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Lacrosse isn’t just growing in North America, it’s exploding across the World. The game is now played on 6 of 7 continents and the World Championships act as a culmination for the larger community. This is where you’ll find International Lacrosse news and coverage from around the globe.

Best 15 Seconds of Lacrosse Advice

0 - Published January 28, 2014 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International

Here’s John Christmas’ advice to Ugandan defenseman Ronald Otim on how to be a good lacrosse player. Click the picture and it will take you to the video.

13 Best Photos of 2013

0 - Published December 26, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Photos, World Championships

We’re sharing our 13 Best Photos from 2013 on our new Instagram account (@fieldsofgrowth), so give us a follow and check it out! http://instagram.com/fieldsofgrowth

Player Profile: Patrick “Patoo” Oriana

0 - Published November 26, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Profiles, World Championships

Patrick Oriana, who’s well known as the cool-headed two-way midfielder ‘Pat0o’ is a 24 year old native of the Soroti District in Eastern Uganda. He recently graduated with a degree in Business Administration and is pursuing a more advanced degree in banking. The captain of Oneonta, Patoo took an underdog team to the King’s Cup […]

Player Profile: Keith ‘Lubes’ Lubangakene

0 - Published November 6, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Profiles, World Championships

Known for his easy-going manner and constant smile, Keith Lubangakene or “Lubes” as the players call him, is one of Team Uganda’s best midfielders. Lubes was one of the first players to pick-up the game when it was introduced to Uganda, and he’s been a force in recruiting new players and promoting the game since. Starting […]

Player Profile: David Onen

0 - Published October 29, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Interviews, Photos, Profiles, World Championships

Name:  David  Onen Age:  25 Home District: Lamwo District Height/Weight:  5’7″ 165lbs Occupation: Baker Uganda Lacrosse Union (ULU) Team:  Panthers Position:  Midfield What does lacrosse mean to you?   ”Lacrosse is my escape from reality, and when I play, I feel as if the rest of the world is at a stand still with my games.” Do you have any […]

Player Profile: Brian Tukire

0 - Published October 22, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, Interviews, Profiles, World Championships

Welcome to a new weekly installment of ‘Player Profiles’, the first Player Profile for the Ugandan Lacrosse Team is Brian Tukire.  We’ve asked Brian a few questions, now check out his answers below! Name:  Brian “Yunus” Tukire Age:  21 Home District: Rykungiri District Height/Weight:  6’3″ 185lbs Occupation:  Land Surveyor Uganda Lacrosse Union (ULU) Team:  Strykers Position: […]

Back in Uganda & Wand NOT the Wizard

0 - Published July 2, 2013 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, World Championships

It’s been nearly six months since I’ve been in Uganda, and getting back into the swing of things coaching wise was seamless.  It was clear that the players had markably improved since my last visit, with a considerable group of the guys shooting well with both hands. For my first practice back I was accompanied […]

Week 1 Results Pt. 2

0 - Published December 13, 2012 by in Africa, Grow The Game, International, World Championships

Panthers 3 Warriaz 2 Box Score: Panthers: Liberty Hilltop Twesiime (5, 17) Onen Castro (28) Warriaz: Oscar Wodero (21) Douglas Nyakana (9)   Game Breakdown by Sam Otoa, ULU Development Officer The later game of the evening had Warriaz go against bitter rivals, Panthers. Panthers got ahead early in the first quarter with middie Liberty Hilltop […]

10 Days – Jersey Designs Released!

0 - Published November 28, 2012 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, World Championships

We just hit 2,000 likes on our Facebook Page so as promised we’ve released the design for our jerseys.  The mock-ups are courtesy of Enigma Apparel.

12 Days – Night Lacrosse in Kampala

0 - Published November 26, 2012 by in Africa, Dream2014, Grow The Game, International, World Championships

In addition to daily practices as the season is only a week and a half away, Ugandan lacrosse players have been scoring extra hours under the lights in the city.  Talk about dedication!