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Israel Eliminated from European Championships

The debut of Israel’s men’s national lacrosse team in the European Lacrosse Championships came to an end, as No. 8 Netherlands rolled to an 18-3 quarterfinal win at Amsterdam Bos on Wednesday. Netherlands grabbed an early 2-0 lead, but Elan Daisudov and Ben Bretter answered back for Israel to tie the game at 2-2. Goaltender Hank Altschuler made several impressive saves to preserve the tie after one quarter of play. However, the Dutch scored seven straight…

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Sean Murphy Blog: Ireland at the European Lacrosse Championships

Coaching overnight lacrosse camps can be exhausting.  So I was not very happy when my phone rang at 4:30 in the morning last Wednesday while I was getting precious sleep at a Trilogy Lacrosse camp in Georgia.  But you can imagine my surprise when the call turned out to be from the Director of the National Lacrosse Team of Ireland telling me I had been moved from an alternate to…

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MLL All-Star Game Picks

The MLL All-Star Game is now only a few days away, and today our MLL staff sat down to decide what each of our game picks were for the leagues greatest showcase. The game can be watched live on ESPN 2 this Saturday at 7:50 from Boca Raton Florida. The game isn’t exactly a throw in, for even though it doesn’t matter in the standings all the players are competitive…

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Redmen Take on Lakers at MSL Halfway Point

After the Kitchener/Waterloo Kodiaks made a mess of the MSL standings Tuesday night by defeating the Six Nations Chiefs, the Brooklin Redmen started their week at home to the Ajax Rock. The game was the first in two nights for the Redmen as they’ll also travel to Peterborough to take on the Lakers Thursday night (more on this game later). With Kitchener jumping into a tie for third overall Tuesday…

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Chicago Outlaws To Face US Development Team

Once again the Chicago Outlaws are taking their game outside of the MILA. This summer the team will be playing two games against the USIL Developmental Team at the Sears Centre, just outside of Chicago. The two games will be played on August 4th at 6:30 pm and August 5th at 2:30 pm. This won’t be the first time that the Outlaws face a non-MILA foe however. Last winter the…

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Rochester Rattlers Fly Three Down to Boca Raton, Florida

The Rochester Rattlers will be sending three players down to Boca Raton, Florida this weekend for the 2012 MLL All Star Game. Two of them will be playing for the Young Guns and one for the Old School. Even though the Young Guns have two players, the Old School player has five times the All Star experience over them. Here they are. Starting out with the first Young Gun will…

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RIP Chris Sanderson

This morning at 2:00am Canadian lacrosse goalie Chris Sanderson passed away from his battle with brain cancer. Sanderson took a turn for the worse this Thursday after battling the disease for four years. Most people diagnosed with this are given a life expectancy of a year at the most. Sanderson played in the 2010 world games through the disease, and since has undergone several surgeries and this past March he experienced a…

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Notes From The MLL All Star Game Conference Call

Unlike the usual two hour coach’s conference call, this one was only an hour. First on the call was MLL Commissioner David Gross. He talked about how the first time they did Young Guns versus Old School was in 2005, and it was a great success. This year, he mentioned that some of the guys on the Old School team didn’t realize that they were old. Dave talked about how…

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Toronto Goalie Pat Campbell Retires

Goaltender Pat Campbell has officially announced his retirement from the National Lacrosse League after 14 seasons and 4 NLL Championships.  While Campbell played with several NLL teams throughout his career, he retires today as a member of the Toronto Rock. The 35-year old Campbell started his career with the Ontario Raiders in 1998 and moved along with the franchise to Toronto where he captured his first two NLL titles in…

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Chesapeake Bayhawks Send Seven to All Star Weekend

This year’s MLL All Star game will be taking place in a city that does not hold an MLL team, Palm Beach County, Florida. The sunshine state will hopefully bring nothing but sunshine after dealing with tropical storm Debby. It’ll be Young Guns versus Old School in this year’s all star game. The Young Guns will be coached by Boston Cannons head coach Steve Duffy. The Old School team gets…

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