Thailand Lacrosse has an association called TLA
(Thailand Lacrosse Association) and the founders are
a group of student players.
They have been involved in the lacrosse phenomenon
for the latest years.
The ex players believe in the future of this game in
Thailand and do the best to promote and develop the
The national team fights to represent the country
and played on the same stage with other
international teams of lacrosse.
lacrosse team has 24 members:
Tun Suraphongchai, Chazz Woodson, Peem Chatikavanij, Paul
Kanjanapas, Sawevaris Rojanavorakul, Tod Phataraprasit,
Naputt Assakul, Pan Vidhayasirinun, Naris Saropala,
Prantarit Nerngchamnong, Joe Mascraretti, Todd
Vongsiridej, Tae Bhirombhakdi,
Michael Pansiri, Steve Hess, Korn Poonsirivong, Gunn
Adireksarn, Schwin Chiaravanont, Tavin Olarnsakul,
Nick Bhirombhakdi, Chatchawin Tangjaitrong and
They defeated the national team of China, a regional
rival and kept the Friendly Cup trophy in Thailand.
This game it has a special significance in the
history of the Thailand lacrosse because it was the
first game played in Thailand ever.
In 2010 there was a series of two games between
Thailand and China and this was the second game.
The first game was disputed in Kawloon – Hong Kong. After
the game was an emotional ceremony at which the Friendly Cup
was given to the team’s captain and to the Thailand Lacrosse
Association’s president, Prantarit Nerngchmong, by the
Thailand Royal Air Force’s General. In an interview given to
the press, Prantarit said that the historic night happened
due to the common efforts of numerous parts involved, such
as the Hong Kong Lacrosse Association, the FIL, the
partners, the Japanese Lacrosse Association, the fans, the
families, the referees who had to fly from Singapore and
Japan to officiate the game.
Is not too much to say that Thailand is like a new
home for the lacrossegame and the Thai national team will become one of
the Asians teams with big achievements in the
In 2011, the team will take part in the regional
tournament that will take place in New Zeeland,
along with Korea, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zeeland
If you are a lacrosse fan or just curious
about what this game means, and you are in Thailand
in June 2011, then take a look at the tournament
that takes place in Thailand.
It is the first lacrosse tournament happening in
Thailand and is also official. 8 teams from
different 5 nations are invited to this tour and
will fight in a competition with an enthusiastic
crowd watching them.
During one week, each team will play one game, of
elimination, and one final game for ranking.
will take place between June 1st and June 8th 2011, on
the Impact Yamaha Stadium. This stadium is situated in
Nonthaburi, in the Muang Thong Thani district, is called
like this because Yamaha was the sponsor of the stadium.
Yamaha Stadium has 25.000 places and is the Thai Premier
League’s Muang Thong United home stadium.