OLA Officials working to ensure referee safety after Six Nations man threatens and follows ref

Tom Montour (Right) from the Six Nations Rivermen shouts at referee after getting a game misconduct at the end of the game Friday night. The OLA alleges Montour “went after” the referee outside yelling, jumping on his vehicle and following him. Six Nations Police have not comment on if the incident is under investigation. (Photo by Neil Becker)

By Neil Becker Sports Writer At least two Ontario Junior “C” Lacrosse League games at Six Nations were cancelled over the weekend when referees refused to call games when a player threatened a Senior Board of Referees Official following a Six Nations Rivermen game Friday, June 28th. The Ontario Junior ‘C’ Lacrosse told referees if they feel unsafe in their current working conditions they do not have to officiate. Details are sketchy but an Ontario Junior “C” social media post alleges a Six Nations Rivermen player waited outside the Gaylord Powless Arena and threatened a Senior Board of Referees Official in the parking lot. “This player got a game misconduct right at the end of the game. Afterwards he waited for the referee then came after him,” Junior ‘c’ media…

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