#13 – Sean Gibson

13
  • Born (age)
  • LocationOslo, Norway
  • Squad Number13
  • Debut date

Caps: 78
International Appearances: Celtic Cup 2005, World Indoor Championships 2007 (C), European Championships 2008, Celtic Cup 2009, World Lacrosse Championships 2010, World Indoor Championships 2011(A), European Championships 2012, Celtic Cup 2013, World Championships 2014, World Indoor Lacrosse Championships 2015(A), European Lacrosse Championships 2016(C), European Box Lacrosse Championships 2017 (C), 2018 World Lacrosse Championships

Highlights:

Sean began his international playing career winning a gold medal with Ireland in the inaugural Celtic Cup in 2005, in Cardiff, Wales. In his first appearance, Sean scored his first ever international goal and finished the tournament with 4 points in 2 games. Since then Sean has earned 70 caps in total and has had the honour of captaining Ireland in 2007, 2016, 2017 along with  being selected as an assistant captain at both of the last two World Indoor Lacrosse Championships. Sean was on the 2012 European Championship Silver medal team.

During his international career has played nearly every position for Ireland and Sean has scored 48 goals and 36 assists averaging 1.2 points per game.

On September 19th 2015, Sean became the first ever player to reach 50 international caps for Ireland and currently is the most capped player in Ireland Lacrosse history on 70 appearances. Sean has also captained Ireland 31 times in his international career.

Closer to home, Sean currently plays for Dublin Lacrosse Club that captured the 2017 National title for the third time in four years. Sean was also was a key member of Dublin Lacrosse’s 2013 Newtownard’s Cup win and the 2009-2010 Irish Lacrosse League championship. Sean has captained the Dublin Riggers (Indoor Lacrosse) for the past twelve years.

In 2014-15 Irish Lacrosse League season, Sean became the first player in Irish Lacrosse League history to reach career 100 points and in 2016-17 became the first player to accumulate 100 goals in the Irish Lacrosse League.

Statistics

Tournament Goals Assists Points
 2005 Celtic Cup 1 3 4
 2007 WILC 2 2 4
 2008 ELC 10 12 22
 2009 Celtic Cup 7 6 13
 2010 WLC 5 2 7
 2011 WILC 3 5 8
 2012 ELC 4 0 4
 2013 Celtic Cup 1 0 0
 2014 WLC 0 1 1
 2015 WILC 2 0 2
 2016 ELC 7 1 8
 2017 EBLC 6 4 10
 2018 WLC 5 2 7
 Total 53 38 91

International Honours

2005 – Celtic Cup Gold Medal
2009 – Celtic Cup Bronze Medal, Offensive MVP
2012 – European Silver Medalist
2013 – Celtic Cup Gold Medal
2016 – ELF Spirit of Lacrosse Award Winner
2017 – ELF Spirit of Lacrosse Award Winner
2018 – Appointed to FIL Athletes Commission (Indoor Representative)

Domestic Honours

2006 – UK SEMLA Premiership Champion – Hitchin
2007 – UK SEMLA Premiership Champion – Hitchin
2007 – UK Combined Champion (Wilkinson Sword) – Hitchin
2010 – Irish National Champion – Dublin Lacrosse
2013 – Ireland Lacrosse Newtownard’s Cup – Dublin Lacrosse
2014 – Irish National Champion – Dublin Lacrosse
2015 – British National Championships Winner – NorthWest Region
2016 – Irish National Champion – Dublin Lacrosse
2017 – Irish National Champion – Dublin Lacrosse
2018 – Norwegian National Champions – Oslo Lacrosse
2018 – ELF Ken Galluccio Cup Bronze Medalist – Oslo Lacrosse

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