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2014 NLSA Annual Awards

The deadline for submitting a nominee for the 2014 NLSA Annual Awards is October 20, 2014. All nominations must be received by the NLSA Office at this time.
2014 Awards Nomination Form

Player Selections – 2015 Under 13 Provincial Teams

Logo NLSAThe NLSA Technical Office is pleased to announce the player selections for the 2015 Under 13 provincial teams. We would like to thank all players who attended the tryouts.

 

 

 

 

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Sportcheck National Club 16 Championships

Mount Pearl SA hosted the Sportcheck National Club 16 Championships from October 8th-13th, with games at Mount Pearl, Topsail and King George V field. Many thanks to all volunteers who made this a very successful tournament.

The boys gold medal game had BC coming out on top in an exciting game. After the teams drew 0-0 in regular time, BC scored two quick goals in extra time. Ontario pulled one back with just minutes to play but BC held on for the win. The bronze went to Manitoba 1-0 over Nova Scotia. New Brunswick and Alberta battled to a 1-1 draw in the 5th-6th place game with alberta winning on penalties. Quebec captured 7th place with a 5-0 win over Nl, and PEI came back from 2-0 down to beat Saskatchewan 4-2 for 9th.

The girls gold medal went to Ontario with a 1-0 win over Manitoba. The bronze medal game went to extra time and penalties before Alberta came out the winner, Nova Scotia placing 4th. Quebec captured 5th with a 5-0 win over NL1, and BC beat Saskatchewan 9-0 for 7th. NL2 won the 9th-12th round robin, with NB 10th, PEI 11th and Yukon 12th.

Fair play awards went to Saskatchewan girls and BC Boys.

Results follow:
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Sportcheck National Club Championships

The NLSA had eight teams representing the province at the Sportcheck National Club Championships held across Canada October 8-13.
Kirby FC earned the best placing by an NL team, losing in the Jubilee trophy bronze medal game 2-0 to Quebec. Holy Cross won their 5th/6th placing game on penalties after drawing 4-4 with BC in regular time. Jon Hawco (2) Steve Delong and Jake Warren got the goals. At U16 Nationals the St. John’s Girls placed 6th (losing to Quebec 3-1) and the Mount Pearl girls 9th after beating Yukon 8-1, with the St. John’s Boys placed 8th, losing to a strong Quebec side 6-0 in their final match.
The U14 NL girls played PEI to a 2-2 draw on the final day of competition but lost 4-2 on PK’s to place 10th. The U14 NL boys from St Johns played in the 5/6 game against Nova Scotia in their final game of the U14 Nationals in PEI and lost by a score 5-0. The U18 girls lost 3-1 to place 10th.

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Final Player Selections – 2015 Boys U12 & Girls U12 Provincial Program

Logo NLSAThe NLSA technical office is pleased to announce the player selections for the 2015 Boys and Girls U12 provincial programs. We would like to thank all players who attended the tryouts.
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Hall of Fame Inductees

The Telegram reports
“The Bruin Peninsula is well represented on the list of five new people who have been elected to the Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Hall of Fame.
Their election was announced by provincial soccer president Doug Redmond of St. John’s.
The inductees include athlete Joe Browne of St. John’s, athlete/builder Murdock Hiscock of Burin, athlete Ed Kelly of St. Lawrence, builder/athlete Walt Mavin of Mount Pearl and builder Clarence Senior of Burin.”
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Labrador West referee course

Labrador West Soccer District Level Clinic Sept 26-28, 2014The first referee course in eight years was recently held in western Labrador with national instructor Gary Martin in charge, and resulted in ten new entry level referees. Congratulations to all participants and thanks to the Labrador West Minor Soccer Association for organizing this successful course.

2014 Eastern Canadian Masters

Holy Cross Trinity Pub represented the  Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association at the Eastern Canadian Masters in St. John, New Brunswick from September 25-28, 2014. They drew 1-1 with Quebec in their opening game, with Sheldon Barry scoring at 34 Minutes and Quebec scoring the equalizer at 50 minutes from a penalty.
Holy Cross lost 3-0 to PEI on Saturday, and fell 3-2 to New Brunswick for in the 5th-6th place match. NS won the gold with a 1-0 win over Quebec.

NLSA Board of Director Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the NLSA Board of Directors. The Positions available are Vice President of Senior Ladies, Vice President of Senior Men and the Treasurer. The deadline for nomination is October 22, 2014.
NLSA Nomination Form For Board of Directors

2015 Provincial Team Tryouts – Player Invitations & Registration Info – All Age Groups

Logo NLSAThe NLSA technical office is pleased to announce the player invitations for the 2015 provincial team tryouts.The chart below provides all relevant information.

Please note players MUST be pre-registered for the tryouts at the NLSA office and that registration CANNOT be accepted at the field. 
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