News is starting to hit the wire that the FIL member vote on the Iroquois – Germany proposal has come back in, and that the Iroquois Nationals will be placed back in the Blue Division for the upcoming world lacrosse championships in Denver this Summer while Germany will be bumped out of the Blue Division.
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Scotland’s men’s senior squad’s tour officially began on Wednesday 16th with the first training session of their tour taking place at Motamed Field, home of the Adelphi University Panthers. It was a light session and was used as a chance for the native Scots and North American Scots to learn each other’s playing styles. The day finished with the first of the fitness tests, everyone’s favorite, the conditioning test.
Please welcome Jamie Plunkett back to LAS! Jamie is living in Germany, and runs the Deutschland Adler Lacrosse Club. He has also been selected as a coach for the Polish National team, and was in Poland last week to help select their final team for Denver 2014. Check out Jamie’s update on Poland Lacrosse below!
The Iroquois were voted back into the Blue Division for the 2014 World Championships in Denver, but now it looks like Germany may be getting knocked out of the top division to make room for the Nationals. The matter is up for a vote this month by the FIL member nations.
Brown hosted both the Sankofa Lacrosse Alliance “Ambassadors” team, as well as a team of English National squad hopefuls for three one hour scrimmages. See the excellent photos below from Greg, and expect much more on this interesting event early next week.
Please welcome Shendelle Oliver back to LAS! Shendelle keeps up filled in on all things Australia Lacrosse, and has been a friend of the LAS nation since before LAS even existed! It’s time to check in on the progress that the Aussies are making as their prepare for the World Lacrosse Championships in 2014.
On October 5th, Team USA hopefuls will once again face a grueling day of lacrosse to decide who makes the team, and who gets cut. The 52 man roster has been split into 26 man “White” and “Blue” teams, and before taking on each other in an inter-squad scrimmage, the White squad will take on Loyola, while the Blue squad will face Towson. The games will be played as part of the Play for Parkinson’s Showcase on October 5th in Alexandria, VA.
US Lacrosse announced today the 52-man roster for the US Men’s National team that will compete in the World Championships next summer in Denver. Originally slated to have 46 players, this first cut keeps 10 attackmen, 13 midfielders, 14 long poles, 7 short-stick defensive midfielders, 4 goalies, and 4 face-off men. The final 23-man roster will be announced after various fall and winter events.
Picking the US Men’s National team is a difficult task, and one that I don’t pretend to have all the answers to. Remember, this isn’t about building an All-Star “Team” – this is about putting together a TEAM. Team USA. So without further ado, my prediction for the USAMLAX roster.
This week, our Tweet of the Week comes from lacrosse legend Mark Millon. He posed an interesting question on Twitter which I then relayed to @LaxAllStars, but I think that it’s a great question that deserves more discussion.
US Lacrosse has announced the 98 man list of players that will try out for the 2014 US Men’s Team on Labor Day Weekend at Goucher College in Baltimore. Below you will find the list, which certainly contains many of the biggest names in the game, but we’re curious to know if YOU think anyone obvious was left off?
Sometimes you want to cover a story that someone else has already hit out of the park. And when it comes to us covering an update on the Iroquois’ 2014 FIL Status this is the case. Matt DaSilva breaks down the Iroquois 2014 division status situation.
The Iroquois Lacrosse program has appealed the FIL’s decision to drop the Iroquois Nationals from the top (Blue) division at the 2014 World Games in Denver for a second time. The original appeal was voted down by the Board of Directors, and they cited “following by-laws” as their rationale.
Big news on the global lacrosse scene today as the Australian Men’s National Lacrosse Team announced a partnership with Maverik and Cascade Lacrosse to be their official supplier for team gear.
The Hong Kong Lacrosse Association has the mission to promote the sport of lacrosse to the public in Hong Kong. The Association was established in 1993 and is the governing body of lacrosse in Hong Kong.
England Men’s Lacrosse has their eyes firmly locked onto Denver in 2014, and the FIL World Games. What is YOUR country doing to prepare?
The Australian Men’s Lacrosse Squad is taking a new approach to the World Championships in 2014 in Denver, and their goal is to WIN!
Uganda Lacrosse is heading to its FIRST FIL World Championships in Denver in 2014 and the team need a Head Coach! It’s the chance of a lifetime: Coaching the first ever national lacrosse team out of Africa!
US Lacrosse has named Richie Meade the Head Coach of the 2014 US Men’s National Team, which will play in the FIL World Championships in Denver, Colorado. We break down why Meade is perfect for the job.
Now that the Fields Of Growth crew is back from Uganda, and has had some time to reflect, we thought it would be a great time to look a little deeper into Uganda Lacrosse. Learn the history, what’s happening now, and what could happen in the future!