English Lacrosse has reached an agreement to live broadcast eight games from the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s World Cup. From the quarterfinals on July 19th, to the 2017 Final on Saturday the 22nd, each game can be found on the BBC Sport website.
This year’s events will all take place at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England. Twenty five nations will convene in the United Kingdom, including reigning 2016 World Champions, Team USA. The event will also feature the addition of two newly incoming nations, China and Colombia.
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The BBC, or British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC is the world’s oldest national broadcasting organization and the largest by volume of staff. Having one of the world’s most impactful media entities sign on to lend their services to a lacrosse event is likely an even bigger deal than we currently realize.
The number of eyes that now have access to free lacrosse games explodes by leaps and bounds. Putting global focus on the largest stage in women’s lacrosse opens countless doors for exposure and growth. Being able to tie the event to a media company of this magnitude builds invaluable credibility for the game.
If you want to see more lacrosse on TV, whether you’re a fan of the men’s or women’s game, field or box, tune in! Proving to media companies that lacrosse is something that people around the globe are interested in is the only way. They need to see the numbers for you to get more games, of any type, on the screens in front of you.
For those of use that know so little about the ladies’ side, what better way to gain understanding than watching the best in the world compete at the highest level? Give me the chance to watch any international sporting event and I’m there. Considering the games are in the early afternoon over here in the Eastern Time Zone, there’s no way I’ll miss it. Want to #GrowTheGame? Do the same!
Women’s World Cup Watch Schedule
All games in Eastern Time – On BBC Sports
7/19 – 10:00 am – Quarterfinal
7/19 – 1:00 pm – Quarterfinal
7/20 – 10:00 am – Semifinal
7/20 – 1:00 pm – Semifinal
7/21 – 10:00 am – 7th/8th Playoff
7/21 – 1:00 pm – 5th/6th Playoff
7/22 – 5:00 am – Bronze Medal
7/22 – 10:00 am – Gold Medal
Each and every game, from June 12th to the 22nd, is available to watch LIVE, or on REPLAY, via 247.tv!
Watch all 97 matches live for £50 or roughly $57 USD. Or, you catch all the games after their conclusion for £25 or $29 USD.
Single game passes are available for £4 live, or £2 on replay.