It was announced yesterday that Neal Powless has been named as the Head Coach for the Netherlands in the upcoming 2014 World Championships, so we spoke with Neal about his appointment, and what the future holds for Dutch lacrosse.
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.
Checking in on what Payu have planned for 2014 Season..
FIelds of Growth is showing off their Top 13 photos of 2013 and it’s well worth checking out. FoG has been Growing the Game in Uganda and Jamaica, and these photos are truly spectacular!
Turkey Lacrosse has announced their international roster for the FIL World Championships in Denver this Summer. 23 men made the team for Turkiye Lakros, and congrats to all!
Limegreen Lacrosse previews the ISAR box lacrosse tournament in Munich, Germany! It’s a great event, with lots of European talent coming together, cheerleaders, and so much more. This is prime Grow the Game action!
Turkey lacrosse will be featured on Turkish television. Make sure to tune in hear an announcement about the next step for Turkey lacrosse.
November has been a quiet month in Italy, the weather has been unusually sunny and warm, which is unexpected but great for playing lacrosse. It helped the Italian Championships see 4 very spectacular matches played this month.
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.
The lacrosse world championships traveled down under to Perth, Australia in 1990 but playing in the Southern Hemisphere didn’t do much to change the pecking order for national teams. Canada and the US obviously matched up for a great game and the video picks up the play with the US up 5-2 early in the second quarter.
I’ve gone over to Prague for the Ales Hrebesky Memorial the last two years, and as you’ve seen from our coverage, it’s an amazing event! But this year, LAS and I are looking to step up the Grow The Game effort in Europe, and we’re hoping to get some fellow American and Canadian players on board.
Since we’re in the middle of Hanukkah, it seemed like a good time to share one of Israel Lacrosse’s photos for Photo of the Week! Here we have some brand new players in Ashkelon, an Israeli city that is home to the Israel Lacrosse Association (ILA) and is the sister city of Baltimore.
It has already been seven weekends of lacrosse in Poland and Fall Ball
has come and gone. It is evident that the PFL made a good call
splitting the Men’s League into two with the action being quite level
in both leagues with just five games ending in a 10+ point difference,
three of them courtesy of expansion teams. Fall ball was topped off by
National Team Selections for both Men and Women.
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.
Ivan Negrojević sent over another killer video from Serbia about the growth of lacrosse in the country. The video also features Brian Gorodeztky, a Canadian player living in Belgrade, who brought lacrosse to Serbia. In case you need some English to understand what’s happening, Brian provides it.
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!