2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship Begins July 10 on ESPN2

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ESPNU and ESPN3 will carry the entire 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championship – over 40 games from DICK’S Sporting Goods Park in Denver, Colo. – dating Thursday, July 10 through Saturday, July 19. Team USA, playing a minimum of five games on ESPNU, will join nearly 40 nations in the event. Read More…

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The Netherlands Releases World Championship Roster



With less than four weeks till their opening game against China at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships in Denver, CO. The Netherlands has released its roster. Helmed by head coach Neal Powless (Nazareth) and returning asistant-coach Ryan Demorest (Limestone), the Netherlands has added William Bjorness (Hartwick) and Jared Fotis (Amsterdam Lions) to the coaching staff. Powless and Bjorness have previously worked together, be it with Powless as a player on the 1994 Iroquious national team and Bjorness as one of the coaches. Read More…

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Major League Lacrosse All-Stars Set to Play Team USA

Major League Lacrosse All-Stars Set to Play Team USA


BOSTON (June 10, 2014) -Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, announced the Team MLL roster for the 2014 MLL All-Star Game today. The 24 players selected will compete against Team USA in the MLL All-Star Game on Thursday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Historic Harvard Stadium in Boston, MA. Read More…

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EL AL becomes Official Airline of Israel Lacrosse



EL AVIV, ISRAEL — EL AL Israel Airlines and the Israel Lacrosse Association, the national governing body of lacrosse in Israel, have announced a partnership which will help expand efforts to introduce sustainable lacrosse programs in communities across Israel. EL AL becomes the official airline of Israel Lacrosse and will receive logo placement on several team uniforms, including the Israel men’s national team which will be making their world championship debut this July. Read More…

United Kingdom Lacrosse Action At Its Best

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Get your taste of Internation lacrosse today. Watch NTU Lacrosse take on Notts Uni in their annual varsity match. In a physical and high scoring game, NTU stormed ahead to a 13-6 victory over Notts Uni. Read More…

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Turkey Lacrosse Shirts Fundraiser

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Uncommon Fit has joined forces with the Turkish National Lacrosse Program in order to support the security and growth of lacrosse in their country. The proceeds are going to help pay for the flights from Istanbul to NYC. The shirts feature an artisan water based discharge print, which makes for a great pop in the colors.

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USA Lax Nation Shirt

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As we head into summer, this is the perfect t-shirt to support team USA as they head into the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship slated to begin on July 10th. The designer set a goal to sell at least 50 shirts in a 3 week campaign. If he doesn’t get at least 50 purchases at the end of 3 weeks, then no shirts print and nobody is charged. If he meets (or exceeds) the goal, the shirts will be shipped to people within 10-14 days after the end of the campaign.

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Lacrosse The Pond: Eurotrip Is Coming

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For this blog I have to take it a few weeks back to recap what’s been going on. In late February, Mike and I took another trip up to Newcastle with our LTP tour guide Tom Mac. Had to see our boy Tomo play for theNewcastle Eagles basketball team. Pretty sure they just won the title but I could be wrong with how confusing the playoff system is in England. Read More…

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Encore Brand, Combining Cultures with Japan Lacrosse

Encore Brand, Combining Cultures with Japan Lacrosse


Encore Brand Lacrosse and The Crease Monkeys traveled to Toyko, Japan, for an epic dive into the Japan lacrosse scene. The trip was full of great sightseeing, an historical winter storm, a game changing clinic at the National Institute of Science and a battle between the Japan National team and the Crease Monkeys. Read More…

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National Lacrosse Participation Nears 750,000



BALTIMORE — A record total of 746,859 players competed on organized lacrosse teams in 2013, as reported in the annual US Lacrosse Participation Report released today. The growth rate from last year (722,205) was 3.4 percent and youth participation topped 400,000 for the first time ever. The 403,770 youth participants represent over half of the total playing population and youth participation grew 3.6 percent over 2012. Roughly two-thirds of the youth participants are boys (265,428) and more players came from New York (55,298) than any other state. Read More…

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