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When bench clearing lacrosse brawls breakout

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Beef03, May 15, 2012.

  1. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Bench clearing brawl breaks out between two Intermediate A (16-18) lacrosse teams in BC.



    and here's a different angle, more close up. Some real hay-makers thrown.

     
  2. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Sweet donnybrook, but it peters out way faster than you think it will.

    And here I was always led to believe that lacrosse players had stamina.
     
  3. Smash Williams

    Smash Williams Well-Known Member

    There's some joke in here about Canada's national sport, but I can't seem to figure it out.
     
  4. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    National summer sport. Just to be clear. :)
     
  5. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    That's what she said.
     
  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    For a minute it looked like the flow of a rugby match.

    I like how the goalie waddled out to the blue line to take out a dude.
     
  7. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    This is your coverage area isn't it?

    I am very familiar with this league as someone very close to me it plays in it. This is the age group where they are first allowed to fight, the beginning of each year is a shit show, but this was bad.
     
  8. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Meaning the coaches encourage them to drop gloves in the first few games? The players don't understand the unwritten rules of brawling (like no two-on-ones or punching a defenseless opponent)?
     
  9. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    No, you have a bunch of testoterone filled kids that are all of a sudden allowed to fight. There are more fights at the beginning of the year than at the end. It is a novelty and theses teenagers think they have something to prove. A bench clearing brawl rarely happpens. Line brawls a little more often but the norm is just a 1 on 1 fight.
     
  10. Flip Wilson

    Flip Wilson Well-Known Member

    Has anyone told Canada that this is Canada's national (summer) sport? Word doesn't seem to have gotten out just yet.
     
  11. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Yes it is, spent all day yesterday chasing it, thought some on the board may enjoy the clips.

    Bench clearing brawls at this level are rare, league commissioner said it was the first one he had seen in 12 years at the post. 15 suspensions.
     
  12. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    The team that I am close to had a line brawl last week. They play Nanaimo this weekend. The coaches need to be suspended for a very long time.
     
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