BBC Sport - Women's Lacrosse World Cup: Five things you may not know

A beginner's guide to lacrosse

To mark the hosting of the 2017 Women's Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, here's an introduction to the basics of this fast-growing sport.

The knockout stage starts on 19 July and is being streamed live on the BBC Sport website.

If you want to find out about how to get into lacrosse, read the special Get Inspired guide.