The 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship was the largest gathering of men’s national teams ever. 38 teams played in the 2014 FIL event and we got to see a glimpse of the future right now. I’m going to run down some of the nations, and regions, that really impressed this Summer!
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We are inching ever closer to the FIL World Lacrosse Championships in Denver (It’s in July)! Rosters are being trimmed down to a final set of 23, numbers are being assigned, players are working harder than ever to prepare, and many fundraising efforts are nearing their final stages!
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.
Editor’s Note: Kacy Small saw both the NCAA rules and FIL rules firsthand this year. After reflecting on his experience, he’s sure one of them is doing it right, while the other has some potential areas for improvement. Can you guess which version of lacrosse Kacy prefers before reading the article? And what do you […]
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.
Early reports indicate that the vote went the Iroquois’ way, even with the phrasing of the issue, and that Bylaw 11.1, which says future group placements are dictated by the last World Games final standings, was thrown out.
The Federation of International Lacrosse has been accepted in to the IWGA, and this is a major step towards the end goal of Olympic participation. The IWGA runs the World Games, and that is where smaller, non-Olympic sports often go, especially if they aim to play in the Olympics eventually.
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 Federation of International Lacrosse has a snazzy new website designed to help grow the game to new people and places. It looks great! But what does the international community think?
China (along with Peru) has become the newest Associate Member Nation of the Federation of International Lacrosse. So what does this mean for the sport of lax internationally? BIG THINGS!
Did the potential lacrosse giant that is Russia just wake up? The sport of lacrosse has been played in Russia for over 4 years now, but the movement seems to be picking up serious steam.
Connor Wilson looks into lacrosse in Hungary, with the help of George Rohonczy, and was interested to see how the sport is growing there. International Lacrosse has come to Hungary!
Welcome Godzilla for a quick hitter on International Lacrosse. While he talks about the world games, Godzilla’s main focus is on the new emerging Asian Lacrosse market and how lacrosse companies can do more to get involed with Growing The Game.