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Epoch Firefly IQ5 Handle Review

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EPOCH FIREFLY IQ5 – This year Epoch has partnered with us here at Lacrosse Playground for a serious heavy duty review of almost every handle they have on the market. It started with the F30 and has extended to the rest of the lineup including the Firefly handles. Many of the Epoch handles carry similar […]

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STX Stallion 500 Lacrosse Helmet Review

stallion helmet

The helmet game has been pretty one sided for awhile now in the game of lacrosse. STX has partnered with Schutt this year to make their first effort into the helmet game with the Stallion 500 helmet. Helmets are a difficult piece of equipment to design with many aspects to consider making STX’s partnership a good decision when working into this market. Read More…

The Epoch Hawk Lacrosse Head Gear Review

Fly High Hawk

The Epoch Hawk is their first attempt at making a head for any player but definitely marketed towards the elite player. After using the head it really fits the needs of just about anyone on the field. Just like every product Epoch makes they have put a ton of time in research and development with the Hawk and it really does show when you pick it up to shoot around. Read More…

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STX Hammer 500 Lacrosse Shaft Equipment Review

hammer 500

Carbon Defensive shafts have been tried before by many companies in the game of lacrosse and typically, it has gone horribly. For a long time I believed there was no real solution for an aggressive pole who wants the carbon feel, the STX Hammer 500 is one solution that truly lives up to the promise and name. Read More…

Barrier Lacrosse 10 Diamond Series Equipment Review

barrier lacrosse mesh

Another series from Barrier Lacrosse one of the new mesh makers on the scene. Their 10 Diamond Mesh is pretty solid as well and comes in some great variants; Soft, Semi-Hard, and WAX. Their mesh proving to always be impressive and the versatility from a newer company even more so. Read More…

Barrier Lacrosse 6 Diamond Gear Review

barrier mesh

Barrier Lacrosse is a newer mesh company that we contacted to test their mesh after seeing some of their product and seeing that they are popular internationally and doing something pretty unique. Their 6 Diamond comes in a soft mesh variant that I personally had never seen before and was very interested in as 6 Diamond hard always seemed to take a long time to break in. Read More…

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StringKing Lacrosse Type 2 Performance Mesh Review


StringKing Lacrosse has upped their game in a great way with the new Type 2s/2x models. In just about every way they have improved upon the 1 Series that was already out. When they contacted us to review the mesh I was pretty excited but now that I have used it I am far more excited and a definite backer in the StringKing product line. Read More…

Rukket Lacrosse goals and Shot Target Equipment Review

rukket goal

I was pretty excited when Rukket contacted us to do a product review on their new lacrosse goals, which come in a 6×6 and 4×4 model both of which are very affordable, and after speaking with the representatives from the company I couldn’t wait for them to come in. The products shipped extremely quick and included a 4×4, a 6×6 and a shot target that Brian Dougherty helped design. Read More…

Warrior Riot Gloves, SportStop.Com Review

This is a Preview of Warrior’s new 2011 Riot Gloves with removable cuffs.

NLL Lacrosse 2010 Gets an 8/10 Review

NLL Lacrosse 2010 (Xbox 360) has just received a near flawless review (8/10) from a gaming website, GoFanBoy.com. Carlo Sunseri, the creator of the video game, has developed not only a popular game amongst lacrosse players, but a video game connoisseurs as well. Read More…