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10 Man Ride: Championship Recap

10 Man Ride: Championship Recap By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Sep 21, 2021 CLEAR! The ride is on. The sixth-seeded Chaos have completed their Cinderella story, led by 3-time Oren Lyons Goalie of the Year and 2021 Jim Brown MVP Award winner Blaze Riorden. Let’s recap the Championship rematch against the Whipsnakes: 1. Blaze Riorden: […]

10 Man Ride: Championship Preview

10 Man Ride: Championship Preview By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Sep 17, 2021 CLEAR! The ride is on. It’s Championship Weekend. After leading 6-3 through three quarters of the 2020 Championship, Chaos LC collapsed. Zed Williams and Whipsnakes LC roared back with a 9-0 final frame. The rematch is set for Sunday at 12PM ET […]

10 Man Ride: Do not get happy

10 Man Ride: Do not get happy By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Sep 7, 2021 CLEAR! The ride is on. The Road to D.C. is about to reach its final destination. Whipsnakes and Chaos (Round II) in our nation’s capital in two weeks. A lot has changed since those two clubs last met; we’ll break […]

10 Man Ride: Semifinals Preview

10 Man Ride: Semifinals Preview By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Sep 3, 2021 CLEAR! The ride is on. The semifinals are on Sunday. Chaos and Atlas face off at 11:00AM ET; Waterdogs and Whipsnakes at 1:30PM ET. Let’s preview both matchups with 10 bullets: 1. Chaos moves from trips to twins Chaos’ trips set is […]

Film Study: Connor Kelly’s staircase dodging

Waterdogs LC has matchup nightmares running out of the midfield. Zach Currier’s do-it-all style often traps opponents on the wrong side of the midfield line. Mikie Schlosser’s downhill speed is too much for a short-stick to contain. And Connor Kelly’s staircase dodging uses subtle changes of speed to get his hands free in an entirely different way.

Film Study: Michael Ehrhardt’s fake substitutions

From the 2018 World Games to the 2020 semifinals against the Redwoods, Whipsnakes LC long-stick midfielder Michael Ehrhardt has repeatedly proven his ability to take over in big games. He doesn’t just dominate between the arcs — he dominates from endline to endline.

Film Study: Chaos Trips vs. Twins

Film Study: Chaos Trips vs. Twins By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Aug 27, 2021 Chaos’ trips set is tailored to its Canadian players’ strengths. Featuring two three-man games — one lefty three-man game and one righty three-man game — their trips look is truly box lacrosse on a field. All six players are above GLE […]

Film Study: Romar Dennis’ gravity

Film Study: Romar Dennis’ gravity By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Aug 26, 2021 Everyone on the Atlas offense is eating. Their 1-4-1 set has a perfect balance of playmaking and finishing. Of righty shooters (Bryan Costabile and Jake Carraway) and lefty shooters (Jeff Teat and Mark Cockerton). Their south and north poles — Eric Law […]

10 Man Ride: Quarterfinals Recap

10 Man Ride: Quarterfinals Recap By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Aug 24, 2021 CLEAR! The ride is on. The semifinals are set: Atlas LC, Chaos LC, Waterdogs LC, and Whipsnakes LC are headed to Philadelphia. Let’s recap the quarterfinals with 10 bullets: 1. CrowdStrike Defender of the Week: Jack Rowlett Jack Rowlett (Chaos LC) dominated […]

Film Study: Grant Ament vs. Jack Rowlett

Blaze Riorden vs. Adam Ghitelman. Ian MacKay vs. Connor Fields. Tony Resch’s Archers defense vs. a Canadian-heavy Chaos offense. There are fights all over the field — but Friday night’s main event will be between Jack Rowlett (Chaos LC) and MVP favorite Grant Ament (Archers LC).