Category Archives: Australia

The End

It’s hard to believe our trip is almost over, and this is our final day in Australia. It will certainly be tough to return to the cold Philadelphia winter after experiencing the Australian summer, but at least we did our … Continue reading

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Arrival in Sydney

No offense to Melbourne, but Sydney blew our expectations out of the water. Sydney is just an hour and a half flight northeast of Melbourne and is the largest city in Australia with 5 million in the greater metropolitan area. … Continue reading

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Last Game with the National Team, Australian Rules Football and our Last Day in Melbourne

Our final game with the National Team took place at 1pm on Sunday. The promised 110 degree heat was fortunately postponed to the next day. We came out strong early on and kept it tied until late in the first … Continue reading

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Close Game

Saturday was our second game with the National Team. This time, we slept in until breakfast and then jogged over to a nearby park for some stretching. Already, the heat was starting to build. Temperatures climbed past 90 degrees before … Continue reading

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First Game with the Aussies

Friday marked our first game with the Australian National Team. We woke up early and took a YarraTram (the streetcars that connect all of Melbourne) back over to Melbourne University, where we had a final walkthrough to cover our gameplan. … Continue reading

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Our Arrival in Melbourne

Sorry for the late start on the blog. We’ve had a busy couple of days since we arrived in Melbourne and it’s been hard to find a spare minute. Our actual flight to Australia took an unexpected early turn after … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Senior Ian Holmes will be bringing to life the men’s lacrosse team trip to Australia beginning January 4, 2010.

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