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3. LacrosseThe Bermuda Men’s National Lacrosse team made an excellent showing at the World Lacrosse Championships in Israel, recording five victories — defeating Mexico, Croatia, Peru, Taiwan and Luxembourg — to mark the most successful showing by Bermuda lacrosse in international tournaments in a decade.

The island’s team punched well above its weight, defeating significantly larger nations, with Mexico having a population of 127.5 million, while Peru has 33.1 million, Taiwan has 23.7 million, Croatia has 4.1 million, and Luxembourg has a population 580,000.

Bermuda’s final record was 5-3, which marks the most successful showing by Bermuda lacrosse in international tournaments since the 2008 U-19’s where they finished 3-2.