The 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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St. John’s Soccer along with Memorial University teamed up with the Terry Fox Committee to help raise close to fifty thousand dollars yesterday during the Terry Fox Run yesterday at King George V Facilities. There were an estimated seven hundred walkers and runners who competed in this year’s event. Participants ran or walked around Quidi Vidi Pond. This is the fifth consecutive year that Memorial Physical Education athletes and St. John’s Soccer combined to work with the Terry Fox Run Committee.
The NLSA held a training seminar for officials assigned to the upcoming U16 National club championships. Topics covered included duties of the fourth official, the offside law, video training for offside, and practical sessions on the field, focussing on the duties of the assistant referee. Thanks to MPSA for hosting the seminar, and we look to have an excellent group of officials well-prepared for the upcoming tournament. Photos follow
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NLSA Junior Male Athlete of the Month
Brandon Howlett is a 16-year old NLSA Provincial team player whose home club is St. John’s. Brandon is a member of the St. John’s U16A Boys team that will be representing the province at CSA Club Nationals being held in Mount Pearl in October. Continue reading Subway Players of the Month – August 2014
The all Newfoundland Molson Masters “A” and “B” Tournament was hosted by CBS – Sept 4 – 7 – 2014.
Paradise 1% Realty beat Cooper’s Heating/ Dewalt 1-0 to claim the B championship. Lloyd Storey scored the winning goal after 66 minutes, and Charlie Harris kept his third consecutive clean-sheet – he was named tournament MVP. The Most Spirited Player went to Robbie Miley from the Cooper’s Heating/ Dewalt.
Holy Cross and the Duke of Duckworth / Molson battled to a 1-1 draw in the A final. Both gaols came early- Ed Mills after 8 minutes and Bernie Manning tied it up for Cross a minute later. The game came down to penalty kicks, where the Duke prevailed. Sean Connolly of Holy Cross was named most spirited player, with Ed Mills of Duke of Duckworth/ Molson named MVP.
Full results follow
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Sunday August 31
Championship game, Holy Cross 2 St Lawrence 0
Report from Gord Dunphy:
Ultimately, it was the offense of Holy Cross that eventually broke down the Laurentians defense that would decide the final outcome of the final 2014 Molson Challenge Cup Championship game.. Holy Cross opened the game on the attack and pretty well carried that strategy for the entire match. The Laurentians were led throughout the game by Clinton Edwards, who was named the leagues top defender prior to the game and showed why he earned the title in fine fashion. Clinton was the Laurentians MVP in the contest. Edwards supported by his partner Marc Pittman and wing backs Darren Pike and Shane Perrott were all forced to be the top Laurentian players throughout the match. These players were repeatedly under constant pressure and fortunately for them they were supported by the leagues top goalie, John Douglas. But as time went on Holy Cross’s dominance of the match ultimately paid off. Matt Breen, hit a free shot from about 30 yards and his shot deflected of Corey Mullett at the 78 minute mark and gave Holy Cross that one important goal and a 1-0 Holy Cross lead. For the remaining minutes the Laurentians showed some glimpses of desperation but it was Ryan Yetman who at the 88 minute mark when hit for a beautiful shot from 25 yards and it was a second Holy Cross goooooooool ! A goal that would that would send Holy Cross to victory and it would be the final nail that ended any Laurentian hopes of a 2014 Provincial Championship. Holy Cross will now advance to the National Canadian Championship in Vaughn, Ontario in October.
Friday August 29, 2014
2nd vs 3rd Semi final – St.Lawrence 3 Mount Pearl 1
St. Lawrence took a 2-0 lead early in the first half, as Paul Slaney latched onto a corner after 12 minutes, and then Corey Mullet headed home a cross from Rudy Norman two minutes later. Mount Pearl got back into the game right away, when Justin Pickford capitalized on a defensive error after 15 minutes. St. Lawrence took a 3-1 lead 12 minutes into the second half, when a long range free kick from Marc Pitman was deflected past the keeper by Paul Slaney.
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St John’s U14 girls
In U14 play the girls gold medal match saw St John’s defeating Mount Pearl 2-0 in a close game, with Alex Murphy scoring in the 24th minute, and the St. John’s defence withstanding strong mount Pearl pressure for most of the second half until Kate Hickey’s break-away goal put the game away. Earlier CBS claimed bronze with a 3-1 win over St. John’s U13.
Un the boys Under 14 Championship, Jacob Grant opened the scoring in the 1st half with a free kick from 25 yards out that landed top corner. A second goal was finished by Liam Chislett in the 57m from a well-placed corner kick. Aaron Greenham scored for Mt. Pearl. Members of the winning team will represent the province at the U14 Club Nationals in Charlottetown, PEI., October 8th-13th.St. John’s U14 team members are Jacob Grant, Harry Carter, Gary McKeown, Ben Herriott, George Brokenshire, Liam Santuccione, Andrew Sharpe, Benjamin Betts, Ben Basha, Brogan Thomas, Liam Chislett, Jeremy Conway, Logan Strickland, Ethan Haywood, Campbell Clarke, Alex Dolomount, Ian Poole, GK- Dylan Crichton & Alex Williams.Team MVP- Jacob Grant, MSP- Ben Herriott, Hardhat – Harry Carter”
St John’s beat Mount Pearl in the 16 girls final, Nicole Torraville scoring both goals. In the Boys U16 championship game St. John’s got second half goals from Lucas Tucker, Fomba Fombulleh and Brandon Howlett to defeat Feildians by a score of 3 – 1. Emmanuel Dolo scored for the Feildians team.
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Kirby United Championship Team: Jamie Crocker, Julie Crocker, Malorie Harris, Nicole Moores,
Alyssa Armstrong, Maria Oliver, Kaelyn Burke, Ann Aucoin,
Noelle Stanford, Jane Pope, Jessie Noseworthy, Jana Gordon,
Alex Morgan, Kylie Delong, Laura Whalen
Coaches Dragan Mirkovic, Gerry Kirby
A clinical performance by Kirby United SC gave them the Jubilee Trophy for the 7th consecutive year. They put 8 goals past a hard-working Mount Pearl team who never gave up, but struggled to contain the powerful Kirby attack. Kaelyn Burke opened the scoring after 11 minutes with a superb free kick into the top corner from close to 40 yards. Malorie Harris made it two two minutes later with an excellent finish from the edge of the box, and the third goal went in after 23 minutes when Jessie Noseworthy finished off a fast paced passing move. Mount Pearl’s best chance of the game came from a corner which was cleared off the line. Harris and Noseworthy added second half goals, Kylie Delong got on the scoresheet and Jane Pope scored twice, the last from a penalty. Jamie Crocker was solid in net for Kirby to earn the shut out.
Awards winners follow
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The Girls U14B Mega Tournament took place from August 15-17 in CBS. St. John’s claimed the Gold in the ‘B’ Division Championship Game. St. John’s downed Labrador West in a hard fought final by the score of 2 – 0. Labrador West was awarded the Silver medal.
Goalscorers: Juliana Koen-Alonso: Ashley O’Neill; Shutout was shared: Mackenzie Drake, Megan Connors
Corner Brook claimed the ‘C’ Division Championship with a three to one win over Marystown Sunday morning at Topsail Field in Conception Bay South. Marystown was awarded the silver medal
Goalscorers Corner Brook: Rebecca Sherstobetoff (3)
Marystown: Alysha Cheeseman
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