Iroquois U19 Lacrosse Upsets USA For First Time Ever, 15-13

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TURKU, Finland – For the first time in international field competition, the Iroquois Nationals have defeated a United States lacrosse team. The Iroquois under-19 team beat the U.S., 15-13, in a pool play game at the Federation of International Lacrosse U19 World Championships on Tuesday afternoon in Finland. Read More…

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Towson Lacrosse’ Zoppo and Team USA Off To A 2-1 Start

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TURKU, Finland – Towson University midfielder Robby Zoppo, a captain of the United States Men’s National Under-19 Team, has scored a goal and dished out an assist as Team USA is off to a 2-1 start at the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships in Turku, Finland. Read More…

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2012 Scotland U19 Lacrosse Blog From Turku, Finland

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Despite having played a game the day before, it was another early start to get more walk throughs in before grabbing lunch. Having ate stacks of bread and meat sauce we lounged outside waiting for training to start. Korea v Holland had begun so we did our best to support the Koreans – Holland being our opponent for tomorrow. It was a worthwhile watch, checking out both their weaker and stronger players to shape our training later that day. Read More…

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2012 Scotland U19 Lacrosse Blog From Turku, Finland

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Day 4: Game day. Early start to get in the right food before taping sticks, packing the white jerseys and heading down to the hotel foyer to meet for the walk over. Flag bearer Rory Halsey led us from the hotel to the changing rooms where the Germany Wales game was finishing up. After a team talk we stepped out to warm up, again with Rory leading us with the saltire. After a quick run through of drills it was time to sing the national anthem. Read More…

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2012 Scotland U19 Lacrosse Blog From Turku, Finland

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Day 3 promised to hold a little more for Scotland. The day started with more salmon and pancakes, before stepping out to the main stadium for training. We headed over to Ylakentta stadium for the first time, rehearsing some more plays and fine tuning the defence. For lunch we went back to Veritas Stadion, where we got a chance to watch a Holland v Wales scrimmage and also the Koreans training – our opponents for tomorrow. Over lunch we crossed paths with the Germans, hair of choice being a mohawk. Read More…

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