2002 World Lacrosse Championship

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The 2002 FIL World Lacrosse Championship were held between 7–15 July 2010. The event was the premier international men's lacrosse tournament, and took place in Perth, Australia under the auspices of the International Lacrosse Federation. This was the second time that the tournament was held in Perth, following the 1990 tournament. Fifteen teams competed in the event in three divisions.

The United States successfully defended their title for the sixth consecutive time, defeating Canada 18–15 in the final. Australia beat the Iroquois team 12–11 for third place.

Pool Play[edit]

For the pool play phase of the tournament, the teams were divided into three divisions – five in the top Blue Division, six in the Red Division, and four in tn the Green Divisions. The top three finishers in the Blue Division advanced directly to the semifinals, while the fourth place team played the winner of the Red Division for the final semifinal spot. Green Division participants were not eligible to win the championship.

Blue Division[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Advanced to Semifinals
Advanced to Play-In game
Team Played Won Lost GF GA GD
 United States 4 4 0 79 25 +54
 Canada 4 3 1 56 43 +13
 Australia 4 2 2 57 49 +8
 Iroquois 4 1 3 36 70 –34
 England 4 0 4 29 70 –41
7 July 2002
United States United States 22–6  Iroquois Report
Canada Canada 13–9  England Report
8 July 2002
Iroquois Iroquois 17–9  England Report
Australia Australia 7–22  United States Report
9 July 2002
Canada Canada 20–8  Iroquois Report
England England 8–19  Australia Report
10 July 2002
United States United States 14–9  Canada Report
Australia Australia 19–5  Iroquois Report
11 July 2002
Canada Canada 14–12  Australia Report
United States United States 21–3  England Report

Red Division[edit]

Team Played Won Lost GF GA GD
 Japan 5 5 0 77 30 +47
 Germany 5 4 1 56 45 +11
 Scotland 5 3 2 50 45 +5
 Sweden 5 2 3 36 56 –20
 Czech Republic 5 1 4 41 49 –8
 Wales 5 0 5 37 72 –35
7 July 2002
Scotland Scotland 14–7  Wales Report
Japan Japan 19–4  Sweden Report
Germany Germany 11–7  Czech Republic Report
8 July 2002
Japan Japan 11–5  Germany Report
Czech Republic Czech Republic 8–9  Scotland Report
Wales Wales 8–10  Sweden Report
9 July 2002
Germany Germany 11–8  Wales Report
Scotland Scotland 10–5  Sweden Report
Czech Republic Czech Republic 5–16  Japan Report
10 July 2002
Japan Japan 10–8  Scotland Report
Czech Republic Czech Republic 16–5  Wales Report
Germany Germany 14–10  Sweden Report
11 July 2002
Sweden Sweden 7–5  Czech Republic Report
Germany Germany 15–9  Scotland Report
Japan Japan 21–8  Wales Report

Green Division[edit]

Team Played Won Lost GF GA GD
 Ireland 5 5 0 80 12 +68
 South Korea 5 3 2 70 38 +32
 Hong Kong 5 1 4 21 64 –43
 New Zealand 5 1 4 22 79 –57
7 July 2002
Ireland Republic of Ireland 16–1  Hong Kong Report
South Korea South Korea 23–2  New Zealand Report
8 July 2002
Ireland Republic of Ireland 14–5  South Korea Report
Hong Kong Hong Kong 8–9  New Zealand Report
9 July 2002
Ireland Republic of Ireland 19–3  New Zealand Report
Hong Kong Hong Kong 3–19  South Korea Report
10 July 2002
South Korea South Korea 20–3  New Zealand Report
Ireland Republic of Ireland 15–0  Hong Kong Report
11 July 2002
Ireland Republic of Ireland 16–3  South Korea Report
Hong Kong Hong Kong 9–5  New Zealand Report

Championship Round[edit]

Blue Division fourth place finisher Iroquois and Red Division winner Japan played a 1-game playoff to determine who would be the fourth and final semifinalist in the championship bracket.

12 July 2010
Iroquois Iroquois 19–14 (OT)  Japan Report
Semi-finals Final
14 July
  United States   18  
  Iroquois   8  
 
15 July
      United States   18
    Canada   15
Third place
14 July 15 July
  Canada   15   Iroquois   11
  Australia   14     Australia   12
14 July 2002
United States United States 18–8  Iroquois Report
Canada Canada 15–14  Australia Report
15 July 2002
Iroquois Iroquois 11–12  Australia Report
United States United States 18–15  Canada Report

Consolation Round[edit]

5th-8th Place[edit]

Semi-finals Final
14 July
  England   16  
  Scotland   7  
 
15 July
      England   12
    Japan   13
Third place
14 July 15 July
  Japan   8   Scotland   12 (OT)
  Germany   7     Germany   11
14 July 2002
England England 16–7  Scotland Report
Japan Japan 8–7  Germany Report
15 July 2002
Scotland Scotland 12–11 (OT)  Germany Report
England England 12–13  Japan Report

9th-12th Place[edit]

Although Ireland won the Green Division, runner-up South Korea progressed to the 9th-12th place bracket because Ireland was not yet a member of the International Lacrosse Federation.

12 July 2002
Wales Wales 19–10  South Korea Report
14 July 2002
Czech Republic Czech Republic 13–7  Wales Report
15 July 2002
Wales Wales 12–16  South Korea Report
Sweden Sweden 8–6  Czech Republic Report

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team Record
1  United States 6–0
2  Canada 4–2
3  Australia 3–3
4  Iroquois 2–5
5  Japan 7–1
6  England 1–5
7  Scotland 4–3
8  Germany 4–3
9  Sweden 3–3
10  Czech Republic 2–5
11  South Korea 4–3
12  Wales 1–7
13  Ireland 5–0
14  Hong Kong 1–4
15  New Zealand 1–4

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