Aussie Sharks take on World Lacrosse Champs

Aussie Sharks take on World Lacrosse Champs

We've had a close eye on the Australian Men's Lacrosse team this year for the 2018 World Champs in Israel. What they've achieved is brilliant and we're extremely proud to be aligned with many of the brands they use to stay protected on and off the field. Below is a report from the team head coach Glenn Meredith: The Australian Men’s Lacrosse program just completed a World Championships in Israel against 46 other Countries which we ran 4th  and were a mere 2 goals away from a Bronze medal. This is a tremendous achievement when you consider the 3 teams above us and a few below us are all full of professional Lacrosse players from the U.S.A. so we are still the best amateur team in the World in 2018. The real work for the Men’s program began in January 2016 at a camp in Altona where 109 hopeful applicants put their...
Brad Shefelbine - Aug 23, 2018
2nd Skull & Lacrosse

2nd Skull & Lacrosse

Did you know that US Women’s lacrosse ranks second only to American football in incidence rate of concussions, according to a study that compiled data from over 200 high schools and 26 colleges.  Other studies confirm head injury is a significant risk in the sport; the largest, an epidemiological study using over 1 million athletic exposures in high school and college men’s and women’s lacrosse over four seasons, found that although women’s lacrosse has a no-contact rule, women players had a higher rate of head, face and eye injuries than men; 40% of these injuries were concussions. Stick or ball contact is the primary mechanism of injury to the head in women’s lacrosse. In men’s lacrosse, a contact sport, most concussions arise from player collisions. "US Women’s lacrosse ranks second only to American football in incidence rate of concussions" These are alarming stats for sure and further to this did you...
Scott Liston - May 14, 2018
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