Group G Preview

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21.4.2015

Group G Preview Finally, last but not least Group G of the Aleš Hřebeský Memorial is here. This group features the Green Gaels, Dublin Riggers and the Polish Eagles. For the Gaels they’ll be looking to improve on their 2nd place finish last year while the Riggers and Eagles hope to crack the top 10.


The Green Gaels will be making their 5th appearance and have always had a top 5 finish in those tournaments.This year they are led offensively by Dylan Goddard and Michael Teeter with Teeter who was Offensive Player of the year in CLAX.They will be joined by Gavin Prout who spent 13 years in the NLL and recently had his jersey retired by the Colorado Mammoth. The Gaels have one of the most talented offenses on paper, look for them to win this group. 2014 results: 2nd

 

The next team in this group is the Dublin Riggers who are Ireland first ever touring box lacrosse team. They’re led by the cagey veteran Sean “Gibby” Gibson who’ll look to help the team improve on their 11th place finish last year. Also to look out for are Drew Wichmann and Andrew Polkinghorne who’ll need to carry a lot of the scoring load. The Riggers will be celebrating their 10th anniversary this tournament, as if these boys needed another reason to party.

 

The Polish Eagles round out Group F and hope to improve on their 18th place finish last year. Entering the tournament for only their 3rd time ever the team is made up of players from four Polish clubs playing together. Led offensively by Jan Rydzak he’ll need to keep up his scoring form for the Eagles to improve on last year’s finish. They’ll be in tough in this group and will be battling with the Riggers to see who gets 2nd place. 2014 results: 18th.

 

Check Jamie Plunkett’s prediction of the group order here.

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