Towson, MD—The Canadian Women’s Field Lacrosse Team will return to the international stage for their first game in five years, against Team USA.
In a historic agreement, World Lacrosse announced in late May that it had reached an agreement with ESPN, giving the network global media rights to World Lacrosse championships through 2023. In total, 246 games across three international events will be carried on ESPN’s linear networks or ESPN+ in the United States, TSN in Canada, and in 170+ territories via ESPN International.
The first time the World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship will have linear distribution, fans who can’t make it to Maryland will be able to watch from wherever they are.
WHERE TO WATCH:
June 29, 2022 Canada vs USA 7 p.m. EDT ESPN2/TSN 5
Playoff games will also be available on ESPN. Semi-final games on July 7 will be available on ESPN2/TSN5. The Bronze Medal game on July 9 at 10 a.m. will be available on ESPNU. The Gold Medal game at 12 p.m. on July 9 will be available on ESPN2 and TSN5.
About Lacrosse Canada
Founded in 1867, Lacrosse Canada is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. Our organization is comprised of 10 Member Associations representing nearly 85,000 individual participants, including coaches, officials, and athletes of all ages and abilities. Lacrosse Canada’s mission is to honour the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members, leading our partners, and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. Lacrosse Canada oversees the delivery of numerous national championships and the participation of Team Canada at all international events sanctioned by World Lacrosse. Lacrosse Canada is proud to be affiliated with partners that share the same vision and values, including our corporate partners - NormaTec Recovery Systems, RockTape, OPRO, Canadian Red Cross, Westjet, and Baron Rings - as well as our funding partners the Government of Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada, and the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation.
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