(from press release) Team England Head Coach Matthew Bagley and his staff have selected the 23-man team that will compete for England in this summer’s 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship in Denver, Colorado.
The England National team features players from the eight different English clubs, including a number of returning players from the 2010 World Championships and the 2012 European Championships, where England won the gold medal.
This year’s team will consist of both experience and youth. Team England will travel to Colorado on July 3rd to begin their final training camp before the tournament begins on July 11th with their opening game against the Iroquois Nationals.
Team England will be holding an open Training Session and Scrimmage Game as part on the Manchester Challenge which will take place next weekend (Sunday 8th June) at the University of Manchester Armitage Centre. The Mayor of Manchester will be attending the event to meet the team and wish the best of luck in Denver. Manchester and Lacrosse share a special relationship hosting the 2010 World Championships and welcoming the Lacrosse World back in 2018.
2014 TEAM ENGLAND ROSTER
Nick Anderton – Cheadle LC
Ben McAllister – Stockport LC
Andrew Baxter – Stockport LC
Max Bonsall – Siena
Tommy Kirkland – Sheffield University
Kyle Standiford – Dade LC – Amherst
Sam Patterson – Stockport LC
Jak Wawrzyniak – Heaton Mersey LC – Providence
Tom Williamson – Stockport LC
Mike Amstrong – Timperley LC
Chris Brady – Cheadle LC
Jack Brook – Timperley LC
Alix Davidson – Poynton LC
Tom Gallon – Manchester LC
Tom Gosnay – Stockport LC
Glen Humphries – Cheadle LC
Sam Russell – Poynton LC – Whittier
Aaron Prosser – LXM Pro – Drexel
Matthew Sexton – Penn State
Adrian Bennett – Cheadle LC
Colin Clive – Siena
Josh Roden – Timperley LC – Chico State
Nick Watson – Heaton Mersey LC – Adelphi
Tim Blower – Timperley LC
Sam Dexter – Cheadle LC
Bill Fisher – Poynton LC
About the FIL
The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The FIL currently has 50 member nations and sanctions five World Championships (women’s and men’s field, women’s and men’s U19 field and men’s indoor.) The FIL is responsible for the governance and integrity of all forms of lacrosse and provides responsive and effective leadership to support the sports’ development throughout the world.