In a matchup that hadn’t happened since 2006, the Iroquois Nationals overwhelmed England offensively and defensively to earn a one-sided 15-4 victory in the first appearance for both teams at the FIL World Lacrosse Championships Friday night in Denver.
Much like the Team USA and Canada opener a night earlier, the Iroquois and England seemed to take a while to find themselves throughout the first and most of the second quarter.
England was able to get out to an early 1-0 lead on Sam Russell’s first goal. The Iroquois would answer just a couple minutes later with Lyle Thompson’s first of three goals on the night and the score would stay tied at 1-1 through the first.
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