Top Storylines for the 2012 MLL All-Star Game

Tonight is the night! The night when the best of the best in the lacrosse world gather together to show off their skills and give fans nationwide the a show the will be long to be forgotten. The 2012 MLL All-Star game is being held in Palm Beach County, Fla. This will be only the 3rd time that the All-Star game has been held in a location that does not…

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What to Expect in the 2012 MLL All Star Game

This year’s All-Star Game is being held in Florida, and probably for a good reason. For those that read Jack Good’s article on MLL Expansion into Florida know that the MLL is very possibly looking to expand and send a team to Florida. So because the game is in Florida this year, expect the MLL to go all out in giving the fans the best possible game they can. If…

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Junior A Playoffs Set in Ontario

The situation was simple Friday night: one playoff spot remained in the OLA’s Jr A ranks. A win by the St Catharines Athletics would secure the position they’ve held for the better part of a month, while a loss combined with Toronto Beaches victories Friday and Saturday would push Toronto into the post season for the first time in eight years. The Athletics had the unenviable task of taking on…

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Sean Murphy Blog: Playoffs Begin

After turning around Ireland’s 0-3 start with a win over Sweden and a thrilling overtime victory against Finland, it was time for the playoff rounds.  In the play-in game, we would have to get by Slovakia to advance to the quarter-finals. Slovakia is one of the newer national teams on the international scene, and the difference in experience played a big part in the game.  Ireland’s offense was able to…

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Who to Watch at the MLL All-Star Game

June 30, 2012- The MLL All-Star game (ESPN2, ESPN3.com) will host the usual Young Guns vs. Old School format, this time however, the game will be in the beautiful area of Palm Beach, Florida. The Young Guns certainly appear to be an underdog in today’s match-up, but still boast some great players that will need to go their hardest to give the Old School ballers a run for their money….

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Junior B OLA Playoffs: Western Bracket

1 Six Nations Rebels 8 Niagara Thunderhawks Arguably the biggest favorite to win the Founders Cup this year is the host team and defending champions Six Nations Rebels. The Rebels lead 2-0 in the series and can thank their scoring for the wins. 13 different players have scored goals in the two games, including 6 multi-goal scorers. Leading the Rebels throughout the first two wins is Jacob Bomberry with 4…

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WLA Preview: Victoria Shamrocks Vs. Burnaby Lakers

On Friday night the WLA action heats up as the Victoria Shamrocks face off against the Burnaby Lakers. These two teams are tied for second place in the WLA. This is a huge game for both teams as whichever team wins this game will move into a tie with the Langley Thunder for first place in the WLA. These two teams have faced twice so far this season. Victoria won…

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Jovan Miller Blog: All Star Saturday Coming

So I’m on my way to the All-Star game! What a ride it has been to get to this point in my life. Doors are opening everywhere around me, and all I can do is say Thank You. There were numerous times in my career where I really didn’t think I would make it to where I am today. I think about all the disappointments of my life and the…

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A Look at the 2012 Hamilton Nationals All-Stars

The Hamilton Nationals may have sputtered through the first seven games of the season, going 2-5 and sitting sixth in the standings of the eight-team league.  The lone-Canadian team still netted six All-Stars though, three for the Young Guns team and three for the Old School team. That ties Hamilton with Boston for second-most selections in the league and the balance of youth and experience shows the variety of talent…

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Sean Murphy Blog: Part Two

After starting the tournament 0-3, Ireland was hungry for a win, and we knew that our last 2 games would make a big difference in our chances to make it to the medal round.  Fortunately, as members of the highest ‘Blue’ division, we would essentially be playing down from the top while the teams in the other divisions were playing to earn their way up in the standings. But it…

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