U18 Autumn competition to kick off March 2nd

 

The Under 18 Autumn Lacrosse competition is scheduled to start on Friday 2nd March 2012.  The following teams have entered the competition:

Under 18 Females
Newport, Williamstown and Eltham

Under 18 Males
Altona, Eltham, Footscray, Moreland, Williamstown and a Composite Eastside
team.

As there are 6 teams for the Men, the season will run as published from the 2nd March to the 11th May, 2012.

Due to the lack of teams in the female competition it has been decided to cut the season short with the season running from 2nd March to 29th March, 2012.

All games will be played on Friday evenings at 6.30pm and 7.35pm.

Rules

The current rules for U18 boys will apply to this competition. Rules pertaining to U17 girls will be used for the U18 girls competition.  The only differences to the rules will be the following:

  • Game duration is 4 x 13 minutes -  1 minute break at quarter and ¾ time and a 2 minute break at half time - no time outs
  • 8 Players on the field - 2 forwards, 2 defenders, 3 midfield and 1 goalie

Eligibility

Only those players whose birthday falls between the dates listed below will be eligible to play

  • Males born between January 1st, 1994 and December 31st, 1995
  • Females born between January 1st,1994 and December 31st, 1996

Officials

Clubs will need to provide a Referee/Umpire and scorer as per the standard competition.

 

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