Rubene was crowned double champion in Latvia after winning also the Men’s ELVI Floorball League Final Four title during the weekend. Rubene had already earlier secured the Women’s championship title.

The Latvian Men’s ELVI Floorball League Final Four took place in Valmiera on 19th and 20th of June.

In the dramatic semi-finals Talsu NSS/Krauzers beat top seeded Lekrings (5-4), but Rubene needed the overtime to beat the defending champion Lielvārde/FatPipe (3-2 OT).

In the bronze match Lekrings  secured bronze medals with a convincing 8-4 win over Lielvārde/FatPipe.

Rubene and Talsu NSS/Krauzers met in the final and in a low scoring game (3-2) and team Rubene, who only finished sixth in the regular season, once again claimed the Latvian Champions title. Rubene now holds both champion titles – the Men’s and Women’s. It’s only second time in history it has happened as Rubene also did this in 2005.

Final Standings:

  1. Rubene
  2. Talsu NSS/Krauzers
  3. Lekrings
  4. Lielvārde/FatPipe

Best players of the season

The best players of the season were also awarded in Latvia:

  • MVP – Artis Raitums (Talsu NSS/Krauzers)
  • Best forward – Rolands Kovaļevskis (Apelsīns/Oxdog Ulbroka)
  • Best defender – Jānis Rajeckis (Lekrings)
  • Best goalkeeper – Valters Kasjaņenko (Talsu NSS/Krauzers)
  • Rookie of the season – Markuss Dumpis (Rubene)

Source and more information: Latvian Floorball Union

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