Archive for the ‘Ireland Lacrosse’ Category

This Saturday (04/02/12), Sky Sports News is going to do a look at the sport of lacrosse. It will air at 0700 on Sky Sports News HD (Channel 405).

To read more from the Sky Sports News site, look here: http://www1.skysports.com/other-sports/news/24128/7474679/Get-Involved-in-Lacrosse

 

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Ireland Lacrosse Goalie Kevin Quinn showed coaches and selectors why he should be a force to reckon with at next year’s European Lacrosse Championships by putting in a huge hit during a drill at the recent Ireland Lacrosse Try Outs.

Ireland Lacrosse will be releasing their roster shortly. Watch this space to see if Kevin made it.

We spoke with Michael Kennedy, CEO of Ireland Lacrosse at the recent European Lacrosse Club Championships in Hamburg to talk about the tournament and University College Dublin’s involvement and Michael’s previous experience with the Ireland Lacrosse team.

The Lax Hostel (thelaxhostel.com) caught up with Ireland international midfielders John “JROCK” O’Connor and Martin “Bonagee” Scanlon at the recent tryouts for the men’s and women’s squads to represent Ireland in the 2012 European Lacrosse Championships. The tryouts were held at University College Dublin (UCD) in Dublin, Ireland.
JROCK and Bonagee have have represented Ireland internationally in the 2009 Celtic Cup in Edingburgh, Scotland, and the 2010 World Field Lacrosse Championships in Manchester, England. John also represented Ireland in the 2008 European Championships in Lahti, Finland. In addition to their international play, they both have have represented the UCD club team, the Irish Lacrosse League (ILL all-stars), and the F-U-N Dublin Bay Prawns. John currently plays in the Netherlands for the Groningen Gladiators. He feeds baby seals in his free time. We don’t know what Bonagee does with his free time.

The Lax Hostel (thelaxhostel.com) caught up with Ireland international goalkeeper Kevin “Moffat” Quinn at the recent tryouts for the men’s and women’s squads to represent Ireland in the 2012 European Lacrosse Championships. The tryouts were held at University College Dublin (UCD) in Dublin, Ireland.
Kevin has represented Ireland internationally in the 2009 Celtic Cup in Edingburgh, Scotland, and the 2010 World Field Lacrosse Championships in Manchester, England. In addition to his international play, Kevin has represented the UCD club team, the Irish Lacrosse League (ILL all-stars), and the F-U-N Dublin Bay Prawns.

The Lax Hostel (thelaxhostel.com) caught up with Ireland international Orla McCourt at the recent tryouts for the men’s and women’s squads. The players were vying for spots to represent Ireland in the 2012 European Lacrosse Championships. The tryouts were held at University College Dublin (UCD) in Dublin, Ireland.

Orla has represented Ireland internationally in the 2008 European Championships in Lahti, Finland, and the 2009 World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.

The Lax Hostel caught up with some Irish Internationals over the Halloween weekend where trials were held for the men’s and women’s squads to represent Ireland in the 2012 European Lacrosse Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Here is an interview with women’s physio Aisling Toolan. Aisling played for Ireland in soccer and Stony Brook University during her college years. She has some unique views on international competition.

The tryouts were held at University College Dublin (UCD) in Dublin, Ireland.


									

 

Ireland Lacrosse have recently announced the dates for their trials ahead of the European Lacrosse Championships in Amsterdam next year.

Both the men’s and women’s team will try out during the Halloween weekend (October 28th – 30th)

Ireland will be looking to improve on their performance in Lahti, when they came within a few goals of finishing with a medal, losing by 1 to the Netherlands and by 2 to Germany in the second group stages.

The Netherlands lacrosse team went on to beat Germany to reach the finals where they lost out to eventual winners England.

Lacrosse players who meet the requirements can register here for the Ireland Lacrosse trials in October.