Thailand Earns First FIL Victory Over Colombia

Thailand earned their first FIL World Championship victory Monday with a 12-3 victory over Colombia. TLA faced Colombia in their first bracket game following the pool play to start out the tournament.

Inside Look: USA Rolls Over England 20-1

USA vs England 20-1 6.14.14

The United States have officially gone undefeated in group play and remaining the #1 seed heading in to the bracket. England only won one face off in the game which resulted in the team’s only goal for the game.

Austria Abroad: Lessons Learned

Austria Lacrosse Update

After two days of competition here at the FIL World Lacrosse Championships the Austrian National Men’s Lacrosse team finds itself in a tight spot. They lost their opening game in a double-overtime heartbreaker to Hong Kong in a fast-paced high scoring game and next to Germany.

TLA Boot Camp: Day 6

For TLA’s final day of boot camp before the FIL World Games, a couple of special local lacrosse players joined Thailand for an enjoyable practice.

Sons of China: Ups and Downs

China lacrosse 2014

Weather has been a bit of a factor here in Denver for every team participating in the World Championships recently. After warming up twice and even playing fifteen seconds in the first quarter, our game with Italy was yet again delayed.This took us out of our mindset and we came out very flatfooted.

Despite rocket fire back home, Israel dominates World Championship group play

Israel Lacrosse Celebration

The men of Israel Lacrosse are absolutely operating at the highest of levels right now in Denver, but nonetheless keeping the weight of the turmoil in the Holy Land on their hearts. It’s hard to play lacrosse halfway across the globe when your friends, family and community are always under constant attack from senseless rocket fire.

Sons of China: Headed to War

Team China 2014 World Championships

The past two days have been filled with lacrosse all day. On the 10th, our day was consumed with preparation for the opening ceremony. The FIL put on a great display of all 38 countries participating and made every team proud to recognize where they’re from. Following the ceremonies, the Chinese players studied the USA vs. Canada game and hoped to learn from the world’s best players.

Sons of China: Battle Tested

China lacrosse 2014 World Lacrosse Championship

Team China was just as busy today as we were yesterday, and I’m sure our schedule will be similar throughout the entire tournament. We were able to practice at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park before scrimmaging Argentina.

TLA Boot Camp: Day 5


Day Five of TLA boot camp was not only productive for the players, who faced Mexico in a scrimmage, but for President Payu Nerngchamnong, who presented the plans for Thailand’s lacrosse stadium to the FIL and other nations.

Dutch National Team Looking to Make A Push in Denver

Netherlands lacrosse team Dutch National team

The Dutch have landed in Denver and have set their sights on their first opponent, China. Under the leadership of Neal Powless, Ryan Demorest, Bill Bjorness and Jared Fotis, the Orange are ready to make a push and improve on the 8th position achieved at the last World Championships.

TLA Boot Camp: Day 3

Thailand Lacrosse Team Huddle

The third day of practice for TLA represented the future of Team Thailand while also reminding the athletes and staff of the country and culture they represent.