Earlier this week we put up a video from 2010, featuring a Japan Hidden Ball Trick. The announcers called it the first successful hidden ball trick, but we knew that couldn’t be true. Thanks to Kentaro Shimizu, we now KNOW that the statement was false, because we’ve got video evidence from 2006!
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If you believe the announcers on the video, this is the first time the hidden ball trick has ever been successfully pulled off at the World Championships. I can’t imagine that is actually true, as Canada has been playing in that thing forever, but that’s not the point.
Inside you can find a GREAT video on the 2013 FIL World Cup, which took place in Oshawa, Ontario. The women’s world championships crowned the US as champs, and the team set a number of records in the process. This was the US’ seventh (out of 9 total) title, and the first time the Canadians had won Silver.
News is quickly spreading that the 2018 International Lacrosse Championship, hosted by the FIL, will return to Manchester, England. 2018 will mark the FOURTH time England has hosted to FIL games (1978, 1994, 2010 and now 2018), and this will give England more FIL games hosted than any other country.
This week’s Reader Poll gets way too far ahead of ourselves and takes us to the 2014 FIL World Championships that will happen in Denver, Colorado next July 10th to the 19th. Yes, we’re very excited for this.
Australia will do battle with other 18 countries (including Canada, Japan, England, USA, Wales, New Zealand and Germany) and are solid favorites (along with Team USA) to return home with a gold medal. The World Championship starts on the 10th of July and will run til the 20th of July when the Championship game will be played.
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.
FIL announced Team USA vs. Canada match-up to start 2014 World Championships.
The US and Canada do a little dance and the winner is the U19 World Champion! The FIL Games are at their end, and Connor Wilson live blogs the whole thing!
It’s full speed ahead at the 2012 U19 Lacrosse World Championships, being played in Finland right now. The top three are the usual suspects, but this tournament has still been FULL of surprises!
Al Scriffiano reports on the recent Team USA U-19 scrimmage against the New Jersey All-Stars. Team USA looks ready to 7-peat at the FIL world Championships!
Remember when the best college lacrosse team was sent to the Lacrosse World Championships as the United States representative? It’s time to bring that back! The 2018 World Champions, (insert your favorite college team here)!
Josh “Chewy” Acut has brought lax to South Texas in a major way, and now he his eyes set on an even bigger target: a NEW international lacrosse team! Let’s welcome Phillipines Lacrosse to the Nation, shall we? WE SHALL!
Is Ned Crotty the best lacrosse player on the planet right now? The question is simple, but this Delbarton and Duke grad, and current Rochester Rattler, not to mention Team USA hero, makes the answer more complicated.
The International Lacrosse bandwagon keeps rolling along! This time we have a great video talking about what the game of lacrosse means to the Native American culture and identity. A top notch video for sure!!
Rob McQuade interviews Charlie White about lacrosse in England, what working with the English Lacrosse Association is like and how the UK is a bit behind the times when it comes to lax fashion. They are so far ahead of us in regular fashion, so its only fair.
As Winter Fashion Week rolled on, I wanted to make sure we talked about the International lacrosse scene as well. Which teams are doing it right? Come on in and see our version of a Top 10. Yes, our version.
Mike Brand interviews Matt Walrath of Chapman University. Having transferred to Chapman from NCAA D3 Stevens Tech, Walrath’s story is an interesting one and his workout intensity is legendary, especially since he does it in Converse.
Joe French is the next guy up on Mike Brand’s interview saga. On his way to Georgetown next year to play some serious lacrosse, Joe is part of a new chapter in the ongoing Canadian invasion of the NCAA.
Sure, it’s Thanksgiving but LAS almost never takes a day off so we’re still unloading TONS of video, photos and opinion on you. We’re so thankful that you’re with us, it’s the least we could do!