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Lacrosse and the world of mega goals

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The world of Lacrosse is a very foreign place to us. For years we thought it was a French tennis label but apparently it's a sport that our American friends love and has similarities to toddlers' favourite, catch. (JOKE! JOKE!)

Despite our embarrassing lack of understanding, we know this chap has done something rather amazing. As seen on ESPN Sportscenter it happened in the 2011 WCAC Final featuring Gonzaga vs Good Counsel (good name!).

Defenseman Matt Borda shoots from behind his own goal to secure a win with 10 seconds remaining. Final score 10-8 to Gonzaga.

Indeed in a giant doff of the cap we've compiled some of our all time favourite long distance sporting strikes, starting with Borda's brilliance...






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