News is starting to hit the wire that the FIL member vote on the Iroquois – Germany proposal has come back in, and that the Iroquois Nationals will be placed back in the Blue Division for the upcoming world lacrosse championships in Denver this Summer while Germany will be bumped out of the Blue Division.
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The Iroquois were voted back into the Blue Division for the 2014 World Championships in Denver, but now it looks like Germany may be getting knocked out of the top division to make room for the Nationals. The matter is up for a vote this month by the FIL member nations.
The Iroquois are 2-1 agains the US in Bowhunter Cup games, and 3-0 against the US at the WILC. The Iroquois won last year’s Bowhunter Cup 12-10. The Nationals are sending out a relatively seasoned group of players, and they will have plenty of offensive fire power. The US is sending out a younger team, with good box pedigrees.
Lyle Thompson scores a highlight reel backhand goal for the Iroquois Nationals against Syracuse’s men’s lacrosse team in fall ball scrimmage action in Cortland, NY. The game was broadcast on Access Lacrosse.
Syracuse took on the Iroquois Nationals this weekend in Cortland, NY, and won the unofficial game 14-11. Hakeem Lecky had five goals, and both teams showed moments of true excellence. It was a great showcase of high scoring, fun lacrosse, and the fans in attendance were treated to a great game.
With everyone beginning preparations for the 2014 FIL World Championships in Denver, it was only a matter of time before we would get to see some of the international friendlies that would be played to help teams prepare.
Earlier this week we put up a video from 2010, featuring a Japan Hidden Ball Trick. The announcers called it the first successful hidden ball trick, but we knew that couldn’t be true. Thanks to Kentaro Shimizu, we now KNOW that the statement was false, because we’ve got video evidence from 2006!
Early reports indicate that the vote went the Iroquois’ way, even with the phrasing of the issue, and that Bylaw 11.1, which says future group placements are dictated by the last World Games final standings, was thrown out.
Gewas Schindler has written another open letter on OnondagaNation.org, and it again has to do with the Iroquois being removed from the Blue Division at the 2014 FIL World Championships in Denver, CO.
Sometimes you want to cover a story that someone else has already hit out of the park. And when it comes to us covering an update on the Iroquois’ 2014 FIL Status this is the case. Matt DaSilva breaks down the Iroquois 2014 division status situation.
The Iroquois Lacrosse program has appealed the FIL’s decision to drop the Iroquois Nationals from the top (Blue) division at the 2014 World Games in Denver for a second time. The original appeal was voted down by the Board of Directors, and they cited “following by-laws” as their rationale.
Throwback Thursdays roll on and this week we’re showing off some Old School Neal Powless lacrosse action, plus a glimpse into the future!
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