The two times world Lacrosse champions Australia will kick start their 2022 championship campaign against England today at Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland. The USA has proved to be a hunting place for the Kangaroos as they have won both their titles here, one in 1986 and the other most recent one in 2005. Team Australia will be hoping to clinch another title as they return to the same place which has brought them major success over the years. The match will be aired on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. ET. Viewers without cable can stream the game online using streaming services such as GamepassTV.
While, on the other hand, England which has never finished higher than second will look to change the history this time around. England has always stayed in a mix of the best lacrosse teams to go around but has never been able to secure gold in any of these tournaments. They could prove to be a dark horse in this year’s competition.
Here is what you need to know about this mammoth clash between the two of the world’s best lacrosse teams.
Watch Australia vs England women’s Lacrosse Championship live online
The Aussie and English fans can catch all the minute-by-minute action of this duel on ESPN+. ESPN+ will be streaming most of the matches of this competition. But due to geographical restrictions, they might be needing a VPN to get access to ESPN. So, we recommend you a good VPN before starting the stream of this event.
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Australia and England women’s Lacrosse championship game Time and Venue:
The Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland will be hosting this highly competitive match between the arch-foes on Thursday, June 30 at 8:00 PM ET.
Australia women’s Lacrosse Key Players and Squad list
Hannah Nielsen, regarded as one of the best players to ever play this sport, will be appearing in her fifth world championship. Nielsen as a teenager was also the part of the team that helped Australia upset the United States on their soil to win the gold for her team back in 2005. Her team will be looking to make significant in-roads in the leadership of the veteran star. Nielsen has been playing in the United States since 2017 so she is well aware of the atmosphere and conditions that her team can face here.
Australia Squad list: Madison Copeland, Adden Cunningham, Laura Evans, Kahli Evans, Ashtyn Hiron, Stephanie Kelly, Rachel Kirchheimer, Theadora Kwas, Rebecca Lane, Georgia Latch, Stephanie McNamara, Stacey Morlang, Hannah Nielsen, Sarah Smith, Hayley Sofarno, Abby Thorne, Beth Varga, Bonnie Yu, Sarah Mollison – Alternate, Olivia Parker – Alternate
England women’s Lacrosse Key Players and Squad list
Laura Merrifield has spent over fifteen years with the senior team and is still going strong. Merrifield came up with the performance of her life by bringing home the bronze medal on home soil during the 2017 world championship with an overtime victory against Australia. Merrifield is surely the player to keep an eye on during this competition as she has the experience and skills to pull off these magic moments for her team.
England Squad list: Katie Greenwood, Brittany Read, Emma Adams, Chloe Chan, Emma Oakley, Emily Nalls, Charlie Wilson, Claire Faram, Emily Gray, Laura Merrifield, Tilly Shires, Ruby Smith, Olivia Thomas, Liv Wimpenny, Torz Anderson, Olivia Hompe, Georgie Southorn, Megan Whittle, Anna Featherstone, Tilly Foster, Lucy Grant