Photo Courtesy of John Ryan
I'm back from playing with the Irish National Team in the 2010 World Lacrosse Championships. We finished 9th out of 29 competing nations, and were proud of how we represented Ireland. Lacrosse is a developing sport worldwide, but it's humbling to be a part of an event that showcases such incredible international growth. To be playing alongside Dubliners working tirelessly to advance lacrosse in Ireland is a rewarding and invigorating experience, but to play against players from around the globe (from Mexico and Argentina to South Korea and Slovakia) is a once in a lifetime opportunity that all athletes should be fortunate enough to experience.
Throughout my time in Manchester I kept a blog at Inside Lacrosse, and included the links to follow. My experience was tremendously rewarding, and there were a number of lessons and experiences that relate back to our leadership and team development work. Take a look at the blogs, and shoot over any questions/comments about the games, what I took away, and how you can learn more about the advancement of lacrosse in Ireland: