later this year. All four join recent  Altona juniors to make selection, Cameron Keenan, Lachlan McDonald and Nick Burgess in just the last few years. It is very promising for the Altona Lacrosse Club as all of these six boys also play in our senior State League Men’s Team with Lauren McMahon a major player in our Women’s A-Grade Team.

WILLIAM MCDONALD – Face Off

JOEL KUKUCKA – Attack

Follow the link below for the full team announcement.

http://lacrossevictoria.com.au/news/2017/12/u18-girls-state-team-announcement/

http://lacrossevictoria.com.au/news/2017/12/u18-boys-state-team-announced/