U23 Australian Touring Teams Competing in Beijing

Down Under Cup 2013 Opening Ceremony - U23 Australian Touring Teams
Down Under Cup 2013 Opening Ceremony - U23 Australian Touring Teams
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2013 U23 Australian Women's Team & U20 Japanese National Team
2013 U23 Australian Women's Team & U20 Japanese National Team
Image © U23 Australian Women's Lacrosse Team  

The ALA U23 Australian Men's and Women's Touring Teams are now competing in the 2013 ASPAC Championship in Beijing, China after having participated in the Down Under Cup and Friendship games in Tokyo, Japan.

This year's Asian Pacific (ASPAC) Championship is held in Beijing, China from Friday, 21st June to Wednesday, 26th June 2013.

U23 Australian Men's and Women's Teams finally arrived in Beijing on the 18th June to compete in the ASPAC tournament after spending one week in Japan to play the skilled Japanese National and University teams. 

The U23 Touring teams had full preparation for their journey by participating in 2 training camps earlier this year as well as competing in the Down Under Cup in Melbourne 7th - 11th June.

In the ASPAC Championship the U23 Australian teams were competing against teams from China, Japan, USA Starz, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Korea, USA Revolution and USA West.

For more information about the U23 Australian Women's team please click on the following link to visit the team's website with interesting stories and awesom pictures. https://u23aussielacrosse.wordpress.com/

U23 Australian Girls Team:                        Results Women:

1. Hayley Carlson      (VIC)                            1. Game: AUS U23   23   def.  Korea   5
2. Ellie Cope              (VIC)                            2. Game: AUS U23   26   def.  USA Stars  1
3. Jaimi Dinning         (SA)                             3. Game: AUS U23   28   def.  China  0
4. Isabelle Hodder     (VIC)                            4. Game: Japan U21 13   def. AUS U23  10
5. Audria Hu               (VIC)                            Semi-Final: AUS U23  14   def.  Korea  2
6. Morgan Inglis         (SA)                              Final: Japan U21    16  def.   AUS U23    10
7. Rebecca Larecki    (SA)
8. Grace Mackie         (VIC)
9. Hannah Mathwin    (SA)
10. Kira Maunton        (WA)
11. Bianca McKay       (SA)
12. Georgia Pollard     (SA)
13. Rebecca Putna      (SA)
14. Mikayla Varga        (SA)
15. Charlotte Whinnen (SA)
16. Brooke Mawer       (SA)

Head Coach: Rebecca Hakendorf    Assistant Coach: Sachiyo Yamada   Team Manager: Faye Beaman

2013 DUC, U23 ASPAC Girls v Footscray

U23 Australian Boys Team:                                 Results Boys:

1. James Court                       (WA)                        Game 1: AUS U23    18  def.   Singapore   4
2. Trent Cuthbert                    (WA)                        Game 2: AUS U23    19  def. Hong Kong   1
3. Matthew Davies                  (Vic)                         Game 4: USA Starz   6    def. AUS U23   1
4. Daniel Evans                       (SA                          Semi-Final:  AUS U23  13   def.   Korea  1
5. Riley Fanner                        (Vic)                        Final: Japan U22   15   def. AUS U23  5
6. Xavier Fiorentini                  (Vic)           
7. Josh Green                          (Vic)
8. Joshua Harris                      (SA)
9. Thomas Li                            (Vic)
10. Cameron McRae               (WA)
11. Steven Miller                      (Vic)
12. Thomas Mollison                (Vic)
13. Joel Pante                          (Vic)
14. Lee Theodoridis                 (Vic)
15. Roshane Wickramathilake (Vic)
16. Lachlan Williams                (Vic)

Head Coach: Bob Carter   Assistant Coach: Kevin Humprys     Team Manager: Darren Fanner

2013 DUC, USA AI v U23 ASPAC2013 DUC U23 Boys


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