This morning we went to Omanuyote, an art school located in Ashkelon full of enthusiastic kids anxious to perfect the basics of the game. Although the morning was filled with smiles, laughter, and progressive stick skills, my favorite part of the day was working with the Sticks for Kids program.
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.
Paul Rabil has spent his life preparing to win the gold for Team USA on his home soil.
The Iroquois Nationals have released the team’s 27-man roster for the upcoming FIL World Lacrosse Championships to be held in Denver, Colorado, from July 10 to July 19.
Keep up with TLA as they prepare for their first FIL World Championship.
As in most of the European countries, the lacrosse season in Italy is over. Both the Championship and Italian Cup have been concluded and, for the second consecutive year, Bocconi Sport team (from Milan) dominated the Italian scene.
New Israel Lacrosse Summer Intern Taylor Roy continues to reflect on her experiences of growing the game in the Holy Land.
Other than the USA, Canada Lacrosse is the only national program to ever claim an FIL World Championship. Canada won titles in 1978 and 2006, and has never finished outside of the Top 3. In 1967, 1982, and 1994 Canada finished third, behind Australia.
Turkey Lacrosse welcomes Adam Marshall as the new Defensive Coordinator for the 2014 National Team heading to Denver this July.
The 2014 Australia Lacrosse national championships saw South Australia take home the national title with a big win over Western Australia, in Adelaide, SA, by a score of 18-10. We’ve got video highlights!
As summer approaches, Israel Lacrosse has been going through some changes. Several Interns have been arriving in Israel to work for the summer. One of them is recent Wheaton College graduate Taylor Roy. We asked Taylor to reflect on some of her first experiences.
With the World Championships just over a month away, it’s high time to start looking at some of the top contenders a lot deeper. While the US and Canada are still the clear cut favorites, and Australia has had a lock on the bronze (or silver) since the WLC inception in 1967, the Iroquois Lacrosse program seems to be putting forth a really competitive team for 2014, and we’re all curious to see if they can do better than a 4th place finish, which is their best finish ever at a world field lacrosse championship.
Welcome to Throwback Thursday! In honor of the FIL World Championships kicking off on July 10th in Denver, CO we dug up a little video from the 2010 World Championships in Manchester, England, featuring the USA and Canada. Both teams read like a who’s who of lacrosse, and the goals scored were insane. There’s just no other way to score on defenses and goalies that good!
Lena Welch sat down with the three lead coaches for Team Thailand for the World Championships in Denver this July.
Turkey Lacrosse is excited to announce the arrival of its first interns. Kyle Mariboe, senior goalkeeper for Drew University’s Men’s Lacrosse team, joins Turkey Lacrosse as it prepares for the 2014 World Games in Denver. He is eager to spread his love of the game and to help train enthusiasts of the sport from the other side of the world increase their own knowledge of the game.
England Lacrosse, along with head coach Matthew Bagley, has announced the 23-man team that will head to Denver, CO, this sumer to compete in the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship to represent England.