Saskatchewan Rush pre-season game cancelled due to NLL labour dispute

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WATCH ABOVE: The National Lacrosse League and the Professional Lacrosse Players' Association have yet to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, threatening the start of the 2019 season. Ryan Flaherty reports – Nov 12, 2018

The Saskatchewan Rush’s only pre-season game has been cancelled as a new collective bargaining agreement has not yet been reached between the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and its players.

Rush officials said Monday the NLL is continuing to work toward a resolution with the Professional Lacrosse Players Association.

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The pre-season game between Saskatchewan and the Colorado Mammoth will no longer happen on Nov. 16 at SaskTel Centre.

Due to the cancellation, all ticket holders will receive a full refund for the game.

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According to the Rush, all future home games remain scheduled to be played at this time.

The first Rush game of the regular season is scheduled for Dec. 1 against the Georgia Swarm in Atlanta, Ga.

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