Five Countries to Watch for LA 2028

lacrosse countries LA 2028

From the global perspective of lacrosse, there are traditional powers, those on the cusp, and then there’s everybody else. As we look at the new Sixes format, along with the growth of box lacrosse, and even the growth of traditional 10v10 field, we see that certain countries are closing the gap faster than others. So […]

L’s Base, A Taste of Tokyo’s Lacrosse Life

L's Base

L’s Base is one of the newest lacrosse-themed bar/restaurants in the world, but you might be surprised to learn its location. When you hear about a lacrosse bar or restaurant, your immediate thoughts on possible locations automatically gravitate toward lacrosse hotbeds. It could be in Vancouver, Baltimore, somewhere outside of Toronto, Central New York, or […]

Stealers LC Use Social Media and “Steve” to Grow Japanese Lacrosse

Stealers Lacrosse Club japan

I aim to avoid any bias when covering lacrosse teams and clubs, but there is one group in Japan that I’m absolutely in love with: Stealers LC. From arguably the greatest mascot in the game’s history, Steve, to a color scheme that will give any team a run for its money, the Stealers Lacrosse Club […]

Keio Lacrosse 2019: “The Search”

Keio Lacrosse 2019: "The Search"

It’s exciting to see lacrosse taking off in other parts of the world! Check out this quick pump-up video called – “Keio Lacrosse || The Search” from Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. You may already be familiar with this University from one of its lacrosse team’s many trips to the United States. Look how PACKED […]

Six MUST SEE Matchups – 2018 World Championships Preview

Canada vs United States 2014 World Championship Gold Medal Game 2018 Japan Lacrosse Roster

In fewer than 60 days, the biggest international lacrosse event in history will begin with 48 countries from six continents fighting for global lacrosse supremacy in Israel. Here’s the early World Championships matchups to watch out for!

2018 Japan Lacrosse Roster Released

Canada vs United States 2014 World Championship Gold Medal Game 2018 Japan Lacrosse Roster

The 2018 Japan Lacrosse Roster has been released on the JLA website, and judging by the names included, it’s a really solid roster that should get through their pool group play (against Uganda and Bulgaria) with relative ease. Japan is looking to regain their Blue Division status for 2022, and the only way to do […]

Hong Kong, Japan Use Friendship Games to Propel Growth in Asia

Hong Kong, Japan Use Friendship Games to Propel Growth in Asia

This weekend I made my way all the way out to Hong Kong for the 2018 HKLA (Hong Kong Lacrosse Association) x JLA (Japan Lacrosse Association) Friendship Games to see what the good ole boys from the island have been up to in their preparations for Israel.