The 2010 FIL World Lacrosse Championship take place between the 15th and 24th of July 2010 and promises to be the biggest championships in lacrosse history.
The championships will bring together over 30 different nations and 64 elite international touring sides from all over the world will compete in the first official FIL Festival from 17th-22nd July In addition to this, a community event will kick off the championships and host local primary, secondary and club teams.
LPG is going to be giving World Games updates on the reg from the beginning. First off, we have multiple bloggers setup with a bunch of countries. You’ll read updates from Australia, Germany, Thailand, Poland, and etc., plus Team USA’s Joe Cinosky.
You can watch every game Live for only $10. The 2010 FIL World Lacrosse Championships live from The Firs Manchester University Sports grounds from the 15th – 24th July 2010. This is going to be the biggest World Championships to date. 30 nations will compete for the title! While seating tickets at the venue are going fast, we’ll be bringing you all the matches from the Stadium Pitch Live throughout the event! Buy here.
Inside Lacrosse has learned that ESPNU will air the FIL World Championship Game, live from Manchester, England at 11 a.m., on July 24. Quint Kessenich and Joe Beninati will call the action from Charlotte, N.C., with the video feed coming from England.
The FIL is filming games throughout the tournament, which will be available via pay-per-view. Highlights of the games will be available every day on InsideLacrosse.tv. And Brian Shanahan, Sean Burns, Joe Sweeney and Terry Foy will be live with coverage of all the action.
Pool play begins July 15 with England playing the Iroquois (if they make it, read below) in a Blue Division matchup. Team USA plays its first game the next day against Australia. July 20 marks the end of the pool games, with the medal round commencing on July 22.
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