The lacrosse world will turn it’s eyes to Denver this summer, when national teams from 38 countries descend on the Rockies for the FIL World Lacrosse Championships. Sharing the field with guys like Paul Rabil, Ned Crotty and Max Seibald will be a somewhat less familiar name, unless you follow the Southwestern Lacrosse Conference’s Division II.
Lacrosse isn’t just growing in the United States, it’s exploding across the World. The game is now played on 6 of 7 continents. This is where you’ll find International Lacrosse news and coverage from around the globe.
April 18-24 the Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) is hosting an invitational tournament welcoming teams from across the globe. Registration is live now and will stay open until March 2nd.
This year’s Durham team stepped up to the plate this weekend, to take on the country’s finest in an exhibition game at Timperley lacrosse club. For the first time since Durham’s success in BUCS began the University side took the long coach journey down to Manchester to face not only an English team, but an English team made up of the top players in the country.
The FIL 2014 World Lacrosse Championships are rapidly approaching. National teams around the world are preparing to make the trip to Colorado for two weeks (or more in some cases) in July, and that means a lot of training camps, scrimmages, and quite a bit of fundraising!
NCAA D3 contender Cortland State took on the Iroquois Nationals in a preseason scrimmage for the Red Dragons and a World Games warm up/work out for the Nationals.
Thailand bid for the ASPAC2015 Tournament
The Team USA 30-man roster was announced last night on The Lacrosse Network, culminating TLN’s “Road to the Rockies” miniseries documentary on the USAMLAX tryout process. And Bull Dodge Lax has a reminder for us: there are really no bad USAMLAX picks.
By now you’ve probably seen the 30-man roster for Team USA’s run to the World Championships this Summer in Denver. I’ll run through who made the cut officially, which players/positions saw some surprises selections or snubs, and what could be Team USA’s biggest weakness!
I don’t know about you, but I am beyond excited for the FIL World Championships this Summer in Denver. 38 teams from around the world will descend on Colorado for two weeks of lacrosse action, and by the end of the third week in July we’ll have a new World Champ! Will it be the US? Canada? Will the Iroquois surpass everyone? Whatever happens, it’s going to be superb.
Know anything about lacrosse in Puerto Rico? That’s the question this week’s forum member member has posed for LAS Community.
Who is Kevin Leveille? According to Quint, Carc, and Eamon, he’s the best American inside finisher ever, and Connor Wilson agrees. I agree too, and I think University of Michigan Assistant Coach Ryan Danehy feels the same way.
After a month off, TLS is back with a vengeance. Connor talks to two prime time guests in Kyle Sweeney and Drew Adams, and they talk about NLL, MLL, the upcoming college season, Tewaaraton favorites, US team tryouts, and more. Future versions of The Lacrosse Show will be airing on Wednesdays now, so keep an eye peeled to our YouTube channel!
This is a open letter from Morgan Crutchfield, editor of The Source e-magazine, to the US Men’s National Team. She originally authored this post on DVCCentral.com.