The 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships was monumental in many ways, and our coverage, including our top photos from the Purple Group, gave you a front-row seat to the action. It was the first time the games had been hosted in a non-English speaking country. Ever. It was also the best participation at a world games with 46 countries participating.
LaxAllStars was there to bring you all of the sights and sounds of the games. Over the next few weeks, we will be reliving the top moments and memories from world championships. Follow along as we bring you exclusive interviews, images, highlight videos and more.
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Today, we are bringing you images from the Purple Group. Its members included Latvia, Mexico and Greece. For bonus content, here’s what we knew about the Purple Group heading into the games last July. Check out our daily recaps for scores and analysis from as well.
LaxAllStars had a talented and dedicated staff in Israel, with photographers such as Katie and Ryan Conwell and writers like Justin Meyer. Now, sit back, relax and take in our favorite images from the Purple Group at the world games.
Top Photos: Purple Group
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Also, for a great piece of bonus content, check out Josh Hawkins’ interview former FIL president Stan Cockerton on LASt Word at the world championships. Josh and Stan discuss the growth of the game across the world, the role that the media plays in its growth, lacrosse as an Olympic sport and what it’s like now that Stan has stepped down as president. Click here to watch.