Press Release: Swarm take on Buffalo Saturday and Rochester Sunday

February 9, 2018

First doubleheader weekend of the season to test Swarm trying to climb above .500 (DULUTH, Ga.) – The Georgia Swarm (3-3) have a busy weekend ahead of them, traveling on the road Saturday to take on the Buffalo Bandits (4-3) before returning home Sunday for their second game of the season against the Rochester Knighthawks (2-5). Faceoff for Saturday is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and for Sunday at 6:05…


Press Release: Canada trims world championship player pool to 34

February 8, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – Canada’s coaching staff have trimmed the senior men’s national team player pool by a dozen, leaving 34 players on the training roster and in contention for the squad that will compete at this summer’s 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championships in Netanya, Israel. “It has been a difficult task to get to this point, but we feel confident that our national team training roster checks all the…


Press Release: Swarm selected as Star of the Year winner

February 8, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm will be recognized at the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Induction Ceremony as the Star of the Year Award Winner on Friday, Feb. 16. Hosted by Fox 5 TV sports anchor Ken Rodriguez, the annual awards ceremony will celebrate the careers of its 2018 inductees Joe Hamilton, John “Whack” Hyder, Andruw Jones, Leo Mazzone and Gerald Riggs….


Press Release: Stealth swap Hoggarth for Saunders

February 6, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Monday, February 5, 2018 – The Vancouver Stealth have announced today they have traded for forward Pat Saunders. In exchange, the Buffalo Bandits received Thomas Hoggarth, pending league approval. “I think this is going to be a big move and I am feeling great about the whole situation. I am excited to be able to play with two really good lefties in Vancouver,” said Pat Saunders. “My…


Press Release: Canadian officials selected for worlds

January 27, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – A total of 21 Canadian lacrosse officials and assessors have been selected by the Canadian Lacrosse Association to participate at this summer’s 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel. “On behalf of all Canadian lacrosse officials, I would like to congratulate the individuals that were selected to participate in the 2018 World Championships in Israel,” said Andrew Corbould, Chair of Officiating, Canadian Lacrosse Association. “We know that they will…


PREVIEW: Swarm looking to get back to .500 in Vancouver

January 26, 2018

  (DULUTH, Ga.) – The Georgia Swarm (2-3) heads back to the West Coast on Saturday, Jan. 27 for its first of two games against the Vancouver Stealth (1-4) this season. Faceoff at Langley Events Centre is set for 10:00 p.m. EST. Fans can watch the game LIVE via Georgia had another bye week last weekend after its first win in Calgary since 2012. It knocked off the Roughnecks…


Press Release: Next Rock home game presented by Bell Let’s Talk

January 19, 2018

Oakville, ON – The Toronto Rock are pleased to announce the continuation of a partnership with Bell Let’s Talk as the presenting sponsor of the Rock’s next home game on Saturday, January 27 at Air Canada Centre. The Rock will face the New England Black Wolves in a battle for top spot in the NLL’s East Division. “The Bell Let’s Talk campaign has increased mental health awareness across Canada and…


Press Release: Black Wolves move start time for Sunday’s game

January 17, 2018

Black Wolves Move Start Time, Create Full Day of New England Sports Viewing Faceoff for Jan. 21st game vs. Rochester pushed to 1 p.m.   UNCASVILLE, Conn. (January 15, 2018) – The New England Black Wolves have moved the start time of Sunday’s game with the Rochester Knighthawks up to 1 p.m. The earlier faceoff allows Black Wolves fans to catch the start of the AFC Championship game between the Patriots…


US Lacrosse announces roster for FIL Men’s World Championship

January 9, 2018

U.S. national team head coach John Danowski has named the 23-player travel roster that will represent the United States in the Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship July 12-21 in Netanya, Israel. The roster was selected from the 48-member U.S. men’s national team after the Team USA Spring Premiere on Saturday at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. That was the seventh evaluation weekend for the players since Danowski was…


Georgia finishes home stand with visit from Saskatchewan

January 6, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – Now with a victory under its belt, the Georgia Swarm (1-2) look to start 2018 on the right foot with a win against the Saskatchewan Rush (2-0) this Saturday, Jan. 6 at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena. Faceoff is set for 7:05 p.m. ET. Georgia’s first-ever Star Wars Night is highlighted by a partnership with the Georgia 501st Legion to have over 60 Star…