Six Nations members gearing up for world lacrosse championship

The Haudenosaunee squad that will compete at the world men’s field lacrosse championships had a recent training session in Six Nations.

By Sam Laskaris Writer Six Nations will be well represented at the world men’s field lacrosse tournament which begins next Wednesday in San Diego. The Haudenosaunee squad that will participate at the 10-day event includes nine players that are Six Nations members as well as two others living in the community. Also, the club’s general manager Darcy Powless and assistant coach Vince Longboat are Six Nations members as well. A total of 30 teams will compete at the world tournament. The Haudenosaunee side will take part in the highest-calibre Pool A. This grouping also includes Canada, United States, Australia and England. All squads will play four round-robin matches before playoff action commences. “I think we’re going to do well,” Powless said. “The players have bought into what we want to…

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